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The Start-Up Loans Company

The Start-Up Loans Company

The Start-Up Loans Company

The Start-Up Loans Company is a private company funded by the UK Government to provide start up loans to 18 - 30 year olds across England. With over £112m to loan to young people, the company hopes...



6 Nov 2013

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Compensation details:
£45k per annum

Employer tags:
Venture Capital
Social Enterprise
Esc Factor:
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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Process Redesign Manager

A fantastic opportunity at a high profile start-up!


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Compensation details:
£45k per annum

Job Type:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
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The Start Up Loans Company, chaired by entrepreneur James Caan, is a Government-backed initiative tasked to stimulate enterprise across the country. 

The Government has put aside over £130million over the next three years to provide startup funding to entrepreneurs wanting to start a business, and is looking to help start up to 30,000 businesses and create an entire generation of entrepreneurs. 

This is not a corporate job, you will be working in a fast paced environment that changes weekly and with a team of hard-working, dynamic and fun loving employees committed to kick starting the economy and making a social impact. Working at Start Up Loans a
successful candidate needs to be able to work autonomously and be results-driven with a demonstrable track record of self-generated success.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain exposure in a high-profile organisation. We are looking for an individual with a mix of finance and business experience. You must possess a high attention to detail and have the ability communicate effectively with different stakeholders of the company.

Key responsibilities

  • Visiting  delivery partners to  conduct due diligence;
  • Perform an initial high level review of the current systems, procedures and processes at our network of delivery partners, identifying those processes where a detailed review will be undertaken based on the potential level of benefit that can be achieved;
  • Assessing the viability of business plans and providing feedback to delivery partners;
  • Fully understand key drivers for change and ensure that the new developed system provides the functionality and benefits required;
  • Identify key performance issues and inefficiencies within the current processes and document these with a particular focus on improvements in relation to loan quality;
  • Liaise with stakeholders individually and/or hold workshops about the processes to fully understand how processes can be improved and implement best practice;
  • Creating, promoting and enabling the embedding of a culture of performance management across the Start Up Loans programme;
  • Regular follow up meetings to monitor the implementation of the plan and advise on how to resolve any blockages or on alternative solutions;
  • Facilitate roll out of existing quality assurance programme across scheme;Attending sessions run by delivery partners to ensure best practice is being followed and reporting back on findings;
  • Collating and sharing best practice between partners; and
  • Undertaking other tasks as directed by the line manager

Knowledge and experience 

  • + 3 years relevant experience in internal audit/consultancy or process redesign
  • End to end process implementation experience
  • Strong experience of analysing data and key performance indicators;
  • Well-developed analytical skills including the ability to assimilate complex information, identify and prioritise key issues;
  • Proven understanding of commercial business gained through projects in SMEs;
  • Knowledge of key business processes and aspects that affect the success of a business start up; and
  • Strong IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Office especially in Excel.

Competencies and behaviors

  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic working environment, handling multiple tasks and deadlines;
  • Accustomed to delivering excellent results against targets and meet deadlines;
  • Self-starter and strong team player;
  • Flexible and adaptable; and
  • Resourceful and resilient.

We hire as soon as we find the right person so please get your application fast. 

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