Delivering contracts. Creating communities. Developing careers. Join Kier today as a Customer Service Advisor.
Kier Places provide essential property services to local authorities, councils, schools, the NHS, housing associations, and public sector government buildings – we are recruiting now for a passionate & experienced Customer Service Advisors to join our Customer Service & Helpdesk team, to support the ongoing evolution & growth of Kier Places, and be critical to achieving success in delivering our contracts, projects & works within the Facilities Management & Housing Maintenance sector, with a national reach & local passion.
Customer Service Advisor – Sunday Out of Hours Team
Location: Flexible working available, where you will be based out of our Basingstoke office with home working available
Business Area: Kier Places – Facilities Management & Housing Maintenance, including Public Sector Contracts
Contract & hours: Permanent, part time – Sundays, 6am to 6pm
Kier Places are looking to recruit an Out of Hours (OOH) Customer Service Advisor to work within our central Customer Service Centre at our HQ in Basingstoke. We have a variety of requirements undertaking several aspects of centre, such as call handling, scheduling and completion of works whilst providing an emergency service to our client's property portfolios nationwide.
In this crucial role to our business, as a Customer Service Advisor, you'll be tasked with appropriately logging & dealing with service calls with the helpdesk software; understanding the clients' needs & effectively give clear scope of work instructions to our Engineers; respond to & chase outstanding work orders & report on job completions; and allocate tasks effectively to our internal or external resources.
When a client calls with a problem, you will need to identify the cause of the problem, identify any health & safety issues, capture the relevant & critical information, and be responsible for giving the Engineer clear & important information, enabling them to do their work effectively and to our required level of service.
What do we need from you?
The ideal Customer Service Advisor candidate will have previous customer service experience and be resourceful and efficient in your working style. You'll have worked to high customer service standards and met required KPIs, ideally in a helpdesk related role within the Facilities or Maintenance industry so you have an existing understanding of maintaining optimum service level requirements.
You'll be able to build effective working relationships with your internal colleagues and clients to increase client retention and demonstrate initiative to resolve any queries and escalations.
It would be a bonus if you've had direct experience with Helpdesk Systems like Concept or Servitor.
Who are we?
Kier Places provides a full range of property management services to clients in and around homes and workplaces across the UK. We provide specialist teams and technology solutions to help plan, manage and improve our clients' workplaces. This provides our clients with access to solutions not readily available in their own organisations. It also enables our clients to focus on their core business, while Kier takes care of the rest.
Find out more here about the great rewards and benefits we offer our employees.
Room to grow. Space to succeed. Join us today as a Customer Service Advisor.
Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Counter Terrorism Check (CTC) Clearance, which will take place during your employment. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
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Closing Date: 10th January 2022
Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
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