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|Salary||£75k to £100k|
|Sector||Credit & Risk Management|
Leading Banking Organisation seeking a Lead Credit Officer to join their Funds team based in London
Managing a large and complex portfolio of broad FI counterparties and supporting new business origination as part of the FI sustainable growth strategy
Maintaining the high credit quality of the portfolio.
Setting the credit risk appetite and ensuring it is clearly defined and well communicated.
Handling effective relationships at the highest levels across the business and group functions to ensure business objectives are aligned, including product partners, relationship team and sanctioning officials.
Facilitating business performance through a proactive approach to credit proposals and provide dedicated support and constructive challenge to growth initiatives to improve the teams business performance.
Delivering efficient and effective end-to-end credit processes to ensure that decision-making is of high quality, robust and commercially aligned with the FI business.
Leading the portfolio of counterparts and review counterparty limits, ratings, RWA usage and portfolio concentrations to ensure they are accurate and in-line with an ever-changing credit risk environment.
Ensuring credit risk policies, procedures and methodologies are appropriate and up to date in order to aid consistency, alignment to and embedding of risk appetite.
Skills/ Experience required
In-depth product knowledge is essential including lending products as well as derivatives (Interest Rate Swaps, Cross Currency Swaps, FX, Repos) and associated derivatives documentation such as ISDA, CSA, GMRA.
Knowledge of financial regulation, such as Basel, MIFID and EMIR
A keen interest and competent understanding of current economic and political developments.
Curious, energetic, driven and a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Corporate credit and other FI sectors, such as Banks, Insurance, Securitisation would be advantageous.
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