Customer Operations Team Lead, Securities Team, Credit Management Operations - Belfast

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: Belfast, GB

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role:  Customer Operations Team Lead, Securities Team, Credit Management Operations


Location:  Ann Street, Belfast


This role is being offered on a full-time basis


Are you experienced in delivering strong customer service with meticulous attention to detail? Can you help us continue our journey to eliminate complexity, drive consistency and develop efficiencies whilst supporting our colleagues and customers?


An opportunity now exists for a Customer Operations Team Lead within the Credit Management Operations Team (Securities unit) based in Ann Street, Belfast. The Unit is responsible for actively managing and minimising risk to the Bank by ensuring the Bank can rely on a portfolio of high quality, enforceable security assets.  This vacancy offers an opportunity to build expertise and to forge strong internal and external customer relationships, whilst playing an important role in the delivery of Team and Bank strategic goals.


We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Lead and manage a team responsible for taking and perfecting security,  preparation of and  release of security documents on behalf of personal and business /corporate lending activity
  • Actively manage operations to improve efficiencies, increase effectiveness and control key risks within new integrated structure incorporating Lean Methodology
  • Identify and resolve issues which could give rise to complaints, incidents, or risk exposure.
  • Play a key role in leading, developing and motivating the team to achieve the team goals, underpinned by positive engagement, feedback and teamwork.
  • Provide agreed standards of service in all interactions with stakeholders with an emphasis on delivering a dependable and engaging service
  • Anticipate issues, make informed decisions, take corrective action, and manage changing priorities to deliver agreed service levels
  • Foster strong relationships with our stakeholders, ensuring highly effective communication and prompting mutual understanding
  • Foster a culture of open communication and staff engagement to ensure that all team members are fully briefed and understand the key business priorities, providing clear objectives in line with the Brand Value and support the delivery of high performance.
  • Ensure excellence in operational risk management incorporating compliance with legal and regulatory obligations and the adherence to internal controls and business ethics.
  • Deliver results in a challenging, varied and demanding role. 


Who are we?

We are AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We are made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


This role is for AIB UK, a growing UK specialist bank, servicing retail, SME and corporate customers in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In Great Britain, we concentrate on corporate banking. In Northern Ireland, we offer business banking, personal banking and mortgages.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you can/have:

  • Display the ability and confidence to challenge existing ways of working, seeking to continuously improve the overall service offering
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in people management with strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to lead and manage a team in an operations environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven experience in delivering results and problem solving
  • Experience in change management with a proven ability to problem solve, drive and deliver change initiatives in line with business needs and strategy, while managing BAU requirements


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information Jennifer Coburn from the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact her by email


By when? Closing date is Thursday, 14th July

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