Location: Noida, South Asia, IN
Company: British Council
The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.
We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK.
These connections lead to an understanding of each other’s strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.
Job Title: GET – Global Service Desk
Purpose of job:
To deliver optimum customer service, take ownership in maintaining an excellent Technical and Customer Service experience.
Provide Level 1 and Level 1.5 support to clients and partners via email, Chat, Service now and telephone
Coordinate issue resolution to ensure all requests are handled appropriately and in a timely manner.
Proactively pick up calls and emails as per the agreed standards and be the first point of contact for the customer.
Navigate meticulously to research on required information using available resources/applications.
Proactively identify and escalate priority issues to the contacts as per the escalation matrix.
Responsible for handling critical incidents.
Ensure adherence to individual/ team’s KPIs.
Update required tools (CRM etc.) to record every customer interaction promptly.
Ensure and aware of the information security policies and comply with them
Ensures that the team complies to ISO 27001 and IGA related requirements
Send account opening requests effectively
Disable accounts immediately for leavers and Absconders /on long leaves
Provide security awareness and education to team
Manage Records to ensure compliance to Freedom of information act
Ensure incidents assigned to their Service Line are closed within SLAs
Main opportunities/challenges for this role
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:
Candidates are expected to have researched whether they have the right to live and work in the country in which the role is based. Given that our offices have different legal status depending on the work we do in those countries, we recommend that you contact HR in country for additional information on the likelihood of securing a visa. Only at its discretion will the British Council provide support so please check first whether visa support is offered..
Role specific knowledge and experience
Basic Understanding Service Desk Operations,
Proficient in relevant computer applications( MS Office)
Basic Understanding Service Desk Operations
Enthusiastic and keen to learn
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
Good people and interpersonal skills
Good communication skills
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
Pay Band – 3
Contract Type – FTC , 15 months
Department/Country- Global Service Desk /India – Noida
Closing Date (Time) – 5th May 22
A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.
Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Statement
The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment. We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.
The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.
We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.
Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.
If you have any problems with your application please email [email protected]
Please note: Applications to this role can only be considered when made through the Apply section of our careers website. Our ‘ASK HR’ email is only to be used in case of a technical issue encountered when applying through the careers website. Emails with supporting statements and CV/Resumes sent to this email address will not be reviewed and will be deleted.