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Unit Manager- BlueTarp Credit

Location: Portland, Maine
Job ID R106506 Updated date 02/22/2021
ME Portland-One Monument Sq (25006), United States of America, PORTLAND, Maine

Unit Manager- BlueTarp Credit


As a Unit Manager on the BlueTarp Credit Team, you will lead a dynamic team of  up to 25 front line associates who are the face of Capital One for our commercial merchants and customers. Through your support the credit associates will process new applications and/or manage existing portfolios. You’ll need experience administering credit policies and procedures as you manage our associates serving the needs of our customers. You will also need to demonstrate expertise in finding new and innovative ways to find efficiencies and meet and exceed goals. You will have interaction with all types of stakeholders and you will need to easily communicate with all levels to ensure customers’ needs are met and associates are motivated and meeting goals.

The Unit Manager ensures high-quality, effective, consistent and solution-oriented interactions with customers by focusing on training, coaching, and performance of customer service staff. You will also need to demonstrate expertise in finding new and innovative ways to find efficiencies and meet and exceed goals. You will have interaction with all types of stakeholders and you will need to easily communicate with all levels to ensure customers’ needs are met and associates are motivated and meeting goals.

The Role:

  • Accountable for achieving business goals for a team of up to 25 associates.

    Define and measure performance metrics (monthly scorecards, annual appraisal) and clearly communicate to team.

  • Manage workload of staff to ensure that tasks and credit decisions are executed in a timely manner

  • Efficiently manage day-to-day tasks, including sign off of adjustments and decisions above individual associates’ authority

  • Audit credit decisions and phone interactions to ensure associates performance is in accordance with BlueTarp’s Credit Risk policy and department standards; review associates’ individual goals and objectives to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines and proper procedures

  • The Person:

  • Ability to prepare reports, analyze data and provide suggestions based on findings

  • Strong operational experience in problem solving with demonstrated ability to innovate and achieve goals

  • Possess excellent organization, communication and leadership skills to motivate and promote outstanding service in a team environment

  • Ability to inspire, implement and execute new process and procedures effectively

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and follow-through skills

  • Highly flexible with a strong commitment to a deadline-oriented environment

  • Strong technical background to understand optimize workflow and making sure technology systems meet business requirements, including CRM and telephony systems

  • Effectively manage Quality Assurance (QA) program fostering continuous improvement and exceeding Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance,

  • Proven experience managing metrics and associate performance while ensuring customer satisfaction.

  • Maintain and continually evaluate for improvements to effectively organize responsibilities, including projects, efficient training, coaching, recognition, workflow patterns, performance standards, delineation of duties and responsibilities, staffing levels and supervision,

  • Assess and coordinate analytic, strategic and technical resources to meet service expectations and customer satisfaction.

  • Work with technical support to maintain and continuously improve the CRM platforms and telephony systems we employ and seek out the most current and effective solutions to optimize our service levels

  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to understand company initiatives and products and reflect those outcomes in scheduling and training

  • Establishes customer service goals and supports results through best practice leadership and management principles by identifying and supporting the service drivers that provide an outstanding customer experience

  • Develop and propose new ideas to continually improve customer service levels to ensure that company programs are highly differentiated and 'best in class'

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification

  • At least 2 years of People Management experience

  • At least 2 years of Commercial Credit Underwriting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience 

  • 2+ year of call center experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Process Management

  • 3+ years of experience in People Leadership

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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