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Manager/Senior Manager (fixed-term 4 years)

About the workplace

NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK (NIB) is an international financial institution owned by the Nordic and Baltic countries. The Bank provides long-term loans on market terms to private and public projects that strengthen competitiveness and enhance the environment. NIB has the highest possible credit rating and acquires the funds for its lending by borrowing on the international capital markets. The Bank has some 190 employees and total assets amounting to around EUR 24 billion. NIB's headquarters are located in Helsinki, Finland. The main working language of the Bank is English.

Work tasks

The Lending Department at NIB is seeking a

Manager/Senior Manager

to join the Corporate Lending team in the Transaction and Portfolio Management (TPM) Unit. The position is a fixed-term 4-year contract.

The role of the TPM Unit is to evaluate, structure and execute new lending operations as well as manage, monitor and report on the existing loan portfolio. The Unit consists of 14 professionals and is organized in three product teams: Corporate Lending; Project and Structured Finance, and; Financial Institution, Municipal and Sovereign Lending.

The position is a specialist role and it involves participating in and leading transaction teams. As a member of NIBs TPM Unit you can expect to be involved in several new deals each year and each transaction tends to be complex and professionally demanding. Additionally, you will manage a large portfolio of loan assets. The position involves considerable travelling both regionally and internationally.

The main functions of the position are:

• evaluating, structuring, managing due diligence, securing internal credit approvals, negotiating, and closing new lending transactions
• managing, monitoring and reporting on a portfolio of loan assets.

The job involves working on transactions in a variety of industry sectors both in the Nordic and Baltic region and in emerging markets.

The position requires strong team-working and communications skills, a high level of individual responsibility, awareness of risk, and sound business judgment.

Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate NIBs core values: commitment, competence and co-operation.


Candidates should have:

• experience in NIB member country markets. Experience of emerging markets and transition economies is an advantage
• experience in corporate finance
• a university degree in Finance or Business Administration or another relevant discipline. An additional professional qualification, such as finance or accounting, is an advantage.
• a minimum of 2 years for the Manager position and 7 years for the Senior Manager position relevant experience.
• Fluency in English is a prerequisite. A working knowledge of one of the Scandinavian languages is preferable.

Scope of employment

Form of employment: Temporary employment

Scope: Full-time


Last application date: 14/04/2019

Reference number: A864735



Number of positions advertised:  1



Tony Mäkynen
Director, Head of Corporate Lending
+358 10 618 001


We offer you:

• An interesting and inspiring working environment in the heart of Helsinki that provides an opportunity to gain a new perspective on the financial industry based on our position as an International Financial Institution owned by the Nordic and Baltic countries
• NIB welcomes expatriate employees and their families, and will help in making relocation and integration as smooth as possible. Helsinki is a lively and modern Nordic capital with an international atmosphere.

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