An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Relationship Manager (VP level) at a Japanese bank based in Central London. The role will focus on carrying out marketing activities available to their Asian Corporate Business Group as a Junior RM. This would ideally suit someone with a strong credit background. Main Responsibilities Pitching and originating new corporate clients and transactions, including therein oversight of the production of marketing materials and management of the associated compliance review process working with Senior RM Coordination of the preparation / timely submission of credit applications to meet (often tight) client deadlines, being specifically responsible for presentation of the transaction including key terms and conditions, together with the related business case and client exposure strategy Lead the delivery and execution of ancillary strategies with product partners on a client-by-client basis under the guidance of the Senior RMs.
Execution of documentation process through the loan closing in collaboration with the relevant department and actively managing any documentation negotiation with the client Preparation of good quality and succinct credit applications including financial analysis, projections, industry & peer analysis in order to recommend the correct obligor & facility grade Maintaining the banks systems primarily GBR and the internal grading tool to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal procedures Conduct KYC (research, review, compiling for new/existing customers) Mentoring and provides on the job training to the other Junior RMs (AVP/Associate level) Other ad hoc tasks, in requested by Senior RMs or Head of the Group, which contribute to the operation of CBDE1 Ideal Candidate Degree level education and / or working toward relevant professional qualification (e.g. ACCA, CFA, MCT) Excellent English communication skills; both written and verbal. Other Asian language skills are favourable (e.g. Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese) Sound credit / analytical skills, preferably with background of working in the corporate credit analysist team in banks Working level knowledge of key corporate finance concepts Good technical knowledge of the bank’s principal products, including a thorough understanding of standard credit documentation, including LMA, ISDA etc Self-motivated and flexible approach is essential, including an ability to work on multiple tasks in parallel under pressure and time constraints The role is based in London but may require business travel with guidance from Senior RM IT literate, including fluency with key Microsoft Office packages