Job Title: Customer Service Representative Interns – Fenix International Uganda Jobs

Organization: Fenix International 

About the role

Fenix International Uganda Jobs: Fenix prides itself on always putting the customer first; the Customer Service Representative Interns are at the forefront of providing world class customer service to our ReadyPay customer across Uganda. As the main point of contact, the role is to deal with and help resolve any customer complaints while giving the best possible customer experience as well as going beyond their call of duty when required.

About Fenix

Fenix International is a next-generation energy company. Our mission is to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. To date, Fenix has sold over 300,000 Solar Home Systems in Uganda and Zambia, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over 1,500,000 people.

In early 2018, Fenix joined forces with ENGIE, one of the world’s largest energy companies and a leader in the move to renewable, decentralised and digital energy. This has allowed Fenix to make significant commercial investments to accelerate the path to our mission, via new markets and innovative products. Together, Fenix and ENGIE are making universal access to modern energy a reality. We are offering you a unique opportunity to join this fascinating journey and to contribute bringing state-of-the art energy solutions to new markets all over Africa.

Key Responsibilities

Creating a Positive Customer Experience

  • Receiving customers and treat them with respect and dignity
  • Receive incoming calls from Fenix customers
  • Be empathetic and compassionate while dealing and managing customers complaints
  • Educate and emphasis to customers about the finance agreement they are signing and the commitment they are making with Fenix.
  • Exercise patience with customers and make sure to follow up on all customer issues until they are fully resolved.
  • Make courtesy calls to Fenix customers as may be required.
  • Endeavor to give all Fenix customers great end to end customer experience
  • Relationship management to increase client retention
  • Always enter accurate and honest information into the Fenix data systems.
  • Capture data of high quality that can be used to better serve our customers.

Product Knowledge

  • Learn all product details, specifications, prices, and capabilities so as to be equipped with all product information.
  • Always provide accurate product information to customers and never oversell or lie to customers about our product capabilities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues with ReadyPay and other Accessories
  • Should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the customer finance agreement
  • Take initiative to continuously improve your product knowledge and soft customer service skills to better serve our customers and develop your career.

Administrative and Team Building

  • Escalate unresolved issues or questions to your immediate supervisor.
  • Support in building Fenix conducive environment for both internal and external customers
  • Provide ideas, feedback and contributions to Fenix Strategy on how to improve the customer experience
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Assist in Sales / Cross-Selling

  • Through creating a good rapport with existing customers, he/she should be able to identify new sales leads and communicate to the sales team
  • Cross-selling to existing customers

Required skills and experience

  • Degree or diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • 1-2 years of work or internship experience serving people in a rural community-based setting
  • Should be fluent in at least 3 or more local languages including Luganda
  • Conversant with the use of computers
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Should demonstrate both verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak three (3) local languages

Desired skills

  • Ability to work in teams or independently
  • Critical thinking skills (ability to think outside the box)
  • Good problem-solving skills (solutions oriented)
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Flexibility with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Willingness and desire to learn new ideas
  • Knowledge of French and Portuguese is definitely a strong plus.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter by 27th May 2019 online via the link below.

Click here to start your application 

Fenix offers a competitive salary, an exciting, fun work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.


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