Telephone Researcher

UK-Wide

Telephone Researcher

UK-Wide

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract Length – 6 months

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Reports To: Team Leader

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team working remotely from the comfort of your home. This role will be supporting the response to the current pandemic and will involve outbound calls and data collection, forming part of a team of Telephone Researchers.

Go-centric is a dynamic Business Process Outsourcer (BPO) based in Glasgow’s city centre. We pride ourselves on being a people-centred business; with every one of our ever-growing team striving to provide an excellent customer experience on behalf of our clients.

We are ambitious and we have high expectations when it comes to delivering operational excellence, with each of our highly trained contact centre personnel being highly competent, intelligent and empathetic multi-taskers who deliver service with passion, professionalism, and integrity, setting us apart from our competitors and exceeding our client expectations.

Every one of our experienced, skilled, and talented people contribute towards the same goal, delivering the highest standard of client and customer focused, operational excellence.

To maintain our continuous improvement strategy, we offer excellent training and progression opportunities for people who want to grow and develop their career and the team.

We want you to become a crucial part of the go-centric vision; to create a partnership that helps organisations meet their operational challenges through the provision of contact centre operational excellence and continuous improvement.

If all that appeals and you think you’ve got the heart and commitment to become part of a fantastic team, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake telephone interviews with members of the public
  • Ensure the timely and accurate recording of information from interviews using the system provided
  • Provide advice to the caller in line with processes and procedures
  • Escalate and refer challenging or complex cases or incidents
  • Working from a scripted questionnaire, you will be required to follow questions on screen and input the respondent’s comments in real time
  • You will work to clearly defined targets and deadlines and your performance will be continuously measured and reviewed with the support of training as required
  • Be able to modify and adapt methods of communication to account for the differing needs of callers, especially in stressful and difficult situations and ensure polite, efficient and appropriate communication is upheld at all times
  • Maintain confidentiality in relation to personal data held in accordance with the Data Protection Act

Essential Requirements:

  • Laptop or desktop computer (Windows 10)
  • A quiet and secluded room (where you won’t be interrupted)
  • Desk/table and chair – somewhere to sit comfortably
  • Additional equipment (headset, mouse, etc.)

Essential Experience:

  • Experience in customer service, sales, research, administration, or other telephone based

Essential Skills & Knowledge:

  • A conscientious and reliable person with a positive ‘can do’ attitude is required for this role
  • You must be flexible to adapt to changes in working hours according to the business needs
  • Motivation, focus, consistency, and time management are extremely important skills for this role as you will be given targets to meet on a daily basis and will be required to manage your time in order to meet these
  • A pleasant, polite, and courteous telephone manner and excellent communication skills are essential in this role
  • Listening skills are particularly important as your role will require you to listen to a respondent and probe for further detail whilst keeping the conversation on track and in line with the scripted questionnaire
  • Accuracy is a key skill spanning the role both in capturing respondent feedback and during data entry
  • Good command of the English language, spelling, grammar and keyboard skills are all essential skills for this role
  • Computer literacy skills are essential as you will be required to use Microsoft Word and Excel as well as other data capture software where training will be provided

We Offer:

In return for your hard work, you will receive a great deal of recognition for your work, but we also offer several tangible benefits such as:

  • The opportunity to gain further qualifications through external training
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities
  • Employee pension + Life insurance
  • A great working environment with a fantastic team of people

Hours: Shift patterns are on a rotational basis, working any 40 hours between 8am-8pm Monday to Sunday, usually working 5 days over 7

To Apply:

Please attach an up-to-date CV and describe your relevant experience and interest in the position in the ‘additional info’ box below.

Once you have applied, please go to go-centric.co.uk/home-agent/ and follow the instructions to upload your Speed Test and Work From Home (WFH) Environment.

 

Disability in the Workplace : 
Please note, go-centric are a certified Disability Confident employer, and subscribe to the guidance in the Two Ticks Scheme.

Under the Equality Act 2010 we, as the employer, are legally obligated to interview anyone with a disability that meets the minimum criteria for the post, offering any reasonable adjustments that may be required in order to complete the recruitment process and/ or the role itself.

For more information regarding this please visit: www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/Employmentsupport/LookingForWork/DG_4000314

To disclose any information regarding a disability that requires additional support during the recruitment journey, i.e. Job Descriptions in large print, please contact the Recruitment Department by emailing [email protected]or by calling 0333 014 4401.

 

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