Job Description

Our client based in Century City has a 8 month contract role for Sotho, Northern Sotho speaking customer service advisors

The key objective of the role is to identify and understand customer needs, delivering a first class customer service to increase the profitability of the business while remaining committed to treating customers fairly. Speaking directly with clients via an inbound line and provide responses to general contract and transactional inquiries.

  • Minimum of 6 months inbound call centre experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Administration experience
  • Experience in healthcare, insurance, financial or administration industry and knowledge of relevant legislative environment is highly desirable (advantageous)
  • Grade 12 minimum
  • Formal Call Centre Qualifications (advantageous)
  • Fluent in English with a neutral spoken accent
  • Fluent in minimum one of the Official African Languages i.e. Sotho, Northern Sotho
  • Ability to speak more than one/two will be a strong advantage
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite applications
Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Answer call and respond to customer requests
  • Provide customers with product and service information
  • Identify, research, and resolve customer issues using the in-house operating system
  • Complete call logs and reports
  • Assisting irate members and escalate when required to senior agents/team leader
  • Ensure own productivity levels are maintained and quality standards are met at all times
  • Performing daily administrative functions and accurately capturing required information to various CRM systems
  • Adhere to and support Company policies and practices
  • Ensure that cases are reviewed and actioned
  • Monitor Average Handling Time in line with standards
  • Adhere to work schedule / occupancy and monitoring work flow
  • Ensure that SLA is adhered to and cases to be completed in agreed SLA times
  • Maintain customer quality according to set standards and business process
  • Ensure full compliance to business process, legislation and standard operating processes
  • Manage zero financial risk in terms of agent errors and/or authorisations (zero errors)
  • Minimum of one jab or fully vaccinated
Critical Skills/ Competencies:
  • Excellent communicator with all levels in an organisation (verbal and written)
  • Solution Driven
  • Excellent Problem solving and Accuracy skills
  • Self-starter, motivated, takes initiative and can work independently
  • Confident in operating in a dynamic environment
  • Flexibility and agility
  • Resilient mind-set
  • Ability to adapt to different situations as they arise (adaptive thinking)
  • Ability to operate in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritise deliverable and work load accordingly (good organisational skills)
Career Path:
The role would equip the incumbent with skills suitable to progress their career into various different business areas:
  • Back Office Consultant, SME, Team Leader (Contact Centre of E-media)
  • Contact Centre Manager
Salary and working hours:
  • The salary is R8000
  • Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Every second Saturday 08:00 till 12:00

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 201852 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email


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Cape Town Western Cape
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