Loans Agency Relationship Manager

Johnson & Associates Rec Specialists
London (Greater)
up to £80,000
30 Sep 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, a global corporate trust bank, are recruiting a permanent Loans Agency Relationship Manager.

The Loans Agency Relationship Manager will manage the key customer relationships for the Loan Agency Product, be responsible for transaction management in both new deals closing and existing deals as facility and security agent.

Main Responsibilities of Loans Agency Relationship Manager:

- Work closely with new business development/sales to solicit new business from current relationships with market influencers or in pursuing brand new business opportunities.
- Enhance key relationships with Borrowers, Lenders and Sponsors by providing responsive and professional customer service in all aspects of closing activities and ongoing performance of fiduciary obligations.
- Accurately perform deal document review using standard bank language (as applicable) to ensure compliance with bank policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
- Effectively evaluate control/risk language and identify the feasibility of the Facility/Security Agent's duties when closing new deals or amending/supplementing existing deals.
- For new deals, manage the pre-closing document review process and coordinate comments from outside legal counsel, internal legal counsel (where required), Loan Operations and Analytics teams.
- For new deals, negotiate document comments with Borrower/Lender counsel in preclosing review.
- For existing deals, manage document review and negotiation (with external counsel where appropriate) for any ad-hoc issues such as waivers, consents or amendments.
- Prepare deal documents for signings/closings, attending in person where required.
- Actively manage the loan closing/funding activities on behalf of the Bank, including account set up and coordinating with the Loan Operations team as required.
- Perform client account reviews (post-closing and any subsequent review required). Define tickler and compliance issues and annotate documents/highlight to Loan Operations team for use in deal set-up.
- Manage growth of fee revenues through repeat business (new deals from existing customers), cost containment, and contribute towards automation/improvement of operational efficiencies.

The successful Loans Agency Relationship Manager will have:

- Thorough knowledge of Facility and Security agency roles, capital markets/loan documentation & closing functions.
- Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict management skills (to include both written and oral communications) are a must along with the ability to identify and mitigate potential risk.
- 5 - 7 years of related experience, specifically of the facility agent role.