Director and Head of Debt and Guarantee Schemes

Closing date
9 Jun 2022
Director and Head of Debt and Guarantee Schemes

Location: London or Sheffield / Hybrid Working

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week/flexible days and/or hours (Mon-Fri)

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience and location

Benefits package:
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • 15% employer pension contribution, performance related bonus
  • Flexible working, cycle to work scheme, healthcare cash plan and life assurance
  • Paid voluntary day, maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave
  • Benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health and wellbeing, travel, and technology...and plenty more


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior lawyer to join us as the Director and Head of Debt and Guarantee Schemes within our Legal team. The role is to provide and manage and oversee legal support, and to provide oversight of legal risk, to the product teams within the Bank delivering the Covid Guarantee Schemes and their predecessor and successor schemes, ENABLE Funding, ENABLE Guarantees, BBI debt and to support the activities of the wider Legal and Governance team.

Knowledge and experience in one or more of corporate, commercial, financial regulation/funds and finance essential. This position would suit an experienced lawyer with 15+ years PQE, with In-house and/or private practice experience of advising on and managing complex projects and transactions within the financial services or commercial sector.

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The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Its mission is to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK, and to enable the transition to a net zero economy, by supporting access to finance for smaller businesses.

Established in 2014, it is a 100% government-owned economic development bank but independently managed.

To deliver its programmes, the Bank works through more than 200 delivery partners such as high street, digital, specialist and challenger banks, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.

Currently, we employ around 460 people, split between offices in Sheffield and London.

Please note all candidates applying for this role should have the right to work in the U.K.

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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