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Robinson Toms Recruitment Job Reference:: 2555
Job Title:: Head of New Business Management Asset Finance - Hampshire Salary range to 70,000 plus discretionary bonus of up to 50% of salary plus all usual large company benefits.
Location:: S Eng
Salary:: Preferred range to 70,000 plus up to 50% bonus + usual large company benefits

Our client a well known fast growing asset financier are seeking to hire a Head of New Business Management to be based from one of its offices in Hampshire.

You will report to the Head of Operations and hold overall responsibility for the matrix management of the functional teams’ interactions based in the offices (New Business, Asset Management, Sales, Credit and Finance) across a number of different business units being responsible for delivering a best in class customer experience.


Key responsibilities will include :

  • Directly managing a team of c10 staff involved in regulatory checks, documentation preparation and pre-payout checking
  • Matrix manage overall end to end proposal activity through functional heads
  • Refine and manage an effective and efficient deal flow process
  • Oversee adherence to all relevant policies and standards
  • Ensure that the teams operate and are supported by effective procedures
  • Provide visibility to both the teams and the key stakeholders of data at each stage in the process, energising the combined effort to achieve key KPI’s
  • Provide guidance to ensure effective task prioritisation in respect of the work flow
  • Sponsor effective broker communications ensuring that their business is valued and that their agreed requirements are met whilst working proactively with them to improve deal flow
  • Develop strong relationships whilst liaising with Sales, Legal, Credit & Asset Management together with Risk and Compliance colleagues to allow for effective delivery of the lending strategy
  • To maintain a full understanding of the portfolio and staff performance, reporting regularly to the Head of Operations and, where appropriate, to functional heads

Candidate Profile

We are seeking applications from those with experience of direct line and matrix management across functional lines gained in the asset finance sector and ideally from a large scale process driven environment.

You will be a driven individual, passionate about customer service, process improvement, possessing good working knowledge of the application of SME regulatory requirements and will have strong stakeholder management skills.

You will have high expectations of teams around you and will lead by example, you will want to be in the detail and will have a well developed knowledge of a variety of asset finance product lines.

You will be an individual who can lead from the front, inspire teams around you and create followership

You career experience will demonstrate a full understanding of the essential elements that result in providing a best in class service.

Ideally, we seek applications from those experienced in identifying, assessing and making changes to processes based upon data outputs, customer insight combined with on the ground experience

Finally, you will possess a good understanding of regulatory requirements for lending to the SME market


Salary range preferred is to £70,000 but slightly more might be available for an exceptional individual , plus discretionary bonus of up to 50% of salary plus all usual large company benefits.


Contact:: Sean Toms
Phone:: + 44 ( 0 ) 1691 670466