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Corporate Banking Manager – GB Housing Associations

Danske Bank UK
London, United Kingdom
Posted about 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Posted by
Tom Massey
Due to continued growth within Corporate & Business Banking, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Professional to join our team… The Danske Bank Corporate & Business team provides a wide range of financial solutions and services to the Corporate market in Northern Ireland. Holding a significant market share in NI, the Danske Bank Corporate team is proactively growing further into targeted markets in GB.

The Role

As Corporate Banking Manager – GB Housing Associations, you will develop and maintain a high profile in the GB market with prospective clients and key advisory firms in order to acquire new profitable customers with an initial emphasis on acquiring new business from Housing Associations in England and Wales.

 What you’ll do:

  • Research and prepare a prospective target list of new profitable customers and summary recommendation document(s) for credit and pricing consideration;
  • Prospect potential new business opportunities initially in the Affordable Housing Sector but also in other targeted sectors via engagement with colleagues, existing clients and advisory firms across England and Wales;
  • Identify and attend key conferences / events initially in the Affordable Housing Sector and also in other future targeted sectors;
  • Build and maintain valued relationships with key debt advisory, corporate finance and accountancy teams in the Affordable Housing Sector and future targeted sectors;
  • Prepare credit applications for identified opportunities in line with Danske Bank UK/credit application procedures, including financial and business risk assessment and analysis of industry;
  • Ensure all recommendations are profitable and meet required return hurdles;
  • Support on boarding / KYC / all aspects of deal execution;
  • Ensure full compliance at all times with credit processes, policies and procedures and achieve the correct balance between growth in income and the effective management of risk including portfolio asset quality;
  • Ensure full compliance with all corporate standards, policies, processes and procedures and with all external legal, regulatory and voluntary code obligations, thus enabling the customer to be provided with a high quality, professional and compliant service;
  • Liaise with other corporate, business and specialist sales managers to ensure that knowledge transfer/ leverage of experience is achieved to improve the overall achievement of the corporate & markets team;
  • Be aware of other ancillary business opportunities and to introduce the Bank’s specialist teams e.g. Cash Management and Markets etc;
  • Enhance the profile and reputation of Danske Bank UK trading as Northern Bank Limited in the market  by maintaining good relations with customers, referral partners and other business contacts;
  • Be a key driver in the development of GB Corporate growth capability, identifying areas that require further improvement with solution and project plans;
  • Assist, monitor and review facilities and loans for an agreed period after draw down including the maintenance of efficient diary procedures to monitor covenant checks, timely reviews, waivers, compliance and legal issues pending full handover and ongoing management by the Corporate Banking portfolio team.

 What skills / qualifications will you need?


  • Be an experienced corporate lender with a track record of acquiring new business from customers / clients within the Affordable Housing Sector;
  • Be experienced in successfully developing relationships in the Affordable Housing Sector (customers and referral partners);
  • Have experience of managing customers in the Affordable Housing Sector, with complex financing requirements;
  • Have a sound understanding of a variety of business sectors and appropriate financing needs;
  • Have a good knowledge of corporate banking products and services.


  • Be an experienced corporate lender with a track record of acquiring new business from customers / clients across a variety of business sectors;
  • A recognised accountancy qualification with post qualification experience;
  • 3rd level business related qualification and / or Banking Certificate.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive annual salary, depending on experience.
  • Sustainable Company Car scheme.
  • 40 days’ leave per year (30 days’ annual leave plus 10 paid bank holidays).
  • Company pension contribution – we will contribute up to 10% of your salary.
  • Funded private medical care.
  • Access to ‘Danske Discounts’ offering discount on a wide range of products and activities such as eating out, fashion, accommodation, motoring and gym membership.
  • Financial support for Further Education after successful completion of 12 months service.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.

Please Note

  • This is a full time role at 35 hours per week.
  • The job role will require travel, which may be outside normal business hours and require overnight stays.

Why we think you’ll love it here:

We are a flexible employer

Our hybrid working model is based on our colleagues’ need to concentrate, collaborate and connect.  It provides flexibility of work location within a framework where an individual’s role allows.

We have comprehensive support virtually and in person to support you as you start your career with us.

We want to be the best bank for our customers, colleagues, partners and society.  Visit our social media channels (Danske Bank UK on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) or read more about our approach to being a responsible business here: 

We embrace Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging 

We embrace diversity and create an inclusive culture where differences are seen as a strength and where people feel valued and realise their full potential.  This is vital to how we approach our talent strategy.

It’s our mission to make a home for our colleagues. A place, for all colleagues to feel free to be seen the way they want to be seen, to be validated and to know that their voice matters.  We want you to be able to confidently say “I work for Danske Bank, and Danske Bank works for me: I feel included and I belong”

Sound Good?

We’d love to hear from you. If you would like to apply, please make sure your CV includes enough detail to show how you meet the criteria we’ve set out here.


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