An exciting opportunity has arisen within an International Banking group in Central London for a Relationship / Lending Manager to manage and develop a portfolio of HK / Chinese corporate finance / commercial lending business. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and developing strong business relationships with existing and prospective customers and will be responsible for the full credit structuring process to include preparing credit proposals and carrying out periodic credit reviews. To be considered for this role, candidates must have a strong knowledge of the UK corporate finance / commercial lending business and have experience of working with a HK / Chinese corporate / commercial client base. It is ESSENTIAL that applicants have fluent Cantonese language skills (both written and verbal).
Mandarin would be a bonus, although not essential. Duties will include: Monitor designated loan portfolio and develop new business Prepare credit proposals Liaise with the Risk Team during pre-approval stage on credit risk related matters Submit customer’s credit facility proposal in a timely manner and ensure the facility drawdown process is coordinated and completed Liaise with Loans Team post-approval Build relationships with intermediaries and third parties (solicitors, valuers, brokers, accountants etc. ) Prepare credit review reports on a regular basis Develop strategies, tactics and action plans so as to achieve key performance targets Supervision of junior members of staff Requirements for the role: A proven track record of managing and cultivating a corporate / commercial loan portfolio Solid experience in producing credit proposals, memos and financial analysis Ability to propose and negotiate credit and covenant structures and loan documentation A knowledge of the UK Property market would be desirable Educated to degree level, or the equivalent Detailed understanding of general banking law / UK banking practice and relevant regulation. Chinese Cantonese language skills are essential to this role.
This vacancy is being advertised by Montpellier Resourcing Limited. The services advertised by Montpellier Resourcing Limited are those of an Employment Agency.
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