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Lending Specialist

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A prominent financial services provider is currently seeking a highly analytical individual to assume the role of Lending Specialist. The successful incumbent will be responsible for growing business by acquiring new clients who are mainly in the commercial property sector, as well as identifying cross selling opportunities that can add value to the organisations private wealth client offering.


  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in organisational culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. Green Strategy).
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to the organisation.
  • Grow and maintain client base in the commercial property sector through networking with external stakeholders.
  • Manage relationships with other business units like Legal and Client Services through communicating with them.
  • Grow the lending book through business acquisition by using internal and external channels of communication such as internet and telephone.
  • Contribute to business results by charging market related fees on each lending transaction.
  • Achieve the Organisations Private Wealth required risk-adjusted returns on equity through appropriate interest margins and fees raised.
  • Manage workflow through preparation of transaction application, credit and legal processes.
  • Explore solutions to market challenges by making proposals to internal stakeholders on how to enhance client wealth.
  • Manage risk by following due process in the processing of client applications.
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values by reviewing the Organisational and Business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems, process, services and solutions are aligned.
  • Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management.
  • Ensure all personal development plan activities are completed within specified timeframe.
  • Share knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction.
  • Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations.


  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate.
  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees.
  • Bachelor of commerce Degree in Property Economics.
  • 5 years’ experience in structured lending in a financial institution.
  • Proficiency Microsoft Office.
  • Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge.
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge.
  • Principles of project management experience.
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge.
  • Communication Strategies knowledge.
  • Data analysis experience.
  • Banking procedures knowledge.

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Gauteng - JHB North