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Pensions Customer Access Advisor / Customer Service Assistant

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Bluetownonline Ltd

Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom
Banking
Immediate Start
£17.8k - £17.8k Annual
Full-Time

Job Title: Pensions Customer Access Advisor - 6 roles available

Salary: £17,772 per annum

Based: Preston

Position: Full Time, Permanent & Fixed Term (Until September 2019)

Job Role

To provide the highest standard of customer service utilising self-service, telephone, email and face to face contact. The role is predominantly focussed on answering pensions queries via a call centre and email facility in respect of the public sector pension schemes administered by the Company.

There are 6 positions available over all; 4 of which are fixed term and 2 are permanent.

Key Requirements:

  • Assist customers by resolving pension telephone and email queries and making appropriate referrals as necessary.
  • Delivering a flexible and responsive service in line with the needs of the business.
  • Be fully proficient in the use of telephony and ICT systems typically used in a customer service/call centre environment
  • Be polite and professional
  • Take ownership of individual enquiries and customer requests.
  • Be fully proficient in all aspects of customer service delivery, recognising the diversity of clients.
  • Treat information security with the upmost respect, dealing appropriately with sensitive and confidential information within Service protocol/guidelines
  • Meet agreed quality and performance targets.
  • Able to work without close supervision.
  • Undertake other duties of as required, in line with the level of responsibility of the post.

The Candidate

Person Specification

  • Recent experience in a telephone based call centre / contact centre environment.
  • Experience of working to and achieving challenging targets.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written (grammar) communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and empathetic listening skills.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential matters appropriately
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to use initiative, analyse situations and identify the service needs of customers.
  • You must be prepared to work flexibly to provide cover for call centre hours of 0800 to 1800 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).
  • You will be required to undertake intensive training during an extensive induction programme. No previous pension knowledge is required.

Qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at Grade C or above

Reasonable adjustment will be made to working arrangements to accommodate a person with a disability who otherwise would be prevented from undertaking the work.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Please note that as part of the recruitment process, candidates may be invited to complete both ability and psychometric assessments and will receive feedback.

Candidates with the relevant experience, qualifications, and job titles of; Customer Support, Customer Service Advisor, Pensions Assistance, Pensions Caseworker, Pensions Administrator, Pension Data Administrator, Pension Data Processor, Client Services Executive, Customer Service Executive, Business Support Admin, Business Support, , Financial Services Administrator, Financial Services Support, Financial Services Caseworker, may also be considered for this position.

Reference: 634863123