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Bilingual (French) New Business Case Coordinator - 12 month Secondment/Contract

Toronto, ON
Full Time
5 days ago
60 Yonge Street

Job Family Group:

Customer Shared Services

This is a 12 month contract position with the possibility of full time employment.

Thank you for your interest in BMO Financial Group. We are currently working towards providing a better candidate experience by including all of our job descriptions in both English and French. In the meantime, if this role is located in Quebec and/or New Brunswick please reference the French job description available below the English version. Otherwise please see the job description below in English as per federal language requirements. Nous vous remercions pour votre intérêt a l'égard de BMO Groupe financier. Nous travaillons actuellement a offrir une meilleure expérience aux candidats en publiant toutes nos descriptions de poste en français et en anglais. Entre-temps, si ce poste est affiché au Québec ou au Nouveau-Brunswick, veuillez consulter la description de poste en français disponible sous la version anglaise. Autrement, veuillez consulter la description de poste ci-dessous en anglais, conformément aux exigences fédérales en matière de langues.

The business title for this role is Case Coordinator. The primary purpose of the Case Coordinator role is to provide proactive case management, respond to case specific inquiries and escalated new business department inquiries. The Case Coordinator will manage assigned cases or new business applications by ensuring all requirements necessary to assess the underwriting risk are obtained in a timely fashion and a pro-active update is provided to the Managing General Agency (MGA) contact summarizing their actions and the status of the case.

  • Act as the primary contact for external Account Administrators, MGA partners throughout the New Business and underwriting process via one on one relationship, work assignment or email inquiry and by ensuring issues, questions and status inquiries are responded to promptly and accurately within defined SLA. The Case Coordinator is responsible for setting and managing client expectations.
  • Provide pro-active communications to the appropriate MGA Administrator, account contact detailing the status of all requirement activity that has occurred to date as outlined in the Case Manager administrative procedures.
  • Promptly escalate any complex service issues or complaints for immediate attention and resolution.
  • Exemplify Being BMO key values to promote to a high performance culture and positive work ethic within the team.

Case Management
  • Ensure all requirements necessary to assess the underwriting risk are accurately ordered within defined SLAs as outlined in the administrative procedures and all case records are accurately entered in the applicable systems.
  • Identify and resolve any case specific bottlenecks or delays to ensure all necessary processing occurs within defined SLAs.
  • Maintain up to date comprehensive case notes summarizing actions taken, inquiries received including emails and phone calls received and sent.

Customer Service
  • Act as first point of escalation for any issues raised by our customers and business partners.
  • Exhibit a strong sense of advisor partnership and exceptional customer service, and carry out functions with an extremely high sense of urgency.
  • Provide high degree of accurate and professional service to MGAs, advisors and policyholders by telephone, mail or e-mail.
  • Act as a liaison with other teams and departments to offer assistance, where required, to ensure consistent, timely service, accommodate growth, and secure our reputation as a leading service provider

Risk Management
  • Adhere to all aspects of First Principles our code of Business Conduct and Ethics including individual accountability as it relates to potential conflicts of interest, safeguarding of customer information, trading in securities, anti-money laundering, privacy and disclosure of outside business activities

Knowledge and Skills:

  • High school diploma. University/College graduates preferred
  • Life Office Management Association (LOMA) FLMI or ACS (or in progress)
  • Knowledge of life and critical illness insurance products and channels
  • Knowledge of insurance new business administration systems
  • 5+ years experience in New Business or Underwriting Support at a Life Insurance Company, preferred

  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English (required if Bilingual position)
  • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills
  • Proven ability to proactively manage a high volume caseload
  • Ability to work with multiple software applications concurrently
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to collaborate as a member of a team, taking direction from their leader
  • Ability to organize your work to meet agreed upon deadlines independently

We're here to help

At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Note to Recruiters: BMO does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to BMO, directly or indirectly, will be considered BMO property. BMO will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.
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