Customer Service Advisor - Fluent French

  • £20,000
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Reed Specialist Recruitment

I am working with a leading cyber security company based in Maidstone who are looking for a French speaking vetting agent. 

After training you will be an accurate and efficient vetting agent providing excellent customer service to our internal and external stakeholders whilst enforcing both the industry requirements.

Will be able to identify issues and know when to escalate and communicate to the appropriate selected parties.

Will work as part of a team, providing help and support to others to ensure departmental success.

Help to deliver Departmental KPIs, work towards departmental productivity and improve efficiencies.

Work towards individual KPIs set by Team Leader/Manager to help in your progression in the team.

After training, you will demonstrate an understanding of all the components that make up the role of a Multi-lingual Vetting Agent.


Research, investigate and comply with all vetting regulations and procedures.

Provide prompt attention to customer correspondence, through to accurate and correct issuance of certificates in a timely manner within the required SLAs for each product. (Your accuracy is monitored via monthly audits for certificates issued)

Ensure that your performance level and certificate issuance complies with Vetting SLAs per product – these will be provided during training, and the required KPI standards

Communicate and provide information internally and externally to establish and maintain excellent service to connecting groups.

Analyse and interpret data using sound reasoning.

Use your language skills to assist with any Vetting or Support issues that may arise, including translation of adhoc documents for both internal and external use.

Interpret instructions and issues arising and implement actions according to company policy and procedures.

Display excellent command of your language(s), both verbal and written, and any further languages that you may learn during your employment 

Have the ability to work with minimal direction, as a team member or alone.

You will also be required to carry out other Multi Lingual Client Services’ duties, as and when required for the needs of the business.

Meet or exceed KPIs/Goals agreed upon with Manager.

Shift work, including some weekend working may be required.


Multi-lingual, specialising in French and English, both written and verbal.

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Is customer focused and understands the importance of Customer Service.

Has the ability to work as part of a team but is just as comfortable working independently.

Has excellent organisational skills and can show this by being able to prioritise and meet deadlines.

Shares ideas, asks questions and displays calm and positivity in a demanding environment.

Analytical and competent in the use of information and communications technology.

Ideally familiar with ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library).

Ideally PC literate and has a typing proficiency of a minimum of 35 wpm with 1 mistake and if not, willing to develop that skill.

Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office and CRM applications.

Ideally understands security principles, concepts and techniques used in the IT Industry.


This position is considered a “Trusted Role” and background checks will be required.

Salary £20000

Full time permanent role, working from home to start 

Excellent company benefits

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