Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate



Salford Quays

Job Description:

Business Assistant




Full Time

A bit about us

Bupa is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world, because what we do matters. From our contact centres to our care homes; health and dental centres to our state of the art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of our operations are dedicated to our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We pride ourselves on working with brilliant people who put our customers at the heart of everything they do.

About the area you’ll be working in

We have a network of Health Clinics across the UK that provide a range of private Health services such as physiotherapy, health assessments and GP appointments. Our services and treatments are available to everyone – not just those with health insurance.

What you'll be doing

In this role, you will be taking responsibility for supporting the clinics new business team in managing inbound and outbound lead and calls. You’ll provide quality support to direct clients and intermediaries in line with Bupa standards, putting them ‘at the heart of everything we do’ and support sales targets being achieved in line with business plans. You’ll comply with regulatory and legislative requirements as appropriate for role and support senior team members in delivering service improvement initiatives. You’ll also contribute to building a performance culture within Bupa through own performance.

What’s a typical day?

A typical day will be to provide quality client service to existing and potential customers in line with Bupa standards and reputation. You will take responsibility for leads being added to CRM and allocating these within the team. You will, facilitate and resolve all queries from internal and external customers (decision makers, group secretaries, intermediaries etc.); done by providing professional and dedicated service to them. This can be achieved via telephone or email.

You will require the ability to interpret client’s needs and develop and maintain a sound understanding of our customers and their requirements.

You’ll also need to work with peers and colleagues across Bupa to draw upon all available resources. Utilise these fully to provide high quality service to clients and prioritise activities and tasks within agreed delivery timescales.

Who we’re looking for?

Proficient user of Business Systems used in function / business line; (e.g. CRM, reporting and planning tools etc)

Good understanding of systems and existing technology landscape

Good understanding of business systems and how they interface with / feed into their functional/ business unit infrastructure

Proficient use of office standard packages e.g. PowerPoint and or ability to use and manipulate spreadsheets, produce formatted charts

Experience of using database and data manipulation tools e.g. MS Access

Experienced user of email, intranet, word and communication tools

Sales experience with particular focus on providing telephony advice – preferred

Understanding regulations – preferred

Understanding of financial services market - preferred

What’s it like to work here?

As you’ll already know, we want people to ‘love working here’, so much so that’s it’s at the top of our agenda and something you’ll hear a lot about here at Bupa. We offer our people a great range of benefits, many of which are flexible and can be tailored to suit what’s most important to you. We’re a healthcare company so there’s a huge focus on our people’s health and wellbeing, supported by a healthy work-life balance and workplaces which are friendly, appealing spaces to support you to be at your best.


We’re driven by one purpose, helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and that that means our people too. As a Bupa employee you’ll be entitled to some fantastic benefits which include 25 days holiday increasing to 30 days as your length of service increases, the option to buy and sell holiday, an enhanced pension plan, life assurance and income protection. You’ll join our annual bonus scheme, amount variable dependent upon your role and performance. Looking after your health is important to us and you can benefit from our health trust scheme where all our people have the option of taking our market-leading medical insurance cover, which includes mental health support and treatment, at a greatly reduced price as well as a free health assessment every 2 year. Your health and wellbeing matter to us and we provide lots of family friendly policies too. You can keep fit at our free onsite gyms (local gym discounts where no onsite gym). We will support you to get to work, offering a season ticket loan to spread the cost of an annual train/bus ticket as well as our cycle to work scheme.

We’re an inclusive organisation that celebrates divers