Barclays Bank UK Jobs – Corporate Credit Manager

Organisation: Barclays Bank
Reports to: Senior Credit
About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a
British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in
London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and
investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit
cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48
million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42
trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.
Job Summary: The Corporate
Credit Manager will be charged with;
Acting as a credit professional expert to the
relationship team and the conduit to the Credit Risk function for sanctioning
Responsible for developing practical and appropriate
credit solutions (i.e. lending structures) through understanding customers’
Delivering high quality and consistent, credit
applications, making recommendations.
Monitor and control nominated accounts within
designated portfolios.
Maintain integrity of Commercial Credit Risk System
(CCRS) data ensuring financial information is updated.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Understanding the Credit/ Solutions Development: 30%
Assess a customer’s business through the analysis of
Business and Credit risks associated with the provision of the bank’s products
and services to the customer.
Develop high quality credit solutions with the view
of obtaining fast credit approval from Credit teams.
Be the joint contact for credit management purposes
for accountants, solicitors and other professionals.
The Credit Process: 30%
Preparation of Commercial Credit Risk System (CCRS)
applications with paper attachments for recommendation to the Sanctioners
Work directly with the sanctioning office for all
credits that are outside local Risk Management or the Relationship Manager’s
personal discretion.
Attend customer meetings with the Relationship
Manager if credit related issues are to be discussed/ need to be resolved.
Review and sign facility letters and co-ordinate
execution of documentation and draw down of facilities.
Portfolio Management- Monitoring and Control: 30%
In charge of the management of all financial
information produced by customers.
Responsible for managing the end to end process for
risk reports, challenging Relationship Managers where control lapses or potential
risk has been identified
Monitor and Control quality of portfolio using
‘Condition of Sanction’ triggers where possible. Discussing with Sanctioners
deteriorating trends and trigger events if they give cause for concern,
advising the Relationship Manager simultaneously.
Staff Management: 10%
Support the Team Leaders in delivering effective
performance development for individuals within the team.
Drive proactive application of Barclays Guiding
Principles both personally and throughout the team and coach and support
colleagues within the Team.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a good University
degree in any of the following fields: Commerce, Accounting, Economics,
Statistics, Business Administration or Finance.
Possession of a relevant master’s degree and/or
related professional qualification will be an added advantage e.g. ACCA, CPA,
CFA, etc.
At least three years’ experience in the commercial
lending specifically in origination, credit analysis and credit risk
structuring of transactions covering multiple industry sectors.
Excellent knowledge of commercial banking credit and
associated risks
Working knowledge of commercial legal environment.
Proven ability as self-starter.
Excellent communication skills (both oral and
The Corporate Credit Manager should have significant
knowledge of Commercial Credit Risk System (CCRS) or a similar system to
analyse, monitor and report on credit applications.
Extensive knowledge of Commercial Credit Risk System
(CCRS) and other bank systems.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of credit and
financial analysis techniques.
Internal instructions/procedures including Head
office instructions, Barclays Africa Whole Sale Credit Risk Standards and
Control Framework.
Products and services frequently used by customers
Awareness of legislation affecting the Bank and
customers having the highest regard for confidentiality.
Possess excellent analytical and numerical skills
Excellent Communications and presentation skills
Commercial Credit Risk System (CCRS) and IT skills
Good negotiation Skills
Excellent inter-personal skills
Effective time management and planning skills
How to Apply:
If you feel
challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key
deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current
curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment
website detail below:
Barclays is an
equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on
merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and
For queries
contact us on 0417122453 or email:
1st September, 2015
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