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Senior Credit Risk Manager

Head Office|Letchworth

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Credit Risk Manager to join our fast-paced Risk team.

Redwood Bank launched in August 2017 with a view to offering a real alternative for small and medium sized organisations looking to make sure that their properties and cash work harder for them. We are a team of talented individuals who make a genuine difference to the future of business lending and savings.

Our inhouse culture has been carefully cultivated to support curious minds within a collaborative workforce. 

As a fast-developing Challenger Bank, we are always seeking ambitious, loyal, and dedicated people who have diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skills. 

What you’ll be doing: 
As a Senior Credit Risk Manager, you will act as the second line subject matter expert on Credit Risk while also supporting the Head of Risk in management of the Bank’s risk framework. The role will see you lead the oversight of credit risks within the bank and undertake portfolio analytics to assess the health of the Bank’s lending portfolio and assisting and supporting the Head of Risk with meeting current and regulatory rules and legalisation as well as the further development, enhancement, and oversight of the Bank’s Credit Risk management practices. Along with this, you will support the Head of Risk and Chief Risk Officer in opining on lending proposals. 

What we need you to bring to the role: 
The successful candidate would ideally be educated to a degree standard and preferably with a relevant professional qualification. You will have seven to ten years of first/second line credit risk management experience within a financial services firm and have broad knowledge of the banking risk management landscape an experience of dealing with senior management risk issues. Property financing is desired as well as experience of managing direct reports – however this is not mandatory. 
Applicants should also have a willingness to learn and engage in new topics.  While this role is to act as a subject matter expert on Credit Risk Management, there is also an expectation to engage and support in other areas of risk management.

What we will offer you in return: 
-    A hybrid working model where you have the opportunity to work from home two or three days per week. 
-    A company that promotes an inclusive culture with a friendly family composition. 
-    A Competitive salary 
-    Generous holiday allowance 
-    Pension employer contribution of 10% 
-    BenefitsHub; large selection of employee discounts, rewards and perks across a number of brands, restaurants, holidays and “away” days.   
-    Employee Assistance Programme 
-    Cycle2work Scheme
-    Income Protection Insurance 
-    Critical Illness Insurance 
-    Death in Service Insurance 
-    Private medical health insurance 
-    Digital GP 24/7 
-    Generous maternity and paternity benefits
-    Day off for your birthday 
-    Dental Cover 
-    Health assessments 
-    Referral scheme 

What next? 
If you are looking for a career where you will be respected as an individual and valued for the contributions you make, then it is time to join Redwood Bank. To find out more or to apply for this role, please email your CV and covering note to our HR team.


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