VP - Origination - Project Finance

Maxfield Search
12 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role outline

  • Due to an expansion in the Project Finance team, an exciting new opportunity has risen for a VP with strong experience origination, structuring and execution of the Project Finance product in the Power and Renewables sector.
  • The ideal candidate will need to join as a product expert of power and Renewables. They will be required to liaise with relationship manager to be able to oversee client sales/client interaction in order to maintain product development, risk solutions and cross-sell opportunities.


  • You will be expected to lead business development activity and pitch opportunities.
  • Manage debt and advisory deal discussions within specific limits for less complex projects.
  • Analyse and interpret a range of complex financial and market data sources to understand product performance and potential impact.
  • Supervise day-to-day client or counterparty relations within the project finance arena at a counterpart level; look at what our clients need and understanding them client needs in order to develop and originate product solutions.
  • Work in partnership with internal stakeholders, including other products areas, to make certain suitable engagement and support to develop, secure and maximise product deal opportunities.
  • Manage the credit application process and present credit cases to internal audiences, showing an understanding of credit requirements to develop a compelling business rationale to enable transactions.


  • Degree educated or equivalent amount of relevant experience.


  • Strong experience in both lending and advisory in the Power & Renewables sector is necessary.
  • Solid product understanding and experience in structured finance and the other relevant sectors.
  • Good understanding of the broader product set in order to facilitate cross-sell.
  • Thorough knowledge of credit, risk management, market and legal aspects of structured finance.
  • Project Finance modelling experience would be useful.
  • Knowledge of the competitor landscape within project finance.
  • Ability to work effectively and engagingly with the client coverage teams and other product groups.