Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Restructuring & Recoveries Team
  • Division:
    IBP Restructuring & Recoveries
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Recoveries Banker (10015)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

The Restructuring and Recoveries Team's purpose is to help minimise avoidable losses, in order to enable Investec's continued growth for our clients, employees and shareholders. We are a client facing team who achieve this by providing expert support, objective challenge and situational expertise.

We are therefore an independent and leading voice on challenging situations. 

What will you be doing?

A client facing recoveries banker to support existing team manage challenging loan workout situations (predominately but not limited to Real Estate security) either consensually with clients or if required via appropriate enforcement channels (Fixed Charge Receivership or Administration). The candidate will be required to support existing team members establish and run appropriate recovery strategies that will mitigate potential losses and ensure timely recoveries for the Bank.

  • Day to day contact with clients in or potentially likely to fall into default.
  • Liaise directly with third party stakeholders such as lawyers, insolvency professionals, surveyors, agents and borrowers
  • Lead asset strategies, disposals and enforcement processes where required
  • Preparation of strategic proposals to Credit Committee
  • Complete Annual, Credit and External Audit reporting across portfolio
  • Liaising with internal Legal Risk in respect of loan documentation and Lending Operations re Receipts/Drawdowns etc.

What are we looking for?

  • Ideally 2years post qualified Surveyor with experience in the residential property recoveries sector or
  • Experienced banker preferably with regulated mortgage experience.
  • Sector specific legal knowledge
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills – particularly in challenging environments
  • Report writing 
  • Analytic skills and cash flow modelling.
  • Understanding of property and lending principles
  • Strong IT skills (Word and Excel) and basic financial modelling

Highly desirable but not essential, and we'll put you through CeMAP if you don't have this. 

  • RICS Registered Recevier
  • CeMAP

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Recite Me

We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process. To assist candidates in completing their application form, Recite Me assistive technology is available on our Careers pages. This can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Accessibility Options' link at the top of the page.

The Recite Me tool includes a screen reader, styling and customisation options, a series of reading aids, a translator and more.

If you have any form of disability or neurodivergent need and require further assistance in completing your application, please contact the Careers team at [email protected] who will be happy to assist. 

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Louise Radcliffe


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance