Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Customer Service Agent

  • Location

    Winchester, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £15.5k - 16k per year

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    SD0705032019

Our client is based in the centre of Winchester, employing in excess of 80 staff and manage 200,000 insurance policies which generate gross written premium of £60 million. 

They are an independent provider of outsourced insurance service solutions for leading insurance companies and their intermediaries.  Offering an end-to-end service; from the provision of insurance sales platforms through to policy administration and claims handling. They are a growing business with an enthusiastic and high performing customer centric culture where individual contributions can make a real difference. Are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Benefits include:


  • Non-contributory Stakeholder Pension (10%)
  • Life cover (4 times annual salary)
  • Private Health Care with BUPA (12 month service qualifying conditions apply)
  • 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 3 Saturdays, 9am - 1pm, as paid overtime.

The essential skills they are looking for:


  • Experience and/or relevant qualifications in Insurance are desirable
  • A high standard of customer care and communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and work within rules and regulations
  • To have a basic understanding of how insurance policies work/be able to pick up such information quickly
  • Computer and technical skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Analysis and problem-solving
  • Previous experience in a Customer Service/Call-Centre environment (would be advantageous)

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

 

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