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Junior Client Service Officer

Contract

Empleado a jornada completa

Location

PT-Lisbon

Job function

Banca/Finanzas

Reference

J3L3C96PBYFJSV0WHMM

BNP Paribas

Descripción del puesto

CLIENT MANAGEMENT TEAM MANDATE

Within the Client Management (CLM) department of CIB, the Client Service team’s objective, as part of the operations area of CLM is to provide our clients with a top of the range service and ensure a dedicated follow-up of their post transactions queries. The team works closely with the different CIB teams (Coverage, Business representatives, Payments team, IT, etc. ) and covers all métiers (Global Markets, Corporate Banking) and products (Cash Management, Corporate Deposit Line, Fixed Income, Equities, etc).

As part of Client Service, the Senior Client Service Officer acts as a first line client support for all post-sales / post-trade related queries. The team is to provide an efficient delivery of high level quality service, in accordance with the Bank’s policies and procedures.

The objective of Client Service is to assist the external clients, both Financial Institutions and Corporates, by providing them with a certain number of services, potentially ranging from the set-up and contracting of e-banking and product solutions, the set-up of reporting facilities, general queries management for questions related to their day to day interactions with the bank and activity monitoring. It may also encompass proactive reach out to clients for information sharing or necessary documentation collection.

The team is to work together with their business partners (Front Office, Back Office and Support Functions) to act as an added value relay for clients, and be able to provide the client with the appropriate answer within a timely manner. A key success factor of the Client service team is the ability to keep a close interaction and understanding of any teams onshore, as well as with the key business partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Client Service Officer is the front line operational point of contact for a client regarding any of their post-trade / post-sales activities.

The team is responsible for delivering an excellent service, which mandate is described above.

The team’s main objective is to manage clients’ expectations and so be responsible for providing the client with the appropriate answer within a timely manner, coordinating with other teams in the Bank when necessary. They play an important role in ensuring and improving day-to-day operational efficiency for maintaining and improving effective client queries management and as such directly contributing to the clients’ satisfaction.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Job responsibilities and tasks / missions

  1. Provide CIB clients with a first line entry point for support in their post-sales and post-trade activities, both for Global Markets and Corporate Banking. The team’s main objective is to contribute to client satisfaction by delivering an efficient and active client queries management, and as such needs to take all necessary measures to allow that each client’s request is dealt with in the appropriate way and is answered in a timely manner. This may also involve helping the client to navigate through the complex organization of the Bank.
  2. Each team member needs to maintain a dynamic, interactive and pro-active relationship with the clients and with the internal stakeholders, ranging from Front Office to Back Office and Support Functions.
  3. Report and handle in the appropriate way any incidents, complaints and claims according to procedures and policies in place.
  4. Handle the necessary steps for providing the client with the necessary e-banking solutions and products, ranging from contracting to the technical set-up of these tools and products, and ensure day to day queries management linked to their usage.
  5. Parameterize, maintain and monitor the reporting for the client in the relevant systems, according to the clients’ requests. Monitor daily controls and actively look for solutions when issues arise to ensure smooth, accurate and timely reporting to clients.
  6. Participate to any proactive communication/reach out to clients as and when required
  7. Add value in the day to day interaction between the bank and its clients, by engaging and coordinating internally with key stakeholders and relay back to the clients the necessary information, and vice-versa
  8. Produce required reports and provide information for internal quality and performance reviews.
  9. Participate in relevant projects as and when is required
  10. Be an active member of the team and take ownership of the activities by recommending improvements to applications and working practices.
  11. Maintain excellent relationships with internal stakeholders, ranging from Sales, Business Managers to Middle and Back Office team and other Support teams. Organize information sharing sessions with key stakeholders to exchange experiences, improve processes and share best practices.
  12. Get an accurate and updated understanding of the needs of a client and understand their Market and operating environment. Identify opportunities to introduce alternative or additional products to their activities and advice the relevant Front Office staff.

COMPETENCIES, EXPERIENCES AND SKILLS

Core skills

•      Perfectly fluent in Spanish and English

Essential

•      Banking experience, preferably in Corporate Banking

Desirable

•      Knowledge of Corporate Banking, related products, Cash Management, Payments and processes

Desirable

•      E-banking solutions experience, technical affinity, set-up, support, client training

Desirable

•      Experience in organizing and prioritizing workload

Desirable

Personal skills and qualities

 

•      Excellent communication skills, ability to express thoughts and opinions in a structured way

Essential

•      Client focus, interpersonal and ability to network

Essential

•      Analytical and problem solving

Essential

•      Team player

Essential

•      Attention to detail, accurate and organized

Desirable

•      Flexible and open-minded, result driven, pro-active and ability to take initiative

Desirable

•      Risk aware

Desirable

JOB BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES

This position will provide the successful candidate with a profound knowledge of the Bank in general and Corporate and Institutional Banking in particular. The candidate will build a range of experiences and expertise, going from different products, Corporate Banking or Global Banking, to processes and regulations. A successful team member would have a range of different possibilities for further growth: either from a commercial perspective (front office – coverage or product specialist) or from a Functional Support perspective (Due Diligence, Compliance, Regulations, …)

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • For a junior position: no specific prior experience required

EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Required

  • University degree, preferably in Economics, Finance or Business Administration

Fluent in Spanish and English is mandatory, both written and spoken; Other European language is a plus