Vice President, Credit Manager Vice President, Credit Manager …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jan 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jan 21
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary • Recruiter
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary
We are MUFG. 360 years of heritage. A world-class set of businesses. And more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. It’s no surprise that MUFG has grown to become one of the top five banks in the world. Our services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide. Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it. Please visit our website for more information -

The Credit Office for EMEA (ECrO) is a credit division responsible for corporate banking credit for non-Japanese corporates, non-Japanese Financial Institutions (FIs) and non- Japanese Sovereigns (collectively Global Corporates).

Its major functions are outlined as follows:

  • Assessment and management of credit risks and related risks
  • Assessment and management of country risks
  • Management of problematic assets
  • Monitoring, reporting and early action
  • Portfolio analysis and management




  • To support the ECrO Group Heads and General Managers to develop and maintain a sound portfolio within the credit appetite of the EMEA region, and in line with regulatory requirements.
  • To assess the credit of obligors in specific sectors/ regions and make recommendations on borrower ratings and transactions for decision-making by relevant senior management with discretionary authority.


  • To partner with front and product offices and contribute to the development of divisional credit strategy for respective sectors/ regions.
  • Work collaboratively with relevant business lines on business plans, establishing appropriate Risk Acceptance Criteria (RACs), credit policy and monitoring frameworks.
  • To manage, monitor and report on a defined portfolio of obligors, ensuring a proactive, transparent and rigorous approach to the management of credit risk and escalation of issues.
  • Be able to lead the review, debate and challenge of borrower ratings and credit recommendations with the respective coverage areas to ensure a balanced risk/reward approach and appropriate use of capital.  Develop and articulate BTMU risk appetite for specific regions, industries, sectors, obligors.
  • Ensure effective communication across all levels of management with internal and external stakeholders within EMEA and other regions.  Represent MUFG professionally with external clients in due diligence meetings.
  • Give guidance to other areas of the bank on risk appetite, credit controls, policies and procedures.
  • Support the development of the division’s operating model, ensuring optimal, efficient, and best practice delivery and performance supporting our clients.


A minimum of 3 years of credit experience in a global banking environment, corporate banking or investment banking institution.


Functional / Technical Competencies:


  • In depth knowledge of credit and risk principles, products and management.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to identify key issues.
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally clearly and concisely.


  • Knowledge of General Industrials, Consumer, Retail, or Food & Beverage sectors

Education / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.


We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.


We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements

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