PLEASE NOTE TO APPLY YOU MUST LIVE IN THE PAISLEY AREA
We are currently looking to recruit a Field Collections Representative based in the Paisley area working for a major telecommunications company undergoing expansion. These roles offer a basic salary of £12k per annum, however an easily achievable salary of around £24k per annum is achievable depending upon numbers of collections, also allowing employees to go above and beyond that.
In essence, we are looking for a customer facing, flexible worker that understands the nature of working with residential customers. You should be an expert communicator and have the ability to talk with customers in an honest and friendly way, therefore re enforcing the brand image of this household name company.
With the Job role you will also receive a company van, mobile phone, petrol card, pension, private healthcare, discounted cable TV and 25 days holiday. The typical working week is a smart 37.5 hours which will typically involve visiting customers between 8am and 10am, leaving the day relatively free before then continuing between 4pm to 8pm, in order to be able to meet customers whilst they are home. Working at weekends is voluntary, however is a fantastic chance for a employee to earn extra commission.
Based within the Access Division you will provide brilliant customer service by collecting disconnected equipment such as TV set top boxes and internet wireless routers, also potentially completing the disconnect process at the customers premises with a simple task at the relevant street cabinets (Training will be given in this area).
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Use a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), to check daily scheduled work, review customer details before a site visit, update notes, and complete relevant forms after a site visit.
Drive a van safely to different customer sites as scheduled.
Make calls to customers prior to arrival to advise them of expected arrival time and make follow-up calls to customers where necessary.
Escalate faults / complaints that cannot be resolved using standard operating practices.
Maintain and secure street cabinets, including completing audits
Complete administrative tasks and submit necessary documentation (e.g. monthly H & S equipment check, mileage form etc.).
Maintain a tidy, organised, safe and well stocked van, (including cleaning, fuel checks and ordering and collecting necessary stock).
Liaise with colleagues and provide support (by phone or in person) if unexpected difficulties/problems arise.
Use careful questioning to explore customers reason for leaving and identify potential retaining solutions.
Demonstrate and maintain excellent technical, product and pricing knowledge, keeping up-to-date with a broad range of information (e.g. by reading daily e-mail alerts and briefings, checking the intranet, keeping up-to-date with offers).
Responsible for self-development through effective contribution at regular coaching / feedback and appraisal sessions with Regional CPE Collections Manager.
Take an active part in team activities, for example, weekly buzz calls and team meetings.
Take full ownership of own performance service levels, monitoring own performance statistics and taking action where necessary to achieve a range of targets and Key Performance Indicators (e.g. tracing Gone Away customers by calling on neighbours or estate agents).
Basic computer skills.
Basic numeracy e.g. GCSE Maths equivalent Grade C or above.
Full & clean driving license (no more than 6 points).
Previous experience dealing with customers
Previous collections experience
Experience of meeting targets or achieving results.
Knowledge of Health & Safety and NRSWA requirements (e.g. relevant qualifications).
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