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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Marketing, Communication & Advertising
  • Languages
    English Dutch French German
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      September 06,2022
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    Manager Credit Management

    We are looking for an International Manager Credit Control who can take our Credit Control Department to the next level through digitalization and innovation. Our new Manager Credit Control navigates the delicate balance between collections and customer retention for more than 2 million members, takes ownership of this crucial part of our member’s customer journey, and uses the newest technologies and working methods to improve our processes continuously.

    Do you want to contribute to our mission to make fitness accessible to all? By being responsible for the strategy and execution of the payments and collections processes? Do you take action, and do you love to work in a very fast-growing company? Please continue reading!

    This is what your job looks like
    As our Manager of Credit Control, your goal is to collect the membership fees from our more than 2 million members and the other revenue streams for 1100+ clubs. While also contributing to the long-term relationship and loyalty of our members. You can shift between the day-to-day operations of direct debits and dunning, analyzing and forecasting cash flows, the management of our collection partners, and our board room to shape the long-term payment and collecting strategies.

    As an interface to the management and other departments, you will help us on our
    mission to offer our members a low-cost, high-value experience. You will independently identify needs, develop proposals for action, and coordinate these with internal departments and external partners to optimize the debtor’s journey.

    You will be based in our headquarters in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. Traveling occasionally to our other operating countries is part of the job. We are based in six European countries (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, and Germany).

    You will report to our Finance Director, Adriaan Bos, and will be part of the finance MT.

    Your main responsibilities:

    • Manage, develop and grow the Credit Control Team (7 FTE);

    • Guide our payments and collections strategy and focus on scalability

    • Report and analyze the success of debtors’ journeys and the performance of the external collection agencies;

    • Lead the optimization through A/B testing of the debtor’s journeys in the Salesforce Marketing Cloud ;

    • Manage our outsourcing and collecting partners and guarantee the correct service level;

    • Maintain close relationship with payment service providers to optimize performance;

    • Reduce the frictions in the payment processes;

    • Improve DSO and decrease the cost of collections;

    • Participate in the development of the global customer experience strategy.

    We ask:
    You are a data-driven system thinker with a bias for action and the ability to zoom out and see the big picture. Furthermore, we ask:

    • Proven experience in an international customer-facing or finance management role, preferable in a credit management environment;

    • affinity with new technologies for customer interactions;

    • The desire to work in a fast-growing organization;

    • Strong vision in Customer service strategy in a multilingual approach;

    • Excellent knowledge of working with an outsourced model;

    • Result-oriented mindset, data-driven approach

    • Fluent in English, preference for 2nd language Dutch, French, or German.

    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

    About us:
    We are the number one low-cost and high-value fitness brand in Europe. We are determined to make fitness accessible to everyone, and a habit people love. Together with our orange squad, we deliver affordable fitness solutions at 1000+ clubs across Europe to over 2 million members combining our straightforward membership model with top-notch fitness technologies. However, where we are today is just the beginning. In the following years, we aim to professionalize further and continue our growth. We move like a scale-up, making use of our strong corporate backbone.

    Are you curious, entrepreneurial, and practical, and do you have a playful demeanor? Basic-Fit is the right place for you. Please feel invited to grow with us, make an impact, and share our mission. Welcome to the Orange Family.

    Furthermore, you can expect:

    • An informal (you can wear jeans and sneakers if you like), international (many cultures and languages) and friendly, down-to-earth environment;

    • Plenty of opportunities for your initiatives and to make an impact;

    • Unlimited access to the online training courses of GoodHabitz;

    • Good benefits, including travel allowance, a bicycle plan, discount on health insurance, work from home allowance, and participation in our pension scheme (Basic-Fit pays 52% of the premium);

    • We work hybrid, this means two or three days per week to the office depending on your work hours per week;

    • Within walking distance of Hoofddorp train station and free parking at our headquarters;

    • A beautiful gym (fitness equipment, spinning bikes, virtual group lessons) at our
      headquarters, which you can use anytime;

    • And five values are very important to us: Be (yourself), Accessible, Smart, Inclusive, and Committed.

    Apply for this job
    You can apply via the button until the 19th of September and we will give you feedback as soon as possible. The process consists of one video interview and an interview at our office.

    Before applying, please make sure you are eligible to work in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, we do not sponsor new work visas or permits for this position. If you already have a sponsorship, it is possible to transfer this sponsorship to Basic-Fit. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Sarne, Corporate Recruiter via

    For all recruitment agencies: recruitment is done by our Corporate Recruiter herself, this means there is no help needed. If I need help, I have some great agencies I work with. Thank you!

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