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Allianz Worldwide Care

Helpline Officer - Portuguese

Allianz Worldwide Care

  • Dublin City Centre / Dublin North / Dublin South
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 22/11/2012
  • HR
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Helpline Officer - Portuguese The Helpline Officer must anticipate and meet the needs of our ext

 

Helpline Officer - Portuguese

The Helpline Officer must anticipate and meet the needs of our external clients worldwide, including Expatriates, Brokers and Medical Providers as well as coordinating interdepartmental work, consistently delivering a high quality service and committing to continuous improvements.
 
Allianz Worldwide Care Profile
Headquartered in Dublin, Allianz Worldwide Care specializes in providing international health insurance for employees, individuals and their dependants, wherever they are in the world. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz SE, the company is able to draw on the resources and expertise of one of the world’s leading insurers and financial services providers. With nearly 153,000 employees worldwide, the Allianz Group serves 75 million customers in 70 countries. Based in Park West, Dublin 12, Allianz Worldwide Care employs over 600 employees in 16 countries.
Allianz Worldwide Care is the only international health insurance provider to offer a 48-hour turnaround on submitted medical claims, under its "Clear to Zero" claims handling initiative. With a 95% client retention rate and a customer base that includes many of the Fortune Global 500 companies, Allianz Worldwide Care continues to build a reputation for service excellence in international healthcare.

Key Responsibilities

  • Commit to the department's service standards, including a 24 hours turnaround for all written communication and a target call abandon rate of 2%
  • Develop extensive and sound product knowledge in order to provide timely and accurate information to our clients 
  • Assist our in-house medical team in coordinating client's hospital admissions, evacuations, repatriations and other cases as required
  • Multi-tasking of daily assigned workload as well as ad hoc assignments and follow up on individual cases
  • Responsible for providing outstanding customer service to clients and ensuring customer satisfaction and retention
  • Work within our rotating shift patterns – including night shifts and weekend work. Helpline employees receive a 30% shift allowance in addition to the base salary
Experience Required

  • Experience in a customer focused role , in a an administrative capacity 
  • Previous experience in call centre environment would be beneficial 
  • Experience working in pressurized environment with tight deadlines 
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office ( Excel, Word)
Essential Requirements

  • Applicants must be flexible to work within our rotating shift patterns 
  • Valid EU work permit with the ability to work full time year round 
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
Behavioural Competencies

  • Customer focused
  • Strong communication (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Results driven and solution oriented
Technical Competencies

  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office ( Excel, Word)

Starting Salary €25,000 per annum rising to €36,000 reflective of length of service. An additional 30% shift allowance also applies for this role. Once employed by Allianz Worldwide Care; we feel that the contribution of our officers increases considerably with service and we think it is only fair to recognise this within our salary scales. Therefore, we commence salary increases for Officers following 18 months service with increases continuing to apply for up to 5 years service as follows: 18 months service €2,000, 2.5 years service €3,000, 3.5 years service €3,000, 5 years service €3000.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in growing multicultural company committed to empowering its employees and furthering their development. A competitive remuneration and benefits package is offered, including healthcare, pension, life & disability, travel subsidy, discounts on home and car insurance, sports & social club and support for professional studies.

To learn more about us please visit
www.allianzworldwidecare.com/movie

Allianz Worldwide Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

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