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Portfolio Manager – Collections & Recoveries PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 February 2010

Location: Manchester City Centre
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Bonus, Shares, Pension, Healthcare

The Role
This is a highly challenging role within one of the UK's largest retail banks.  The successful applicant will work as part of a dynamic team at the leading edge of Risk Portfolio Management.

The Collections & Recoveries team within Credit Risk works across a range of products (Loans; Current Accounts; Mortgages) for both individual customers and small businesses.  Key responsibilities of the team are:

  • Managing impairment; delivering a seriesof value-adding initiatives to reduce credit losses.
  • Working with colleagues in Operationsteams to identify optimal application of operational resource.
  • Working with Credit Risk teams alignedto specific SBUs (Specialist Business Units) to forecasting credit lossesaccurately for a range of strategic, market and economic scenarios.
  • Reporting Collections & Recoveriesstrategic performance to the wider business; presenting ideas,opportunities & risks in a transparent manner.

Candidate Profile

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a numerical subject; or equivalent experience.
  • Strong analytical skills - the ability to digest & interpret complex concepts underpinning Risk Portfolio Management and to consider & validate model inputs & outputs.
  • Ability to communicate and influence across a range of levels of expertise and seniority.
  • Strong team-building skills.
  • A consultative and relationship-building approach to the workplace.
  • Established technical skills (SAS, SQL, Excel) including experience of data extraction & manipulation.
  • Experience of Credit Risk Management within Consumer Finance.
  • Knowledge of the UK market and competitive environment.
  • Experience of standard Risk models and measures.

Please send your CV to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us on 0845 850 4045.


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