Multi-lingual Customer Service Advisor

Posted 1 November by Foxwood Recruitment

Foxwood Recruitment are delighted to be working with an independent financial management company who provide services across Europe. Due to continued growth, they are looking for driven and ambitious multi-lingual Customer Service Advisors to join their expanding organisation in South Wales.

The role:

Our Client is currently recruiting for fluent Dutch, French, Swedish and German speaking Customer Service Advisors, to join their diverse and vibrant team at their offices based on the outskirts of Newport (including free parking). The successful candidates will be fluent in English, as well as their additional languages (Dutch or German) and will ideally have previous claims handling experience, although this is not essential if they can demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and fulfil the requirements as listed below:

Personal Requirements/Skills - Qualifications

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on an individual basis.
  • Customer Service orientated.
  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Good Interpersonal Skills.
  • Flexible.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Conscientious.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organised.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Previous claims experience (advantageous).
  • Experience of complaint handling.
  • Educated to an acceptable level country specific.

Aims & Objectives:

The Customer Service Advisors work as part of the team, being the primary contact and service provider for their clients and their customers. To ensure quality operational services are delivered to all their business partners and associates. To evaluate and settle claims within the delegated limits of authority, ensuring that customers receive an exceptional claims service and are dealt with adhering to the TCF guidelines embedded within the process. Ensuring that FCA, Programme Insurers and our client’s complaints procedures are followed.

Key Accountabilities:

Customer Service

- To answer customer service queries and record insurance information from customers, insurance brokers and insurance companies.

- To manage incoming call volumes/enquiries within agreed time scales as set out within the 'Best Practice’ document.

- To ensure that all information provided is verified and recorded accurately within the company’s system.

- To maintain an effective working relationship with Lessors, Customer’s Insurance Brokers/Companies and Suppliers providing the highest standards in customer service at all times.

- To deal with all correspondence within agreed time scales ensuring that their client’s insurance criteria is met.

- To support their client/customers by adopting a professional manner at all times when undertaking any form of communication whilst representing the organisation’s Insurance Management or its business partners.

- To ensure that the diary system is fully up to date at all times with the case information so that any member of the team can review a case at any time.

- To be able to prioritise workloads on a daily basis to ensure company/Lessor/Supplier service level agreements are met if not exceeded.

- To be able to deal with any complaint/expression of dissatisfaction made within agreed steps as set out with their complaints handling policy.

- To liaise with the senior management team regarding any issues which may arise.

- To support fellow team members to ensure that business as usual is maintained.

- To act as mentor/buddy to less experienced staff to ensure that they reach the required standard.

- To adhere to the 'Best Practice’ document at all times.

- To carry out any additional duties which the company may require from time to time.


- Obtain an appropriate statement according to the value and type of loss from the parties reporting the claim.

- Investigate and gather all necessary documentation/evidence required to verify the loss.

- Determine types of loss.

- Evaluate coverage in place.

- Estimate amount of loss or damage and set reserve: revise as needed throughout the investigation.

- Enter information into the claims system after obtaining pertinent facts regarding the loss.

- Notify insurer of claims outside the delegated limit of authority.

- Proactively chase outstanding information/documents in accordance with agreed standards.

- Notify customers of any delays with their claims.

- Notify insurers immediately of any claim with questionable coverage, for their evaluation.

- Investigate potential subrogation, contribution, recovery and salvage.

- Arrange for damaged equipment to be inspected and cause of loss ascertained.

- Arrange for repair or replacement of the equipment with an approved supplier.

- Review all documents and facts to determine the type of settlement.

- Instruct an outside adjuster if the claim is over the limit of authority.

- Comply with recommendations made by insurer, and/or internal auditors.

- Ensure that complaints are handled in accordance with FCA and insurers guidelines.

- Prepare and issue payments.

- Prepare and send claims bordereaux.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Swedish

Application question

Are you fluent in Dutch or German or French or Swedish?

Reference: 35769030

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