Customer Service Executive - Uganda

Greenlight Planet Inc
Full time
Apply by 08 December 2020

Job description

Recruitment for this position is part of a very special project called the Off-Grid Talent Initiative, run by Shortlist in partnership with UKAID and the Carbon Trust. If you are hired for the position, not only will you join your new company but you will also become a part of the OGTI Clean Energy Leaders’ Community. This includes mentorship, peer network support, online training and other exclusive resources, as well as follow up over the length of your contract. Apply today, begin a career in the renewable energy industry with your new company, and become a part of the OGTI Clean Energy Leaders.

Job Description:

The Customer Service Executive will work closely with the Operations and Sales teams to serve existing and potential customers by providing product and service information while resolving product issues effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing large amounts of inbound and outbound calls in a timely manner while following laid down procedures, guidelines, policies and “scripts”
  • Resolving product or service queries in a timely manner by identifying customer needs, clarifying information, analyzing cause and expediting resolution
  • Conducting product and service quality surveys with customers and recording feedback from time to time
  • Generating leads for the sales team by screening callers and identifying potential sales opportunities
  • Supporting the collection of payments by regularly contacting dormant and defaulting customers
  • Building repeat sales and retention through strong customer relationships by focusing on the customer wants and needs
  • Working with multiple sales teams and cross-functional teams seamlessly


Must-haves:

  • Good communication skills with fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Local language preferences - Lunyole, Lugbar, Ateso, Lumasaba, Alur, and Rukonju
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Maximum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Basic Microsoft- Excel skills


Nice-to-haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business-related courses - Sales, Marketing or Customer Service Management


Thank you for your interest in this opportunity with Greenlight Planet Uganda ! Greenlight Planet is expanding its operations in Uganda and will need to hire many Customer Service Executive's over the next few months. Shortlist is supporting this process by finding great candidates like you, who are a fit for the role and keeping them ready for placement in the coming months. Candidates that do well in their assessments and meet the requirements for this role will therefore be placed in a 'Roster' to get first priority for the interviews for this role each time Greenlight Planet is onboarding new members to their team. 

This means that, should you be a fit for this role, you will hear from us within three weeks of completing your assessments, rather than the usual 7 days turnaround time. You will be able to view your application status by logging in to your account, and rest assured you will still be top of mind!

About Greenlight Planet Inc

Greenlight Planet is a US venture-backed, award winning social enterprise driven by a mission to empower under-electrified communities with access to clean and affordable solar lighting. To date, more than 3 million households in low-income off-grid communities use Greenlight's Sun King™ line of solar home lighting solutions.

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