Credit Project Specialist

Temporary, Full time
Geneva
Posted 3 months ago

For one of our clients, a Private Bank in Geneva, we are looking for a Credit Project Specialist – Private Banking to support the organization´s long-term strategic IT project, the upgrade of the core banking system.

The candidate will work from within the credit department, which provides lombard financing to private banking clients and monitors their compliance with collateral levels and credit limits. Integrating into the existing team, they will act as a subject matter expert for credit processes and procedures and represent the credit function in the bank-wide IT implementation project.

When not involved in project duties, the person will support the daily business of the department in a credit officer role, such as controlling risky exposures, managing pledges and collateral value, and risk reporting.

 

Responsibilities :

  • Gather and organize information about existing processes, procedures and business requirements in the credit department.
  • Compare the functionalities in the existing core system release with the ones available in the new release and identify gaps and opportunities.
  • Participate as subject matter expert in the design, development, testing and implementation of the key credit risk functionalities in the new Core Banking System (T24, R22)
  • Closely liaise and coordinate with the PMO, IT developers, project consultants, both inside and outside of working group meetings.
  • Plan, coordinate and perform the Credit UAT.
  • Acting as a back-up credit officer of the rest of the team in the BAU tasks: evaluating collateral, assigning pledges, detecting customers in breach of limits, extracting portfolio reports, validating day-to-day banking transactions blocked.

 

Profile :

  • University degree, preferably in Finance / Economics (or equivalent credit risk experience in banking).
  • Certificates related to professional activity are an asset.
  • Minimum 3-5 years related experience in credit risk / middle office, ideally in lombard lending.
  • Experience in change management, business process development, UAT.
  • Good understanding of credit products, financial instruments and the banking business.
  • Capacity to work independently on specific tasks and with a strong eye for detail.
  • Strong problem-solving, project execution and communication abilities.
  • Strong financial and non-financial analytical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, with French being an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize activities and meet deadlines.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and willingness to assume responsibility for problem resolution.
  • Swiss residency is a must have

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we will contact only the candidates who have been selected for an interview.

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