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Credit Portfolio Officer - VP

Job Req ID 23697289 Location(s) New York, New York Job Type Hybrid Job Category Risk Management
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Institutional Credit Management (ICM) works closely with our ICG businesses to serve as a critical component of our First Line of defense for wholesale and counterparty credit risk management and also with our Independent Risk partners to ensure best-in-class risk and controls, as well as client responsiveness. Key responsibilities include portfolio analysis, documentation, risk identification, management, monitoring, administration, and stress testing.

The ICM Portfolio Manager (PM) will be part of Portfolio Management (ICM PM) and will help manage portfolio monitoring for the wholesale credit exposures in the Bank. In particular, limits management is a major deliverable for the Bank both in terms of limits setting and limits monitoring and very challenging work can be offered to the right candidate to work on the risk appetite definition of the Bank. Portfolio monitoring looks at portfolio health and emerging risks to help define the Bank’s risk appetite. Portfolio Monitoring is in charge of developing appropriate tools to detect emerging risks and inform on the direction of risk appetite. The Bank is busy improving various frameworks to lead the industry with new cutting-edge analysis on wholesale credit.

In this role, the Portfolio Manager will be responsible for coordinating with the various pillars in PM, eg Early Warning Credit Management, Risk Appetite, other ICM teams, Risk Management, and business partners, and executing on the monitoring strategies and priorities, as well as contributing to the calibration of alerts, metrics and indicators for maximum efficacy.

The PM is expected to produce recommendations to the portfolio owners that may include portfolio reviews, stress tests, risk appetite and underwriting criteria recalibrations, reclassification of facilities, risk rating or limits changes among others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the portfolio management of applicable portfolio is consistent with industry leading practices and conforms to all internal credit procedures/policies, and all related regulatory expectations
  • Continuous engagement across ICM and with ICG businesses and Independent Risk senior stakeholders
  • Understand any concerns regarding execution of portfolio alerts and/or emerging risks which will need to be addressed by the team, along with coordinating with the early warning credit management team to understand early warning deterioration and how this might impact the wholesale credit risk appetite of the Bank
  • Execute plans, strategy and objectives for Portfolio Monitoring and Limits Management in an effective and innovative fashion; assess and report progress in meetings objectives including promotion of a healthy working culture
  • Assist in proposing and negotiating appropriate remediation strategy for large and concentrated exposures.
  • Ensure the consistency of the risk appetite of the Bank across limits setting and calibration with a view to control tail risk
  • Partner with our credit risk colleagues and other teams to get buy-in of limits proposals
  • Continuously challenge the infrastructure together with our Technology partners for a best-in-class use of management reporting
  • Partner with applicable global, regional and industry stakeholders across ICM and within ICG and Independent Risk in the design and calibration of metrics and indicators for Portfolio Health, and credit monitoring standards for applicable portfolios
  • Assist in retaining talent; participate in budget development and monitoring of expenses
  • Assist as Subject Matter Expert in developing/enhancing Learning, Develop and Training for Portfolio Monitoring and Limits Management; participate as guest speakers
  • Support on internal projects and initiatives
  • Support ICM Voice of the Employee (VOE) initiatives
  • Travel (less than 25%)


  • Degree in Finance or Accounting or higher degree in Business (MBA), or any other related subject
  • An MBA, CPA, CFA preferred, and formal credit training is a plus
  • Financial Services experience including 7+ years of credit experience in Banking, Trading, Structuring or Credit Risk Management

Experience and requirements for the role:

  • Superior risk assessment skills
  • Fully conversant in credit policy and risk principles and perceived as a respected carrier of risk culture
  • Ability to recognize and address major types of risk, including market, operational and cross border
  • Solid knowledge in risk and regulatory capital issues as they relate to transactions, portfolios and businesses
  • Proactively engages team, partners and seniors to collaborate holistic client-centric approach
  • Highly Effective interpersonal skills
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.


Job Family Group:

Risk Management


Job Family:

Credit & Portfolio Risk Management


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

New York New York United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$129,840.00 - $194,760.00


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