First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) Al Qurm Business Park, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division : Investment Banking Group
The purpose of the role is to be a lead contributor to ensure that Loan Portfolio Management (LPM) provides a centre of excellence for essential monitoring and proactive portfolio management of the GCF loan portfolio post approval / execution, critical MIS and analysis for management consideration.
Be a lead contributor in the LPM team to support business plan taking into account the competitive, regulatory and environmental factors impacting the industry and our clients
Establish and foster strong working relationships with key internal stake holders (e.g. loan origination teams, coverage teams, Group Credit, CAD, Loan Agency, Agency Operations, Group Legal, Group Compliance, etc.)
Assist the Head of LPM in the management of KPI targets for LPM
Ensure compliance with all Legal, Compliance, Risk and Audit requirements. Alert management and assist to take appropriate action to meet regulatory requirements (UAE & International),
Assist Head of LPM to assess and Implement new products / business development as required
Lead and coordinate waiver and amendment processes.
Be a lead contributor from LPM to provide valuable inputs during Annual Reviews.
Supervise setting up of covenant trackers by junior / contractor staff and then ensure all covenants are monitored in a timely manner.
Be responsible for timely preparation of various portfolio reports for management consideration.
Provide analytical support and help develop a point of view in support of Head of LPM, Head of LPMD and Head of GCF.
Ensure internal reporting is accurate and timely, and support the Head of LPM on strategic initiatives including budgeting and business planning
Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Business or related discipline. MBA and / or professional qualification such as CFA advantageous.
Fluent in English. Effective communicator, both written and verbal. Able to present complex topics to a senior audience, with good grasp of details
8+ years’ relevant experience in the banking sector with at least 5 years in corporate loan markets with portfolio management responsibilities.
Sound understanding of corporate financials, legal concepts and loan mechanics, with first-hand experience of documenting loan transactions.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to extract and interpret from large volumes of data.
Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and quality of output. Adjust quickly to changing priorities.
Affinity and respect for local cultures of the UAE and Middle East.
Fluent in English. Arabic language skills advantageous. Knowledgeable of local, Middle East and International markets