Credit / Market / Operational / Compliance

Associate Director, Financing Partnerships (Investment Team)

  • Wholesale Funding – Commercial & SME Loans
  • Commercial Lending / Credit Risk / Business Development
  • Queensland based

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is a development financier that was established by the Federal Government in 2016 in order to provide finance to support the development of infrastructure projects and businesses in northern Australia. In providing finance, NAIF has a strong focus on driving economic growth, public benefit and positive indigenous and local community outcomes. NAIF has made commitments (in the form of investment decisions) of $2.9 billion across 25 investments in Central and North Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Reporting to the Director, Investment, as AD Financing Partnerships, you will assist in the building and execution of the NAIF Small Loans Program. NAIF acts as a wholesale funder, providing commitments to financing partners who will then on lend these funds through a series of small to medium sized loans.
You will develop and foster networks and relationships with financing partners, advisors, stakeholders and regulators – and be responsible for rolling out the Small Loans Program with other lenders. You will also have the opportunity to work with the origination team to execute, structure and manage infrastructure transactions.

Tertiary qualified in finance, accounting, business or similar, you will bring 7-10+ years’ relevant experience in a financial institution, with a background in business development, structuring, advising and financial/investment analysis in business or commercial banking, corporate or project financing. You will have strong negotiation skills and familiarity with financing agreements. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are expected as well as strong stakeholder management capabilities with clients, investors and financiers and key internal stakeholders, including key government contacts.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Rob Hockedy / Patrick Everest below.


Rob Hockedy

02 9235 9470


Patrick Everest

02 9235 9440

Associate Director, Financing Partnerships (Investment Team)
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