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We offer flexible working practices and are keen to attract new talent to reflect the diverse communities, organisations, and people that we work with.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

At Charity Bank, we are committed to being an inclusive employer and great place to work and we strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. We have implemented policies to support this aim and are proud to offer flexible working practices and a caring culture.

Research shows that some candidates (particularly woman) can be put off applying for a job unless they fit all the criteria [1] [2]. But if you are excited about working for Charity Bank and think your skills are a good match, we’d encourage you to apply.

If you need any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process and/or working environment, please let us know, in confidence, so we can discuss these with you.

Portfolio Officer

Contract: Permanent - Full-time
Location:
Flexible, with monthly travel to the Tonbridge office
Reporting to:
Head of Portfolio Management Unit

Purpose of the Role:
Responsible for the management of a Portfolio of accounts within the Portfolio Management Unit (PMU) ensuring timely completion of annual reviews, receipt and review of management information and general account administration including responding to enquiries from customers.

  • Ensure that all allocated loans are reviewed annually (or on an interim basis if required) to include analysis of latest financial data and to comment on any changes since last application or review.
  • Ensure that management information for allocated accounts is received by the due date.
  • Review of management information received.
  • Action day-to-day enquiries from existing borrowers assigned to the PMU, for example, requests for redemption figures, statements and revaluations.
  • Work with colleagues in Credit and Lending Services to ensure that revaluations are undertaken as required by the Bank’s Credit Policy.
  • As directed contact borrowers (sub £500,000) managed by the PMU at least annually for the purpose of generating further business either directly or from referrals.
  • Ensure that the PMU email in-box is checked and managed daily.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required by the Head of PMU


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Closing date and time: Thursday 26th May 2022 at 5pm.

How to apply
To apply for the above position, please send your CV together with a covering letter letting us know how you meet our essential criteria to recruitment@charitybank.org

Senior Lending Manager, North

Contract: Permanent: Full-time (part-time considered)
Location:
Home-based; North of England
Reporting to:
Director of Lending or other relevant Senior Manager

Purpose of the Role:

The Senior Lending Manager is responsible for increasing the growth in Charity Bank’s lending book by cultivating relationships with target charities, social enterprises and referral sources in order to identify and secure new lending opportunities and then convert these opportunities into high-quality, socially impactful loan assets. They will work very closely with the Director of Lending to optimise business development efforts in the North of England and Scotland and maximise new lending productivity by undertaking the development of referrals and opportunities generated either by themselves or by other Banking Team members into loan applications (‘deal writing’), thereby contributing to aggregate team lending targets. The Senior Lending Manager will also develop and implement new sub-sector business development strategies and generally raise the profile of Charity Bank’s role and mission.

Key priorities include:

  • Identify and secure new lending opportunities in Charity Bank’s target markets and within the bank’s risk appetite and criteria.
  • Research and develop sub-sector business development strategies and provide expertise to the Banking team and Exco.
  • Undertake thorough credit due diligence and analysis, prepare credit applications and oversee loan transactions through legal documentation and completion.
  • Meet annual individual business development targets and contribute to team targets as agreed with the Director of Lending and/or other relevant Senior Managers.
  • In collaboration with colleagues, constantly striving for improvement in internal process and the customer’s experience.
  • Actively manage existing relationships with borrowers, sector bodies and other referral sources.
  • Be a champion for actual and potential customers in the social sector, identifying barriers to access to finance and proposing, piloting and supporting innovative solutions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with third parties who may be a source of business for Charity Bank, including umbrella and representative organisations, trusts and foundations, and professional firms or service providers, active or potentially active in the region.
  • Undertake activities, including speaking at appropriate conferences, to raise awareness of Charity Bank’s profile and presence across the region and to promote Charity Bank’s role and mission.
  • Manage relationships with other lenders, both social and mainstream, with a view to cross-referring (where outside our risk appetite) and/or sharing loan deals (where beyond our lending capacity) and vice versa.
  • Liaise with various public sector bodies, including Government and local authorities, with a view to developing our lending activities in the region.
  • Market Charity Bank’s savings products.
  • Support the marketing and PR activity of the Communications and Marketing Team.
  • Other tasks as may be directed by the Director of Lending or other relevant Senior Managers.


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Closing date and time: Friday 27th May 2022 at 5pm.

How to apply
To apply for the above position, please send your CV together with a covering letter letting us know how you meet our essential criteria to recruitment@charitybank.org

Charity Bank

Charity Bank is the loans and savings bank for people who want to make the world a better place. We use our savers’ money to make much needed loans to charities and social enterprises working to create lasting social change across the UK.

Since 2002, we have used the money saved with us to provide over £350 million of loan finance to a wide range of organisations across the arts, community, education, environment, faith, health, housing, regeneration, social care and sports sectors.

No matter what your role is at Charity Bank, you will be making an essential contribution to the positive social value creation that is the very reason for Charity Bank’s existence. For every loan that we make and the impact that this has on the organisations we lend to and the people that they serve, we can all say, “Wow, look what we helped to create!”

If your values align with Charity Bank’s, the role matches what you are looking for, and our mission and work excites you – we invite you to apply to join us!

Our Values: Mutual Respect, Working in Harmony, Being the Change

Data Protection Notice:

As you will be providing us with personal data as part of the application process, we’d like to draw your attention to our Fair Processing Notice for Applicants which outlines how and why we are using your personal data and your rights under data protection legislation.

Our general Privacy Notice can be viewed at charitybank.org/privacy.

Agencies/Recruiters:

Thanks for keeping in touch with us at Charity Bank. We are not looking for any additional recruitment support for these roles right now but are happy if you want to email our recruitment inbox (recruitment@charitybank.org) and we will keep your company details on file.

[1] Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified, Harvard Business Review, 2014

[2] Gender Insights Report: How women find jobs differently, LinkedIn, 2019

Equality, diversity and inclusion

At Charity Bank, we want our team to reflect the diverse communities, organisations, and people that we work with. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and great place to work and we strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. We have implemented policies to support this aim and are proud to offer flexible working practices and a caring culture.

If you need any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process and/or working environment, please let us know, in confidence, so we can discuss these with you.