inbound customer service in durham

job type
£ 10.37 per hour
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job details

durham, north east
job category
customer services
job type
working hours
£ 10.37 per hour
reference number
0191 2339313
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job description

Customer Service Advisors

£10.37ph - Pity Me, Durham

37hrs per week - Fixed Term - up to 9 months

Start date Mid May - June 2019

Do you want to provide our customers with amazing customer service?

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment?

Want to help us become the National Leader in the Water industry?

If yes, then we are looking for you to join us as a Customer Service Advisor.

About the role

At Northumbrian Water Group we want all of those we serve to enjoy an unrivalled experience and for all customers to have an equal voice. We always seek to offer friendly, proactive and high quality service, whatever the query our customers have.

Providing an unrivalled customer experience is essential to us, as our aim is to treat all customers fairly and consistently, to provide experiences that demonstrate respect and empathy always.

You'll be working in our Customer Billing Centre of Excellence, helping customers with any bill related queries they may have which includes home-movers (so processing move in and move out), taking a payments, general enquiries about our customers water/sewerage charges, applying for a water meter and even a high bill, working through possible cause and resolution to each of these.

We're looking for you to be delivering exceptional customer service ensuring our customers are delighted after every call, so you'll ensure that correct processes are followed, thus ensuring that any guaranteed services of standards are met as laid out by our regulator. We're looking for you to ensure first contact resolution where possible and where it cannot be resolved on first call, clear next steps are detailed to our customers.

As part of our Customer Service team you'll join a friendly and collaborative team. We are passionate about customer service so our Customer Service Advisors are available Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 8am-6pm and Sunday 9am-5pm, therefore flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required.

About you

Our customers are at the heart of our business which is why our Customer Service Advisors are positive, enthusiastic people who are passionate about delivering an exceptional customer experience.

We're looking for you to have an "I can do, I will do" style in your approach to serving our customers, along with proven exceptional listening and questioning skills ensuring our customers query is fully understood leading to correct information provided.

You'll be able to demonstrate excellent soft skills/rapport building, helping to make our customer feel special, along with the ability to build fantastic relationships with colleagues, bringing out the best in themselves and those around them.

We're looking for you to have proven experience of and the ability to work to targets and be open to feedback through coaching, always striving to improve. From our engagement with customers to create our strategy for our unrivalled customer experience, we knew that customers want to be made to feel special. That's why we are looking to speak to people who have a track record of delivering great service.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be great, so call centre or a customer service role, however, just as important are excellent communication skills, and a real drive to wow our customers.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.



educational requirements

secondary school