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Customer Service Operative

Application Reference Number: 0194
Function: Customer Service
Location: Aldgate
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 08/01/2021
Job Purposed: To assist the customer service team to ensure an efficient pro-active service is provided to our customers in line with the company procedures and objectives, from handover through to the end of the 2 year warranty period.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • To coach and train staff focussed on personal development and succession planning through talent management. Target to reduce staff turnover to less than 15%
  • Deliver the project in accordance with the business forecast and budget
  • Deliver world class customer service measured through the Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 85+
  • To ensure compliance with Customer Service Department processes, procedures and reporting
  • Adhere to group Health and Safety standards
  • Act in accordance with company culture and values of 'Our Vision' commitment to be a world class business generating long-term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live
  • Carry out warranty or latent defects and ensure that works are accurate, pays attention to detail and ensures tasks are completed on time.
  • Complete general maintenance, stock inspections and commissioning of properties as directed by the Customer Service Team.
  • Takes appropriate action before being asked and actively finds solutions to problems.
  • Ensure property and furnishings are protected prior to commencing works. Every care must be taken to avoid disturbance or accidental damage to the customer's belongings and property.
  • Represent the company in a professional and courteous manner and seek to ensure that the company's interests are protected and reputation maintained and enhanced.
  • Be positive and proactive with the customer, particularly where the number of items warrants closer management.
  • To maintain the Berkeley Homes brand and assist in delivery of a quality product with minimal build defects leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond.
  • Effectively manage the expectations of all customers both internally and externally, ensuring excellent customer service is provided.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with customers and colleagues by adopting the most appropriate approach to deal with people and situations.
  • Conveys accurate information effectively using the most appropriate methods to reflect the needs of the audience and ensure mutual understanding.
  • Demonstrates repeated effort over a period of time, overcoming obstacles in order to achieve a goal

Technical Competencies: 

  • Trade background or similar, with a varied skill base (e.g. general maintenance, painting, decorating and carpentry)
  • To be flexible and adapt quickly to challenging circumstances
  • Full driving licence

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • An effective leader, motivator and mentor
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined
  • Team player
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
  • Well-presented and business like

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

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