Senior Strategist

Ref N SS/1706

Our Client: International debt solutions provider for banks and institutional vendors  operating in 26 European countries . The head office of the holding is located in Oslo.

For the purpose of supporting Client's business internationally,  in all European subsidiaries, we are looking for a SENIOR STRATEGIST.

Qualifications,requirements and soft skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably in debt collection industry
  • Degree in Economics, Business, Mathematics, Statistics or other relevant qualification
  • Postgraduate degree in Finance or Statistics would be an asset
  • Sound business judgment and an analytical, pragmatic and creative approach to problem solving;
  • Proficiency in strategy development and execution
  • Comfortable to work in high pressure environments and on an agile delivery plan
  • Exceptional attention to detail and an ability to convert the numbers to business meaning
  • Ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations
  • Fluency in English both verbal and written
  • Previous experience in debt collection industry and / or banking experience / Risk management – a plus
  • Availability to travel up to 50 % of time
  • Strong interpersonal skills: communication, facilitation, coordination, negotiation and ability to cooperate well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Ability to stay on task while working on multiple work streams (organizational skills)
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to think through alternative solutions.
  • Commitment to promoting integrity, leadership and objectivity
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can excel in a fast-paced, challenging work environment

Main Responsibilities

  • Reviews current strategy & segmentation in place and its impact on portfolio performance
  • Reviews impact of legal environment on the choice of strategy in place and outcome in terms of performance
  • Identifies potential actions meant to improve current performance in the area of segmentation and strategy
  • For all the above, cooperates with local teams and with Collection Support Team members
  • Advises business units on performance of current portfolio strategy, identifies most successful approaches and proposes ways to increase effectiveness, subject to local approval
  • Supports local teams in implementing approved initiatives (planning, supervising implementation, testing) and further in monitoring on a regular basis targets for collection volumes as dictated by the estimated impact of new approach and portfolio characteristics.

Application details:

Please send your CV to mail: with Ref N: SS/1706

Your application will be treated with respect and confidentiality.

Only selected candidates will be invited to an interview.