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Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.
The role is based within the Business Relationship Management ("BRM") group in London, which leads business development and marketing efforts for Fitch Rating's Structured Credit / CLO market franchise.
The role is within the Fitch Ratings' EMEA Structured Credit Team. This team is responsible for managing Fitch Rating's relationships with Arranging Banks and CLO Managers. This team sits within a framework that works closely with the Corporate BRM and the Structured Finance BRM teams. This role will suit someone who is seeking to expand their network of structured credit market professionals and who is keen to develop a career in a front line relationship management/origination role.
Principal responsibilities will include:
Assisting in the origination of new rating mandates directly from CLO Asset Managers and Arranger Banks,
Management of a portfolio of existing relationships.
Leveraging the CLO Asset Manager relationship and working closely with the Banker and Issuer teams to optimise the Fitch Ratings Corporate offering.
The preparation of fee letters and associated legal documentation associated with new mandates.
Preparation of pitches and other marketing materials to be used in new business generation and revenue retention.
Supporting line manager on bespoke tactical and strategic projects.
Management and execution of a small number of special projects in areas such as new product development, competitor analysis and bespoke marketing initiatives.
The role will involve working closely with the analytical team to prioritise and execute on new mandates and pitching activities.
Liaising frequently with BRM colleagues in EMEA and New York to help coordinate market interaction.
Adhering to all compliance and regulatory requirements for structured finance and structured credit, and corporates where applicable.
The role involves all aspects of supporting the senior members of the team.
Qualifications and experience:
Financial industry experience, ideally gained through exposure to debt capital markets, banking, or asset management.
Degree educated (a finance or business related subject would be an advantage)
Strong knowledge of preparing marketing/business development materials using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint showing excellent attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Strong communication and presentation skills, verbal & written
Ability to work independently within a strategic framework, with supervision and guidance from senior team members, and demonstrating the flexibility to meet tight deadlines
Team oriented, with the ability to confidently establish relationships internally and externally within an international business environment
Enthusiastic and willing to learn
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
For more information about this policy, please visit the code of ethics and conduct page - http://www.fitchratings.com/web/en/dynamic/about-us/code-of-ethics-and-conduct.jsp
Internal Number: 6280032
About Fitch Ratings
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