Overview

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the documentation processes of complex credit facilities and collaterals, including planning, organizing the collection, monitoring, review and quality check of company incorporation related documents, registration certificates, ownership rights checking, exploring legal details of complex cases to make sure that proper authorization is obtained for creation of credit facility and collateral multilateral agreements.
  • Lead the agreements preparation and signing operations with end-to-end ownership of credit documentation processes for wholesale banking customers ensuring accuracy, completeness and conformity to the local laws, rules, regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Create and continuously improve the standardized and tailored facility, security and other credit related agreements and documents (procedures, contracts, consents, etc.) for presenting to Head of Credit Services and Legal department for oversight.
  • Timely and accurate check and sign Retail Banking and Staff related credit and security agreements and other related documents on behalf of the Bank in accordance with the local law and in conformity with the internal rules, regulations and delegated authorities when and where necessary.
  • Provide accurate and professional legal advice based on the specifications of corporate documentations, credit facilities and collateral documentation during the whole end-to-end process of requesting documents, preparing credit documentation and progressing with signing and notarization.
  • Make decisions about the accuracy and completeness of the presented documents to further prepare the facility /security agreements, consent/permission letters.
  • Take administrative responsibilities (production of task-related reports, document filing, register keeping for consent letters, agreements, POAs, other credit documentation).
  • Assist Head of Credit Services in coaching and motivating credit documentation team for meeting the expected level of service quality from key stakeholders.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven self- motivational, analytical, planning, negotiation, organizational, problem-solving, lateral thinking, managerial and project management skills to be able to handle problems in a confident and decisive manner;
  • Organized personality with ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines, able to work with ambiguity and complexity, self-starter with high energy and enthusiasm;
  • A high level of professional competence which helps to determine solutions around appropriate risk measures, mitigating controls and risk management processes;

3-5 years prior credit documentation management experience

 

Typical qualifications would include a master or post-graduate degree in Law.

The following skills are essential for this role:

 

  • Demonstration of a flexible approach to change, a willingness to embrace change, and the ability to communicate and gain commitment to change, leadership skills for constantly changing credit operations risk environment;
  • Creating innovative ideas, a positive and balanced outlook with the ability to make decisions in complex and difficult situations;
  • Ability to make robust/tough decisions which may be contrary to the business wishes;
  • Proven ability to prioritize competing demands;
  • Good Knowledge of local legislation (mainly Civil Code, Banking legislation, CBA regulations, etc.)
  • Experience in drafting credit facility and collateral agreements, both in Armenian and English
  • Fluency in Armenian and English Languages (Verbal/Written)
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office (importantly Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

About HSBC Bank Armenia CJSC

HSBC Bank Armenia was established as a Closed Joint Stock Company under the name Midland Armenia Bank J.S.C. in 1996 and has been renamed into HSBC Bank Armenia CJSC in 1999. The bank is a joint venture between the HSBC Group, which has a 70 percent owne