Job Vacancy For Head, Customer Service Transformation

Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has defined a strategic roadmap to become a vvorld. class Revenue Administration recognised for professionalism, integrity and excellence. Pursuant to this strategic aspiration, GRA is currently embarking on structural and operational transformation with the view to maximizing revenue mobilization in fulfilment of its mandate. Customer (taxpayer) experience excellence has been identified as a pivotal imperative for success. To assist GRA achieve true customer-centricity, we seek an energetic, experienced and performance-oriented and service-focused individual to join our team.

Job Title: Head, Customer Service Transformation

Job Purpose/Objectives

This is a strategic role, reporting to Commissioner General, and will interface with other key roles across divisions of GRA. The post holder will provide leadership and direction towards development and execution of customer experience strategy and transformation to achieve excellence in customer experience delivery. The role will interface significantly with other functions of GRA and strategic priority areas such as technology and people. Specifically, you will be responsible for driving and delivering streamlined and superior customer (taxpayer) experience initiatives. A successful candidate will be I accountable for developing customer experience initiatives and mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating same across divisions for both internal and external customer experience.

Imperatives for the role

• Strategic and leadership capability for customer experience transformation
• Execution focused and a flair for stakeholder management across divisions
• Appetite for innovation, responsiveness to customer needs and strong understanding of business case and impact of customer experience
• Ability to drive digital and data analytics initiatives to deliver convenience for customers and achieve operational efficiency Passion for people and ability to drive cultural change and service mind-shift

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities

• Lead the execution of customer experience transformation strategy of GRA and develop innovative approaches to research, collaboration, and customer satisfaction measurement
• Lead the implementation of customer experience as defined in GRA's strategy
• Advise the leadership (commissioners) on strategic customer experience initiatives and emerging issues to enable customer-centric strategic decision and critical issues response
• Assist in developing customer journey mapping and journey prioritisation, segmentation and persona development to drive customer experience transformation initiatives
• Develop and implement customer service charter and service promise (GRA customer experience proposition) and communicate same across GRA for buy-in
• Liaise with departments and conduct taxpayer (customer) service needs assessment, service gaps and current service failures to inform specific customer service initiatives and improvements for the delivery of the GRA customer service strategy
• Establish customer service satisfaction measurement systems and quality standards across the GRA and develop appropnate systems to monitor and report on the trends in service delivery
• Define customer service standards and key performance indicators (KPIs) for divisions and departments across GRA (including front, middle and back office staff
• Conduct and report, on regular basis, external customer experience surveys and internal customer feedback for management actions Ensure that taxpayer support activities deliver measurable and significant value for the GRA and meet customer satisfaction standardsincluding service turnaround times (TAT)
• Support the implementation of digital and technology (electronic and digital platforms) for digital customer experience delivery to ensure efficiency and convenience for internal and external customers of the GRA
• Implement and track service standards and expected outcomes resolutions including agreed uptime measurement, complaint and dispute
• Design, develop and implement recognition and reward programmes to incentivise and motivate staff to achieve the service delivery vision Provide support to the Achievement of Tax Administration Assessment Diagnostic Tool (TADAT) acceptable scores
• Build and strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders including engaging with other MDAs to determine options for cross-area administrative simplification and consistency
• Develop reporting systems to provide regular updates to management and relevant staff on critical customer service and related issues Coordinate all key issues that impact GRA customer experience delivery
• Assist with set up of customer service centre based on business case

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master's degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Public Relations, Project Management or related field of study.
• Proven experience in leading customer experience transformation projects in either public or private sector
• Proven experience in driving change/reforms and driving performance across different functions at leadership level
• 8-12 years+ full-time experience providing leadership to staff engaged full-time in one of the following areas:
• providing tax information and interpretation to the public
• managing a customer experience transformation projects and operations in either the public or private sector

Essential Skills

• Passion for excellence in customer experience delivery and understanding of how that impacts revenues and bottom-line
• Excellent communication skills in order to effectively communicate with customers and convey accurate and high-quality feedback to the GRA that will facilitate the formulation of effective approaches and strategies Strong leadership skill, with the ability to inspire and motivate others to ensure a transition to a customer-oriented organisation
• Problem solving and creative thinking. to be able to come up with new ideas to improve customer service standards
• Strong multi-stakeholder management skills including experience of building relationships with senior government officials
• Organisational and planning skills to develop customer service policies Ability to achieve impact and coordinate competing views
• Flexibility to adjust priorities in response to changing circumstances Change project implementation
• Desirable skills
• Customer centric-focus
• Experience of leading a reform programme, project or change management.
• Developing Direct Reports and Others
• Customer service research and analytical techniques

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should submit CV and cover letter by scanning them to the e-mail address below:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 May, 2020

Only shortlisted applicants will he contacted.
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