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Senior Manager - Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Credit


Senior Manager - Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Credit

About the job

Our client is a large banking corporation who run a range of institutional, commercial and retail business lines across New Zealand. Operations also include corporate loans, trade finance and FX, treasury facilities and financial services for cross border transactions.

As part of the Credit Committee this role is responsible for the Credit Risk assessment, structuring and execution of debt financing transactions across Institutional, Corporate and Commercial banking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess loan applications for institutional, corporate and commercial transactions
  • Membership of the bank's credit committee
  • Actively monitor credit performance of the portfolio, review of credit quality movements, and annual reviews of the institutional, corporate and commercial customers
  • Liaise with business functions to facilitate credit application and approval process, and providing guidance on credit related matters
  • Providing support to the wider credit team to ensure the completion of key credit deliverables, and having the opportunities to participate in credit related projects/ initiatives

Key Requirements:

  • Ideally five-ten years experience in mid-market or commercial credit
  • Excellent knowledge of credit risk management concepts and techniques
  • Advanced understanding of corporate, institutional and commercial lending practices, with extensive experience in cashflow lending preferred
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Experience or exposure to debt restructuring and business recovery a plus
  • Proven relationship management skills and the ability to communicate with and influence all levels of the organisation
  • High degree of emotional intelligence, and ability to perform under pressure and manage tight deadlines
  • Ability to operate at a strategic and operational level, and willingness to support to the wider credit team to ensure the completion of key credit deliverables

Career opportunities

This is an opportunity that will afford the incumbent the chance to work with the top end of town having only worked in a commercial or mid-market capacity previously. This will suit someone who would like to work on diverse and complex transactions in a stable environment with a company who continue to grow and expand their various portfolios.


Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Joe Whitfield on 09 374 7340.

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