VP Credit - FI / NBFI

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First Abu Dhabi Bank
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Employment Type:
Full time
Corporate Banking
Sub Sector:
Project Finance/PFI, Leveraged Finance
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Job Description

Job Specific Accountabilities

• Deep understanding of FI market across various geographies

• Understanding of NBFI market in general and GCC market in particular in terms of macro environment, business model, familiarity with top players in respective markets, various credit products for NBFI , various liability products / opportunities etc

• Continually ensure that best in class FI & NBFI Credit Policies and Programs are in place

• Ensure consistent application of FI & NBFI credit policy, credit reviews of existing customers, and the assessment of the creditworthiness of potential customers

• Develop Target Market Risk Acceptance Criteria for various FI & NBFI Segments

• Develop Internal rating methodology for various NBFI Segments

• Understand various regulatory developments in FI & NBFI domain across Presence geographies and focus non presence countries

• In depth understanding of various treasury products – FX, Derivatives / Repo / TRS etc usually offered to FI & NBFI clients

• Guides the structuring of various FI & NBFI credit facilities, ensuring that all deals are structured in a sound and robust manner.

• Oversees the due diligence process for prospective deals and ensures that emerging risk factors are identified and addressed by the Term Sheets and Credit Memoranda developed by the Credit team.

• Ensures availability of timely and required information to Credit Committee members (and other credit approvers) for credit decision making.

• Ensures strict compliance to SLA/ TAT for various Trade and treasury related transactions

• Works very closely with FI / NBFI team to understand their requirements and ensure optimal risk –reward for the bank

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics / Business/ Commerce or related discipline. MBA will be preferred

Minimum Experience

  • 10 years’ relevant experience in the banking sector with at least 7 years in similar positions of progressively increasing managerial responsibilities in the FI / NBFI Credit function.