Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Customer service agent

  • Location

    Winchester, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £16.5k - 17.5k per year

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    LS17122019

Our client in central Winchester are seeking an enthusiastic and hard working customer service agent to join their customer services team.  

Responsibilities:

Working in a friendly and professional environment, this position will include supporting customers for a number of different insurers by:


  • Communicating with customers predominantly on the telephone but also on a written basis via letter and email to resolve their queries and needs to a high standard
  • Issuing relevant documents, handle premium collection queries, arrange for refunds in conjunction with the telephone call as required in an accurate and timely manner
  • Working in a regulated environment where you will be required to be aware of and fully comply with the company’s Data Protection standard and other financial services procedures

 

The essential skills we are looking for:


  • A high standard of customer care and communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and work within rules and regulations
  • Computer and technical skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Analysis and problem-solving
  • Previous experience in a Customer Service/Call-Centre environment (would be advantageous)

 

Training and development:

Our client is committed to the ongoing personal development of the staff and can provide financially supported study through the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). Combining on-the-job experience, internal training and CII study courses, you can accelerate your career development by attaining a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Insurance, which are recognised professional qualifications. Not only do they pay for your studies but they also reward your CII qualification success with a bonus.

Benefits include:


  • Non-contributory Stakeholder Pension (10%)
  • Life cover (4 times annual salary)
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • 35 hours week - flexitime operated
  • 22 days holiday with the opportunity to earn 8 extra days in flex time
  • Casual dress code when visitors not present
  • CII Study Support
  • Training and support will be provided in all company procedures

 

Working hours are 35 hours per week on a shift rotation, between 8am and 6pm. There is a requirement to work approx. 1 in 4 Saturdays, 9am - 1pm, as paid overtime.

 

 

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