Customer Service / Helpdesk Advisor

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Negotiable (DOE)
11 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title: Customer Service / Helpdesk Advisor

Location: Stevenage

Job Sector: Customer Service

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable (DOE)

Job Reference: SS/20827

Our client is a leading provider of service, installation, warranty and maintenance of equipment sold to the professional catering and retail industries. They have long standing contracts in place with a diverse network of blue chip companies, supported by a large national team of field service engineers.

About the Role:

As an experienced customer service/call centre professional, you are required to handle customer contact via all channels (phone/email/web chat) – answering any queries, troubleshooting problems and providing information & solutions for customers. 

Specific duties will include;

  • Handle all incoming calls in a professional manner
  • Ensure customer contacts are handled and/or routed as per the current agreed process
  • Make outbound calls to update customers
  • Respond to customer enquiries effectively, providing accurate answers and solutions
  • Accurately log calls as defined by SLA whilst maintaining customer records, equipments and contact details
  • Keep records of all conversations on the database
  • Maintain accurate customer records
  • Build sustainable relationships and engage customers
  • Clarify customer issues, research and explore answers to provide a solutions
  • Escalate unresolved problems
  • Follow communication ‘scripts’ when handling different topics
  • Assist with administration duties
  • Make outbound marketing and quote follow up calls when required

Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • In order to be considered for the role of Customer Service/Helpdesk Advisor you must possess the following;
  • Experience of working in a call centre environment
  • A highly professional telephone manner
  • The ability to empathise and actively listen to customer needs
  • Strong customer service skills and experience
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Effective and accurate communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills with an empathetic approach
  • Good PC literacy
  • Strong team player

Hours of Work

8 hours per day (30minutes lunch) with a varied shift pattern;

7.30am – 4pm

8.00am – 4.30pm

8.30am – 5pm

9am – 5.30pm

Salary/Benefits Information:

In return for your role as Customer Service/Helpdesk Advisor, you will receive a competitive basic salary which is negotiable and dependent upon experience as well as an excellent benefits package.

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