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Call Centre Agent

£18,000 to £21,000
Job Type
3 Nov 2021

Contract Role to start Nov - March 2022

ROLE: Helpdesk / Call Centre Agent

SALARY: £18-£21K

LOCATION: This will be a home-based role - all equipment is provided.

WORKING DAYS: The role is working Monday-Friday (37.5hrs per week),

WORKING HOURS: shifts between 8:30am-4:30pm/9:30am-5:30pm/10:30am-6:30pm.

We are looking for a number of Helpdesk Agents to join our team from November on a fixed term role until end March 2022, although more long-term opportunities may be available. The ideal candidates would have previous experience for a Pensions Helpdesk / Call Centre.

Profile Overview

As a member of the Helpdesk team you will be expected to deliver an effective and efficient interface as an ambassador to our Client as a Helpdesk Advisor. You will be responsible for providing informative and responsive support to any pension enquiries received via the Helpdesk. To thrive in the role, you will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and be motivated to achieve your daily targets. You will be required to manage a diverse number of enquiries utilising the guidance and information that has been made available to you.


* To act as an ambassador when delivering services for our client.

* To be the first point of contact for Pension related queries across telephone and email communication channels.

* To accurately record all telephone and email interactions on internal systems.

* Provide informative and responsive support for a range of functional departments across the organisation either at first point contact or by transferring enquiries to the appropriate department or specialist.

* To use Helpdesk technologies efficiently and effectively, such as Salesforce/Connect and 8x8 and maintain electronic record details, requests for service and appropriate actions taken.

* To ensure workers are regularly updated on the progress of their enquiry or service request as agreed at point of contact.

* Assist Team Leader when inducting new starters to the team to ensure they are supported during their induction programme as and when required.

* To recognise, respect, listen and take responsibility of the varied needs of callers and explore which solutions are available to meet their needs and provide advice and information according to standard operating procedures.

* To remain professional at all times when dealing with queries across all channels.

* To proactively direct callers to the most appropriate channel to meet their needs e.g. Self-help options.

* To engage in service improvement initiatives, actively seeking to reduce avoidable worker contact through the identification of service issues and appropriate solution.

* To monitor and assess personal performance against targets, seeking support as necessary in order to deliver Helpdesk key performance indicators (KPIs).

* To assist with any ad-hoc queries as and when required by the needs of the business.

Personal Attributes

* Experience of working in a Customer Service background with proven experience of interacting with customers over the phone and via email.

* Experience of working in a fast-paced, multiskilled and multi-function environment.

* Recent experience of using current IT and communications technologies.

* Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

* Good listening skills.

* Effective time management and organisational skills.

* Accurate data entry and attention to detail skills.

* Excellent telephone skills.

* A positive and tenacious can-do attitude.

* Self-motivated.

If this sounds like this role is for you please email you CV

and we will be in touch with successful candidates within 48 hours.

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  • Job Reference: 413666026-2
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Adecco
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £18,000 to £21,000
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Contract