Senior Development Finance Manager

Chamberlain Career Management Limited
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Sep 24, 2022
Oct 13, 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior Development Finance Manager

Location: Midlands or North of England

The Bank:

For over 50 years they've been making a difference to the lives of their customers, helping them achieve their hopes and dreams.

Their purpose is to open financial possibilities where options seem limited. Helping a family get a mortgage, saving for that dream or investing in or developing property. All their customers get much more than just products: they give them simple solutions and support when they need it most.

The bank focuses on Savings, Mortgages and Commercial Lending - the latter lending to professional property developers and investors throughout the UK.

79% of the bank is owned by a charitable foundation that awards grants to registered charities in the UK and overseas. As the foundation is funded by the profits generated from the bank, there is a significant drive for success amongst employees.

The bank has ambitious and exciting growth plans which this role is part of.

The role:

We are looking for a Senior Development Finance Manager for UK wide new business generation to join this rapidly expanding organisation.

Closely supporting the Head of Development and the Managing Director of Commercial Lending in the delivery of the Commercial Lending business plan with particular focus on delivering development finance budget.

Hold Responsibility for originating, delivering, and managing development finance transactions and clients within Commercial Lending.

Be the primary owner of the credit and reputational risk inherent within their allocated and new client portfolio and manage the resultant income stream.

What will your day look like?

Your key responsibilities as Senior Development Finance Manager will be to:
  1. Manage and develop a portfolio of loans/clients including the acquisition of new clients, negotiating appropriately structured and priced facilities in line with risk appetite.
  2. Maintain and develop relationships with clients, brokers, and their advisors, developing the bank brand to support and grow the business.
  3. Preparation and presentation to the relevant sanctioning authority of high-quality credit papers consistent with credit risk policy and business line parameters.
  4. Work alongside the Due Diligence team in the execution of sanctioned deal structures, scoping and managing appropriate professional advisory work as part of risk appraisal.
  5. Ensuring appropriate security items are taken and drawdown processes are followed.
  6. Ensure that all facilities are operating in accordance with agreed terms.

Are you the one for us?
  • Do you have substantial experience in a similar role within financial services and good knowledge of the Development Finance market and delivery of results?
  • Do you have excellent external market and Regulation awareness?
  • Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills?
  • Do you have strong influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to work on own initiative?
  • Are you self-motivated and enthusiastic?
  • Do you have an excellent IT skillset using Microsoft Office?
  • Do you hold a full driving license (valid in UK) and willing to travel away from the office regularly?

The Opportunity:
  • This is the chance to join a '54-year-old start-up' that has a history of innovation in their markets, and their people are the drivers for this.
  • They ensure employees feel valued - recognition is key at the bank, and it's in their nature to celebrate great work done by their people.
  • The bank has ambitious growth plans that for the right people can lead to substantial career opportunities.
  • A competitive basic salary is on offer plus pension and various other attractive benefits.
  • The position comes with flexible working,.
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