Customer Operations Specialist, Retail Banking, Dublin

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Customer Operations Specialist, Direct Banking

Location: Central Park 


This role is being offered on a Permanent basis


  • Are you looking to kick-start your professional career with Ireland’s leading bank?
  • Do you have that natural phone manner?
  • Starting salary €28,500 plus 10% Shift Allowance


Summary of role

This is a telephony based role, where the successful candidate will assist our customers who are in financial difficulty. Our Credit Support Agents are highly skilled across a range of products that AIB has to offer. Our agents also have the benefit of being trained on a multi-brand basis, giving them exposure to EBS and Haven Mortgage products. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to gain a foothold within the banking sector and the wide base of products and brands that we manage, can open opportunities in the future for high performers. In Credit Support Unit, we are looking for outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic people with a passion for Sales to come and join our fast paced and vibrant team. 


We operate on a shift basis as follows:

  • Week 1: Monday to Friday – 9.00 to 4.30pm
  • Week 2: Monday to Friday – 9.00 to 4.30pm
  • Week 3: Monday to Thursday 11.30am until 8.00pm ,Friday 10.00am - 6.00pm & Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm
  • Week 4: Monday to Thursday 09.00am until 5.30pm & Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm


* Our hours of operation currently remain in Covid response hours (9am-5:15pm Monday to Friday, Sat 9-1 (1 every 4 weeks)) and remain under review.


You will need to show us that you can/have:

  • Minimum 12 months experience in Customer facing role.
  • Track record of delivering a consistent level of exceptional service to customers.
  • Proven track record to delivering strong results against agreed targets.
  • Given the MCC requirements of this role, a commitment to becoming fully accredited with minimum requirement of successfully passing APA Loans (Loans & Regulations) within probationary period together with working towards achievement of full QFA status.
  • Ensure that all customer records are kept up to date in accordance with the relevant CCMA/CPC regulations we adhere to.
  • Ensure that all customer records are kept up to date in accordance with the relevant CCMA/CPC regulations we adhere to.
  • Be the personal point of contact by phone, for our customers who are in financial difficulty or may be going into financial difficulty.
  • Proactively contact customers in relation to account arrears and find the most appropriate solutions for our customers.
  • Answer their questions over the phone, quickly and efficiently in relation to their account.
  • Consistently provide the highest quality customer engagements, meeting and often exceeding customer expectations and acting with total integrity.


All successful candidates will be required to become accredited to a minimum of an APA in these product categories by completing Qualified Financial Advisor modules, in a specified timeframe.  The Bank will cover the cost of registration with the Institute of Bankers and for completion of required modules.  If successful, the Bank will pay a monetary reward.  Paid study leave is also provided.


Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


What’s in it for you? 

A fantastic foundation in the finance industry. We’ll train you before and during the job, during your first 9 weeks you will go through our local training programme.

You can join our team without having experience of working in a bank. We have roles for people who want that first step in their career.

If you’ve worked in financial services before, that will help, but it’s not necessary.


Employee Benefits:

  • Subsidised Canteen on site
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • TaxSaver Commuter Scheme
  • 9 week training period
  • Holiday Fund
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Education support including paid study leave
  • Transaction free banking


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information, the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them by emailing

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