Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial long and short term insurance providers. Our portfolio includes South Africa’s most loved and recognisable brands such as 1st for Women, Auto & General, Budget, Dialdirect, Virseker and 1Life. Employee Benefits Administration via our Hippo Advisory Services, which includes health insurance, provident fund and group life administration. Hippo is South Africa’s first comparison website and compares insurance, other personal finance products, travel, health, money, travel, cars from a range of South African brands. We’re pioneers with a hunger for the best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing beyond limits.
Job Title: Customer Service Consultant
Location: Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reference #: B/22/2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Customer Management (External and Internal):
Help manage customers by carrying out standard activities and provide solutions for first call resolution and completion of customer request and executed according to the required standard.
Customer Needs & Analysis:
Ask questions and probe for clarity to gathers relevant information to assist in resolving customer request.
Up-sell Customer Propositions:
Identify the products or services that best meet the customer’s stated needs,explain the selection to the customer, and influence the customer to make a purchase.
Respond to routine requests using telephonic conversation or emails and to more unusual requests by editing templates to create customized responses (internal and external).
Develop working knowledge of the organization’s policies and procedures and of regulatory codes and codes of conduct relevant to own work, adhering to mandatory procedures to ensure own work is undertaken to the required standards.
Update policy information e.g change of address, change policy holder details, banking details and attend to the customer request on a range of policy related issues. Provide best practice support to customers on the administration process requirements and other departmental systems, in line with claims policy, rules and SLAs.
Personal Capability Building:
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.
Work Scheduling and Operational Compliance:
Work according to an assigned schedule. Follow a range of mandatory procedures to ensure that work is carried out to the required quality standards and/or to ensure adherence to external regulatory codes and internal codes of conduct.
Matric / Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential); Regulatory exam 5 (Advantageous);Class of Business (Advantageous) Customer Service certificate/or related qualification (Advantageous)
2 or more years customer service experience (Essential); 1 year call centre experience in Financial services industry (Advantageous)
*SAQA Accredited Equivalent – It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application. As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements.
You further consent to the relevant information being verified.
Application Deadline: 29/04/2021