Customer Relations / Call Center Specialist - New York

Remote, NY

Customer Relations / Call Center Specialist - New York

Category: Administration

Main location: United States, New York, Remote

Position ID: J0224-0485

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

**This work MUST be performed in the State of New York. **

*If you live in the Albany metro area, you will need to work from our CGI office two days a week (the remaining days will be remote).

CGI Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI, and an industry leader in providing support and services to industry stakeholders by addressing Section 8 Project Based inquiries. CGI is looking for an operations minded Customer Relations / Call Center Specialist. This is a fast-paced and results driven environment. The ideal candidate thrives in a work environment that provides a great deal of autonomy and values independent leadership that motivates others to achieve outstanding results.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

1) Receive and respond to large volumes of assigned calls, documenting systems with written communication and supporting documents, in accordance with the HUD Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) Acceptable Quality Levels (AQL) and CGI internal timeframes.

2) Call follow-ups to confirm resolution based on appropriate action on behalf of caller and management.

3) Working with other departments at various locations as it relates to resolutions associated with call investigations.

4) Portfolio Management, responsible for the day-to-day management activities, reviewing reports to meet internal and external AQL, staying abreast of project knowledge, and escalating issues in a timely manner.

5) Setting personal goals and objectives to meet weekly and quarterly tasks.

6) Effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders, including government or commercial clients.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

1) Associate degree in business

2) 1-3 years’ experience within a Call Center environment

3) Experience with interpreting and understanding government guidelines

4) Proven ability to manage a portfolio workload within short timelines

5) Excellent analytical skills and strong decision-making abilities

6) Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

7) Ability to multi-task in fast-paced, production environment and meet operational goals

8) Intermediate proficiency in Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

9) Due to the nature of this US Government contract, US Citizenship is required

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team. They must possess and demonstrate portfolio management experience, organizational ability, problem solving and analytical skills as it pertains to HUD-Subsidized Multifamily Housing Programs. The candidate must have a history in effective communications and a proven record of accomplishment of superior operations and production management.

CGI Federal anticipates accepting applications for this position through 3/1/2024.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $15.86 - $26.20.




  • Contract Governance

  • Customer Service & Support

  • Detail-oriented

  • Portfolio Management

What you can expect from us:

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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