Director, Credit Approval, Private Banking

Location: Central Region, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: S$200000 - S$250000 per annum
REF: AS00045952_1507045945

A leading international bank is looking for an experienced credit risk professional to join their credit approval team as a Director. This will cover the ASEAN region. It is an exciting role with high visibility, reporting to the Head of Credit, Asia.

In this role, the incumbent will assess the credit risk profile of the Private Banking Clients portfolios within the defined responsibility, maintaining alignment with risk appetite by rebalancing of risks or controls and contribute to the stress tests. He/she will have credit approval authority, working closely with the front office team to work with clients across the region. The incumbent will manage credit risk of the assigned portfolio to ensure minimal credit violations and zero loan loss. There will be continuous engagement with very senior stakeholders in the bank and a strong grasp of regulatory framework in Singapore.

To qualify, individuals must possess the following:

  • 12-15 years of experience in credit risk domain with experience as an approver in private banking
  • Regional exposure, with strong understanding of regulatory frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of PB products, including FX and equity derivatives
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management skills
  • Team player, willing to support peers

If you believe you fit the requirements for the role, please click APPLY NOW or call Sumukhi at 6854 5623 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, please drop an email to

Data provided is for recruitment purposes only. Business License Number: 200611680D. EA Registration Number: R1656980