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Credit Manager* Middle East & Africa

Middle East and Africa, based in South Africa or UAE

Your responsibilities

  • Functionally lead Credit management in the subsidiaries via the local subsidiary Head of Finance and or Credit manager
  • Maximise productivity by establishing efficiency standards within the credit control team
  • Credit vetting of new & existing customers periodically to assess and provide acceptable credit limits & terms based on credit worthiness to ensure minimal exposure to bad debts
  • Monitor & validate exceptions to credit policy & overtrades
  • Implement the dunning process as per the company credit & collection policy
  • Adherence to company credit & collection policies
  • Preparation of KPI reports, targets & monthly reports. Ensure smooth functioning of A/R administration, reconciliation, data management, etc.
  • Drive project settlement with a minimum scope for Settlement discount
  • Identify and mitigate risks on outstanding debts with potential default associated with debtors and proactively communicate/escalate to mitigate such risks
  • Travel to subsidiaries within the region and to HQ on a regular basis

Your benefits

  • Self-reliable working and comprehensive project responsibility
  • Long-term strategic thinking and flat hierarchies

Your profile

  • Graduate with at least 10 years of experience in Credit management and at least 3+ years in a senior role within ME
  • Exerience within the formwork/scaffolding or construction industry is essential
  • Knowledge of the ME legal framework and the ability to deal with legal claims
  • Effective communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience in developing, managing and leading teams
  • Strong ability to build & manage external customer relationship
  • Knowledge and experience of risk mitigation methods (PDC, LC, BG, SC etc.)
  • Good knowledge of SAP and proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in English - read, write and speak 

Please send your full application (cover letter, CV, certificates etc.) in a single pdf-file which must not exceed 2MB to using the subject line Credit Manager Middle East.

We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

*We welcome applications from all genders for this position.


Contact us

PERI Group
Recruiting Team
P.O. Box 1264
89259 Weissenhorn
+49 7309.950-3131
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Company info

With a turnover of EUR 1.48 bn in 2017, PERI is one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems. Central functions, development and production facilities are located in Weissenhorn near Ulm in Southern Germany since the founding of the company in 1969. Through its 8,700 employees, over 70 subsidiaries and more than 140 efficiently-run storage sites, PERI serves its customers worldwide with innovative system equipment and a comprehensive range of services related to formwork and scaffolding technology. A powerful innovative strength, the high level of engineering service expertise and top quality materials ensure cost-effective, efficient and safe solutions for formwork and scaffolding projects around the globe.