Recovery Manager (Strategy / Investigation / Recovery / Management) – Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Western Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. Reference Number: LJSR-RM-012

Reference Number: LJSR-RM-012

Job Description:


Our client is an international firm focused on international trade law, commercial dispute resolution, and credit insurance claims and recoveries management.  They are looking for a Claims and Recovery Manager to manage their regional portfolio of cases in West Africa and help ensure amicable and/or judicial recoveries.


Key Competencies

  • Investigate international export transactions to determine reasons for default.  
  • Devise appropriate recovery strategies and negotiate amicable settlements.  
  • If amicable settlements are not possible, then you will be responsible of assessing the claim to pursue recovery judicially. 
  • Monitor case portfolio and monthly estimate recoveries.


Operational Responsibilities

  • Devising and implementing an appropriate amicable and/or judicial recovery strategies in line with the Company’s direction and clients’ instructions.
  • As a Case Manager, communicating with the clients to ensure that information and tasks flow seamlessly among stakeholders and ensure that tasks are implemented closely to following up.
  • As a recovery manager, communicating with the debtors, conducting site visits, negotiating settlements, representing the cases in court and in arbitration hearings.


Relationship Management and Communication

  • Strengthen our existing relationships with clients and keeping them updated with developments within the business and the region they cover, with the aim of fostering stronger ties and receiving more claims and recovery cases from them.
  • Take part in our communications initiatives by participating in conferences, workshops, social media (such as LinkedIn)


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor of Law degree. 
  • Admitted attorney/barrister required.
  • At least two years' working experience. Experience in corporate collections department or in international commercial transactions and trade law is a plus. (Shipping, Airfreight, Imports and Exports)
  • Fluent in English, and French is an advantage.   
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office). 
  • Ability to travel within the region. 


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lara Joubert at

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Lara Joubert

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CA Global Finance


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