Credit Risk Officer – Up to 80K plus bonus and benefits

  • Up to 80K plus bonus and benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Radley James
  • 13 Sep 17 2017-09-13

An opportunity has arisen for a talented Vice President Credit Risk Officer to join the EMEA Bank Financial Institutions Credit Risk team at a Tier 1 Investment Bank, reporting into the EMEA Head of Credit Risk. The role will involve managing a portfolio of European Bank counterparties. The successful candidate shall have experience covering banks and will partner with Wholesale Credit, Corporate Banking and Global Markets teams in supporting this important client segment.


  • Reviewing credit proposals, new transactions, sanctioning exposure/limits for portfolio clients within appropriate risk parameters under delegated authority; risk types covered include structured funding trades, RCFs, FX, derivatives, repo, GTS facilities
  • Acting as a sounding board and trusted advisor to the Team Lead on key portfolio transactions and initiatives
  • Providing feedback to Wholesale Credit on new client/transaction screenings in order to influence outcomes in line with credit risk appetite, including appropriate transaction structures
  • Identify and monitor top down emerging risk trends within the portfolio and devise action plans for mitigation where appropriate  
  • Establishing portfolio-level reviews and providing analysis and commentary to Senior Risk Management in response to information requests
  • Incumbent should be comfortable interacting and influencing at senior D and MD levels

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience covering Fixed Income  within a Credit Risk function and credit sanctioning experience
  • Experience covering Fixed Income client base, approving (under delegated authority) and recommending derivative transactions, familiarity with funding transactions, GTS facilities, broad perspective of market themes and regulatory developments impacting the sector including e.g. UMR
  • Good technical knowledge of Fixed Income and familiarity with their business needs and trading activities
  • Solid knowledge of derivatives/traded products, including portfolio sensitivities and stresses, and relevant documentation
  • Broad awareness of global markets, regulations, sector themes, economic impacts on sector
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office packages

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