Litigation Consultant (Debt Recovery)

Apogee is Europe’s largest independent managed services provider of print, document and process technology. Our reputation as the first choice provider for multi-vendor print technology and service is built on the unique approach we have taken to Managed Services, pro-actively monitoring our clients to maximise uptime, and the innovation we employ to maintain a portfolio of services which differentiate us.

We also provide Digital Document Services which includes an in-house team of fully qualified engineers who provide true 24/7 outsource print capabilities. We are the only UK Company specialising in the provision of both in-house and outsource complete document solutions.

Purpose of the role:
We are looking for someone who is experienced in debt recovery and litigation to join our Cash Receivables Management team. The successful candidate will be able to pick up an existing caseload with minimal supervision and will work closely with the management team to determine case direction and strategy.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for the overall proceedings of the litigation position of the business and to work in cohesion with a 3rd party agency to maximise positive case outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Debt recovery incorporating the Issuance of LBA’S and breach of contract
  • To endeavour to negotiate settlements prior to legal action in order to mitigate legal costs
  • To review case specifics and recommend appropriate enforcement options
  • Ownership of the legal case management system and monthly case management reporting
  • Negotiate and agree settlements within approved authorisation levels ensuring loss mitigation and maximisation of profit
  • To prepare and act as liaison and support for cases handled by third party debt recovery agency
  • Provide advice and support through training to colleagues within function and other key stakeholders as and when required
  • To assist in the preparation, negotiation and submission of insolvency cases
  • Responsibility for the contract novation process incorporating DoN Issuance
  • To effectively resolve customer queries & disputes, root cause recognition and the recommendation of corrective actions to enable payment and prevent reoccurrence
  • To work within a progressive environment; to continually review internal processes and operational efficiencies to maximise cash collection and minimise bad debt risk
  • To manage the implementation of new procedures to develop the legal escalation process

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience working in debt recovery in the commercial/business sector
  • Working knowledge of court processes and procedures
  • Work well under pressure and to rigid deadlines
  • Demonstrable communication, investigative and negotiation skills
  • Meticulously accurate with strong attention to detail
  • Commercial acumen to provide a cost effective service to the business
  • Proactive and assertive
  • High levels of self-motivation and experience of working on own initiative

 

We aim to respond to applications within 48 hours of submittal. Please ensure that the following information is included in your covering letter: Current/Expected Salary, Notice Period, Contact phone number & email.

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