Date:   8th May 2019

Location in Ireland:   Dublin

The Role:   Assistant Lending Manager in the area of Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Job Function Keywords:   Supporting & Assisting CRE Lending Managers – Commercial Real Estate - Finance

Employment Type:   Full Time Permanent

Company Industry:   Financial Services – Commercial Real Estate

Company Description:   First Citizen Finance (“First Citizen”) was established in 2012 by the Management team of their former business which had become one of Ireland’s leading providers of corporate and retail financial services. First Citizen has successfully continued with the provision of a wide range of products and services, particularly asset finance lending and portfolio servicing. As part of its ongoing expansion, First Citizen launched its CRE Lending division in 2016 and we are now looking to recruit an Assistant CRE Lending Manager. The successful candidate will join the First Citizen team reporting to the Head of CRE Finance.

Job Description:   First Citizen’s CRE division exploits the considerable market opportunity for strong, experienced, well-resourced and focussed providers of financial solutions into this sector. Activity levels in the CRE finance sector are growing strongly. Based upon market developments, this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. The Assistant CRE Lending Manager will play a key role in the development and maintenance of relationships with professional advisors, intermediaries and customers. The Assistant CRE Lending Manager role will provide significant experience and scope for the successful candidate. This is an opportunity to work in a progressive, highly motivated team.

Role & Responsibilities:   These include:                                                    

  • Supporting Lending Managers in the execution and delivery of new business objectives
  • Assisting in the analysis, preparation and presentation of Credit Applications
  • Supporting the team in the overall execution of all commercial lending transactions
  • Liaising with all stakeholders in the drawdown of commercial facilities
  • Attending customer & introducer meetings to help further develop relationships with clients and other third party advisors
  • Managing multiple ongoing projects while maintaining quality and compliance across the portfolio
  • Supporting the active management of an existing and growing portfolio of commercial real estate loans
  • Completing and managing periodic reviews of existing loan facilities

Job Skills & Requirements:   The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:                                                                           

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a lending or credit management environment
  • A minimum qualification of QFA, with additional financial qualifications desirable
  • Good working knowledge of a credit application process and completion of loan documentation
  • Strong attention to detail with a methodical and thorough approach
  • An enthusiastic team player with excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work independently or collaboratively while prioritising workload and meeting deadlines
  • Strong IT skills with particular emphasis on Word and Excel

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate who will provide sufficient hours on a part-time basis to be agreed. To download a printable version of this job posting, please click HERE.

Closing Date for Applications:    Friday, 31st May 2019

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by forwarding a CV stating the title of the role applied for, to arrive by 1pm on Friday, 31st May 2019. We'll contact successful applicants directly to arrange interviews. 

By Post: To Michael Conlon, HR Consultant, First Citizen Finance, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1; or 
By Email: michael.conlon@firstcitizen.ie

Any applicant applying for this position must familiarise themselves with our data protection policies prior to submitting any personal data to us. Full information on our data protection policies and how we use your data can be found in our privacy policy located at www.firstcitizen.ie/privacy-policy.php

Date:   8th May 2019

Location in Ireland:   Greater Dublin Area

The Role:   Lending Manager in the area of Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Job Function Keywords:   Strategy / Planning – Business Development – Finance – Commercial Real Estate

Employment Type:   Full Time Permanent

Company Industry:   Financial Services – Commercial Real Estate

Company Description:   First Citizen Finance (“First Citizen”) was established in 2012 by the Management team of their former business which had become one of Ireland’s leading providers of corporate and retail financial services. First Citizen has successfully continued with the provision of a wide range of products and services, particularly asset finance lending and portfolio servicing. As part of its ongoing expansion, First Citizen launched its CRE Lending division in 2016 and we are now looking to recruit an additional CRE Lending Manager. The successful candidate will join the First Citizen team reporting to the Head of CRE Finance.

Job Description:   First Citizen’s CRE division exploits the considerable market opportunity for strong, experienced, well-resourced and focussed providers of financial solutions into this sector. Activity levels in the CRE finance sector are growing strongly. Based upon market developments, this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. The CRE Lending Manager will play a key role in the development and maintenance of relationships with professional advisors, intermediaries and customers. The CRE Lending Manager will assist in the growth of the CRE portfolio. This is an opportunity to work in a progressive, highly motivated team.

