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Call Centre Sales Agent

Date: 13-Jun-2022

Location: WC, ZA

Company: Liberty Group Limited

At Liberty, we employ more than 6 000 people across 7 businesses in 18 African countries. Every day, our employees grow their knowledge by working with diverse groups of people who specialise in a wide range of skills across insurance, asset management, investment and health products. We continually seek to engage, develop, recognise and reward the people who make our business great.

Purpose

To contact prospective customers to sell products and achieve set targets in compliance with set quality standards through the execution of predefined objectives as per agreed standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Minimum Experience

1 - 2 years experience in a similar environment

Minimum Qualifications

Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC) [NQF Level 04] in Office Administration

Process

  • Adhere to prescribed timekeeping standards at all times and attempt to improve own standards continuously.
  • Align and integrate own administrative support tasks and activities in accordance to required response time, quality and service delivery standards.
  • Accountable for own work quality, standards and outputs related to policies, procedures and defined processes.
  • Proactively identify problems, apply known solutions and escalate more difficult problems.
  • Plan for task execution and adjust priorities against an established plan.

Customer

  • Liaise and interact with customers via approved communication channels in a positive and helpful manner.
  • Resolve client queries and escalate problematic queries to the correct level to ensure prompt and effective resolution, enhancing the client experience.
  • Conduct outbound call centre calls in a professional manner, ensuring an excellent and accurate client service enhancing org reputation.
  • Conducts financial needs analysis and generates sales of Liberty products by matching client needs to relevant Liberty product.
  • Executes activities to ensure customer service delivery that meets or exceeds customer expectations aligned to Treating the Customer Fairly (TCF) principles.

Finance

  • Achieves monthly sales targets and production requirements by ensuring that customer leads and prospective customers translate into professional needs based sales revenue.
  • Adhere to specified standards, policies and procedures to prevent potential losses/wastage.

Learning and Growth

  • Contribute positively to own area-specific knowledge improvement.

Governance

  • Comply to set governance and compliance procedures and processes related to an area of work and continuously identify, rectify and escalate risks where necessary.

Technical Competencies

  • Legal Compliance (Sales) (Basic)
  • Customer Understanding (Basic)
  • Handling Difficult Calls (Intermediate)
  • Telephone and face to face sales (Intermediate)
  • Sales life cycle management (Basic)
  • Developing sales (Basic)

Behavioural Competencies

  • Persuading and Influencing (Basic)
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness (Basic)
  • Problem Solving and Analysis (Basic)
  • Teamwork and Cooperation (Basic)
  • Communicating with Impact (Basic)
  • Relationship Management and Networking (Basic)
  • Customer Orientation (Basic)

Liberty Group Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and the group's Transformation Strategy, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards the achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the organisation.

 

Vaccination Policy & Hybrid Working Model 

We are evolving the way we work and will be launching a Hybrid working model, in line with this Liberty has implemented a Mandatory vaccination policy which is applicable to all employees, this is to further strengthen our commitment to the safety of all employees. Right of refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19, either on constitutional and/or medical grounds, is taken into consideration and will be dealt with through an objection process. More information about our Hybrid working model and Mandatory vaccination policy will be discussed during the recruitment process for this position. 


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