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Established in October 2013, Optimum Credit is a great place to work. That’s because at Optimum Credit we really do believe that it’s our people who are our main competitive advantage – the ‘thing’ that sets us apart from our competition.
This is why we aim to create a business that allows our team to excel every day, to develop their skills, experiences and talents and help us to collectively achieve our business goals.
To this end we are all colleagues. We may have different roles and responsibilities but we all bring something unique to Optimum Credit. We don’t talk about ‘staff’ or ‘employees’ but colleagues. We believe that we all have a role to play in our success.
This is what makes the difference to the experience we provide to our customers and to each other. It is this difference which will help us to be a truly great company.
Regional Broker Account Manager - Permanent, Full Time
Location: Manchester/North of England
We currently have a new vacancy in our expanding Wholesale team for a Regional Broker Account Manager to join the New Business Team, covering the North of England.
The successful candidate will have a background in secured lending or mortgage packaging/underwriting and be a team player with drive and enthusiasm to get on and get the job done.
The purpose of the role is to assess broker applications in their offices to oversee the overall quality of submissions and assist the Business Development team in working with broker staff to increase turnaround times. They will liaise with Optimum’s panel of brokers to develop our existing relationships whilst assisting our BDM’s in generating peripheral business. They will also work closely with our Underwriters, Broker Account Managers and Wholesale Management to deal with referrals, resolve queries and provide guidance.
Skills required must include: Exceptional attention to detail, ability to balance urgency with the need to work effectively, excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience of managing own workload to deadlines.
The successful applicants should have a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths. The full CeMAP qualification, or a desire to complete this within the first 12 months of start date, is a prerequisite.
In return we offer a highly competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday (+ bank holidays), free private healthcare, free life assurance, annual bonus, an up to 8% matched contributory pension. But it's not just about these benefits, the real benefit of working at Optimum is the opportunity to work with talented people who get a kick out of doing a great job, have a passion for excellence, and love collaborating with colleagues to put customers first.
At Optimum we are all ‘colleagues’. We may have different roles and responsibilities but we all have something unique to bring to Optimum. We value this uniqueness and recognise that having a diverse team is the best way to succeed, so we welcome applicants from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.
We are always on the lookout for talented people who get a kick out of doing an amazing job, have a passion for excellence, and love working collaboratively with colleagues to put customers first.
We are also planning to grow our business, so even if your dream job isn’t on our radar just yet, it may appear before too long.
So if you like what you’ve seen so far, send us your CV and we will keep your details in our ‘Talent Tank’ for when that dream job arises!