Senior Credit Officer

Fixed term contract|London|Banking operations processing

Senior Credit Officer

Kleinwort Hambros
London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Banking operations processing


Description of the Business Line or Department

The Credit Production team comprises a team of specialists responsible for the preparation of resilient and compliant credit documentation for a broad variety of credit products in accordance with pre-agreed credit proposals. The responsibilities of the team are everything post credit approval and include setting up account records, drawdown to record facilities, collating and submitting regulatory reporting, collecting all repayments due and performing oversight of relevant data records. The team is present only in Jersey, but its remit covers all KH locations including London, Guernsey, and Gibraltar

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Manage credit facilities through post approval life cycle including dealing with repayment of facilities and collateral releases
  • Work independently and as part of a team proving accurate facility documents in a timely manner.
  • As a member of the Credit Production Team contribute to a healthy working relationship between Front Office, Credit Risk and Credit Advisory and our partners in Infosys by promoting effective working relationships between the various functions.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Take end to end responsibility for a diverse case load
  • To interpret approved credit proposals and ensure all documentation is delivered to the client in a compliant manner ensuring the Credit Production Team meet with regulatory requirements, MCOB, MCD and CCA and Group policy in Middle Office activities.
  • Work with external advisors (lawyers and valuers) instructing and liaising with them as appropriate
  • Ensure credits are correctly set up on the system and managed through their life cycle
  • Deal with repayments and full and partial release of collateral as necessary
  • As part of the Credit Production Team contribute to BAU processing when required
  • Deal with general internal and external departmental correspondence
  • Assist with core controls, audit requests and reporting as required
  • To adhere and contribute to the Credit Production common guidelines, methodology and procedures manual (SOPS)
  • Such other ad hoc projects assigned by line management

Profile required


Behavioural Competencies:

  • Seeking information
  • Forming solutions
  • Analysing options
  • Ability to work independently with a low level of supervision
  • Work proactively within a team to identify issues and problem solve them with management and the team
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly in writing and verbally
  • Attention to detail with a high accuracy level in keying

Technical Competencies:

  • Product knowledge, in particular mortgages, Lombard and Consumer Credit for UK, Gibraltar and CI property, Lombard, cash backed and contingent facilities.
  • Excel, Olympic, KYC and Credit policy.
  • JFSC /GFSC/ FCA MCOB/CCA regulations 

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 220000CO
Entity: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: 2022/04/10
Publication date: 2022/01/05