J3066 - Senior Credit Manager - UK, S Eng / SE Eng (Hybrid) - Asset Finance

Job title: J3066 - Senior Credit Manager - UK, S Eng / SE Eng (Hybrid) - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: England
Function: Sales,
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits
Reference: J3066
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: +44 203 740 7222
Job Published: September 12, 2022
Remote WorkingHybrid

Job description

​J3066 - Our client is seeking a Senior Credit Manager to deliver timely credit decisions within their stated credit appetite. You will be responsible for leading and managing a credit team as well as holding an underwriting authority as approved by the credit committee.

Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, S Eng / SE Eng (Hybrid).


  • Preparation of credit papers for submission and presentation to the credit committee.

  • Lead and manage the credit team through coaching, mentoring and developing staff through regular performance reviews.

  • Ensure an effective QA process is in place with constructive feedback / action plans to resolve identified concerns.

  • Support the development and delivery of new business initiatives though identification, assessment and mitigation of credit risks.

  • Encourage an open culture with regular two-way communication.

  • Provide guidance to the credit team and the wider business on credit policy and appetite.

  • Drive continuous improvement activity challenging processes and procedures to deliver optimal efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Build effective internal stakeholder relationships and with customers through regular customer visits.


  • Solid and demonstrable experience in a wide range of assets and lending structures.

  • Commercial lending experience in unsecured lending transactions as well as Invoice Finance.

  • Experience of working in a direct and broker origination model.

  • Thorough understanding of finance products and appropriate security/legal/documentation risks.

  • Experience of underwriting SMEs and assessing new business opportunities.

  • Ability to make sound commercial credit decisions within the Bank’s credit appetite.

  • Proven experience in leading and managing teams to meet business objectives.

We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.

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