Client Relationship Manager Jobs in Chicago, IL at Bswift

Title: Client Relationship Manager

Company: Bswift

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: $80K — $100K *

Category: Information Technology

Job Description

bswift is currently seeking an experienced Client Relationship Manager to join our Direct Client Services Team. Located in downtown Chicago, bswift offers software and services that streamline benefits, HR and payroll administration for employers and public and private exchanges nationwide. bswift’s state-of-the-art cloud-based technology and outsourcing solutions significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life easier for administrators and millions of consumers who enroll in benefits with bswift.

Fundamental Components


The Client Relationship Manager (CRM) is directly responsible for helping bswift meet and exceed client expectations by supporting consumers on our best-in-class HR software and services. The Client Relationship Manager (CRM) will manage the strategic relationships for direct, large-market clients. This individual will:

Consistently reflect our core values of higher standards, greater accountability, and more fun to bswift associates, clients, and partners

Develop and maintain strong relationships at a strategic and operational level with assigned large market clients

Leading a team of account managers and analysts to coordinate with other bswift resources (product management, development, call center) to meet client deliverables; including, but not limited to:

Creating Benefits Class Matrix, Requirements, Rates, Permissions, Field Options, Site Text and Implementation Questions Log with client (including client sign-off)

Configuring system as needed for annual benefit program changes/acquisitions

Executing on non-automated service delivery processes to satisfy scope requirements

Researching and resolving client inquiries regarding system and process issues

Training clients on new and existing system features and services (prepare and conduct technical/product presentations and demos as required)

Testing new and existing system functionality to ensure accuracy of client system configuration

Proactively consult clients on best practices and necessary system and process changes to achieve client goals throughout the year and during annual open enrollment

Conduct quarterly stewardship meetings with clients and lead other regularly scheduled meetings as necessary

Research and recommend system enhancement based upon client needs (assist in the development of enhancement specifications with bswift Product Managers and Developers)

Consult clients on additional bswift products and services to provide additional value to client relationship

Create and coordinate requirements for gathering and processing one-time projects as needed (Vendor or Internal)

Advocate client needs throughout all phases of product life cycle (plan, design, integrate, install, manage)

Assist in sales and marketing activities as needed

Coordinate and secure renewal of client agreements

Act as a coach and mentor for others

Responsible for special projects as assigned

Background Experience


A Bachelor’s Degree from a four-Year College or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

7+ years of account management/direct client services experience (within mid or large market) preferred

Good written/verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel; ability to listen, clarify and respond well to questions

Ability to operate and make timely decis…


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