Customer Services Representative (Southampton Branch)

Southampton, Hampshire
£17,000 per annum
11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Customer Services Representative – Full Time

Salary - £17,000 per annum

U-Drive Ltd – Southampton Branch

Customer Services Representative – Full Time

About U-Drive

Established over 35 years ago, we are still a family run organisation.  

Has 15 branches and a fleet of over 1800 vehicles

U-Drive is the largest wholly owned independent vehicle rental company in the Southwest.

Customer Service Representative Job role:

Reporting to the Branch Manager you will mainly deal with customers coming into the branch on a day to day basis and any customer enquiry arising. 

Specific duties include:

  • Generating quotes based on a customer’s requirements and taking bookings
  • Confirming vehicle bookings and customer’s needs through customer calls
  • Using internal systems to create and process the vehicle bookings
  • Check customer ID presented and make decisions based on our insurance requirements
  • Offering additional insurance products, upgraded vehicles or add-on sale items at point of sale
  • Checking vehicles in and out with a customer and generating and explaining terms of the hire with the customer
  • Taking payments and making refunds via credit cards and cash handling and online payment processing
  • Dealing with customer queries and complaints, over the phone and face to face
  • Undertaking vehicle checks with the customer highlighting existing and new damage caused during hire
  • Reporting vehicle faults, damage or roadworthiness of vehicle to workshops
  • Assisting with deliveries and collections of vehicles when required
  • Assisting with valeting of vehicles when required
  • Additional branch duties and responsibilities will usually be given after completion of probation (team time-sheet keeping, fuel logging & tracking, vehicle allocation and booking scheduling etc)

U-Drive is a growing business and the opportunities for development and promotion are excellent.  We endeavour to recruit and train CSRs who we feel could be Branch Managers of the future.

The working environment is exciting, fast paced and ever-changing and no two days are the same!

Team members must:

  • Have a full clean UK driving licence
  • Have a positive, ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Be able to work in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Be a team player
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Have an excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Be able to work to deadlines and work under pressure
  • Be resilient and be able to deal with customer queries and complaints

Contractual Terms:

  • 45 hours per week, working 5 days of a 7 day rota (must be willing and available to work weekends)
  • Salary £17,000 per annum
  • 20 days annual leave + statutory bank holiday entitlement
  • Free uniform
  • Full training
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Excellent development and promotion opportunities

If this position is of interest to you please complete the attached application form and return it to Alternatively please call Kelly Eales on 01794 510287

Thank you for showing interest in our vacancy, we look forward to hearing from you shortly