Greenlight Planet Call Centre Collections Executive Jobs in Kenya

Greenlight Planet Call Centre Collections Executive Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • Greenlight Planet is on a mission to revolutionize rural energy access for the 1.5 billion off-grid villagers who use dirty, dangerous kerosene lanterns for light. In four years we’ve sold 1.6 million solar lights to off-grid families in South Asia and Africa— all paid for up-front, in cash— the latter 1 million customers acquired over the past year. Our products were recognized recently as ‘the best solar lamp’ in the Economist. Uniquely, we sell our life-changing Sun King solar home lights to off-grid families in India and Africa through a massive direct sales force of trusted, village-level sales agents that penetrate deeply into rural markets to promote our products home to home and build trust in our brand at a micro level.

  • Today 5,000 active Saathis bring clean, safe light to > 40,000 new off-grid homes each month. We’re now expanding our distribution network from three states to the whole of rural India and East Africa, an under-penetrated market of half a billion emerging consumers. And we are releasing more trustworthy, aspirational products to keep our network busy. Specialties Rural marketing, Solar lighting, India, Africa

    The Role

  • We are looking for collections executives who will be responsible for communicating directly with customers to collect debts and resolve outstanding balances. They will work closely with the call centre management, credit risk and sales team to develop collection strategies for delinquent accounts and action planning.

  • A high level of attention to detail and excellent record keeping to ensure that payment plans are recorded and communicated effectively to the customers will be required together with a high level of customer service, persuasion, negotiation and problem-solving skills.

    Key responsibilities for the role include

  • Utilize various tracing techniques and strategies to collect from customers with outstanding debts.

  • Maintaining data integrity and keeping customer details confidential.

  • Contact customers with balances and negotiate payment terms and schedules.

  • Negotiate with customers whilst maintaining a manner of sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.

  • Make recommendations to litigate debt on the customer’s end
    whilst applying the debt management policy.

  • Minimize objections for payment and suggest available customer-friendly payment options.

  • Negotiate payment terms and schedules or set the best course of action for customers seeking to avoid further debts.

  • Use systems to keep detailed notes regarding conversations with customers and outcomes.

  • Offer clients several payment options and arrange for the prompt repayment of balances.

  • Communicate with management and other team members about methods and strategies to ensure a positive rate of customers agreeing to repay their debts.

  • Initiate repossession proceedings where all conversion processes have failed.

  • Report fraudulent acts in the Fraud App for immediate follow up.

  • Capture other customer complaints and escalate to relevant teams using the tools available.

  • Meet all expected standards of performance

    Expectations

  • Consistently and accurately document all information pertaining to collection accounts.

  • Use basic business math to solve problems.

  • Speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen actively, and understand information and ideas as presented verbally.

  • Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures.

  • Follow written and/or verbal instructions.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to change quickly with the needs of a growing company.

  • Process system checks in all available tools accurately.

  • Ability to multi-task by speaking with customers and typing notes simultaneously.

  • Meet daily/weekly/monthly individual goals as set by the Department Line Manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum of a diploma/undergraduate or equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Computer knowledge.

  • Negotiation/debt collection skills.

  • Customer oriented.

  • Excellent Communication skills/phone ethics.

  • Priory experience in collections/debt recovery is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Overall Title


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