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Transaction Manager

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From the early stages of documentation (i.e. term sheets) to the negotiation of key finance documents (i.e. facility agreements), you will work closely with a Senior Transaction Manager to support our UK Commercial Banking clients, including Coverage, Origination, Infrastructure, & Sustainable Finance. You will be a main point of contact for external lender counsel, support multiple loan processes and negotiate key commercial terms & other agreements.

Job Description

  • Documentation and Negotiation:
    • Draft lender counsel scope of work.
    • Prepare simple fee indemnity letters.
    • Review term sheets and facility agreements for
      compliance.
    • Review/Negotiate legal documents (e.g., release letters,
      reliance letters, legal opinions, fee letters).
    • Draft internal dispensations for non-compliant policy
      points.
  • Transaction Management:
    • Execute consents, amendments, and waiver requests.
    • Maintain a strong understanding of loan agreements and
      deal structures.
    • Assess client requests thoroughly.
    • Provide credit approval summaries and motivations.
    • Collaborate with credit, legal, product, and coverage
      teams.
    • Communicate effectively with agent banks and clients.
    • Coordinate life cycle events (e.g., draw, breakage, rate
      notification, cash breaks).
    • Produce management reports for the Transaction
      Manager portfolio.

Job Requirements

  • Law degree from a top South African or UK/EU tertiary institution is preferred
  • 2-5 years of banking experience in structured loans
  • Must have experience working with LMA/ALMA style documentation
  • Knowledge of loan-related products and processes (Front Arena experience advantageous)

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal, Risk & Compliance

Focus: Commercial Law

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Cape Town

Job Reference: I58IOR-E8FF1240

Date posted: 05 July 2024

Consultant: Mmamoloko Buthane

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