The Debt Recovery Specialist is
responsible for collecting outstanding debts owed to clients from
debtors, managing the process through the pre-litigation stage.
Initiating communication with
debtors to negotiate payments and resolve outstanding debts.
Developing and implementing
strategies to recover delinquent payments.
Negotiating payment plans and
settlements with debtors.
Monitoring and tracking debtors'
Finalizing settlement agreements
and ensuring compliance with terms.
Providing regular reports to
management or clients on debt recovery activities and outcomes.
Collaborating with legal teams or
external teams for escalated cases or legal proceedings.
Maintaining accurate records of all
communication and actions taken regarding debt recovery efforts.
Support the team in the MEA region
to improve collections of debt reocevery cases.
Responsibilities & Duties
Ensuring thorough understanding and
adherence to compliance requirements for each new debt recovery case.
Conduct analysis of case documents
to understand the outstanding debts.
Initiating communication with
debtors through phone calls, emails, and letters to discuss
payments, arranging meetings with debtors, and conducting site
visits to their premises as necessary.
Negotiate and draft payment plans
and settlement agreements with debtors, ensuring adherence to
Maintain accurate records of all
communication and payment arrangements made with debtors.
Monitor and follow up with debtors,
utilizing appropriate collection strategies to expedite payment.
Provide constant updates to clients
on the progress of debt recovery efforts, by email and through the
Handle inquiries and disputes from
debtors or clients with professionalism and efficiency.
Liaise with the litigation team
when necessary and instructed by client to escalate cases from the
Continuously review and improve
debt recovery processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
A strong comprehension for the
success fee structure and familiarity with the internal billing
system for accurately maintaining billing records for the
sucesseful recovery cases.
Education, Qualifications, Experience
Graduate of BSC Accounting, Finance
Must have at least 2 year
experience in Accounts Receivables, Credit Control and Debt Recovery.
Required Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication skills,
both written and oral; multi-lingual is a must, Arabic and English.
Proactive approach and an ability
to deal with exasperating debtors appropriately;
Strong interpersonal skills, and
ability to work with different proffesional levels and designations.
Strong commercial acumen.
Result focus to closes the deal.
Creative problem solver.
Strong, ethicall, and fair
negotiater with persuasion skills, while maintaining assertivness
to enforce the firm rights.
Confidence in making difficult
phone calls and engaging in challenging conversations to negotiate
Proficiency in utilizing computer
software such as Microsoft Excel for tasks including data
analysis, tracking debt records, and generating reports, as well
as Word documents.
Clyde & Co
With over 5000 people operating from over 60 offices and associated
offices across six continents, Clyde & Co is committed to creating
successful outcomes for our clients. Our globally integrated teams of
disputes, regulatory and transactional lawyers provide a comprehensive
range of legal services and advice to businesses operating at the
heart of global trade and commerce.
Our success in the past 90 years has been built on our vision of a
single global partnership, providing a platform that offers rapid
access to expertise, wherever you operate in the world.
As our clients have evolved, so have our core values. We believe
that these values reflect our firm, our strategy and our commitment to
delivering commercially-minded legal advice, client-focused services,
and innovative technological solutions to support our clients.
Aligned with these values is Clyde & Co's commitment to being a
responsible business. We take responsibility for the impact we have on
the environment, seeking to reduce it as much and as quickly as
possible. We strive to be a positive contributor to the communities in
which we operate across our entire global network. We take steps to
foster a truly diverse and inclusive workplace, that allows all of our
people to flourish, for the benefit of our colleagues, the firm and
Clyde & Co, MEA
With over 30 years' experience in the region and the largest
presence of any international law firm, we pride ourselves on being
able to help clients recognise and overcome the challenges of doing
business in the Middle East and Africa.
In terms of our Middle East foot print, our more than 40 partners
and 150 legal professionals work from four offices located in the
region's major commercial hubs, enabling us to support our clients
across the full spectrum of their corporate and commercial needs
throughout the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and wider Levant.
In Africa, Clyde & Co is one of the largest international law
firms operating on the continent, with over 120 lawyers helping
clients to enter and operate in Africa.
We have been active in the region for over 20 years, advising on
complex multi-jurisdictional transactions that include some of the
continent's largest infrastructure and energy projects. Our experience
extends to more than 50 different African markets across South, West,
East, Central and North Africa.
Our deep sector knowledge covers insurance, energy, transport,
infrastructure, marine and trade as well as aviation, education,
defence, finance, healthcare, hospitality and technology.