Associate Project Finance (M/F)

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At a glance

Are you a structured finance professional with a minimum of 3-4 years of risk, portfolio management and/or client facing experience and are you eager to work closely together with a team, ensuring that new complex tailor-made financing solutions are onboarded and that management of our portfolio is sound and growing in a sustainable way? As our new associate within Project Finance you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong, sustainable, long-term relationships with clients and prospects by offering complex tailor-made financing solutions and the subsequent ongoing management of the relationship with the client across the full life cycle of the credit relationship.

Financing Solutions (FS) is the Lending product unit of CB. The bank’s Lending products and expertise are clustered in FS (with the exception of Clearing). FS is responsible for the structuring of a variety of lending products for all sectors and segments. Within Project Finance we arrange structured debt financing for long-term projects and infrastructure type financing. Our team has a strong focus on supporting the energy transition and digitalization of society. We finance renewable energy projects (such as offshore and onshore wind, solar, energy from waste, energy storage) and digital infrastructure projects (such as datacentres and fibre networks). Our Project Finance team has further built an extensive track record in logistic infrastructure. We operate across EMEA out of our offices in Amsterdam and London. Within the Project Finance team we are also responsible for the portfolio management activities of our Project Finance Transactions.

Your job

It’ll be your job to manage part of the existing portfolio of transactions, including monitoring and management of risks. You manage, onboard and execute new deals and are responsible for timely handling of waiver/amendments, credit papers, refi’s and in-depth credit reviews of complex tailor made transactions. You negotiate and coordinate with clients, agents, external advisors (legal, technical, insurance, market) and our internal mid- and backoffice. You assist the originators in market analysis and commercial activities, including pitching to clients and attending lenders meetings. Your job also includes: contribution to internal projects such as optimization or innovation projects, regulatory developments and other organization wide initiatives.

You typically work in deal teams tailored to the case at hand, taking into account the required balance in terms of seniority and sector expertise. You will further be part of Client Service Teams (CST), managed by the Coverage Banker to develop the broad commercial relationship with clients. As a Portfolio Manager you will work closely with trainees. Part of your job is to coach and develop the more junior staff in the team.

Working environment

Your team within Project Finance consists of c.15 professional women and men, with diverse backgrounds and nationalities. The team works closely together ensuring that new deals, fully aligned with the ‘Banking for Better’ strategy of the bank are onboarded and that the portfolio is sound and growing in a sustainable way.

You shall be working in Amsterdam. We work in an open floor space on the Gustav Mahlerlaan, where we have all stakeholders in our vicinity (Client Coverage, Risk, Syndication, Products, Legal, Sustainability etc).

Your profile

Our ideal project finance professional has former client facing, execution and/or risk management experience and is able to manage complex tailor-made financing solutions by using specialized sector and structuring expertise. She or he doesn’t get stuck with one area of responsibility over another and is able to adapt to changes and use them to her/his advantage.

• Educated at university level.
• Minimum 3-4 years of relevant financial experience of which minimum 2 years related to structuring, execution and portfolio management of project finance and/or other structured corporate financing transactions (experience with transactions that took place in Europe, European market),
• Applied knowledge of the credit products and skills
• Knowledge of and affinity with renewable energy and/or digital infrastructure
• Extensive knowledge of international credit process (incl. credit application/processing/ monitoring)
• Excellent in speaking, writing and reading of English.

We are offering

We offer you a challenging and international environment. You will work with colleagues with passion for the job and who have a high standard for performance. You will be offered an excellent opportunity to develop yourself.

ABN AMRO is driven by its purpose ‘banking for better, for generations to come. At ABN AMRO, we use our knowledge, expertise and network to help our clients within and outside the Netherlands achieve their goals based on responsible decisions. Our clients’ interests always come first. We want clients to understand our products, and we sometimes say ‘no’ if a product involves a risk that is too high for the client. Putting clients’ interests first also means communicating in plain language and crafting smart solutions that genuinely make a difference. That is our goal.


Does this sound like something you’d be interested in? Send us your application as soon as possible. To find out more, contact Laura Bijl, Head of Project Finance, . We look forward meeting you.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

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Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ABN AMRO

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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