Loan Documentation Officer

Hill Newton Recruitment
London (Greater)
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The job holder will support the documentation of a range of lending products which is chiefly made up of commercial mortgages but also includes SME working capital & trade finance facilities.

The role will require end-to-end management of the process following credit approval through to completion and ensuring collateral is correctly executed together with post-completion follow up.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for executing facility documentation in line with the bank's standard operating policy & procedures as well as applicable external rules and regulations.
- Responsibility for the timely issuance of credit facility documentation
- Oversee queries raised by the bank's solicitors and valuers, resolving problems and/or referring them to the Head of Credit Administration or, where relevant, the Chief Risk Officer/Head of Business Development for approval in terms of the bank's delegated authorities.
- Liaison with Branch & Relationship Managers, Operations, Credit Approval and Remedial Management as appropriate.
- Review and assess reports produced by the bank's solicitors and valuers, identifying key risks, recommending possible mitigants.
- Instructing solicitors and valuers to ensure collateral and credit structure is executed as per each credit approval.

Experience and Education

- Credit Administration & process experience with Property Finance & SME banking product knowledge.
- Experience of process and technology solutions for risk mitigation & control.

Skills and Competencies

- Proficiency in the use of spreadsheets & database tools.
- Strong understanding of credit documentation, security perfection, valuation, collateral management by way of work experience and relevant laws and regulations.


- Team player who thinks logically.
- Strong ability to work in a time constrained situation and cross-cultural environment.
- Confident in interacting frequently across all business areas and with middle management.
- Strong verbal and written business writing skills.
- Be proactive in problem solving and deadline orientated.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Ability to organise, prioritise, multi-task.