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Head of Loan Originations , United Kingdom

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Opportunity to join an exciting start-up business within Shipping Finance! Based in London, this is a role for a forward thinking and hands-on shipping finance professional with strong loan origination expertise. You will likely have a strong voice in the market and be able to drive and grow our client’s portfolio of investors and bank relationships.    

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Our client is a rising start-up business in the Shipping Finance space with its headquarters based in London. They have a presence in New York and support staff based in Dubai and India. 
You will have at least 10-15 years of financial services experience servicing the shipping industry. You will have strong relationships built with your shipping clients, banks and financial institutes. You will likely be a leading voice in the market place and have strong credibility. You will ideally be based within Europe and have no issues travelling to the financial and shipping centres within the region and beyond as needed. You will have excellent written and spoken communications skills. This being a start-up, it is essential that you have an entrepreneurial spirit and be a strong driver of strategy while possessing skills of adaptability. You will be highly engaged and positive.

You will be based in London. You will lead loan origination and business development activities with clients and partners. You will lead the strategy for your area of expertise and you will have P&L responsibilities. You will likely be spending 3-4 days a week in London and travelling to other regional hubs to meet with clients and investors. You will be hands- on in your role (as this is a start-up) and handle the full process of loan origination with support from the broader team where required. You will be working within a highly competitive environment and you will work in hand with the CEO and the broader team in meeting the business goals and satisfying client and investors’ demands. 
Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates that have the specific skills and experiences required to fulfil the responsibilities of the role will be contacted for a telephone interview by one of our consultants. Thereafter a detailed job description will be made available for discussion before CV’s are submitted to our client for review.  
A market competitive remuneration package is on offer with shares in the business.
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