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  • Business Unit Trainer

    Merchants Recruitment

    1 week ago

    Johannesburg, Gauteng

    The purpose of this role is to deliver, evaluate and report on all Business Unit specific training within the operation, in order to ensure the Agents are ready and prepared to deliver exceptional customer experiences.

    1. 1. Training
    • Deliver product, systems and customer experience training to all Agents
    • Deliver refresher training as required
    • Operates within agreed training schedule and meets quality standards
    • Delivers induction training to all Agents
    • Delivers on-the-job training
    • Creates a training environment conducive to providing the best possible learning experienc
    1. 2. Learning assessments
    • Continually listens to live calls to identify any gaps to be remedied through the training experience
    • Ensures completion of learning assessments and provides relevant feedback and recommendations for improvements to training delivery.
    • Provides feedback on call-listening to Training Managers to ensure continuous improvement
    • Identifies learners at risk of being incapable of fulfilling the Agent function and timeously communicates the risk to Training Managers.
    1. 3. Post-Training Support
    • Coaches Agents in order to facilitate the transition from training to full function.
    • Assumes responsibility for closing all learning gaps between training and ‘go-live’ to ensure all Agents are “workplace ready”
    1. 4. Administration and Record keeping
    • Accurately records all learning and development interventions
    • Updates all training material to ensure currency and accuracy
    • Provides management with relevant training reports
    • Ensures training manuals and aids are prepared for training
    • Makes logistical arrangements for training

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    SalaryMarket Related

    Work TypePermanent

  • Head of Marketing

    Merchants Recruitment

    2 weeks ago

    Bryanston, Gauteng

    Merchants is a leading BPO solution provider specialising in customer experience and customer interactions. We focus on people, process and technology to create exceptional customer experiences. We are passionate about people and our ability to attract the best talent, coupled with our rich history of success and innovation across different industries around the world, is what differentiates us from our competitors.


    The purpose of this position is to create and execute marketing and communications (internal and external) activities to drive the Merchants brand awareness and positioning within the markets across all mediums in which the organisation operates.

    Market Research

    Conducts competitor reviews and monitors activities within the market from competitor offerings and wins including new products and services and market trends and business opportunities.

    Drives market research & intelligence activities to ensure that the sales and solutions teams are kept up to date with trends, competitor and market activity.

    Produces and delivers monthly internal research newsletters to internal audiences and quarterly e-zines to external audiences.

    Briefs, conducts research on customer and client satisfaction for both business improvement and PR activities.

    Marketing Plans

    Develops and manages marketing plans and programmes including value propositions, positioning, market segmentation, competitor analysis, collateral, references, with the assistance of the department Head.

    Owns the creation of solutions and external marketing plan and the initiatives to deliver on the agreed marketing strategy.

    Measures the ROI and measurement against the strategic objectives.

    Marketing Activity Execution

    Owns the execution of the external marketing plan and measures the ROI for all executed marketing initiatives within and across the lines of business.

    Works with sales and the extended marketing team to ensure revenue goals are met

    Develops sales tools and collateral content in preparation for go-to-market

    Provides relevant content for other marketing activities and ensures internal support services educated on the marketing plans and activities.


    Works with the Marketing Manager – Communications on internal communication plans to ensure proactive employee communications and continued education in the business.

    Focuses external communication on the value proposition and market messaging to develop solutions identity, position key thought leaders and build mindshare with key target audiences.

    Delivers/develops case studies/success stories and reference sites.

    Financial Management

    Owns the management of the solutions and external marketing and communications spend against the budget.

    Ensures all systems pertaining to spend, forecasting and reconciliation are up to date.

    Communicates the spend versus budget and forecast to the relevant areas.

    Supplier Management

    Acts as marketing alliance to further build and maintain existing relationships with suppliers

    Defines and manages SLA achievement to ensure timeous delivery against budget.

    Manages the Supplier fund recovery where applicable.

