A leading multinational bank are seeking an experienced credit risk professional to head their financial institutions credit risk team in London. This role offers a unique opportunity to play a key role in the future development and success of the European & American business. The Head of Credit Risk will be responsible for assessing credit risk exposure, provide an expert eye on deal structuring and policy making. Key responsibilities; Engage the FIG business, Risk Leadership, Global Markets teams (Relationship Managers, Research & Analysis, Markets), and the CRO to: Ensure that transactions are comprehensively assessed for risk in a timely and globally consistent manner Ensure that the FIG E&A portfolio remains within the articulated boundaries of risk appetite & strategy Undertake portfolio management, risk analytics, and reporting Challenge, enhance, implement, and streamline simplification processes across the global FIG portfolio and to align with market standard best practices Undertake global segment head and policy responsibilities to embed risk appetite consistently across all region Work closely with the FIG business, R&A teams, and Global Markets to provide guidance & training on risk issues. Key skills; 10 years relevant credit risk experience, including exposure to a broad range of FIG counterparty types, industries & complex transactions Experience in cross border transactions in the Funds sector Broad geographic experience and knowledge of working with global counterparties Structuring experience in regards to complex transactions Solid understanding of derivatives, trade, and loan products Demonstrated ability to build relationships and to communicate with various parties (legal, middle office, front office, sales, credit, relationship managers, etc.), segments, and cultures Ability to work with minimal supervision, manage concurrent priorities, and deliver real-time business demands Ability to clearly, concisely, and confidently communicate key risks to Senior Risk & Business Executives Excellent interpersonal and verbal & written communication skills (as face to face customer meetings occur regularly) If you are interested in this role please apply below or contact me for more information. Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.