Head of Credit

Negotiable

MV103

Abu Dhabi

Banking



Our client, a leading bank in the UAE is currently searching for a strategic and hands-on Head of Credit to lead, guide and monitor the credit department to ensure strategy, framework, policies and credit controls are implemented and maintained across the bank.

The role

- Implementing, monitoring and managing the approved risk strategy and policy of the bank and to measure, monitor and control credit risk in the concerned areas
- Direct and oversee all corporate, retail, remedial and credit administration functions whilst preserving a high quality client portfolio
- Ensure adequacy the credit coverage and provisioning of relevant portfolios
- Liaise with external stakeholders such as ratings agencies, corporate clients, auditors, law firms and regulators and internally be a senior manager within the business, leading the Retail, Corporate and SME business
- Conduct evaluation and approve/decline of credit applications/proposals and propose to Management Credit Risk Committee. Recommend enhancement of credit policies and procedures as required

Client requirements

- At least fifteen to twenty years of progressive experience in credit related positions with medium to large banks or financial services firms in the GCC
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Strong management and leadership skills and has the ability to manage a team of employees with a broad range of experience and technical skills
- Diplomatic and professional approach in highlighting issues

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