Head of ITB Americas Credit Coordination

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital market activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade.
The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

Head of ITB Americas Credit Coordination

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary


  • The head of ITB Americas Credit Coordination serves as the central point of contact for all credit matters related to ITB files and ITB portfolio
  • He/She will support the ITB Americas origination and structuring teams by coordinating the credit process related to ITB transactions and ensuring high quality information is provided to decision-makers in advance of relevant business and credit committees
  • Coordination with various stakeholders (within ITB and also external to ITB) ensuring ITB portfolio quality stewardship and act as a reliable inner-ITB escalation point in the origination and structuring phases



  • The complete portfolio of ITB Americas, whether booked in New-York, Canada or Brazil
  • The 6 business lines covered by ITB Americas, ie:

o    Trade Finance

o    Receivables and Supply Chain Finance

o    Private Equity Funds Solutions

o    Export Finance

o    Cash Management and Short Term Working Capital Transactions

o    Global Commodity Finance (Transactional and Structured Commodity Finance)





  • Credit coordination of all credit matters within ITB Americas portfolio
  • Address any credit concerns/ questions being raised by RPC (or any other internal stakeholders) on ITB Americas portfolio
  • Review and ensure the quality of credit analysis in all Early Birds and Front Office Requests
  • Write or review the Executive Summary included in all ITB Front Office Requests
  • Coordinate approval timeline of all EBs and FOR with all involved parties
  • Ensure that all credit and credit-related approval conditions are thoroughly implemented and monitored
  • Manage all relationship with ACUITY (or any other external subcontractor for financial analysis) and ensure that the quality of their work is at the level required by RPC and all internal stakeholders, and is completed in a timely manner (respect of deadlines..)
  • Work with the RSF structuring team to regularly review repayment history in underlying transactions and portfolio
  • Attend relevant Buscom, BPC and Credit Committees as necessary
  • Monitor the ITB portfolio from a risk standpoint and ensure that there is no significant deterioration of it risk profile
  • Anticipation: set-up the appropriate information system to help anticipate any event having a potential impact (positive or negative) on the risk profile of ITB portfolio
  • Contribute to/Supervise the quarterly Risk Review on ITB portfolio 
  • Liaison and coordination with ITB Brazil team for all credit matters related to Brazilian transactions booked in New-York or in Brazil   
  • Contributes to required internal processes to authorize new products and processes


  • Contributes to internal presentations on product and strategy
  • Responds to audit inquiries and participate in discussions with IG, Audit and Loan Review

SPECIAL ROLE REQUIREMENTS:  Limited Travelling required

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Academic qualification / Speciality

Upper education

Level of minimal experience

11 years and more



·      +10 years min of experience in credit and portfolio management

·      +15 years min of experience in banking

·      Good knowledge/understanding of most of the products covered by ITB Americas

·      Strong market and credit knowledge

·      Strong legal documentation skills


Required skills


·      Good interpersonal and commercial skills.

·      Team work.

·      Have strong work ethics

·      Initiatives, dynamism, effectiveness and commercial / technical skills in supporting its activities.

·      Rigour and sense of organization

·      Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

·      Fluent in English (written and verbal)



·      French and/or Spanish





Fluent in English (written and verbal); French and/or Spanish desirable