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Bank of Ireland Group

Senior Credit Policy Manager (MARS)

Bank of Ireland Group

  • Dublin
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 18/01/2013
  • HR
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Senior Credit Policy Manager required for Bank of Ireland


Background of role:

The management of ROI Mortgage arrears and at risk exposures through the Mortgage Arrears Resolution Strategy (MARS) programme is a major Group priority.

A new Credit function has been set up within Retail Credit which is responsible for

the formulation of new credit strategies under MARS and in supporting their effective deployment. This involves the development and enhancement of forbearance options and resolution approaches for customers with mortgage payment difficulties with a view to minimising the level of loan losses on the portfolio.

These two new positions offer substantial opportunities for suitable candidates with the energy and drive to excel in a high profile, critically important role.


Key Responsibilities:

-Formulate, document and refine an evolving comprehensive suite of segmented risk mitigation strategies for identified at-risk and arrears mortgages to maximise the rates of cure/restructure for sustainable customer cohorts, via relevant governance framework.

- Ensure that an effective suite of Workout strategies are available for the resolution of long-term unsustainable mortgages to minimise loss, with particular reference to emerging regulatory and legislative changes in this area.

- Engage with other key stakeholders on a partnership basis, in particular Retail Ireland MARS management team, Arrears Support Unit, to dynamically manage relevant change.

- Actively participate in supporting the effective operational deployment of credit strategies.

- Monitor the effectiveness of existing strategies (via MI and the outputs of oversight reviews across themed risk areas) to inform policy direction and success of implementation.

- Provide support senior management as required in delivering relevant MARS initiatives from time to time.


Key Requirements:



- Proven business acumen - highly structured, with a track record of delivery within demanding timeframes.

- Experience in a Credit or related management role.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Strong stakeholder management, with an ability to establish professional credibility and influence at a senior level across the Group.


- Direct customer management experience would be an advantage.

- Working knowledge of relevant MS Office packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).


Application Process:

To apply please submit you CV and cover letter quoting reference number GCMRIR/032/12 in the email subject box. Closing date - Friday 18th January 2013 at 5pm.

Ref: GCMIR /032/ 12
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