    People Management


    Leads by example in living the values of the organisation

    Ensures the department is fully equipped to handle the work load and distribute work flow

    Coaches to ensure a full understanding of consequences of errors

    Creates an environment that fosters team work and co-operation amongst team members

    Creates awareness of Merchants strategic objectives and their alignment to the department and company objectives

    Communicates effectively, building and maintaining relationships

    Ensures consistent compliance to company policies and procedures, corporate governance and relevant legislation

    Attraction & Selection

    Ensures appropriate staffing and action accordingly

    Identifies need for creation of position and forward recommendation to direct manager and HR

    Ensures appointments are in line with EE targets / strategy

    Selects and places candidates in terms of agreed recruitment and selection process


    Develops and empowers people, recognizing and rewarding value-added performance

    Training and Development

    Continually strives to up-skill and motivate staff through effective leadership, mentoring, coaching, performance improvement and the creation and implementation of individual development plans

    Monitors implementation of training needs as per individual development plans

    Career Pathing and Succession Planning

    Identifies, manages and develops talent

    Performance Management

    Sets direct reports quantitative and qualitative performance objectives and ensure individual performance objectives are in place and reviewed to meet organisational and individual needs

    Ensures bi-annual performance reviews take place with direct reports, identifies poor performance and takes corrective action


    Marketing degree or equivalent.

    5 - 8 years’ experience in Marketing Management in a Solutions/Services Industry

    Proven track record of developing and delivering marketing plans with a multinational company

    MS Suite – Expert level

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    SalaryMarket Related

    Work TypePermanent

  • Team Leader

    Merchants Recruitment

    2 weeks ago

    Parktown, Gauteng

    The purpose of this role is to ensure the day to day management of a team of Agents, in a manner that is in line with excellent service delivery to meet the client’s contractual obligations. 

    1. 1. People Management
    • Coaches the team in order to ensure quality of delivery meets the appropriate standard
    • Measures and manages the team to ensure out-of-line situations are immediately addressed
    • Communicates information in a timely, accurate and understood manner to all team members
    • Ensure that all Human Resources policies and procedures are observed
    1. 2. Communication and Feedback
    • Conduct team briefs as scheduled by the work force management team and inline with the weekly focus agenda set by the Operations Managers
    • Ensure regular feedback is given to Agents with regards to action plans that have been set
    • Ensure all relevant business communications are communicated to the team as and when required
    1. 3. Reporting and Administration
    • Sign off Agents timesheets on a weekly basis
    • Track and accurately update operational performance files for Agents on a weekly basis
    • Compiling and sending reports as required by the business for relevant updates
    1. 4. Customer Satisfaction
    • Drive the focus on improving the customer experience on every interaction through call listening, quality checking, coaching and feedback
    • Work to resolve all customer queries that are escalated or are identified as detracting from the positive customer experience that we intend to generate
    • Drive teams performance on systems and all metrics in accordance to the contractual obligation.

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    SalaryMarket Related

    Work TypePermanent

  • Technical Support Co-ordinator

    Merchants Recruitment

    on 2019/10/04

    Johannesburg, Gauteng

    • Proven Product Knowledge and experience in an ISP environment
    • 2 – 3 years inbound call centre experience
    • General knowledge of all technical aspects of internet technology incl. HTML, modems, network topology etc.
    • Thorough understanding of internet and email.
    • Basic knowledge of computer hardware and software.
    • Good understanding of internet related services such as proxy servers, mail, authentication systems, ftp etc
    • Exceptional diagnostic skills
    • Detail knowledge of LAN’s (servers and topology)
    • Advanced Word and Excel skills
    • Web programming would be advantageous
    • Knowledge of non-general operating systems i.e. Win NT/2000/Server 2003, Linux, MAC will be advantageous
    • IT qualification will be an advantage (A+ Course/MCDST preferable)
    • Special shift work
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    SalaryMarket Related

    Work TypePermanent

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