Lombard Bank
We are Recruiting

Lead Credit Officer

The successful candidate will be responsible for a portfolio of commercial customers of a varied business nature forming part of the Bank’s portfolio of commercial credit facilities, as well as to assist in the day-to-day administration and controlling of related activities.

The main responsibilities of the role include but not limited to:

  • Evaluation of financing proposals which includes a comprehensive risk assessment and analyses of financial information;
  • Preparation of credit applications and recommending proposals for sanctioning in line with delegated authority and in terms of the Bank’s procedures and regulations;
  • Establishing and maintaining a healthy and fruitful relationship with the Bank’s commercial customers;
  • Monitoring, controlling and reviewing existing credit facilities on an ongoing basis and to propose and recommend suitable and relevant action;
  • Compilation of data required for statutory and other reporting purposes;
  • Leading, mentoring and guiding of support staff.

The applicants as a minimum shall:

  • Have a minimum of five years’ experience in Commercial lending;
  • Be able to demonstrate a proven track record in:
    a. the compilation, preparation and interpretation of statutory reporting and regulatory returns;
    b. managing (monitor, control, review and service) a portfolio of commercial customers, being fully responsible for credit and financial crime risks of the respective accounts
  • Have proven competence in analysing financial statements;
  •  Be able to demonstrate excellent analytical skills;
  •  Be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Be self-motivated and work on own initiative and within a team;
  • Have the ability to prioritise and work under pressure without compromising the quality of deliverables;
  • Hold a professional qualification in relevant areas such as banking and finance.

Besides opportunities for career growth, the Bank will offer to the chosen applicants an attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience, free life and health insurance, home loan at preferential interest rates and discretionary performance bonus.

Applicants should send their application accompanied by a detailed CV to [email protected]

Applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Any soliciting will lead to automatic disqualification.