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Executive Director, Financing Solutions Europe

Date Posted: Aug 06, 2022
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  • Location:
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    10 Year
  • Gender:
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Sep 02, 2022

Job Description

Job Description - Executive Director, Financing Solutions Europe (2200016022)

Executive Director, Financing Solutions Europe - ( 2200016022 )


: Institutional Banking

Primary Location


: Full-time

Employee Status

: Permanent

Posting Date

: 29/Jul/2022, 12:08:37 PM

Unposting Date

: 12/Aug/2022, 10:59:00 PM

The Role Responsibilities

  • The Financing Solutions team originates, structures and syndicates debt opportunities across the Corporate, Financial Institution and Commercial Real Estate sectors for European assets and/or borrowers
  • The role will particularly be focused on further developing the Corporate loans business for FS across Europe


  • Identify financing opportunities (primarily in the loan market) for core and prospect Corporate clients across Europe
  • Continue development of SCB European Corporate lending business, originating from European based clients and also financing opportunities on European assets or subsidiaries for clients from other regions
  • Prepare and deliver proposals to clients on identified origination scenarios to maximise SCB involvement in loan opportunity and any related business (e.g hedging/ DCM)
  • Originate and execute loan financings from inception to completion, which will include credit analysis, structuring, documentation, working with Financing Risk on distribution and management of internal booking processes
  • Expand and develop additional distribution channels including structured and synthetic loan sales


  • Execution of loan transactions for European opportunities. This includes work on client pitches, drafting offer letters and term sheets, underwriting applications, information memoranda, roadshow presentations, documentation and responding to queries from banks during syndication process.
  • Developing investor base in partnership with the Loan Syndicate and Distribution team
  • Supporting junior team members on financial/ credit analysis of financing opportunities, preparing summaries and analysis of key risks and preparation of credit applications
  • Manage deal execution process end-to-end on originated transactions
  • Negotiate deal documentation including coordinating with internal legal and external legal counsel
  • Review and challenge deal due diligence information, including valuations, technical diligence and tax/ financial structuring
  • Coordinate with various stakeholder to ensure deal execution and closing within required timeframe


  • Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework, in which the Group operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.
  • Responsible for delivering ‘effective governance’; capability to challenge fellow executives effectively; and willingness to work with any local regulators in an open and cooperative manner.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • Borrowers/ issuers and other financial institutions as investors
  • Internal stakeholders include Global Account Managers, Capital Markets, Financing Risk and other product areas in FM, Credit/ risk and Portfolio Management. Global Industry Groups will also be a core partners
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Manage Conduct
  • Risk Management and Internal Controls
  • Compliance - Governance, Oversight and Control
  • Risk Management – Market / Liquidity
  • Business - Strategy and Model
  • Business - Market Knowledge

Required Experience

  • Proven deal experience and track record in European corporate loan market
  • Strong credit and financial understanding
  • Track record of negotiating loan documentation and strong understanding of latest trends in European loan market
  • Excellent relationships with European corporate borrowers
About Standard Chartered 

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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