Head of Credit Risk

Job Ref: DJHB32060
Role: Head of Credit Risk
Location: Oxford
Salary: up to £120,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Role Type: Permanent

We are currently on the lookout for a Head of Credit Risk to join an established organisation who are strengthening their credit risk strategy within the Utilities space.

Working in a newly created role, this is a fantastic chance to create and grow a Credit Risk function within a business that are providing an autonomous opportunity to work with internal stakeholders to revolutionise the way that the business develops their strategic approach to credit risk.

Working as part of a dynamic leadership team, you will be responsible for:
• Designing a strategic approach to Credit Risk across a large customer portfolio whilst understanding the risk profiles.
• Sourcing and onboarding an analytical team to grow the department over the next two years to support the Credit Risk Strategy.
• Stakeholder engagement and management across the business to ensure smooth implementation of processes and procedures relatable to the end-to-end customer lifecycle.
• Utilising analytical expertise and operational leadership skills to engage with internal stakeholders across Customer Experience, Digital, Data and IT teams.
• Experience and proven ability to analyse complex data and operational issues; being able to identify key trends using credit bureau and internal data, in order to summarise the key findings and make recommendations in a clear and concise manner to internal stakeholders aligned with presented solutions.

You will ideally be:
• Tenacious and bold, with an aptitude to deliver excellence in the Credit Risk space whilst balancing risk.
• Analytical by nature, with a background in data analytics within a credit function – whether that be from a Utilities, Banking, Financial Services, Telecommunications or similar background.
• Able to work autonomously to deliver planned and methodical solutions backed with data to support findings to the Senior Leadership Team.
• Able to engage and influence stakeholders up to board level to impact decisions.
• An excellent coach and mentor with the tenacity and drive to implement positive change.
• A strategic thinker with the ability to operate professionally at all levels.
• Able to align with the wider business goals and targets.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head of Credit Risk to join a well-respected brand. This opportunity will provide autonomy for the successful individual and the opportunity to grow and develop a team of dynamic analysts and scientists to bring a new approach to the wider Collections and Credit department.

We invite application from individuals with a proven track record at developing and delivering a customer experience strategy, ideally within a small/mid sized business and across ecommerce and or a subscriptions business.

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