Director, Financial Institutions

BSTDB - Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Director, Financial Institutions

BSTDB - Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Thessaloniki, Greece

Position purpose

The Director FI develops and manages the financial sector operations portfolio in the member states and performs all duties related to the overall management of the Department.

Key functions and Responsibilities

Under the guidance and supervision of the VP Banking, the Director FI, has the overall responsibility for the management, pipeline and development of relevant portfolio in the member states. The Director FI, leads the strategic planning in the area of his/her specialization, including setting of targets, and monitors services provided by his Department to all relevant Bank’s Divisions.

More specifically the Director FI:

  • Proactively generates business through direct PR and evaluates received proposals;
  • Leads-manages the process of identification, origination, structuring and negotiation of all kinds of complex lending, equity and guarantee operations (from non-recourse to full recourse/corporate secured and unsecured private and public sector loans and guarantees);
  • Oversees disbursement and project implementation of lending, equity and guarantee operations;
  • Supervises the monitoring and reporting process of all operations of the Department to ensure that early action and corrective measures are taken in order to safe guard the good performance of the Department’s portfolio;
  • Participates in recovery/restructuring Working Groups for the operations when s/he is an Operation Leader;
  • Leads and oversees the strategic planning of the FI: develops goals and objectives for the department in line with the strategy and business plan of the Bank and takes responsibility for their achievement;
  • Performs all responsibilities related to the management and supervision of staff, including setting of work plans, training and performance evaluation. Provides mentoring and coaching to ensure learning and development of staff;
  • Drafts new and/or updates existing internal policies and procedures related to the Department’s activities, in line with international best practices;
  • Promotes the Bank through participation in congresses, conferences, working groups;
  • Undertakes other relevant tasks that may be assigned by the Division Head and as may be required by the policies of the BSTDB.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Banking, Finance or Accounting, Risk Management;
  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience in banking, of which the last 5 years in financial institutions;
  • At least 5 years of full-fledged senior-level managerial responsibilities (including responsibility for the unit’s work planning and organization, career development recommendations for and performance appraisal of the employees under supervision, etc.).

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Good knowledge of a member country language;
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial sector and in-depth understanding of country and bank risks;
  • Strong marketing and negotiation skills;
  • Advanced understanding of investment and financial analysis and their application in investment decisions and transaction structuring;
  • Demonstrated coaching, mentoring & leadership skills;
  • Sound level of banking/lending skills with a strong credit background and demonstrable competence in structuring and executing transactions;
  • Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the region of the BSTDB’s operations;
  • At least 5 years of experience in an international development financial institution;
  • Experience in screening, origination, structuring, negotiation and execution of debt transactions.

For a candidate to participate in the competitive selection for this position, s/he must meet at least the following minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Banking, Finance or Accounting, Risk Management.;
  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience in banking, of which the last 5 years in financial institutions..

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