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FI Lending Specialist (M/F)

At a glance

Are you ready to join a dynamic and diverse client-facing team of lending specialists who provide tailor-made financing solutions for our (international) FI clients? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience on finance and structured lending in the interests of our clients and the future of our bank? 

Your job

We are looking for FI Lending specialists to join the FI Lending product unit within Structured Finance & Portfolio Management (SF&PM) part of Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB). The FI Lending Specialist is responsible for the commercial proposition, structuring and execution of Structured Lending products to (inter)national FI clients. Together with other client coverage teams you take care of the origination of the client dialogue. Your work includes negotiating and preparing tailor made commercial client propositions, structuring loan products, drafting credit applications, executing imminent deals (including coordination with external advisors), negotiating financing documents with the client and monitoring of the existing portfolio of (debt) transactions. 

Working environment

Financial Institutions is a sector with a global footprint in CIB. Controlled growth and consolidation of international expansion - predominantly in (North-West) Europe - is an important theme for FI. Lending is a key product that enables international growth of FI. FI Specialised Lending (FISL) - currently consisting of 11 Lending Specialists in Amsterdam – is looking to reinforce each of the three lending segments in the team. These Lending segments constitute Fund finance, Insurance finance and Portfolio finance. The Portfolio Finance team focuses predominantly on lending to private (warehouse) securitisations backed by mortgages, auto loans/leases and other consumer finance assets. The Portfolio Finance team works closely together with the Secured Debt Capital Markets team for clients that issue public RMBS/ABS transactions.

The Fund finance team delivers financial structures for funds that require financing in the various stages of the fund life cycle. The Insurance finance team offers (acquisition) financing solutions for insurance and private equity companies, some active in consolidation space. In all three segments you are the linking pin between your client and Risk Management and deploy a hands-on approach in tailoring and negotiating successful transactions for your client. 

FISL acts as a centre of (credit) expertise and is the first line of defence for FI clients The team is transaction-oriented, result-oriented and knowledge-driven with a great deal of teamwork and strong empowerment of individual responsibilities. Our office is based in Amsterdam (Gustav Mahlerlaan) where we work in an open floor space and have all stakeholders in our vicinity. We have a flexible operating model that allows for working at home via VPN.

Your profile

Existing experience in Structured Finance or FI. You’re an undisputed team player, eager to learn and with a clear ambition to develop yourself as a structured finance specialist. You are analytical, proactive, display an eye for detail and commercial driven. Networker with good stakeholder management skills capable to manage an external relationship network (Clients, Lawyers) and an internal network (Risk, ALM, Legal, DCM, Finance). 

We are looking for a professional with:

•    Minimal [2-4] years of credit experience to wholesale clients
•    Affiliation with structured lending -,(debt) capital markets or affiliated products
•    Knowledge of relevant developments of CRR, Securitisation Regulation, Basel IV, Solvency II, Accountancy guidelines  
•    Analytical with advanced excel skills
•    Risk Management experience and affinity with portfolio management skills
•    Strong communication and commercial skills.

Next to this, we require:
•    WO / Master
•    Fluent in English (written / verbal) and in Dutch.

We are offering

ABN AMRO offers a challenging international work environment that provides ample opportunities for personal growth, knowledge development, and teamwork and that fosters taking responsibility. FISL is a strong and dynamic team of passionate professionals that seek the best lending solutions for their clients. 

The benefits are:
•    The opportunity to be the best you can be, to work flexible hours and to have sufficient room to grow both personally and professionally
•    A very professional working environment with a very interesting and steep learning curve
•    A large responsibility and access to a career with multiple possibilities for growth 
•    A Market-conform salary with a competitive benefits package and a substantial education budget
•    An annual public transportation pass 
•    The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
•    A solid pension plan.


For additional information you may contact Martijn Bakker, Head FI Specialised Lending, 06-30422010, martijn.bakker@nl.abnamro.com.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  22-Jan-2022
Requisition ID:  54003

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