Risk Energy Transition Credit Asia Sydney

DLL Group
Sydney / Australia
Competitive salary + benefits
11 Apr 2024
29 Apr 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Energy Transition Credit Specialist, Asia Pac Sydney

DLL is not your average financial services company. In fact, we are above average in almost every way. With an employee engagement score of 85% (compared to the 72% industry average), it sure seems like we are doing something right. And, while most companies survive fewer than 20 years, 2019 marked our 50th.

We collaborate with manufacturers, suppliers, and businesses in more than 25 countries to enable the acquisition of equipment, technology, and software that companies need to contribute meaningfully to their communities. We believe in partnering with our customers to develop innovative and sustainable financial solutions that deliver meaningful value to the world.

The energy transition allows us to move away from CO2-emitting fossil fuels towards energy supplied from clean and green sources. Through decarbonization, the energy transition will create a cleaner, healthier, and more affordable future for everyone. DLL’s energy transition strategy aims to play a leading role in the financing of clean energy assets that produce or consume clean energy, focused on 4 key segments of the energy value chain:

  • Clean energy-producing assets, such as solar and wind installations for Commercial and Industrial end-users;
  • Energy efficiency assets, such as LED lighting, smart building controls, etc;
  • Energy infrastructure assets such as Battery Energy Storage Systems and electric (vehicle) charging infrastructure; and
  • Clean energy-consuming assets such as construction, agricultural, and transportation (eMobility) assets, including electric commercial vehicles.

Purpose of the Role

The Energy Transition Credit Specialist is a new role within DLL. As the Credit Specialist (“CS”) for Energy Transition (“ET”), you will help to contribute to the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. You will underwrite the credit risk of the counterparty for transactions in the 4 key segments, while also taking into consideration the overall Risk-Reward-Sustainability components of the transaction. It is crucial that the specialist has a sharp eye for the relevant legislation and regulations (compliance) and acts in accordance with them across the full scope of the discipline. You are able to set up (credit/financing) structures for complex organizational structures, non-standard financial products, and high-risk transactions, working closely with other functions, including commercial, legal, and compliance.

In terms of difficulty, the role holder will be the subject matter expert, therefore this role explicitly requires the ability to create clarity and structure through managing the diversity of strategic, business, and financial-economic influences. The challenge is to work through that complexity, identify a solution, and provide practical, quality advice. As a senior advisor towards the Credit Decisioning Bodies and relevant Global Business Units’s you will actively challenge the business to continually improve decision-making. As a recognized discipline specialist you will provide coaching to underwriters in the Region and. work closely with the Vendor / Partner program specialists to safeguard industry and asset knowledge.

Find out more here about how you can unleash your full potential at DLL

Day to day:

  • Execute DLL’s ET business strategy and maintain risk profile within the risk appetite and underwriting criteria:
  • Underwrite and decision nonstandard structured complex application and end-user/dealer/local vendor applications that exceed the authority level of the Country and that are within the own delegated authority; recommend applications towards the Regional Credit Risk Officer.
  • Ensure timely and quality submission of materials to the Regional and Global Credit Committees.
  • Credit and risk management activities concerning highly complex deal structures (highly customized payment conditions, agreements, proposals) with knowledge of the business units and customer sectors.
  • Propose DLL’s regional risk appetite in alignment with the global risk appetite of the ET team:
    • Manage and liaise with all DLL parties including Group Risk Management departments, internal stakeholders, and external customers/partners within the dedicated countries with respect to risk management matters and representation of DLL Group
  • Provide clear substantiation for new business and product proposals and material process changes.
  • Embrace effective forward-looking risk management by identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting on risks incurred in business activities.
  • Act consistently with the DLL values and supporting policies and standards:
    • Provide coaching, guidance, training, and coordination within the Asia Pacific region.
    • Educate and advise country risk members and business partners in reviewing and organizing their own Country Risk capacity and capabilities for all risk areas as well as industry specialization, in line with the business objectives.
    • Direct responsibility for coaching and mentoring the (performance and development) of the Country credit underwriters in the region.
  • Implement supporting systems, models, processes, procedures, and deliver training in order to adhere to best practice in credit risk policies.

All members enjoy

  • Two working days per year volunteering for a local charity.
  • Health and Wellness program including healthy food, free health checks, fun health & vitality activities.
  • Flexible hours with possibility to work from home
  • Career development opportunities: online learning, member development programs.
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“We not only live up to the expectations of our customers for today, but also anticipate their market needs of tomorrow.”


  • Highly experienced Credit /Risk Professional with significant experience in complex transaction structuring including utilizing significant levels of credit authority, preferably in an asset or structured finance environment.
  • Superior Credit Application writing skills, producing succinct analyses of the key issues.
    • Strong understanding of and risk experience in financing clean and green energy assets preferred.
  • Proactive and a self-starter. Driven by quality and results orientation.
  • A collaborative leader. Displays excellent ability to influence and build internal and external relationships across a variety of levels, countries an cultures
  • A focus on the development, support and application of Risk / Reward / Sustainability principles.
  • A natural people person and Coach – creating and delivering high-quality mentoring across the DLL business.
  • Excellent communication skills (speaking and writing) in English

If this role excites you, and you feel you match most but not all the above criteria, we would still love to hear about your experience and how your skills could transfer to this role. Tell us why in your cover letter.

Choose wellbeing

DLL’s well-being ambition is to educate, equip, and empower members to build connections, manage their mental, emotional, physical, and financial wellness, and maintain balance between work and the other priorities that make up their lives.

Our four wellbeing categories are as follows:

  • Connection – Build meaningful connections with other DLL members
  • Health – Manage mental, emotional, and physical health
  • Finance – Provide learning opportunities to help members achieve personal financial health
  • Lifestyle – Maintain balance between work and life priorities

These are the things that matter to our members and the well-being of our members matters to DLL

Settling in

At DLL, we are many things. We are team members, family members, community member. We are members of society, members of different cultures and nationalities. Members of change. We each have different beliefs, different passions, different viewpoints, talents and interests. We become from different backgrounds, cultures, nationalities, and histories.

But for all of our differences, we share one thing in common: each of us are members of DLL.

Our company was founded in the Netherlands. But today we are truly a multinational business. Our unique culture is rooted in higher collaboration, less hierarchy, and a honest directness that enable us to integrate, ideate, and innovate across country lines.

Many companies say they are European, American, Asian, or Australian, at DLL we are all these places and more.

We are a cross-culture collaborative – an interconnected network – that comes together every single day with one goal in mind: Partnering for a better world.

Good to know:

  • Deadline for application: April 28th
  • The selection process may involve an assessment.
  • Motivational letter required with application
  • Applications via email will not be reviewed. Please apply online via our career website.
  • DLL’s referral program applies
  • Job location: You will be based in Sydney
  • For more information, please contact our Talent Acquisition Partner Ben Sumbler via ben.sumbler@dllgroup.com

DLL appreciates the time you spend applying to our openings. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Hiring subject to successful completion of a background check.

DLL is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in accordance with our values and all applicable legislation.

Screening is part of the application procedure and DLL screens all interns and new employees according to the “DLL Global Screening Policy” to ascertain whether the applicant may hold a position at DLL.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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