PRA Group

Country Manager Sweden

PRA Group Sverige AB är en global ledare när det gäller hantering av förfallna konsumentfordringar. Bolaget grundades 1996 och är idag drygt 5 000 medarbetare i 14 länder i Europa och USA.PRA Group köper förfallna konsumentfordringar från bl.a. bank och kreditmarknadsbolag och i deras verksamhet, söker de hitta lösningar för deras kunder som är anpassade efter individuella ekonomiska förutsättningar. Självklart bedrivs verksamheten i enlighet med god inkassosed och tillämplig lagstiftning. PRA Group är börsnoterat (Nasdaq: PRAA).

PRA Group is a world leader in acquiring non-performing loans with more than 4000 employees and 43 million customers in 17 countries. PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt and provide a broad range of additional revenue and recovery services to business and government clients.

We are now searching for a Country Manager to our office in Uppsala.

The Country Manager has P&L responsibility for a 200 MSEK business and will play a central role contributing to the development of our portfolio investments in Sweden. Reporting to Country Operations Director, Nordic Region working in close co-operation with Regional Acquisition Director.

The position.

  • Lead the servicing team in Uppsala and manage the day to day business of existing portfolios
  • Accountable for collection results and building a high performance collection team in Sweden
  • Help implement an ambitious business development strategy for Sweden – with the ambition to make significant portfolio investments.
  • Work in close co-operation with Acquisition Director, Nordic Region to define and implement a business development plan for Sweden. This includes raising the profile of PRA Group amongst key partners in Sweden.
  • Active involvement in the portfolio acquisitions process for Swedish opportunities.
  • Participate in Nordic Investment Committees.

Responsibilities.

  • Be responsible for our Swedish Office and lead the operations team in Uppsala, producing close to 200 MSEK of revenues
  • Support development of Operational Strategy and key improvement Initiatives
  • Rigorous assessment of performance through facts, analytics and initiate improvements Optimize net collection results on existing portfolio
  • Ensure that our business are conducted in accordance with relevant legal requirements and company policies
  • Support the portfolio acquisitions in terms of client meetings, due diligence, planning, execution and summary.
  • Part of the Nordic Management Team

Professional Experience & Qualifications.

  • University degree in Economics, Law or Business Administration/Management.
  • Excellent Swedish and English, both written and orally.
  • Work experience in relevant roles and preferably industry experience in the collections/consumer finance industry.
  • Proven ability to execute and deliver results
  • Ideally, experience from working on transactions and an appreciation of the urgent activities required to close deals

Personal characteristics.

  • Driver for results, analytical and into the details
  • Hard working and capable to handle pressure
  • Outgoing, proactive and driven
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Able to collaborate and to prioritize within a fast-pace international team
  • Egoless team player, demanding but fair
  • Comfortable to interact with executive-level contacts, internally and externally
  • Accountable, loyal and able to tell the brutal fact when needed

We offer.

  • A challenging position in an international company
  • Personal growth and development for the right candidate
  • An exciting and diverse work environment in modern offices in central Uppsala
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

Kontakt

Vid ytterligare frågor, kontakta oss:

Jesper Svärding
Partner Executive Search
+46 763 16 58 79
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Staffan Öster
Partner Executive Search
+46 735 39 88 76
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