Requirements for this Role:   We offer excellent career opportunities to the right candidate, who is likely to demonstrate the following key characteristics:  

  • Likely to be currently, or recently, involved in an Irish CRE lending or CRE transaction origination role, with 5 years’ experience;
  • Strong understanding of the Irish CRE lending market, and the key factors influencing it;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Proven, demonstrable, relationship management skills;
  • Ability to process various types of CRE loan applications through identification, negotiation, approval and activation stages, including strong financial assessment skills;
  • Appropriate formal product knowledge, likely to be evidenced through relevant qualifications and / or professional memberships;
  • A high level of attention to detail regarding all aspects of their role; and
  • As the role involves working as part of a team, an ability to facilitate team support is required

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate who will provide sufficient hours on a part-time basis to be agreed. To download a printable version of this job posting, please click HERE.

Closing Date for Applications:    Friday, 31st May 2019

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by forwarding a CV stating the title of the role applied for, to arrive by 1pm on Friday, 31st May 2019. We'll contact successful applicants directly to arrange interviews. 

By Post: To Michael Conlon, HR Consultant, First Citizen Finance, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1; or 
By Email: michael.conlon@firstcitizen.ie

Any applicant applying for this position must familiarise themselves with our data protection policies prior to submitting any personal data to us. Full information on our data protection policies and how we use your data can be found in our privacy policy located at www.firstcitizen.ie/privacy-policy.php

Date:   12th February 2019

Location in Ireland:   Greater Dublin Area

The Role:   Lending Manager in the area of Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Job Function Keywords:   Strategy / Planning – Business Development – Finance – Commercial Real Estate

Employment Type:   Full Time Permanent

Company Industry:   Financial Services – Commercial Real Estate

Company Description:   First Citizen Finance (“First Citizen”) was established in 2012 by the Management team of their former business which had become one of Ireland’s leading providers of corporate and retail financial services. First Citizen has successfully continued with the provision of a wide range of products and services, particularly asset finance lending and portfolio servicing. As part of its ongoing expansion, First Citizen launched its CRE Lending division in 2016 and we are now looking to recruit an additional CRE Lending Manager. The successful candidate will join the First Citizen team reporting to the Head of CRE Finance.

Job Description:   First Citizen’s CRE division exploits the considerable market opportunity for strong, experienced, well-resourced and focussed providers of financial solutions into this sector. Activity levels in the CRE finance sector are growing strongly. Based upon market developments, this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. The CRE Lending Manager will play a key role in the development and maintenance of relationships with professional advisors, intermediaries and customers. The CRE Lending Manager will assist in the growth of the CRE portfolio. This is an opportunity to work in a progressive, highly motivated team.

Requirements for this Role:   We offer excellent career opportunities to the right candidate, who is likely to demonstrate the following key characteristics:  

  • Likely to be currently, or recently, involved in an Irish CRE lending or CRE transaction origination role, with 5 years’ experience;
  • Strong understanding of the Irish CRE lending market, and the key factors influencing it;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Proven, demonstrable, relationship management skills;
  • Ability to process various types of CRE loan applications through identification, negotiation, approval and activation stages, including strong financial assessment skills;
  • Appropriate formal product knowledge, likely to be evidenced through relevant qualifications and / or professional memberships;
  • A high level of attention to detail regarding all aspects of their role; and
  • As the role involves working as part of a team, an ability to facilitate team support is required

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate who will provide sufficient hours on a part-time basis to be agreed. To download a printable version of this job posting, please click HERE.

Closing Date for Applications:    Friday, 1st March 2019

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by forwarding a CV stating the title of the role applied for, to arrive by 1pm on Friday, 1st March 2019. We'll contact successful applicants directly to arrange interviews. 

By Post: To Michael Conlon, HR Consultant, First Citizen Finance, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1; or 
By Email: michael.conlon@firstcitizen.ie; or 
Apply via Linkedin: Click HERE

Any applicant applying for this position must familiarise themselves with our data protection policies prior to submitting any personal data to us. Full information on our data protection policies and how we use your data can be found in our privacy policy located at www.firstcitizen.ie/privacy-policy.php

Date:   28th May 2018

Location(s) in Ireland:   Number of positions available

The Role:   Lending Manager in the area of Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Job Function Keywords:   Strategy / Planning – Business Development – Finance – Commercial Real Estate

Employment Type:   Full Time Permanent

Company Industry:   Financial Services – Commercial Real Estate

Company Description:   First Citizen Finance (“First Citizen”) was established in 2012 by the Management team of their former business which had become one of Ireland’s leading providers of corporate and retail financial services. First Citizen has successfully continued with the provision of a wide range of products and services, particularly asset finance lending and portfolio servicing. As part of its ongoing expansion, First Citizen launched its CRE Lending division in 2016 and we are now looking to recruit a number of additional CRE Lending Managers. The successful candidates will join the First Citizen team reporting to the Head of CRE Finance.

