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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Tala (formerly InVenture) builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and get access to fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Tala is providing choice and control to individuals around the world when it comes to their financial identity.
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    Director, CXCL Global Operations

    A successful candidate would be someone with stellar strategy and project management skills with a deep understanding of customer service and recoveries operations in our markets. Great candidates will have extensive experience leading operations departments containing several functions, ideally with experience in recoveries, customer service, vendor management and/or project management. You should have strong analytical, organizational development/design, and hands-on operational management skills. In addition to your operations background, you have a strong understanding of the financial services space, preferably in emerging markets. You can and will roll up your sleeves to solve problems: you have a deep sense of accountability for (and demonstrated experience delivering) results through the success and growth of your teams. You have experience goal-setting and projecting growth, with a knack for cascading and communicating quantifiable, aggressive targets to your teams. Your teams and colleagues would describe you as an excellent communicator and decision-maker, adept at ensuring a large, varied audience understands issues, context, tradeoffs between different solutions, and reasons for decisions.

    1. Build center of excellence for the globally distributed CX operations
    2. Own global tools (e.g. Zendesk, Five9 dialer) management, product optimization & usage, and partner management
    3. Partner with CX leadership to globalize Shared Services best practices (e.g. Day 2 checks, QA, staffing management, CSAT/VOC management, etc)
    4. Lead development and ensure execution of CX sub-team specific OKRs
    5. Partner with CX leadership on workforce scale-up strategies (1st party, 3rd party scale with business growth)
    6. Create a Global CX Academy, designing curriculum and skills training for Advocates through Managers to improve performance
    7. Partner with key stakeholders cross functionally as a representative of the distributed CX teams to ensure that CX can both influence global decision making and work in close coordination with the global teams
    8. Work closely with Product to drive the next generation of Tala’s internal tool capabilities and help make customer support a competitive advantage
    9. Responsible for product strategy, evaluation and implementation of new tools to enhance operational effectiveness (e.g. new customer comms channels, chatbots, AI based late stage collections)
    10. Drive cross-market partnership with product to improve product rollouts and build an effective product feedback loop
    11. Drive implementation of process and strategy improvements identified by our centralized Operations Analytics team


    1. 5-8 years experience in collections, customer support, project management and/or strategy operations
    2. 2-5 years experience in consumer finance, microfinance, fintech or consulting
    3. Deep knowledge of the financial services industry (recoveries, financial compliance, consumer lending, etc.)
    4. Ability to size up problems and their impact and create compelling business cases on how to solve for them
    5. Ability and experience motivating teams, both indirectly and directly
    6. Ideal to have experience with international teams, BPOs or small dollar collections
    7. Attention to detail, with a research oriented mindset to optimize business processes and reporting
    8. Experience and proven success in Project Management
    9. Excellent communication, presentation and building a business case skills
    10. Proven ability to deploy set standards, procedures and policies with remote teams
    11. Analytical, with a data-informed approach to management and decision making

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