Banking, Remortgage & Property Services Partner

Date Posted: 21/01/2019

Location: Location is flexible (But must spend 2 days per week in Aberdeen)

Job Description

Aberdein Considine are looking for a talented lawyer to join our busy Lender Services team as Banking, Remortgage & Property Services Partner. The successful individual must have excellent business development skills, excellent organisation and first rate knowledge.

ROLE OF DEPARTMENT

•             To provide an end to end Corporate Property / volume re-mortgages service to clients
 
JOB PURPOSE
 
•             Management, progression and development of the Corporate Property Sales and Corporate Conveyancing departments on a daily basis.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 
•  Co-ordinating workloads with operational leaders to ensure all clients’ service level agreements are being adhered to.
•  Managing volumes with team leaders and operational leaders to ensure workloads and client expectations service standards are being delivered.
•  Driving new business into the department by developing case management systems, reviewing the services offered and training and supporting the personnel to carry out key tasks.
•  Delivering key performance metrics and managing targets within the dedicated teams to ensure agreed budgets and fee targets are met.
•  Ensuring the case management system workflows and applications are fit for purpose and satisfy client demand by designing, overseeing and implementing any  procedural changes and developments.
•  Ensuring all LSPG policies and procedures are adhered to by all team members.
•  Ensuring the governance of the process is mitigating risk to the firm.
•  Ensuring the process is legally and regulatory compliant.
•  Complete familiarisation with all client service level agreements in place. Active involvement and participation of all re-tender or new tender processes including drafting sales pitches, answering RFI and drafting fee scales.
•   Liaising regularly and where appropriate with all key client contacts to facilitate review meetings, audits, training and conference calls.
•   Responsible for the result of all client audits, implementing any required changes, following up all actions and ensuring any issues raised are rectified through changes to process or system amendments.
•   Attending and co-ordinating all clients on site visits with assistance from appointed operational leaders.
•   Co-ordinating one to one and appraisal reviews with all senior team members. Feeding back any performance or personnel issues to the Partner in Charge.
•   Reviewing, where appropriate, responses to all complaints which come into the department in order that the Compliance Team or Complaints Director can issue.
•   Considering on a regular basis improvements to processes to streamline services and co-ordinating the implementation of same.
•   Overall management of all team case ledgers to ensure all firm file checks are processed appropriately within timescales given.

Requirements

Essential
•             Degree in law or management based subject
 
Desirable
•             A conveyancing or property related qualification
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
 
Essential
•             Knowledge of the property sale, re-mortgage and purchase process across the UK
•             Conveyancing or legal office experience
•             Previous experience of preparing and executing presentations to large groups
 
Desirable
•             Previous experience of working with corporate clients
•             Previous management experience
 
KNOWLEDGE
 
Essential
•             Overview of the process involved in buying and selling residential and commercial properties
•             Understanding of the conveyancing process involved in the remortgage, purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties.
•             Complete familiarity of all Microsoft office packages and previous experience of working within a bespoke case management system
 
Desirable
•             Ability to analyse performance related data and extract and review key findings from same
 
APTITUDES
 
Essential
•             Organised
•             Excellent oral and communication skills
•             Problem solving skills
•             Experience of data analysis
 
Desirable
•             Able to lead a team


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN