Head of Credit Risk- Energy & Infrastructure
This role is pivotal in providing oversight for the UK Energy, Climate Action & Infrastructure portfolio, contributing to sector strategy analysis, and exercising substantial lending discretion. As a Senior Leader within the Credit Risk function, you will play a key role in shaping regulatory responsibilities under the Senior Management Regime. This position demands strategic thinking, effective communication in a matrix environment, and the ability to implement control frameworks to support business expansion.
The successful candidate will spearhead the analysis of risks, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the key drivers of credit risk within the Energy portfolio. With a focus on regulatory compliance, the Head of Credit Risk will engage with external firms, industry forums, and regulators to inform credit risk strategies. Proven negotiation and influencing skills are crucial, with a track record of leadership in implementing material change initiatives. Monitoring portfolio trends and proposing remedial actions for adverse developments are integral responsibilities, making this role an exciting opportunity for a seasoned professional in credit risk management.
Qualifications and Capabilities:
The ideal candidate will possess deep expertise in credit risk, specifically supporting the performance of Energy, Climate, and Infrastructure Portfolios. Strong credit underwriting skills, regulatory understanding, and a significant lending discretion track record are prerequisites. A senior leadership background, coupled with through-the-cycle credit portfolio experience, will be essential. The Head of Credit Risk should demonstrate enterprise leadership, a strategic mindset, effective stakeholder management, and expertise in risk mitigation and regulatory compliance.
This role offers a unique platform to shape the credit risk landscape in the dynamic Energy and Infrastructure sector, driving strategic vision and purpose. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and be part of a leading financial institution’s transformative journey.
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