(Associate) Banker for the Polish corporate market

  • competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • Contract, Full time
  • European Investment Bank.
  • 15 Jan 18 2018-01-15

The Banker will contribute to the identification, appraisal, negotiation, and monitoring of corporate lending operations primarily in Poland.

The EIB, the European Union's bank,  is seeking to recruit for its Operations Directorate (OPS) – Baltic Sea and Northern Europe Department (BSNE) - Corporates - Germany and Nordics (BSNE/2-CORP (DE,NORD)), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:


(Associate) Banker for the Polish corporate market



Vacancy is for professionals who will be expected to run customer relationships independently after working under supervision of Division Head and /or more senior staff

This is a full time position at grade 4/5

The term of this contract will be 4 years

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs,

with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.



The Banker, known internally as a (Associate) Loan Officer, will contribute to the development and execution of the Division's business plan. He/she is expected to contribute to the identification, appraisal, negotiation, and monitoring of corporate lending operations primarily in Poland.  He/she will also provide business support and transaction execution capacity to his/her more senior colleagues in the Division.


Operating Network

Reports to the Head of Division and collaborates closely with colleagues in the Division, throughout Ops and in other Directorates.



Under the supervision of the Head of Division and senior colleagues, the main focus of the post-holder will be:


Execution of lending operations and origination support:

  • Identify new business opportunities and contribute to the Division’s business origination and customer relationship management efforts  
  • Contribute to the structuring and execution of corporate lending operations; carry out due diligence and risk assessments, including the preparation of financial and feasibility analyses of projects, in cooperation with other relevant internal services/EIB Directorates


Negotiation of contracts:

  • Participate in the negotiation and closing of legal documentation with promoters/borrowers and other counterparts, in coordination with relevant other Directorates/services



  • Contribute to the monitoring of existing operations
  • Carry out measures related to event resolution, in cooperation with customers and other relevant internal services


Optimisation of operating tools and working methods:

  • Contribute to the development of the working methods, tools and processes used in the Division
  • Provide input to ongoing product development



  • University degree in a relevant area, preferably in Finance/Economics
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial sector, preferably in corporate lending.
  • Experience in customer relationship management
  • Strong knowledge of financial analysis as well as experience in credit risk assessment
  • Understanding of project appraisal and execution processes and policies
  • Good knowledge of standard computer tools
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English as well as a good command of French (*). Knowledge of Polish would be a strong advantage.



  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting  with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.


For details on core and managerial competencies please refer to EIB New Competency Library introduced as of January 1st 2017.


(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages

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