Open GI is a leading software development company and a trusted partner to the general insurance industry. Based across the UK and Europe, our support and development services make us a truly diverse organisation that offers a range of IT solutions to insurance brokers, insurers and managing general agents.

We are looking for a Support Advisor Apprentice to join us. You will be working as part of a dynamic, fast-paced support centre environment, and the key purpose of your position will be to provide technical support to internal and external customers.

The successful candidate will also be enrolled on to the Information Communications Technician Level 3 qualification, an 18-month course that offers a multitude of skills to be learned.

Key responsibilities

General / Strategic

  • Provide quality support to internal & external customers
  • Offer assistance on both usage and troubleshooting of Open GI Limited product range and services
  • Accurate administration of internal computer system
  • Understand and follow the standards and procedures used within the team
  • Communicate effectively at all levels internally and externally

Team / Operational

  • Maintain the level of calls defined by team objectives
  • Escalate calls according to procedures
  • Investigate and resolve issues in a controlled and timely manner using remote diagnostic tools when necessary
  • Support internal teams / departments with similar requirements to customers
  • Provide cover for other teams within the Support Centre where necessary

Qualifications

  • Educated to GCSE level with passes in Maths and English
  • Educated to GCSE level with passes in Computing (Information Technology)

Skills

  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining enthusiasm
  • Understanding of Windows platforms
  • Understanding of Linux platforms
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent telephone and communication skills
  • Good team player

Aptitudes

  • Excellent customer handling skills
  • Delivers results, strives for continuous improvement. Sets high performance standards and acts with a sense of urgency
  • Enjoys customer contact and providing efficient service to customers
  • Willingly embraces changes needed to adapt to new circumstances
  • Acts appropriately. Respects the ways things are done in the organization and accepts what those in positions of authority see as important
  • Takes personal responsibility for customer satisfaction and attempts to add value for the customer
  • Takes personal responsibility for results and strives to achieve objectives
  • Positive attitude towards learning new technical / non-technical skills

Mission and Values

Our mission is to be both the Technology Partner and Employer of choice for the UK General Insurance Market. Our values are central to this vision, as they represent how we collaborate how we work together in synergy and continually deliver for our customers:

  • Accountability: We take personal pride in finding solutions and achieving results
  • Innovation: We lead the market by being proactive, product-led and forward thinking
  • Teamwork: We work collaboratively, recognising and celebrating success
  • Trust: We build trust on integrity, transparency and respect

We are looking for an individual who embraces our values in their actions, decisions, communications and processes to inspire positivity and, ultimately, exceptional performance.

Benefits package

  • Salary of £12,000 per annum
  • Company pension
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Perkbox – an exclusive platform offering a wide range of discounts and benefits
  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, increasing to 26 days per annum after three years of service & a holiday purchase scheme
  • Hybrid approach to work – work from home 2 days a week
  • Opportunity for a more flexible approach to start, finish and lunch times to allow you to better manage events outside of work
  • Social clubs – whether you’re into your cycling, crafts or other hobbies, we have a number of groups at Open GI where individuals who enjoy the same pursuits can get together
  • Wellbeing – wills at work scheme, employee assistance programme and mental health first aiders

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