Head of Portfolio Management - Credit Markets

Reporting to the head of Middle Office in the UK, the role requires the individual to act as a business partner to Credit Markets as well as maintaining a control based approach. It requires the ability to work across the banks front office, risk, legal, operational and control functions.
Act as a principal point of contact for aggregation of requests to the business and dissemination of information 3rd parties in relation to the portfolio.

Key Responsibilities
Managing a portfolio of performing and watch-list accounts, taking a responsible and supervisory role for the day to day management of debt transactions including: Project & Acquisition Finance, Syndicated Corporate Lending as wells as Asset & Capital Structuring deals.

The candidate must be able to analyse client management accounts, assess project performance against established financial models and set milestones, understand the legal documentation under each account and anticipate deal specific events that are ruled under such agreement, represent the bank during bank meetings and build relationships with company senior management and other syndicate members.

For each loan and for the time the account sits within the Banks balance sheet, the candidate will be responsible for timely preparation and presentation of credit reviews to Risk Management, review waiver and amendment requests and escalate recommendations with supporting credit documentation to senior management.

This role involves active support to the Origination and Global Credit Watch teams in analysing risk attributable to the wider Bank portfolio and lead specific risk based projects where required. In addition to this, it will also requires coordination with the finance and operations departments regarding expected prepayments, disbursements, securities/guarantees, restructurings, provisions, fees, and other documentation changes that affect Bank income to ensure an efficient back-office function and accurate forecasting process. This will also include documentation and security package management.

People Management Responsibility -
Responsible for the supervision and management of a small team (3 direct reports) and their day to day activities including,

providing guidance, advice and instruction to individuals within the team regarding, but not limited to, procedures, working practices, efficiency, system usage and all relevant matters
identify improvements to current work practices, continually reviewing and seeking improvement whilst ensuring that best practices are implemented and adhered to at all times,
identify any skill gaps and on-going training requirements, guiding individuals progress
ensure that clear goals and objectives are established, to perform periodic reviews and to continually evaluate performance
initiating change so to achieve optimal efficiency of individuals and the team as a whole
organise regular team meetings to inform and update staff of relevant matters and to instill a co-operative and positive spirit

Detail actual management responsibility, both direct and indirect (Where Applicable)
3 direct reports

Knowledge, Experience, Behaviours and Specific Qualifications required
What are the essential and desirable knowledge, experience, behaviours and qualifications that a successful candidate must demonstrate?

Substantial experience of working within a Credit/Loan Markets MO (or similar) environment, being able to demonstrate an up to date wide ranging knowledge of the core products and the associated risk and control issues.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of hedging, legal documentation, operations along with associated IT systems.

Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing with strong inter-personal skills, previous experience of managing a small team.

[URL removed] - Let's find the career that connects with your life.Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : City of London

Salary : 60k - 100k pa

Date Advertised : 28 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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