bilingual customer service representative ii - downtown toronto, Toronto

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contact
randstad canada
job type
temporary
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job details

posted
location
toronto, ontario
sector
contact centre and customer care
job type
temporary
reference number
2175265STFEN
contact
randstad canada
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job description

Our client in the Consulting Industry is looking for a Bilingual Customer Service Representative on a 6-month assignment in their downtown Toronto location. The successful candidate will work full time hours, begin ASAP, and be paid a rate of $19 per hour!

The Customer Service Representative is a key liaison between the client's plan members, administrators, consultants, and clients. The representative will communicate with impact, apply critical thinking, and strive to provide world class service within a fast paced environment. This role is accountable for resolving inquiries relating to pension plans, plan administration, employee benefits, websites, and other targeted communications.

Responsibilities:

• Answer inquiries either by telephone or electronically in a timely manner.
• Locate member record and perform member verifications.
• Obtain and evaluate all relevant data to handle complaints, comments, or inquiries.
• Assist to reset passwords for pension websites.
• Process administrative requests and applicable forms.
• Escalate unresolved problems to appropriate contact for resolution.
• Create service tickets and document case in detail.
• Maintain databases and close service tickets upon completion.
• Perform outbound and follow up calls where necessary.
• Report system malfunctions, process deficiencies, and customer feedback in order to improve the overall customer experience.
• Monitor outstanding issues, update call handling procedures, manage special projects, and train peers, as required.


Advantages
• Work for a well-recognized organization
• Pay rate: $19 per hour
• Downtown Toronto Location
• 6-month contract with a strong possibility of extension or permanency



Qualifications
Qualifications:
• At least 3 years of customer service experience, within a call centre environment is preferred.
• Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
• Understand finance in terms of benefits would be a plus
• Good data entry and typing skills.
• Proficient in using Microsoft Office (specifically MS Excel and Access) and Internet, with the ability to learn new software quickly.
• General knowledge within the areas of registered pension plans, benefits, employee records, and other HR specialities is an asset.
• Post-secondary education is an asset.

Key Competencies:
• Strong customer focus with a professional attitude at all times.
• Active listening and effective communication skills – specifically, the ability to articulate complicated concepts into simple language for an average person to understand.
• Performs both independently and in a team environment.
• Quick learner and continuously strives to acquire and develop relevant knowledge.
• Adheres to process with good judgment.
• Ability to multitask and works on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Must demonstrate sensitivity towards confidential information.
• Problem solver who pays attention to details and accuracy.
• Flexible in working hours (no weekends)

Lindsay,
Sylvia,
Carlo,
Andrea

Phone Number:
416.861.9888
Fax Number:
416.861.8727

Randstad Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.