Careers at Oakam
Oakam is a rapidly expanding high street retailer providing straightforward and simple financial services for people who might find it difficult to borrow from the banks. We offer responsible access to affordable credit and are dedicated to serving our customers respectfully and in their language. We look at each person individually, their circumstances and needs on a face to face basis, before we make a decision on how much we can lend.
We currently have 22 stores across London and the Midlands and a telephone based virtual store which serves the entire UK. Our 290 staff speak more than 27 languages, and even more dialects.
With ambitious, national growth plans for 2014, and beyond, we are constantly growing Oakam's team and retail network along with our presence on the UK's high streets. We are strongly committed to serving our local communities.
We need first class individuals with the appropriate skills to meet our business needs as well as individuals with an entrepreneurial approach, who are passionate about people. At Oakam we pride ourselves in helping our employees to developing skills, moving up through the company and empower them to perform at their very best. If you are a specialist in your particular area and want to share that experience with us or if you are starting out in your career and want to join a fun, dynamic organisation where you will be given lots of opportunities to learn, then Oakam is the place for you.
Operating and adhering to Oakam's core values and beliefs:
Dedicated - Respectful - United - Passionate - Creative
London based Opportunities
Store Advisors - across London – Continuous recruitment no end date
We are looking for store advisors for our retail stores based across London. We look for individuals who have a passion for retail, and have a minimum of 6 months retail or customer service based face to face experience. We want candidates with the right attitude and willingness to learn, who have a desire to build a career with us supported by a structured training plan. Knowledge and fluency in a second language will be highly advantageous in particular Polish Lithuanian, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Romanian, Portuguese, Yoruba, Twi, Linguala, Hindi, Bengali and Punjabi are desirable
Call Centre Advisors, Collections and Telesales - Continuous recruitment
We are looking for individuals with call centre, collections or customer centric role backgrounds to join us on the next stage of our ambitious growth plan. Ideally candidates will also have some exposure within of a target and sales driven environment within a call centre, and will have the commitment and passion to work for an expanding organisation. Excellent communication skills are required, with a desire and passion to learn new and develop your existing skills. All candidates must have a good level of English; candidates with knowledge of Polish, Lithuanian, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian, French and Portuguese, are desirable. All of these roles are based in our East Croydon Contact Centre a 5 minute walk from East Croydon train station.
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