Portfolio Strategy Manager (#28392034) 

Chester, North West, United Kingdom

With the business going through an exciting period of growth & development we are currently looking for a Portfolio Strategy Manager with a collections or other financial services experience to support the organisation.
Arrow established its independent fund management business and closed its flagship 1.7 EUR billion fund last year. As part of the growth of the company, we are recruiting a Portfolio Strategy Manager to support the Asset Management and Servicing side of the business as it continues to expand.
The overarching goal is to optimise the performance of collections and recovery portfolios by designing, implementing and ongoing optimisation of analytics strategies. The role will be managing the Netherlands portfolios from a UK base location.
This is a permanent role and will be based at our Manchester offices with some home working. Due to the current Pandemic this will be initially home based only.
The post holder will be joining a dynamic and industrious team and the role offers the opportunity to work alongside talented, senior members of a fast-paced agile organisation. There is also opportunity for progression, and strong performance will be quickly recognised and well rewarded.
What will you be doing?
Develop a deep analytical understanding of our portfolios and customers to evaluate available strategic options. Analyse data to understand collections performance, risks and opportunities to inform the design, and implementation to optimise existing collection strategies or devise novel solutions. Leverage external data sources e.g. CRA and other 3rd party data for insight and strategy development. Identify the best solution to address weaknesses and opportunities by regular champion-challenger trials. Report on identified solutions to internal stakeholders, advising them of the key benefits and associated value. Ensure that key stakeholders are kept aware of the progression of deliverables. Deputise for the Head of Portfolio Strategy when necessary.
Do you have?
Strong Excel/ SQL application knowledge is required. Educated to degree level – degree in a quantitative field e.g. mathematics/physics/engineering/ economics. Strong intellectual curiosity; with a proven track record of innovative, creative thinking to solve business problems. A logical and analytical approach to problem solving. Strong communicator with positive influencing and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated and an ability to lead on the end to end delivery of projects. Ability to synthesise complex ideas and analytical results and then present these in a clear and concise manner to internal stakeholders. Effective prioritisation and organisational skills, ability to manage competing priorities. Experience of the application of analytics and strategy in a collections department of a bank, lender or utilities firm. Ability to engage multiple stakeholders to execute strategies

Why Arrow Global?
Arrow Global is a leading European investor and asset manager in the non-performing and non-core assets sector. Operating in five different geographies and servicing over 9 million customer accounts, we are evolving a discretionary Fund Management business in order to capitalise on our market opportunities. Our Purpose – building better financial futures
We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package and we pride ourselves on rewarding success with our excellent bonus scheme and incentive package. We also have very interactive subsidised events, colleague engagement teams, employee recognition and development programs and the opportunity to work across multiple European countries.
Please note – we are an equal opportunities employer and FCA regulated company - we will conduct credit, fraud, criminal record and 5-year reference checks as part of our pre-employment screening.

Company Details

Company Name
Arrow Global

Job Details

Job Location
North West
United Kingdom