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Payment Team Lead

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00607609


- Job description

Job Title: Payments Team Lead


The role is to manage a multi-lingual team of Payments Agents to deliver a high calibre customer service and Payments service. Providing quality customer service is at the core of our team’s goals. The Team Lead will represent the team when required in client communications and provide all levels of support and liaison for the client. Primary responsibilities are to act as the single point of contact for their team and for escalation on urgent issues. Responsible for team’s performance against SLA, quality of service, people engagement, all aspects of the business process and will be required to work closely with local and global counterparts. There will be a strong element of new process stabilisation, induction and process improvement. You will be responsible for promoting and maintaining a high-performance culture and great place to work.


Primary Responsibilities


·       Working within multiple teams across both Accenture teams and client teams to execute and deliver a critical Payments service

·       Provide a credible and expert first point of contact for the Payments Team, working alongside client leads

·       Manage team performance against SLA’s and KPIs including metric reporting on team performance

·       Positive, target delivery focused attitude and experience of a service delivery environment desirable. Support team to achieve results with the highest possible standard of quality and delivery

·       Performance management: career counselling, coaching, performance development, 1:1's, mentoring

·       Promote culture of continuous improvement across the teams in the global delivery network

·       Continuous improvement strategies and ideas, including new process incubation and induction

·       Drive and manage global initiatives

·       Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to express ideas and concepts both orally and in writing, recognizing the audience and communicating appropriately


Required Skills & Experience


·       Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

·       2+ Years experience leading teams in a service delivery environment

·       Customer Centric Approach and at least 2+ years Customer Service Experience and at least 1-2 years of reporting experience

·       Strong work ethic, taking personal accountability for accuracy and high-quality outputs and demonstrating integrity to core team values

·       Ability to build relationships with stakeholders in multiple geographies

·       Consultative work style to lead client work.

·       An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner

·       Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues, and synthesize large amounts of information together with the ability to develop creative and breakthrough solutions

·       Able to prioritize and effectively manage time in a fast-paced work environment

·       Proactive to identify the root causes of issues by analysing patterns and trends through data analysis

·       Ability to build action plans through problem solving skills to improve performance

·       Keen relationship builder across both Accenture and the Client’s organisation

·       Self-motivating, adaptable and able to inspire and motivate others

·       Prior experience working in an environment of frequent change

·       Practical analytical problem-solving skills through analysis using (Excel, SQL, Access queries etc.)

·       Strong Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, v-look ups, macros)

·       Project Management Experience and knowledge and background in various project management methodologies such as waterfall, lean and agile

·       Experience with analysis tools such as SQL and Access queries

·       Workshop facilitation 


Working Environment


·       Service Delivery and Target Driven environment

·       Willing to work across different shift hours – including weekend hours

·       Ability to meet tight deadlines with focus on quality, results and timely delivery. Candidate will need to stretch during peak / critical service delivery periods

·       Work with integrity, confidentiality and professionalism

 Please also note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at



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