Head of Lending

Stanley James

Manama, Bahrain

Ref: QP710-347

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

We are currently recruiting a Head of Lending on behalf of a leading FinTech business that are headquartered in Bahrain. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a new department of an exciting business to ultimately lead their entire digital lending proposition.


Applications are sought from those with a recognised accountancy qualification such as CFA or MBA in finance from a reputed institute. You will have at least 8-10 years of experience in a leadership role and preferably within microfinancing. You will be excellent working in a fast moving environment and you will need the ability to scale up, build teams and problem solve. You will have excellent domain knowledge of artificial intelligence/machine learning within the lending industry. It is essential to have excellent communication skills.

About the Company

Stanley James is a privately owned recruitment business with offices in both Dubai and Cape Town allowing us to have global reach and a strong presence across EMEA and APAC. We have an expert team of recruitment specialists that are people centric, knowledgeable and driven to connect talent across all corporate functions. We are the partner of choice for SMEs, niche industry specialists and enterprises across the Technology, Financial Services, Management Consultancy, Legal, Construction & Engineering and Energy & Oil Gas sectors.

We typically recruit a wide range of skillsets across all corporate services, front/back office functions and commercial leadership teams. This includes Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, C-Level/Leadership, Business Change, Operations, Special Projects and Business Support Services.

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