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Director, Credit & Portfolio Mgt

Our client is a specialist and significant investor and financier to the Australian market, specifically in renewable energy, efficiency and emissions technologies, transport, real estate, manufacturing, agriculture, and in recent times also into innovation and aggregation platforms. Their investment portfolio comprises a relatively low volume of predominantly high dollar value transactions. To support continuing growth, they are now seeking to appoint a Director Risk & Portfolio Mgt to provide credit risk and portfolio support to the Origination team in structuring and executing transactions.

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, you will support the Origination team and Chief Investment Officer in conducting credit analysis and preparing investment papers, ensuring adherence to investment & loan policy and credit ratings. You will manage conditions precedent sign-offs to bring deals to financial close and review all aspects of due diligence, as well as supporting the investment committee in reviewing all transactions. Key to your role, is providing assessment on investment risk of proposed transactions, and provision of feedback to the Origination team in structuring deals and risk appetite.

With relevant tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, or Business, you will have 15+ years’ credit risk and/or portfolio mgt experience gained from a corporate/investment bank, investment fund, other financial institution or advisory firm. You have developed technical skills in credit analysis, financial products, and legal structures, with extensive experience in project finance, corporate finance, property finance and securitisation, risk assessment and loan management. Experience with debt, equity and venture capital would be viewed favourably. Your strong problem solving skills and confidence in working with new and innovative structures and solutions will lead to positive investment outcomes. An accomplished communicator, you can explain complex concepts to both clients and stakeholders, and your excellent organisation skills, allow you be effective with tight deadlines and high pressure situations.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and specialist firm, committed to making a difference.
You must have full and current Australian working rights.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Patrick Everest.


Patrick Everest

02 9235 9440

Director, Credit & Portfolio Mgt
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