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Senior Manager - Credit Risk (Portfolio Performance Governance Planning)

About The Role

As the second largest Building Society in the UK and the 8th largest lender, we know a thing or two about Savings and Mortgages. The Society has grown significantly over the past decade in particular and now has over 2700 employees and 1.8 million members. The Society is a Which recommended savings provider and we’re proud to be in the Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for.

You’ll be responsible for managing the CBS mortgage portfolio performance within our risk appetite and will own the Society’s Collections & Recoveries policy, ensuring that it complies with all regulatory requirements, delivers good and fair outcomes for both borrowers and the Society, whilst optimising collection and recoveries effectiveness through analytics and management information.

In addition you’ll have overall ownership of the Governance & Control framework across the Credit Risk department. You’ll own the 2nd line activity to ensure that the Operations team are following the Society’s Lending policy and Collections & Recoveries policy.

You’ll also support the Head of Credit Risk in developing, maintaining & tracking delivery of the department’s strategic plans, goals and key results. 

About You

You will have relevant experience of working within a Retail Credit Risk department and will be well organised, pay attention to detail, and able to communicate clearly with stakeholders.

You’ll have an excellent understanding of the principles of risk management, the associated regulatory environment and risk management strategies, policies and frameworks. With a strong commercial understanding, you’ll be able to develop policy and strategies to maximise the effectiveness of our collection and recovery activity.

You’ll be able to influence and persuade senior leaders in Operations in a collaborative manner to optimise our collection and recovery performance.

You’ll be highly effective at both written and verbal communication with substantial experience of writing committee papers. As a self-starter, you’ll have well developed analytical, planning and organising skills, an attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

You’ll have a strategic long term outlook, able to understand and respond to long term trends which may impact upon the Society’s credit risk performance.

The closing date for applications is 26th October 2021
About The Company

Coventry Building Society has grown into the second largest building society in the UK. We’re a national society, with local values and loyalty, and a caring family ethos.

The best way to judge a company is based on what the people who work there say. We offer not only fulfilling jobs and exciting career opportunities but a place where everyone can be long and feel proud to work. What makes us such a rich and progressive place to work is the huge variety of people that make up our workforce.

We’ve got a whole range of different ways to support you, both in your role and wider wellbeing. Our flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies also help to make sure you’re happy and in control of your work-life balance.

As an employee, we encourage you to take control of your career. We invest in our people, with regular opportunities for training and development. And later, if you’re looking for a new challenge, we actively champion internal progression.

Key Information

Role Title:
Senior Manager - Credit Risk (Portfolio Performance Governance Planning)
Salary Details:
£70,000 to £75,000 dependent on experience
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
26 Oct 2021