Business Support Portfolio Manager

  • Job Reference: Req0917074
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Employer: Santander
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

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Business Support position within SLB - SCIB Structured Finance syndicated/bilateral lending, supporting origination teams with BAU portfolio: new transactions booking, ongoing portfolio management and monitoring including waivers, reviews and credit deviations.

Candidates need in-depth knowledge of all lending forms, sector and company specific analysis, financial models' awareness, ability to compare ongoing performance with initial forecasts, consistent and excellent customer service, whilst managing operational risk aligned to the Bank's approved policies from deal inception to termination.

The difference you will make.

  • Identifying, assessing, managing, and reporting risks and controls to achieve strategic objectives and support goals.

  • Identifying processes, systems and control weaknesses, and proposing improvements using a robust control mindset.

  • Providing excellent customer service and satisfaction, identifying opportunities proactively.

  • Achieving consensus solutions, influencing, negotiating, delivering on challenging goals and clear communication with stakeholders.

  • Working autonomously using initiative, organisation, attention to detail, prioritisation, problem solving ability, adapting approach to circumstances together.

What you will bring.

  • Solid exposure to investment banking products and banking regulations, regulators and auditors (internal/external), able to demonstrate familiarity with deal origination, execution and processing of complex products and assessment of their main risks.

  • Direct experience in lending and portfolio management lifecycle events, including elements of modelling to assess performance vs plan, legal documentation review, and understanding of regulatory developments.

It would be nice for you to have.

  • Educated to degree level (Engineering, Finance, Science, Mathematics).

  • Second language (ideally Spanish, spoken and written).

  • LoanIQ, repository sites.

What else you need to know.

Given the recent impact of the Coronavirus outbreak we will be conducting all interviews via telephone or video-conference where possible.

This role is currently office based (London) /Home based until corona virus restrictions are lifted.

How we'll reward you

  • £500 annual cash allowance to spend on our great range of benefits.

  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us.

  • 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 28 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year.

  • Company funded individual private medical insurance.

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments.

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover.

  • 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform including retailers, entertainment, eating out, travel and more.

  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our share plans

  • Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships.

Learn more about our benefits and family friendly policies

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

You can find out more about how we're embedding an inclusive culture that encourages our people to bring their full and authentic selves to work on our Inclusion and Belonging page.

A bit more about Santander.

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.