Customer Support Manager

Uber Overview

At Uber, providing amazing customer support that establishes trust for riders and driver partners—our community—is a core feature of our product experience. We invest in this mission and believe in providing the highest quality service executed in the smartest, most efficient way.

Community Operations is pioneering how Uber manages rider and driver partner support around the globe and we’re looking for a Customer Support Manager (you!), or Community Operations Manager as it’s known at Uber, to develop and lead various support efforts within our Chicago Center of Excellence (COE). Uber COEs are contact management centers dedicated to providing world-class customer support to riders and drivers. Uber relies on the COEs to provide support for our community’s toughest issues types, handle escalations from our tens of thousands of business processing outsourcing (BPO) agents, and provide an environment to pilot support for new products or test new support modalities or processes.

This will be a managerial role with a heavy focus on people management and continuous process improvement. Those interested should be excited to demonstrate those skills and be eager to lead a team of equally driven individuals.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead, motivate, and develop high performing teams within a time-sensitive and demanding environment to deliver on operational KPIs
  • Set up career development plans, coach Team Leads, and develop them into awesome people managers You will be managing up to 5 Team Leads, who will each be managing up to 10 individuals. These individuals are on the front line of our business, answering our community’s questions and tending to their needs
  • Work cross-functionally with various supporting teams (such as Quality Assurance, Training, Site Analytics) to ensure your teams are delivering exceptional customer experiences and meeting service level requirements
  • Analyze the performance of your teams and provide constructive feedback to Team Leads on a consistent basis
  • Be a Subject-Matter Expert (SME) on your team’s processes and policies
  • Responsible for identifying trends within your team’s’ performance as well as overall support trends
  • Drive continuous process improvement to deliver a world-class experience every time, all the time

Here are the kinds of skills we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of work experience in a high-volume and extremely fast-paced service-industry or customer support environment including 2+ years of leading large teams
  • Willingness to work weekends and occasional holidays, in an operational 24/7 environment
  • Prior experience in leading large and diverse teams
  • Proven ability to manage effectively, set team goals, develop people to their highest levels of performance, and guide through challenging situations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Self motivated with a strong affinity for problem solving, always challenging the status quo and never settling for how something ‘has always been done’
  • Always willing to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on; you persevere when others fall away
  • Optimistic leadership: You have an enthusiastic attitude and are passionate about making magic for our Community. You view every support interaction as a chance to impact our riders and driver partners in a positive way

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience in service-industry, customer support, manufacturing or distribution in a high-volume and extremely fast-paced environment

Perks:

  • Employees receive monthly Uber credits
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you build
  • We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment

Benefits:

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it

We’re bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style. If you think this is you, we’d love to connect.


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