Lloyds Banking Group

Senior Manager, Credit Ratings, Insuance and Debt Programme Mgt

01 Sep 2023
22 Sep 2023
Lloyds Banking Group
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JOB TITLE: Senior Manager, Credit Ratings, Issuance and Debt Programme Management

SALARY: Depending on skills & experience, will be discussed at interview stage


HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in an office site

About this opportunity

At Lloyds Banking Group, we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper and to become the best bank for our customers. What we do makes a genuine difference to customers, businesses and communities, and we're playing a central role in a growing UK economy. Finance is key to that success by securing and building the financial strength and performance of the Bank.

The Senior Funding, Debt IR and Ratings team has broad responsibility, including maintaining the relationship with Credit Rating Agencies and the strategy for engaging debt investors. We also issue senior and covered bond funding into debt capital markets.

In this role you'll work with the Head of Senior Funding, Debt IR and Ratings on the engagement with the Moody's, S&P and Fitch; maintain relationships with internal and external partners; be involved in the management of the Group's debt programmes; and be responsible for the planning and execution of all term issuance needs for Lloyds Bank plc and LBCM.

Day to day you'll:

  • Manage the credit and ESG ratings for all Group legal entities; understand the ratings methodology and focus areas of each of the agencies.

  • Manage all rating agency costs!

  • Plan and run issuance of funding trades for Lloyds Bank and LBCM.

  • Run the Group's OpCo debt programme management activity.

  • Build links, communicate effectively and influence senior partners internally and externally.

  • Build knowledge of capital markets, the banking/financial services industry and the regulatory environment in which the Group operates.

About us

If you think all banks are the same, you'd be wrong. We're an innovative, fast-changing business that's shaping finance as a force for good. A bank that's empowering its people to innovate, explore possibilities and grow with purpose.

What you'll need

  • Capital markets issuance experience and knowledge of debt markets

  • Knowledge of Credit Rating Agency and ESG rating methodologies

  • Knowledge of debt programme and debt disclosure management

  • A degree in Finance graduate with demonstrable experience in a similar role

And any experience of these would be really useful

  • Develop colleagues across the team to achieve their full potential.

  • Confident in verbal presentation with excellent attention to detail!

  • Excellent influencing and communication skills across a broad range of colleague groups.

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance

  • Share schemes including free shares

  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

  • 30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

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