UK SBS
Organisation UK SBS
Organisation Detail UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Reference Number IRC241933
Location Swindon See on Map
Salary £17288
Date Posted 20 July 2017
Grade UK SBS-B
Contract Type Open Ended
Hours No Defined Hours
Closing Date 31 December 2017
Interview Date



Administration & Customer Service opportunities

Starting salary from £17,288
Grade: B
Contract Type: Fixed Term and Open Ended positions available
Hours: Full Time or Part Time (if looking for part time please ensure you state in your cover letter hours required)

With our customers delivering world-leading projects ranging from Dementia Research, setting Government Strategy for Business in the UK and the Changing Arctic Ocean, working at UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) provides wide and varied opportunities to support life-changing work through high quality administration and customer service.

Our office in Polaris House, Swindon, is a vibrant and friendly place to work. We have an onsite restaurant, nursery (subject to places) and a wide range of sports and social activities.

We are centrally located with excellent public transport links and direct access to the train station via a footbridge, only an hour away from the historic city of Bath and lively city of Bristol.  Swindon’s main shopping centre, The Designer Outlet Village, is a short distance away.

We are proud to offer a competitive salary, defined pension scheme and 28 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 2 years of service. Additional benefits include lifestyle discounts, health care scheme, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans and learning and development opportunities.

Working within our service delivery teams, your role will be to maximise the HR & Payroll, Finance and Procurement Operations performance and ensure customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Working within one of our HR & Payroll, Finance or Procurement Operations teams, your duties can involve:

  • taking ownership of processing information required for our customers and, where appropriate, investigating and resolving queries on a range of disciplines
  • taking ownership of incoming contact from our customers and where appropriate, follow through to successful closure following investigation on a range of disciplines
  • contact with our customers by phone, email and via our internal Service Request system
  • liaising with customers when their issue resolution is dependent on their input or action and be first line support on activities for all HR, Finance or Procurement enquiries to resolve, as far as possible, first time.

You will be required to have strong attention to detail, along with good numerical and grammatical skills to produce correspondence for customers and update our Oracle system.

You will work alongside your Performance Leader to identify issues based on customer feedback and use your experience to drive improvement and increase service standards. You will work to Service Level Agreements set within your team.

You will take ownership for operational processing and any other activities within the scope of the role which may be required and requested by your Performance Leader. You will liaise closely with customers to build and maintain good relationships and work on joint/cross-service activities, whilst working to personal and team objectives.

UK SBS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We would like to see the number of people with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities increase as a proportion of our workforce and so their applications are particularly welcome. At UK SBS, we value the diversity of our employees and strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability.

Please note this is an external candidate Resource Pool position. All band C internal positions can be found on the internal job board. Any internal employees that wish to be considered for Band B roles within the company, please contact the recruitment team at jobs@uksbs.co.uk.

Skills/Experience/Qualifications

Essential:

  • qualified to ’GCSE’ level or equivalent
  • a customer focused outlook
  • strong attention to detail
  • excellent organisational skills.


Desirable:

  • previous experience working in an administrative function or a customer services environment, preferably within a contact centre/call centre environment
  • computer literate and competent in use of Microsoft Office applications
  • experience of using Oracle.

All applications must be supported with a covering letter, detailing how you meet the essential and/or desirable criteria. Part time candidates must specify their available hours/pattern in the covering letter. Applications received without a covering letter will not be considered.

UK SBS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We would like to see the number of people with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities increase as a proportion of our workforce and so their applications are particularly welcome. At UK SBS, we value the diversity of our employees and strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability.

UK SBS offers a competitive salary, defined pension scheme and 28 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 2 years of service. Additional benefits include lifestyle and health care benefits, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans and possible learning and development opportunities.

 

Only online applications will be accepted and should be submitted in the form of an up-to-date c.v. and covering letter (ensuring that the IRC reference is included in the file name description of each document uploaded), which clearly outlines why you are applying for this post and how you meet the criteria described in this advertisement. Please note that applications submitted without a covering letter, or which fail to address these points, will not be considered further.

Candidates will be reviewed and interviewed on an on-going basis.

This is an external candidate Resource Pool position. All band C internal positions can be found on the internal job board. Any internal employees that wish to be considered for Band B roles within the company, please contact the recruitment team at jobs@uksbs.co.uk.

Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867000. Please quote the appropriate reference number when calling.