Associate Director Project and Infrastructure Finance – ABN AMRO Bank N.V. – Amsterdam

ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

At a glance

Are you a structured finance professional with a minimum of 6-7 years of client-facing experience with an affinity for the Energy Transition. Are you eager to work closely together with energetic and committed colleagues to ensure that specialised and tailor-made financing solutions are delivered to our clients and that management of our portfolio is sound and growing in a sustainable way?

As our new (Associate) Director within Project and Infrastructure Finance you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong, sustainable, long-term relationships with clients and prospects by offering financing solutions and the subsequent ongoing management of the relationship with the client across the full life cycle of the credit relationship.

Within Project and Infrastructure Finance we arrange debt financing for long-term infrastructure projects. Our team has a strong focus on supporting the energy transition, the digitalisation of society and the decarbonisation of mobility. Within energy transition we finance a wide range of technologies, including conventional renewable energy projects (such as offshore and onshore wind, solar, geothermal and energy from waste), emerging technologies (such as low carbon fuel pathways/Power to X, energy efficiency projects and floating offshore wind) and energy storage and transportation (stand-alone and co-located batteries, district heating). We operate across Europe out of our offices in Amsterdam, London and Frankfurt.Within the Project and Infrastructure Finance team we also take collective responsibility for the portfolio management activities of our transactions, supported by a number of dedicated portfolio management colleagues.

Your job

It will be your job to arrange and structure complex project financings, predominantly for projects in the Energy Transition landscape. You will originate, onboard and execute new deals, write credit applications and review due diligence and legal documentation. You will negotiate and coordinate with clients, agents, external advisors (legal, technical, insurance, market, financial) and our internal mid- and back office and perform associated financial analysis on relevant projects. You will also assist in market analysis and commercial activities, including pitching to clients and attending lenders’ meetings.

In addition, alongside other colleagues you will also be responsible for management of the existing portfolio of transactions, including monitoring and management of integrated risks. You will be responsible for timely handling of waivers/amendments, refinancing requests and in-depth credit reviews of our transactions.

You typically work in deal teams tailored to the case at hand, taking into account the required balance in terms of seniority and sector expertise. In close cooperation with the syndicate team you actively support selective distribution of debt exposures to third parties.

As a (Associate) Director you will work closely with juniors and trainees. Part of your job is to coach and develop the more junior staff in the team.

Working environment

The Project and Infrastructure Finance team consists of approx. 35 professional women and men, with diverse backgrounds and nationalities. The team works along dedicated sub-sector lines, with individual sector heads, but also works closely together as one broader team, fully aligned with the ‘Banking for Better’ and Climate Plan strategies of the bank.

Your place of work will be in Amsterdam. We have a hybrid working model, with an average of 3 days per week at the Gustav Mahlerlaan office, where we have all stakeholders in our vicinity (Client Coverage, Credit Risk, Syndication, Markets, Legal, Sustainability etc).

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas and drive they possess. We believe that teams composed of a combination of cultures, knowledge and experience will generate insights, perspectives and innovative solutions to drive success for both our customers and our bank. Therefore diversity is of vital importance to our organisation. To ensure that everyone within ABN AMRO can develop his or her qualities, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel involved and appreciated.

Your profile

Our ideal(Associate) Director Project and Infrastructure Finance professional has existing client facing, execution and risk management experience within the European Renewables/Energy Transition landscape, and is able to quickly get up to speed with the team’s deal and sector focus to manage complex tailor-made financing solutions by applying their specialised sector and structuring expertise.

She or he does not stick to one particular specialism but is able to adapt to a range of different geographies, technologies, regulatory regimes and structures, applying cross-learning to continually develop new expertise. She or he is also:

  • Educated to university level or professional qualification;
  • Knowledgeable of and has a strong interest in the Energy Transition and its related technologies;
  • In possession of a minimum 6-7 years of relevant financial experience in the Energy Transition sector, of which minimum4 years related to structuring, financial analysis and execution and portfolio management of project finance and/or other structured corporate financing transactions;
  • Well-versed in the full range of credit products and skills required for syndicated loan project financing and adept at running internal credit processes (incl. credit application/processing/monitoring);
  • Fluent in speaking, writing and reading of English.

We are offering

  • The gross monthly salary displayed above is based on a 36-hour work week, including vacation pay and benefit budget.
  • The Benefit Budget is 11% of your salary. The Benefit Budget allows you to acquire additional employment benefits. If you make no purchases or reservations in the Benefit Shop in a given month, you are paid one twelfth of your Benefit Budget that month.
  • Five weeks of vacation per year. You have the option to purchase an additional four weeks per year.
  • Personal development Budget of € 1,000 per year, which you can accumulate up to € 3,000.
  • Possibility to work from home (in consultation with your team and depending on your position).
  • An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands.
  • An excellent pension scheme.

Interested?

Are you interested? Send us your application as soon as possible. The assigned recruiter. We look forward to meeting you!

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. No unsolicited services or offers, please.

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