Vice President, Credit Risk Portfolio Management (Project Finance)

  • Attractive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ALS Recruit , EA Licence No: 16S8075
  • 16 Feb 18 2018-02-16

Our client is an established firm that will focus on arranging project and structured asset-backed financing. The role is based in Singapore.

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, the incumbent will be primarily focused on managing a newly-established facility aimed at facilitating the transfer of long term infrastructure project finance debt from commercial banks to institutional investors.

This facility is intended to enable institutional investors, who have a natural demand for long dated assets, access long-term infrastructure debt investments in a measured and low risk manner. The intention is to develop this facility into a permanent feature of the infrastructure financing space, as a conduit of infrastructure loans from commercial banks to institutional investors.

The incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day risk management of closed project finance transactions that are acquired by the facility, with a job scope that includes: preparing portfolio and credit reviews / updates / waiver requests, covenant monitoring, portfolio reporting, maintaining credit files to an auditable standard, liaising with external rating agencies, and working with other parties linked to reporting the portfolio’s performance.

Experience Required

  • Good university degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related subject
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in credit analysis and/or portfolio management of project finance transactions
  • Strong analytical and credit skills, with a solid understanding of key credit and structuring risks in project finance transactions
  • Comfortable working with structured loan documentation and term sheets
  • Understanding / knowledge of securitisation structures would be an advantage
  • Experience in building and/or analysing excel-based financial models
  • Familiarity with corporate and project finance credit rating methodology
  • Ability to form a credit view and defend that view, while being open to the views of others
  • Suitable candidates based in Singapore will be given first priority for consideration
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

To apply, please email your resume to investmentbanking.sg@alsrecruit.com