james george logoc£65,000 plus Bonus, Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits.

James George Recruitment have partnered with a prestigious Asset Finance House in their search for a Senior Asset Manager, to be located in the South East of England. You will deliver asset expertise to support both origination activities and risk management of the existing and future portfolio for Construction, Transportation and Industrial equipment. This is a proactive role focused on working closely with the commercial teams to identify asset financing opportunities and progress those to closure using residual risk and asset backed structures.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and align working relationships with Program Management, Sales, and New Business Development to identify and pursue commercial opportunities and then execute them to delivery.
  • Develop and implement an Asset Management strategy for selected accounts that drives new lease originations and residual risk income.
  • Develop and provide policy and training to regional teams across Europe to drive and align policy initiatives interdepartmentally between credit, sales, and asset management.
  • Keep up to date with the equipment that vendor partners manufacture and sell, along with their competitors.
  • Prepare Vendor Reports and ad hoc reports for review by the Asset Management Committee.
  • Work with Remarketing teams on how best to remarket portfolio assets before they are returned.
  • Liaising with third party Asset Valuers and other Asset Evaluators, challenging assumptions where appropriate.
  • Research and review of various countries, local business practices and customs, markets, etc. that may impact asset values across Europe.
  • Participate in Asset Management related projects.
  • Occasional European and international travel.

Your profile:

  • Professional insight and minimum 3 years’ experience in sales, credit, or asset management within the Asset Finance industry.
  • Genuine interest in and relevant knowledge of the Hard Asset sector and the commercial operations within it.
  • Strong commercial drive and business acumen.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Commercial experience across diverse industry verticals.

Please contact Adam Sommerville adam.sommerville@jgrecruitment.com for a discreet and confidential conversation about this opportunity.