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      January 05,2021
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    Senior FI Lending Specialist

    Are you ready to join a dynamic and diverse client-facing team of lending specialists who provide tailor-made financing solutions for our (international) FI clients? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience on finance and structured lending in the interests of our clients and the future of our bank?

    Your job

    We are looking for a FI Lending specialist to join the FI Lending product unit within Structured Finance & Portfolio Management (SF&PM) part of Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB).

    The FI Lending Specialist is responsible for the commercial proposition, structuring and execution of Structured Lending products to (inter)national FI clients. Together with other client coverage teams you take care of the origination of the client dialogue. Your work includes negotiating and preparing tailor made commercial client propositions, structuring loan products, drafting credit applications, executing imminent deals (including coordination with external advisors), negotiating financing documents with the client and monitoring of the existing portfolio of (debt) transactions.

    The assessment of risks involved is based on your (credit structuring) experience and specific client-, product-, and FI-sector knowledge. Your challenge will be to find the right balance between commerce and risk taking into account the bank’s moderate risk profile, while keeping client interests and needs centre stage.

    Working environment

    Financial Institutions is a sector with a global footprint in CIB. Controlled growth and consolidation of international expansion - predominantly in North-West Europe - is an important theme for FI. Lending is a key product that enables international growth of FI. FI Specialised Lending (FISL) - currently consisting of 11 Lending Specialists in Amsterdam – is looking to reinforce the portfolio finance segment in the team.

    FISL is organised along three niche lending activities; Fund finance, Insurance consolidation finance and Portfolio finance. The product specialism Portfolio finance delivers product services to (Large) Corporates and FI clients. The team develops financial structures, enabling a client to obtain financing using its own assets as a secured element. Assets usually deployed are portfolios of mortgage loans, consumer loans, auto leases, corporate receivables, etc. You are the arranging linking pin between your client and Risk Management and deploy a hands-on approach in tailoring and negotiating successful transactions for your client. Furthermore, you advise on and structure portfolio management transactions enabling a capital efficient business model.

    FISL acts as a centre of (credit) expertise and is the first line of defence for FI clients The team is transaction-oriented, result-oriented and knowledge-driven with a great deal of teamwork and strong empowerment of individual responsibilities. We work closely together with other CIB teams such as Client Coverage, DCM, Loan Origination, Sustainability and Central Portfolio Management ensuring that clients needs are serviced best and our portfolio is sound and grows in a sustainable way. Our office is based in Amsterdam (Gustav Mahlerlaan) where we work in an open floor space and have all stakeholders in our vicinity. We have a flexible operating model that allows for working at home via VPN.

    We are offering

    ABN AMRO offers a challenging international work environment that provides ample opportunities for personal growth, knowledge development, and teamwork and that fosters taking responsibility. There is a strong and dynamic team of passionate professionals that seek the best lending solutions for their clients.

    The benefits are:

    • The opportunity to be the best you can be, to work flexible hours and to have sufficient room to grow both personally and professionally
    • A very professional working environment with a very interesting and steep learning curve
    • A large responsibility and access to a career with multiple possibilities for growth
    • A Market-conform salary with a competitive benefits package and a substantial education budget
    • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on your travel preference
    • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
    • A solid pension plan

    Your profile

    We are looking for a professional with:

    • Minimal [6-8] years of credit experience to wholesale clients
    • Strong affiliation with structured lending -,(debt) capital markets or affiliated products
    • Good knowledge relevant developments of CRR, Securitisation Regulation, Basel IV, Solvency II, Accountancy guidelines
    • Analytical with advanced excel skills
    • Risk Management experience and affinity with portfolio management skills
    • Ability of managing an FI client credit portfolio
    • Strong communication and commercial skills

    Next to this, we require:

    • WO / Master
    • Fluent in English (written / verbal) and preferably also in Dutch


    For additional information you may contact Martijn Bakker, Head FI Specialised Lending, 06-30422010,

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