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Customer service analysts are often responsible for analyzing the operations of a customer service department. They do not have supervisory or budgeting responsibilities.
The analyst performs the "hands-on" work of completing projects that increase operational efficiencies in customer service. He works with the subject matter experts (SMEs), information technology (IT), finance and other departments within the company.
An analyst generates reports that highlight a department's performance against its goals.
The analyst reports that highlight performance must be translated into everyday language. He must be able to explain what happened and provide recommendations for improvements.
The customer service analyst is a process-improvement champion in the department. He suggests projects that can be completed and has expert knowledge on process improvement methodologies.
The customer service analyst maintains the operational policies and procedures of the customer service department. He also creates and updates process flowcharts for reference and training purposes.
Hunter Taylor has been a freelance writer since 2005. She has authored articles for the "The Social Contract Journal," as well as newspapers, legislative magazines and e-newsletters for state legislators and organizations. Taylor holds a Master of Business Administration from Shorter University.
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