Head of Collections and Credit Risk
This position is based at the head office of large group of companies based in Pinetown.
The environment requires a resilient, pro-active, hands-on, strategic leader to assume accountability for applying best practices, procedures and principals to recover delinquent accounts.
Articulate and implement collections and credit strategies, best practices processes and frameworks into key objectives across two departments
Ensure legislative policy and compliance
Responsible for resource management, cost control and budget management
Manage and develop the collections team
Responsible for reducing defaulted accounts
Utilise available technologies to maintain data integrity
Develop and maintain operational dashboards
Qualification and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree with Honours, MBA or equivalent
Extensive financial services collections/credit experience
Min. 10 years’ strategic leadership in financial institution
Must have managed a collections team (hard and soft collections)
Solid quantitative skills
Experience in a compliance regulated environment
Knowledge of credit bureau datasets, NCR regulations and collections technologies
Highly proficient in Excel
If you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. All qualifications and certificates will be verified. Our Client reserves the right not to fill the position. Candidates may be expected to undergo psychometric testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the evaluation results.