Job Description

HR Customer Support Team Leader

A HR Customer Support Team Leader with experience of leading, coaching and managing performance is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston. (Currently working at home through Covid)

This is a temp role within the Aerospace Industry

Overview of the HR Customer Support Team Leader contract role

As an integral part of the HR Service, our Customer Support Team Leaders are responsible for providing direction, instruction and guidance for a team of Customer Support Advisors. The Customer Support Team operates multi-channel interaction with employees and suppliers.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Managing and monitoring of the team performance to ensure service performance measures are achieved.
  • Supporting, leading and coaching individuals within the team.
  • Completion of team performance and development reviews.
  • Completion of return to work absence interviews.
  • Champion and support the implementation of change within the team.
  • Complete monthly team quality checks
  • Forecast and manage weekly team rota and team annual leave allocations
  • Build and develop effective relationships with colleague groups including internal HR, Shared Services and wider external BAE business
  • Ensure operating procedures and process standards are adhered to, including (but not limited to), internal call quality measures, data protection and confidentiality guidelines.
  • Support and drive continuous improvement and implementation of new processes both within the HR Support team and HR Shared Services
  • Act as an ambassador for HR Shared Services and display desirable behaviours
  • Assist or host visits from internal service providers and corporate visits from both prospective and existing customers.
  • Flexibility to work both out of hours and across BAE Systems sites, within reason, as required.

Skills & Knowledge required


  • Proven ability to lead, coach, motivate and manage a team to achieve the highest standards of performance and accuracy.
  • Experience of working within a Contact Centre environment with managed multi-skilled teams, high volume processing and customer interaction
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Good proven IT skills, in particular MS Excel and MS Word
  • Prepared to work flexibly to support team members
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • Personal credibility and professional confidence
  • Experience of continuous improvement
  • Relationship building and influencing skills
  • Familiar with HR policy and practice
  • Ambition to progress and build a long term career
  • Able to build excellent relationships and influence the customer

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

If you are a looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

Outsource UK - Curating Specialist Talent

We're one of the largest independent staffing companies in the UK, focussed on Technology, Change and Engineering talent. For over 30 years we have been taking care of everything for jobseekers and clients alike. We pride ourselves on listening to your needs and working closely with you to find the right role or hire for you.

Outsource - taking care of everything

Ready to Start?

Apply now
Outsource - taking care of everything