10-12 years
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Job Description

Job Description

Job Purpose:

SA portfolio comprises complex multiproduct / multi-jurisdictional clients with significant cross-network revenue potential. The portfolio is expected to grow rapidly given the APAC strategy. The incumbent needs to be comfortable partnering with senior business counterparts in analysing, reviewing and monitoring large complex transactions (including cross-border) in managing a diverse and complex portfolio. Specific credit and market experience is a key requirement.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Proactively drive discussions with Product, Coverage Team, other internal stakeholders and clients with the aim to thoroughly understand the rationale and justifications for all credit requests.
  • Ability to rope in and address relevant issues from diverse product and industry perspectives and articulate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Responsible for structuring lending transactions in line with Group appetite.
  • Analyze both quantitative and qualitative factors and ensure annual reviews and credit packages are on schedule and as per the bank's policies.
  • Spread and analyse financial statements in order to evaluate credit quality and portfolio risk.
  • Recommend appropriate risk rating for the reviewed clients and record analysis and conclusions.
  • Monitor on-going credit developments and compliance to credit conditions and loan agreement (i.e. Timely submission of required documents, market development that may have an impact on clients and the credit portfolio)
  • Prepare financial and cash flow forecasts based on sound and justified assumptions.
  • Manage the credit submission process for the allocated portfolio.
  • Lead the quarterly portfolio analysis and drive action steps to improve the quality of the overall South Asia portfolio.
  • Localise the Group Credit Policy and ensure the local country addendum covers all RBI requirements.
  • Proactively identify propose remedial strategies for problem credits.
  • Meet clients at senior levels (e.g. CFOs) to understand their business and industry, discuss specific transactions, seek general credit updates and formulate a credit opinion and strategy.
  • Coordinate across the region and assist the Credit Team on special projects.
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as assigned by the Bank.



  • Minimum 10+ years experience preferably in first class international or major regional banks with a combination of credit analysis, preparation of credit application, risk/team/portfolio management, credit policy or frontline origination.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and identify key risks/ mitigants at transactional, product & industry sector level
  • Proven financial analysis skills and ability to identify and evaluate credit risks in multiproduct/ multi-jurisdictional transactions.
  • Commercial aptitude, good at spreadsheets, financial modelling and cash flow projections.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, written and presentation.
  • Effective influencing skills to ensure proper structuring and deal approval across product and credit approval chains.
  • Ability to manage one's own time effectively and to work under pressure and independently to meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to manage regulatory requirements.

FAB, the UAE&#8217&#x3B;s largest bank and one of the world&#8217&#x3B;s largest financial institutions offers a an extensive range of tailor-made solutions, and products and services, to provide a customised banking experience. Through its strategic offerings, it looks to meet the banking needs of customers across the world via its market-leading Corporate and Investment Banking and Personal Banking franchises.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, in Khalifa Business Park, the bank&#8217&#x3B;s international network spans over 19 countries, across the world, providing the global relationships, expertise and financial strength to support local, regional and international businesses seeking to do business at home and abroad. In line with its commitment to put customers first, to Grow Stronger, FAB will continually invest in people and technology to create the most customer-friendly banking experience and will support the growth ambitions of its stakeholders across the global network in which the bank operates.

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