Job Description:   First Citizen’s CRE division exploits the considerable market opportunity for strong, experienced, well-resourced and focussed providers of financial solutions into this sector. Activity levels in the CRE finance sector are growing strongly. Based upon market developments, this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. The CRE Lending Managers will play a key role in the development and maintenance of relationships with professional advisors, intermediaries and customers. They will assist in the growth of the CRE portfolio. This is an opportunity to work in a progressive, highly motivated team.

Requirements for this Role:   We offer excellent career opportunities to the right candidates, who are likely to demonstrate the following key characteristics:                                                   

  • Likely to be currently, or recently, involved in an Irish CRE lending or CRE transaction origination role, with 5 years’ experience;
  • Strong understanding of the Irish CRE lending market, and the key factors influencing it;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Proven, demonstrable, relationship management skills;
  • Ability to process various types of CRE loan applications through identification, negotiation, approval and activation stages, including strong financial assessment skills;
  • Appropriate formal product knowledge, likely to be evidenced through relevant qualifications and / or professional memberships;
  • A high level of attention to detail regarding all aspects of their role; and
  • As the role involves working as part of a team, an ability to facilitate team support is required

A highly competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Mr. Michael Conlon, Head of HR, First Citizen Finance, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1. To download a printable version of this job posting, please click HERE.   

Closing Date for Applications:   Friday, 22nd June 2018

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by forwarding a CV stating the title of the role applied for, to arrive by 1pm on Friday, 22nd June 2018. We'll contact successful applicants directly to arrange interviews. 

By Post: To Michael Conlon, HR Consultant, First Citizen Finance, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1; or 
By Email: michael.conlon@firstcitizen.ie; or 
Apply via Linkedin: Click HERE

Date:   26th January 2018                          

Location:   Bloom House, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1. (Some travel may be required)

The Role:   Senior Credit Analyst in the area of Commercial Real Estate

Job Function Keywords:   Credit Risk - Underwriting - Administration - Compliance - Finance

Employment Type:   Part Time Permanent

Company Industry:   Financial Services – Commercial Real Estate

Company Description:   First Citizen Finance (“First Citizen”) was established in 2012 by the Management team of their former business which had become one of Ireland’s leading providers of corporate and retail financial services. First Citizen has successfully continued with the provision of a wide range of products and services, particularly asset finance lending and portfolio servicing. As part of its ongoing expansion, First Citizen launched its CRE Lending division in 2016. Further to a recent announcement of substantial funding secured with a leading UK Bank, we are now looking to recruit a CRE Credit Manager in this division. The successful candidate will join the First Citizen team reporting to the Board.      

Job Description:   First Citizen’s CRE division exploits the considerable market opportunity for strong, experienced, well-resourced and focussed providers of financial solutions into this sector. Activity levels in the CRE finance sector are growing strongly. Based upon market developments, this trend will continue for the foreseeable future. The CRE Senior Credit Analyst will develop and implement the correct policies and procedures suitable for the business and will support the ongoing growth of the CRE portfolio. This is an opportunity to work in a progressive, highly motivated team.

Requirements for this Role: The successful candidate will have the following key skills and attributes –    

  • Minimum of 5 years’ Credit Underwriting / Administrative experience in the banking sector, to include significant engagement with the CRE finance sector
  • Applicants should be qualified to degree and / or professional qualification level
  • A proven ability to identify, structure and deliver financial solutions into the CRE sector
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written skills
  • A proven record of delivering results to a high standard and working to tight deadlines
  • A strong communicator across all levels, and an ability to provide guidance to all of the stakeholders in transactions
  • Strong analytical skills, knowledge of credit analysis, risk and compliance, legal  and regulatory landscape governing the sector are particularly relevant

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate who will provide sufficient hours on a part-time basis to be agreed. To download a printable version of this job posting, please click HERE.

Closing Date for Applications:    Friday 16th February 2018

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by forwarding a CV stating the title of the role applied for, to arrive by 1pm on Friday, 16th February 2018. We'll contact successful applicants directly to arrange interviews. 

By Post: To Michael Conlon, HR Consultant, First Citizen Finance, Gloucester Square, Dublin 1; or 
By Email: michael.conlon@firstcitizen.ie; or 
Apply via Linkedin: Click HERE