As a Credit Risk Supplier Manager, you will manage the Credit Risk Collections and Recoveries suppliers to ensure that the work they undertake on behalf of Argos Financial Services has a positive impact on the profitability and security of the store card business. You will ensure this through the effective performance and relationship management of suppliers and their implementation of agreed strategies and processes. This is a 6-month Fixed Term Contract, based at our Milton Keynes Head Office.
You will be joining Financial Services where our aim is to make life better every day for Argos customers. We help customers afford and protect what matters most, offering products and services including Credit, Warranties & Insurance. The Financial Services department is the profit creator and that’s why it’s the most exciting place to be: right at the heart of the action. Here, you can be part of something bigger and help to create a new approach that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.
As Credit Risk Supplier Manager, you will:
Monitor, evaluate and analyse all aspects of the suppliers and clearly communicate results, conclusions and recommendations for improvements to senior management.
Develop and maintain supplier relationships with a clear emphasis on compliance, profitability and maintaining the ethos of continuous improvement.
Identify and effectively manage risks and opportunities with suppliers.
Use profitability analysis and champion/challenger testing to refine and optimize Debt Recovery and Debt Sale processes and strategies.
Ensure that regular supplier management meetings take place in line with the Sainsbury’s Bank supplier management framework and supplier tiering.
As Credit Risk Supplier Manager, you will have:
Broad supplier relationship management experience within complex corporate environments.
Proven track record of successfully overseeing large, multi-faceted, suppliers with evidence of financial benefit delivery and innovation.
Experience of working in an FCA regulated Financial Services environment.
Proven data interpretation skills and the ability to present complex findings in a simple format to non-technical stakeholders.
Experience of Debt Recovery and Debt Sale techniques and methodologies.
As well as the opportunity to join a great team you will also receive a competitive salary, 24 days holiday, and a range of other great benefits. We will support you in developing your skills to build the career you want.
There’s never been a more exciting time to join Argos. We are capitalising on our success and going through a great transformation. It’s a period of expansion and rejuvenation; we’re shaking things up and creating more opportunities than ever before.
As this role involves working in a regulated environment any offer made will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check and employment references.