Executive Director Syndicated Loan Origination (m/f/d)


We ask

  • An entrepreneurial attitude
  • A customer centric focus
  • Collaborative skills

We offer

  • Challenging work
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development


  • Building a future proof bank
  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Extensive internal career opportunities

Executive Director Syndicated Loan Origination (m/f/d)

At a glance

Are you keen to advise corporate clients on their financing strategy while working in a professional cross border team that is strongly connected with banks, clients and advisors? In the Syndicated Loan Origination team we are looking for a new colleague to represent our growing franchise in Frankfurt. You will be responsible for the origination, structuring, and execution of syndicated loans, club deals and event-driven transactions for our clients in the DACH region. We work across Europe and various sectors, out of our offices in Amsterdam, London and Frankfurt.

Syndicated Loan Origination is part of the Financing Solutions (”FS”) unit of ABN AMRO’s Corporate Banking business line. All lending products and expertise are clustered in this FS product unit. We are responsible for the structuring of a variety of lending products for all sectors and segments. These activities are executed in the following FS departments: Lending, Corporate Investments and Specialised & Syndicated Lending, the latter includes Syndicated Loan Origination, Leveraged Finance, Export Finance, Project Finance and FI Lending).

The role of Executive Director within Syndicated Loan Origination will be positioned in the FS unit in Frankfurt. You have a functional reporting line to the Managing Director, Head of Syndicated Loan Origination in Amsterdam.

Your job

As a member of the Syndicated Loan Origination team, you will be building sustainable long-term relationships with clients and prospects by offering tailor-made financing solutions and using specialised sector and structuring expertise. You act as a ‘trusted advisor’ that can leverage on strong relationships with clients in the DACH region to support and accelerate our regional and sectoral growth initiatives.

You are the face in the syndicated loan markets in the DACH region and will be responsible for originating and leading new deals. You maintain an excellent dialogue and relationship with banks, clients and advisors.

Your responsibilities will include pitching to clients, structuring, documenting and executing transactions, and coordinating with different banks. During transactions we closely collaborate with departments such as Loan Syndicate, Lending and the Sustainability Expertise team, working with the latter in particular on green or sustainability-linked transactions. You will also be part of different Client Service Teams, managed by the Coverage Bankers to develop the broader commercial relationship with clients.

Syndicated Loan Origination acts as a centre of expertise and your job also includes contribution to internal projects such as process optimisation, innovation, regulatory developments and other organisation-wide initiatives. Part of your job is to educated internal stakeholders and to coach and develop the juniors and trainees while they rotate in the team.

You closely cooperate within the Syndicated Loan Origination team in Amsterdam and London to achieve a ‘one-team, multiple locations’, unified culture with a focus on further developing a fully international, best-in-class execution mentality and capability in the business.

Working environment

ABN AMRO is an entrepreneurial bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.

At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.

Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.

The Syndicated Loan Origination team works closely together ensuring that new deals, fully aligned with the Banking for better strategy of the bank, are onboarded and that the portfolio is sound and growing in a sustainable way.

Your profile

  • An experienced corporate banker with at least 10 years of significant experience in the syndicated loan markets and preferably adjacent products experience
  • In depth knowledge and a proven track record in the German or DACH syndicated loan markets
  • You are a strong communicator, are able to connect with clients, banks and relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and support the build-out and delivery of Syndicated Loan Origination in selected sectors based on experience, relationships and track- record
  • You have a strong eye for commercial opportunities to identify and recognise cross-sell opportunities that build on the product strengths of ABN AMRO
  • You possess analytical skills and are able to understand and develop financial structures
  • You have a thorough understanding of credit risks and credit and capital structures, and act as an effective ‘first line of defence’ in DACH  (and abroad where applicable)
  • As a true finance professional, you are able to adapt to changes and use them to your advantage
  • You are a team player and are willing to educated colleagues and coach juniors
  • You take responsibility and are accountable for your behaviour
  • Global view on developments in the financial industry 
  • You are fluent in (business) English and German

We are offering

Joining ABN AMRO means working on meaningful transactions. Transactions that have an impact on our clients. Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas in the Netherlands or elsewhere in our international network. We offer an environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis – professionally as well as on a personal level – so that you can grow to become the professional you wish to be. This role offers:

  • An excellent opportunity for personal development
  • The opportunity to be the best you can be and significant room to grow both personally and professionally
  • Possibilities for flexible working hours and work from home, with support and facilities for remote working
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A personal development budget


If you believe you are the right person for this role, please send your CV to:   


ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Frankfurt Branch

Angelika Kießlich

T  +49 69 2177 – 2060


We are looking forward to hearing from you.


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