Regional Manager - Business Finance (Peer to Peer)

Chamberlain Career management
From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job descriptionRegional Manager – Business Finance (Peer to Peer)

Client Summary:

One of the largest peer to peer lenders in the world who are becoming a household name in the UK. A multi award winning, exciting, young, expanding, stable and innovative business with a fantastic management team. Our client has more than doubled their revenues in the last year and are targeting a flotation in the next 3 years.

The Opportunity:

To be part of a fast growing and successful company at the forefront of a sector poised to change the face of modern finance forever. The role is perfect for an ambitious and talented individual who wants to make an impact from day one.

Overview of the Regional Manager – Business Finance position:

You will be working for a small but quickly growing team within Business Finance who are focused on new lending requests from SME’s. This is a front office function and therefore you must have excellent communication skills and ability to ask the necessary questions and obtain the required information. This role is very exacting and therefore time management skills are paramount. Your ability to assess, challenge and formulate proposals using judgment is key to the success of this role.

Our clients Business Finance team has a purpose to be passionate about funding SME’s, to help them grow and/or become more productive. Their model includes a great simple platform as well as a human touch. They allow customers to tell them their story if that story is a good one, but not obvious from public information. Our client values customer service more than any other KPI, and although hard metrics are important a happy customer is what is ultimately responsible for repeat business and referrals.

Duties of the Regional Manager – Business Finance role include:

Business Development:

· Achieve demanding Team lending objectives

· Find deals/following leads/researching leads to pursue new business in the South West

Credit Assessment:

· Review all assigned SME lending proposals.

· Liaise with borrower to request required information to undertake a full review of proposal received.

· Attend customer meetings and undertake telephone interviews to progress loan applications.

· Undertake a full assessment of the proposal including research and verification.

· Ensure smooth handover to a New Finance Coordinator to perform deal fulfilment.

Marketing/Business Development:

· Market/promote our client where appropriate.

· Assist with business development initiatives as required

What we’re looking for:

· An experienced SME lender – you could come from a business banking, commercial banking, invoice finance or asset finance background

· Someone with a strong client / professional / intermediary / broker network they can utilise to win new business

· Someone who shares our clients vision to define the face of modern finance

· You’ll be highly motivated and an optimist, possibly have people management skills, and be able to bring your technical and analytical skills to the role.

· Working knowledge and proven experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

· Strong background in SME lending assessment, underwriting and process management

· A confident and articulate communicator

How you'll be rewarded:

The global peer to peer lending marketplace is expanding at a rapid rate and offers an innovative and alternative solution to lending and investing for both businesses and individuals. You can play a major part in the growth of this sector whilst being part of a growing team. Financial reward is competitive and personal career growth opportunities are unlimited. You will enjoy a modern, non-bureaucratic, fast acting, technologically savvy non-bank culture working with colleagues from a diverse list of professional backgrounds.

Chamberlain Career Management Limited