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Head of Credit

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Risk
  • Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/05/2019
  • Job reference: 80005

A unique opportunity has arisen with an exciting international bank in the City. They are looking for a Head of Credit to drive their team forward.

Some of the responsibilities within the role will include, but are not limited to:

  • The credit integrity and performance of the lending book.
  • Implementing creditor policy and lending guidelines.
  • Create a centre of excellence and expertise with the necessary skills to support the business.
  • Line management of the Credit Analysts / Managers.
  • Approval of proposals within own Delegated Lending Authority.
  • Review proposals above Delegated Lending Authority and submit for approval to the Risk Director / Board Risk Committee with supporting paper.
  • Lead deal forum meetings with Commercial Team. Provide ad-hoc credit advice and support in respect of any prospective proposition.

The successful candidate must have previous experience of leading a credit department, and legal knowledge with associated risk assessment and research skills. It is vital that your balance sheet analysis is very strong.

The starting salary for this position will range £100,000 to £150,000 dependent upon experience, plus bonus, and benefits. These include a great work life balance and a family feel culture. Due to the ambitious nature of the company and the growth potential, there are excellent career progression opportunities from this position.

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