Charterhouse are currently managing a search, for a banking client, whom are in the process of looking to hire a Director level role within their International and Structured Finance department. This role will be primarily designed to oversee, manage and develop marketing and origination activities, across the regional markets, to provide a strategic and knowledge-based business development support within this Middle East Corporate Finance unit.
About the role
The client coverage and target-base within this role shall span a broad customer segment spanning corporates, financial institutions, advisors and government based. This complements the scope of product and client services that the bank is currently managing and within this expansionary phase, is looking to develop further. With a remit across the regional emerging and frontier markets, this Director shall play a critical role in meeting new business targets and revenue streams across the regional jurisdictions. These marketing/sales drivers shall be focussed-on in conjunction with the tailoring of specific financing needs and client-services, to meet any “be-spoke” and/or advisory needs, across the product structuring and execution of specialised transactions and financing agreements.
Our client will look to hire a seasoned banking professional, with a level of front office exposure, allowing them to manage and grow a team across the marketing, origination and execution aspects of the banking cycle. In conjunction, the Director shall also be able to deliver a level of product and theory knowledge across areas of corporate finance, credit risk, financial due diligence and documentation policy. This will be combined with an ability to understanding front to back office process and protocol; to ensure internal management and an appreciation of audit, regulatory and compliance-based procedures. Finally and critically, this Director will have a strong network and insight to the GCC (and MENA) markets; with an understanding of business opportunity and the product specifics and/or client needs within certain segments and customer categories.