Litigation Team Leader

Signature Recruitment Bristol
Bristol (City Centre)
From £28,531 to £28,531 per annum
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Signature Recruitment are recruiting for a Litigation Team Leader to join a busy logistics company in Central Bristol (no parking). This is a full time, permanent position offering £28531.50 plus bonus. Leading a team of 5 your responsibilities include: · Maintain schedule of all small claims hearings and ensure hearings are either attended or written evidence is sent · Prepare and distribute weekly bad debts reports and report on legal cost expenditure · Provide department figures for month end reporting · Action monthly Bad debt journals within Agresso · To notify the business of any significant cost to the centre Bad Debt provision · Monitor the Sections performance on a daily basis · Conduct regular reviews of County Court files with Credit departments · Conduct recruitment Interviews, Appraisals and Carry out disciplinary and grievance procedures as and when required · Complete the Return to Work interviews · Review, implement and monitor targets for all team members · Authorise holiday request forms, ensuring adequate cover on the relevant sections · To manage the teams sickness, absence and holiday requests to ensure full coverage of the department at all times · Investigate and resolve customer complaints · Accompany field staff on customer/depot visits · Arrange regular team briefings to ensure team are regularly updated with business change and development · Assist Cash and Banking Team Leader, Credit Team Leaders and Credit Managers when necessary Requirements: · Ideally from a legal background in debt recovery · At least two years previous accounts/credit control experience · The ability to communicate at all levels both in writing and verbally · Excellent negotiation skills · The ability to achieve targets and meet tight deadlines If you are interested in this opportunity and have the relevant skills required, please apply ASAP Whilst we will endeavor to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities This job was originally posted as