Director- Contracting AD - Emiratization - #58024

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Date: 1 week ago
City: Abu Dhabi
Contract type: Full time

FAB, the UAE's largest bank and one of the world's most secure financial institutions, is dedicated to creating value for its employees, customers, shareholders, and communities. Through innovation, agility, and differentiation, FAB is committed to fostering growth.

We are looking for top talent, accelerate your growth as you help us reach our goals and advance your career. Be ready to make your mark a top company, in an exciting and dynamic industry.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities:

Client and Market Analysis:

  • Participate in the financial analysis conducted on clients and their respective industries/ markets to identify potential opportunities and risks.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Originate new business opportunities with target clients across banking products
  • DevelopTerm Sheet, Information Memorandum,mandate letter….etc;
  • Examine & resolve credit, market and operational risk aspects of the transactions in collaboration with products and enablement units.
  • Pitch, review , negotiate and conclude deals.
  • Maintain the credit quality of the clients relationships within the Portfolio to an acceptable level set by the Bank’s management
  • Achieve individual and team’s financial performance targets.
  • Identify & develop cross selling opportunities and increase the cross-sell ratio with key clients.
  • Ensure Account Plansare prepared and maintained for all key clients.
  • Ensure all clients’ files /documents are maintained.
  • Ensure all credit reviews are submitted on time and agreed conditions are met.
  • Maintain a satisfactory audit on the portfolio
  • Learning & Development – Attend appropriate on and off-the-job training programs.
  • Ensure that all internal processes for existing portfolio and NTBs are met in line with the Bank’s policies & procedures.
  • Adhere to process KPI’s and, ORM, BCP & Internal Audit requirements

Day-to-Day Activities:

  • Assist the Unit Head / Line Manager in the day-to-day administrative and transactional activities such as client calls, documentation follow up, updating pipeline, and any other activities in the unit/team to ensure continuity of work and the delivery of effective and high quality outputs.
  • Manage and follow up on KYC and compliance requirements in order to ensure consistency with the Bank’s KYC and AML policies and regulatory requirements.

Policies, Systems, Processes and Procedures:

  • Follow all relevant policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.

MIS & Reports:

  • Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate statements and reports to meet the unit’s requirements, policies, and standards.

Specific Accountability:

  • Manage a portfolio of large Engineering, Procurement and Contracting Clients. Additionally, establish relationships with select and targeted New-to-Bank companies
  • Maintain active engagement with clients at the senior level
  • Engage internal stakeholders to make sure deals in the pipeline are moved along in a timely manner
  • Have in-depth credit knowledge of companies/ groups assigned in the portfolio. At all times lead the discussion with Credit whether it is in the context of clients or product partners
  • Have in depth knowledge of Trade, Cash Management, Corporate Finance (esp. structured lending, ECA, project finance) and Global Markets. At all times lead the discussion with clients with active involvement of product partners and to constantly gain larger share of wallet from assigned portfolio
  • Develop and update Key Account Plans for assigned portfolio
  • Actively monitor client profitability and ensure corrective actions when required
  • Actively contribute to the fine tuning and development of the Dubai Contracting Strategy
  • Actively contribute to the Weekly Contracting Calls and supporting documents/ market intel
  • Ensure document deficiencies are minimized and all critical documents are always complete
  • Ensure strict adherence to Compliance on all transactions and clients
  • Lead discussions with Legal in conjunction with Credit and product partners for all Client related documentation (e.g., Facility Letters, Corporate Guarantees, Project Guarantees, Loan Documentation etc)
  • Always ensure adherence to FAB’s values


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related discipline.
  • Master’s degree in business administration is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Knowledge of the banking sector, and FAB’s products and business strategies
  • Ability to work under pressure and adjust quickly to changing priorities.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to analyze and research information.
  • Banking software systems proficiency
  • Data analysis and financial modelling skills
  • Credit analysis and FOREX skills
  • Communication skills

Minimum Experience

  • 8 -10years of experience in corporate banking (coverage).

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume

Similar jobs

Commis 3 - Intern - Marriott Al Forsan

Marriott International, Inc, Abu Dhabi
14 hours ago
Job Number 24088256 Job Category Management Development Programs/Interns Location Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP Schedule Full-Time Located Remotely? N Relocation? N Position Type Non-Management Build upon your classroom studies through our Hotel Internship Program opportunities. You will learn first-hand about a hotel's operations....

Document Controller

Parsons, Abu Dhabi
15 hours ago
Job Description: Document Controller Abu Dhabi Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Document Controller to join our team! In this role you will get to c oordinates the flow of documents between project operations, engineering disciplines, construction team, or other department groups. What You'll Be Doing: Implements document/data management solutions with a primary focus on document control and records...

Design Manager

WSP in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi
21 hours ago
We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you’ll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.The Design Manager for Marine and Infrastructure Projects, with...