Senior Lending Manager – North

  • Job Title: Senior Lending Manager - North
  • Reporting To: Director of Lending or other relevant Senior Manager
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract: Permanent

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.

Charity Bank is the loans and savings bank for people who want to make the world a better place. Our vision is for a society that fosters vibrant communities and a healthy planet, giving every individual the opportunity to thrive. Charity Bank is ‘of the sector and for the sector’, 100% owned by charities and social purpose investors and dedicated to supporting UK charities and social enterprises.

We use our savers’ money to make much needed loans to enterprising organisations working to create lasting social change in communities 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.

Our loans are used for a wide range of purposes, from providing accommodation for vulnerable refugees to action sports centres for young people looking for a safe place to skate to residential and respite care centres for those with profound disabilities. Our co-workers are inspired by the organisations that we support and highly motivated to better equip these charities and social enterprises to help the disadvantaged, enrich lives and make our communities better places to live.

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!

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.

Director of Lending or other relevant Senior Manager

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