Customer Care Advisors - German or Norwegian or Swedish

£14,975 per year + relocation assistance
10 Jan 2017
10 Feb 2017
Steven Moore

Customer Care Advisors - German or Norwegian or Swedish

Belfast, United Kingdom

£14,975 per year + relocation

Opportunity to work on behalf of a world leader in the snack industry offering opportunities to work for the world’s favourite brands in approximately 165 countries around the world.  Products include Biscuits, Chocolate and Candy. 

The position is the initial contact for consumer conversations feedback, issue resolution, records case information and data across multiple channels.  This involves troubleshooting, researching solutions, and providing resolutions to Level 1 consumer problems. The Agent ensures proper consumer handling and escalation procedures while performing assigned functions according to process and standardized policies and procedures.  The Agent is accountable for customer satisfaction by achieving certain prescribed, measurable performance goals on a daily basis. The agent will work an assigned shift, which may have varying start times.

  • Answers and responds to inbound calls, returns call from emails, website queries using documented procedures, available tools and supplied script(s) to assess consumers support needs and handle/route accordingly to the satisfaction of the consumer
  • Verifies all contact information
  • Creates cases within supplied Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Documents problem definition
  • Documents and logs all contacts and actions into CRM as specified in guidelines
  • Includes all appropriate case data (soft and hard copies) i.e. CRM survey responses based on reason codes, email, photos, CSAT surveys emailed to consumer post resolution, etc.
  • Provides help and clear direction to consumers on follow-up actions to be taken for resolution
  • Escalates to internal and external persons in accordance with process direction i.e. to Escalation owner on team, Fulfilment and client when appropriate 
  • Provides customers with follow-up action to be taken and documents in CRM
  • Remains knowledgeable of performance requirements, brands/product and process documentation
  • Maintains awareness of and compliance with all company personnel policies
  • Achieves specified performance goals and knowledge of all tools used in the process
  • Additional responsibilities as required i.e. reporting, reporting unresolved issues, handling of hang-ups, etc.

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluency in written and spoken in German or Norwegian or Swedish and English
  • Exceptional Customer service skills required
  • Experience in consumer relations and food/beverage support (a plus)
  • Proficient working in a client technology provided environment with multiple applications and navigation between applications to research information
  • Intermediate knowledge of PC and software applications including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Customer service orientation/skills and Call Centre experience Preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills/Professional Phone Manner
  • Ability to communicate actions being taken for resolution based on process direction
  • Schedule Flexibility
  • Aptitude to listen to caller’s description of problem; interpret, summarize and document 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and bond professionally with frustrated customers
  • Ability to type 35+ WPM

Hours of work: To be advised depending on geography.


Finding accommodation is simple with the support of the relocation team and it is extremely cheap to live in Belfast – accommodation, transportation and the general cost of living are all extremely reasonable.

  • Reimbursement of initial travel costs to Belfast up to £250
  • 5 nights in a city center hotel provided upon arrival in Belfast
  • Onsite Relocation advisors within the company to provide ongoing help and assistance throughout the relocation process. They will provide support in finding permanent accommodation, getting National Insurance, opening bank accounts and so much more.
  • Advance in wages of up to £400 to help with first month’s rent and deposit

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