Job Purpose
To evaluate counter-party credit risks associated with Wholesale Banking lending at the client interface, with the primary objective to contain credit risk within acceptable parameters.

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Main Responsibilities
  • Provision of direct credit evaluation services at the customer interface and apprise client application timely
  • Identify credit and risk management requirements at the source of the deal negotiation/ business proposal.
  • Conduct credit evaluation interviews during deal negotiation
  • Support other teams in department to develop high quality credit solutions to customers; Recommend appropriate facilities in line with risk evaluation
  • Present and defend own judgement and senior credit evaluations to clients
  • Present and defend credit proposals to CREDCO& BCC.
  • Identify, quantify and evaluate sources of risk in relation to profitability of business proposal and financial viability of the corporation as a whole
  • Utilize industry risk analysis available to identify and understand contextual threats to existing and potential clients.
  • Proactively and timely processing credit applications for existing facilities
  • Detect and evaluate shifts or changes in key parameters in a business relationship or industry
  • Monitor utilization in excess or arrears of credit facilities and assists Relationship Managers in managing the risk exposure.
  • Build relationships with other Senior Analysts and Relationship Managers to improve quality of business proposals and turnaround time on credit evaluations.
  • Responsible for reviewing financial information produced by customers.
  • Monitor and Control quality of loan portfolio.
  • Plan and Implement annual credit reviews for the loan portfolio.
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  • Knowledge of the key areas in Wholesale Banking.
  • Understanding of key financial indicators and use financial analysis to evaluate strategic options and opportunities.
  • Robust credit knowledge.
  • Strong ability to influence, build and /or initiate effective relationships and credibility with others (colleagues, stakeholders and customers).
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to think in terms of integrated solutions; Logical, rational and shows sound judgement.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively and strategically influence across the organization.
  • Leadership & Stakeholder Management
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce/ Accounting/ Finance or similar qualifications.
  • Other relevant qualifications including post graduate qualifications such as an MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Banking and/or Financial Services, 5 years being in credit analysis or credit evaluation.
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