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Senior Credit Officer

Enabling Qapital
  • Cholula
  • 7-15 years
  • 28 Mar 2024
  • Full time

Job Description


Enabling Qapital Ltd. (EQ) is a leading Impact Investment Advisory Company dedicated to a world where investments provide a financial and social return.
Following the objective to have a positive economic, social, and environmental impact. EQ currently advises USD 700 M in Assets within Microfinance and Access to Energy/ Clean Cooking. EQ boasts a global team of over 60 members speaking 21 languages and representing 12 countries, ensuring a widespread presence to deliver services on?a?global?scale.
Enabling Qapital is moving money to meaning.

Enabling Qapital is moving money to meaning.

Role Summary:

The Senior Credit Officer role is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and experience to contribute to a purposeful mission with global impact. You will be part of the Investment Product Management (IPM) team, the first line of defense in the management of product/fund risks at EQ. IPM supports the Investment and Risk teams at all stages of the investment process to ensure country, fund and investee risks are accurately identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported. It is also involved in the development of new investment products and in the management of problem loans. IPM also ensures that appropriate policies, procedures and controls are being implemented and managed in line with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

The Senior Credit Officer's responsibilities include:


Supports the global Investment Team with risk issues (particularly credit risk). This includes structuring complex transactions, navigating the transaction approval process, detecting and monitoring risks within the portfolio and coaching investment team members.
Leads the management of problem loans / workouts, and works together with the investment team to negotiate meaningful outcomes with external parties.
Has defined credit authority to deal with non-complex consents, waivers and amendments to existing deals.

Reporting and Compliance

Provides periodic reports on product-level risks and key risk indicators as per EQ's policies and procedures to the Head of Risk and the Heads of Investment/Portfolio division.
Works closely with the Heads of Risk and Compliance to provide regular information in accordance with the applicable policies and to ensure the provision of timely and relevant inputs for EQ's risk controls.
Performs compliance checks, including compliance with fund guidelines (in conjunction with Portfolio Management), key risk indicators and loan agreements.

Monitoring and Risk Initiatives
Performs monitoring activities, including key risk indicator measurement and the upkeep of country and investee watch lists.
Supports regular asset valuation/impairment activities.
Ensures that rating and risk assessment tools relative to investees and countries are properly functioning and provide consistent and reliable results.
Actively contributes to various strategic committees and task force groups in areas of ESG, new products, digitization, training).
Assists in drafting and revising divisional procedures and guidelines for existing and/or new products.

Who you are:
We’re looking for a highly motivated candidate with work experience in banking (with a focus on lending) or impact investing. You have:

A talent for identifying critical issues, drawing appropriate conclusions and crafting pragmatic solutions that balance both business development and risk management needs.
An ability to influence outcomes through excellent communication, strong negotiation skills and a commitment to coaching.
A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, with a flexible, hands-on” approach.
The capability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment.

What you bring:

At least 7-15 years of debt transaction experience, which may include banking, impact investing, leveraged finance, project finance or other structured finance products.
Thorough experience with investee monitoring and reporting.
Strong financial analysis and Excel skills.
Professional communication and presentation skills, with excellent written and spoken English.
Degree in finance, economics, or a related field.

Advantageous experience (bonus if you have one or more of the following):
Experience undertaking due diligence of financial institutions and/or renewable energy. companies and preparing investment proposals.
Experience with problem exposures and workouts, including problem solving and negotiations with multiple parties.
International/emerging markets experience.
Experience with equity transactions.
Experience in risk management.
Demonstrated interest in impact investing, emerging markets development, SDG initiatives, green energy or energy transition projects.
Proficiency in business level Spanish

What we offer:
This position is a full-time fully remote role, with periodic travel to EQ’s main offices/offshore locations.
All essential equipment for your role, including laptop, monitor and communication allowance.

Deadline application: 20 April 2024
To apply visit the link:
Make sure to include application documents, salary expectations and possible starting date.
Application, CV and cover letter to be submitted in English
Thanks for your interest but ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Enabling Qapital Ltd. (EQ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, tribe, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and staff development. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Desired Candidate Profile

Degree in finance, economics, or a related field.

Company Profile

  • Company Name: Enabling Qapital
  • Company Website:
  • Job Contact Person: Daphne Onwonga
  • Job Contact Number: 079xxxxx
  • Email:

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