Customer Care Officer


Dar es Salaam

About the job

We’re looking for a talented and experienced Customer Care Officer to join one of the most dynamic and fastest expanding FinTech’s on the African continent. With a passion for payments, they identified a gap in the African payments landscape and swiftly moved to bridge that gap and move the online payments industry into centre stage. This is a chance for you to join a company whose continued mission is to turn online transactions into a preferred choice of conducting business across all industries! They are all about FinTech!

A Bit About The Role

The role will report directly to the Customer Care Supervisor and will be responsible for answering merchant and customer queries, complaints, conducting merchant visits, processing instructions, undertaking merchant training and other tasks needed to fulfil customer needs and ensure customer satisfaction.

Your responsibilities include:

Drive usage growth and increase transaction volumes from the newly onboarded and existing merchants
Be the voice of the merchant within the company, representing the merchants interests, generating insights and removing obstacles
Support merchant and customer queries/complaints and provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the SLA’s and follow up to ensure timely resolution
Support account activation for dormant merchants and a follow-up with an action plan to keep them active
Build strong merchant relationships through a deep understanding of their business needs and proactively identify new product expansion opportunities
Upsell/cross sell the company’s products to existing merchants and achieve the set targets
Liaise with different departments to resolve service problems affecting merchants / customers
Monitor dashboards and conversions and update any issues on team’s chat and the customer care manager
Offer support for the sales team members in different markets
Follow up on pending bank transactions
Prepare merchant reconciliation reports
Train newly on-boarded merchants on how to use the company’s system
Prepare weekly departmental debriefs
Takes 100% ownership of every situation with a client, ensuring that the issues are resolved to the client’s satisfaction
Understand the risks associated with handling both telephonic and email customer queries/complaints and dissemination of confidential information
Service recovery: turn a complaining/unhappy customer into a loyal satisfied customer with professional, empathetic service recovery
Prompt escalation of queries that cannot be resolved within TAT
Maintain high level of product knowledge sufficient to advise customers
Meet the set targets on TAT, quality monitoring and voice of the customer
Adhere to laid down procedures and duty of care in handling customer’s telephonic and email enquiries
Maintain a high level of integrity and ethical standards
Plan and execute professional and consistent merchant visits, documenting feedback and market trends
Support the customer care strategy of a 24/7 shift to respond to Clients demands
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A Bit About You

2+ Years’ experience customer service experience
Experience in serving high net worth customers with multi-cultural backgrounds
Proficient knowledge of customer service, and standard customer service practices and procedures.
Proficient in Swahili and English (written and spoken)
Attention to detail
Outstanding organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Excellent phone, email etiquette
Tech savvy
Team player
Customer focused
Problem solving
Office suite proficiency
Enthusiastic and proactive
Positive thinker


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