Customer Service Administrator

  • Location
    Redhill, Surrey
  • Salary
    £19,000.00/Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-062021-187298
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator

Why apply for this role?


For our customers, you will be more than just a friendly voice to answer their questions; you will be an attentive listener and problem solver too. This role is so rewarding as you are able to assist a customer with a simple query or be required to handle a more complex situation, whilst protecting their information through our GDPR and data protection guidelines. This is a varied and interactive role where no two days are the same.



You will be joining a supportive team of advisors and are guided, trained, and developed by a dedicated team leader.



What you'll be doing



  • Ability to analyse telephone calls from a root cause and escalate finding to line management to enable learning and promoting best practice.

  • Deal with or escalate any identified risks in relation to Santander Consumer risk policies and/or legislative and regulatory guidelines in accordance with the Santander UK group risk framework.

  • Ensure that treating customers fairly is at the heart of every telephone call taken.

  • Ensure where possible the customer receives a first point resolution without being transferred unnecessarily.

  • Follow company policy adhering to service levels and current legislation at all times.

  • Identify resolutions that are fair to the customer and company where possible.

  • Liaise with other areas of the business, customers, and dealers to ensure customer concerns or queries are satisfactorily resolved.

  • Respond to customer queries by telephone.

  • To deal with all incoming communication by telephone and where appropriate, resolve within Company Policy and service levels.

  • To develop and maintain appropriate knowledge in products, procedures, policy, legislation, and technology.

  • To ensure all customer related data is accurately recorded and always factual in line with GDPR.

  • To liaise with customers and other SCF departments to ensure customer queries and concerns are resolved in a timely manner.

  • To show a positive attitude to all team members by being loyal and fully committed to team objectives.

  • To undertake all other tasks and responsibilities as requested by the Line Manager.

  • Understand issues from the customer's perspective, by asking pertinent questions to drive further understanding.



What we're looking for



  • A team player, whilst also being able to work autonomously

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an excellent telephone manner

  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Highly organised and possess strong planning skills

  • Positive and enthusiastic approach

  • Receptive to change

  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English at grades A-C

  • Previous call centre or call handling experience is desirable

  • Adequate computer literacy and numeracy skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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