AMP Limited

Hardship Officer

AMP Limited

Mar 7th, 2023
AMP was founded in 1849 on a simple yet bold idea: that with financial security came dignity.

Over the course of our 170-year history, that ethos hasn’t changed, although our business has evolved and will continue to do so into the future.

AMP is a wealth management company with a growing retail banking business and an expanding international investment management business. We provide retail clients with financial advice and superannuation, retirement income, banking and investment products. AMP also provides corporate superannuation products and services for workplace super and self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs).
33 Alfred Street Circular Quay Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
The opportunity

AMP Bank is a retail bank, with a focus on providing retail accounts, residential mortgage products and services and other consumer value add services that support and compliment AMP’s businesses. The purpose of this role is to respond to requests for assistance from clients who are experiencing financial difficulty and are unable to meet the contractual repayments on their AMP Bank Home Loan.

How you will make an impact

  • Receive, review, assess and decision applications for financial hardship assistance, including any supporting documentation.
  • Assess and understand the client’s situation and offer a financial solution (e.g. repayment plans or pauses) appropriate for the client’s circumstances balancing the needs and interests of the client and AMP Bank.
  • Assess and action financial hardship assistance applications within regulatory guidelines, Bank policy and procedure
  • Discuss complex and sensitive matters with clients or their representative, and negotiate tailored financial solutions over the telephone
  • Liaise with various internal teams to develop financial assistance options e.g. product switches
  • Respond to client enquiries and confirm financial hardship assistance solutions in writing
  • Maintain accurate and update records of client interactions, reasons for financial difficulty, outcomes of assessments and agreed upon hardship solutions.
  • Assist with investigating and resolving client complaints & disputes
  • Participate in projects and other system/process improvement initiatives as required.
  • Provide reporting and hardship data as required.

What you will bring to the role

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a high-volume retail consumer credit or collections within Banking & Finance industry with at least 1 year in financial hardship assistance
  • Residential lending highly preferable
  • Demonstrated ability to think like an entrepreneur with exceptional problem solving, analytical, solution focussed and decision-making abilities
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Above average influencing and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, results driven, collaborative & team player with the ability to work autonomously (preferred DHA experience)
  • A client first passion with an empathetic nature whilst maintaining the privacy and confidential nature of a client’s circumstances
  • Resilient, empathetic, understanding and patient

Is this your dream job?

….then apply today! We review applications as soon as we receive them and if we find our perfect candidate, we may close the role earlier than the advertised close date.

Working for AMP

We are transforming our business. We are looking for people with courage, accountability and integrity who inspire the same in others. If you are comfortable challenging the status-quo and perform at your best in an evolving and complex environment – we need you.

“AMP -The investor in all of us” The investor in all of us – AMP

Wellbeing & Benefits

We invest in the health, wellbeing and development of our people by offering a range of great benefits to support you be your best, professionally and personally:

  • We-Flex: Choose how, when and where you work.
  • CHAMP Program: Access for you and your family to 24/7 wellbeing and counselling support.
  • Well-being programs and activities: Annual health checks, flu vaccinations, information sessions.
  • LinkedIn Learning: and other [email protected] programs to grow your career.
  • Volunteering: opportunities through our AMP Foundation.
  • Financial Well-Being: competitive home loans, leading superannuation contribution, discounted financial advice and personal insurance.

Inclusion & Diversity

The diversity of our people is core to our ability to innovate, grow and achieve great outcomes for our people, customers, shareholders and the community. If you have a natural curiosity, an appreciation for differences and an innate willingness to help others you will be valued at AMP.

At AMP we are committed to improving employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and we encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply. Read more about our Reconciliation Plan here .

Let us know when you apply what we can do to help you show up at your best during our selection process.

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