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Portfolio Manager

West One is looking for a highly motivated individual to join their development finance team as a Portfolio Manager. The successful individual will join a fast-growing team which will require them to take on added responsibilities as the team expands.

To apply, please submit your CV to our recruitment team at recruitment@enragroup.co.uk.


Job Description

Key Accountabilities

The underlying learns and responsibilities of the portfolio manager will consist of:

  • You will be involved in the structuring and origination of deals from enquiries through to agreeing Heads of Terms
  • You will be responsible for managing a pipeline of cases to maximise loan completions along with managing the full lifecycle of the development from initial drawdown through to completed developments
  • Producing credit reports for credit committee approval
  • Producing monthly portfolio reviews for credit committee

This list is not exhaustive and the duties are liable to change from time to time in line with the needs of the department.

Skills & Competencies

  • Pass internal competency tests post induction
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills essential for dealing with brokers, borrowers, and lenders
  • Proactive
  • Logical and organised
  • Problem solver
  • Approachable

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • The applicant should be joining the team from a specialist lender or challenger bank where they will have been working in the development finance team
  • Existing relationships with property professionals are advantageous
  • Experienced individual in a development finance team from a lender side
  • Ability to structure complex development finance facilities for brokers and direct customers
  • Ability to analyse valuation and monitoring surveyor reports
  • Construction knowledge is important and advantageous

Personal Attributes

  • hard working
  • team player
  • flexible
  • articulate
  • calm and self-assured
  • well organised

How these will be demonstrated in the role


Demonstrating: ability to work in a team and being committed to achieving a common goal; ability to work not only within one’s own department but across functions and the organisation in order to achieve goals; ability to persuade and influence others.


Demonstrating: a desire and drive for success; a determination to not only meet but exceed customer expectations and goals. Assuming full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviour or decisions. Completing work on time and within budget. Producing high quality work, with an attention to detail and accuracy, and in a compliant manner. Understanding one’s responsibilities, taking ownership of them and doing what is necessary to make them happen.

Customer focus

Focusing on the needs of individual customers and ensuring that we build our business around the customer. Using our experience and market knowledge to capitalise on opportunities and challenges; demonstrating a ‘will to win’ in the market through effectively managing risk. Developing solutions that enhance the organisation’s products, services and processes for the benefit of individual customers.


Demonstrating: moral judgement and character, honesty and leadership values; an understanding of right from wrong and puts into practice. Treating others, the way one would like to be treated, and demonstrates respect; confidentiality in the workplace.

Creativity/ Agility

Demonstrating: the ability to be creative, flexible, adaptable to change, highly responsive to business needs and acting decisively; ability and confidence to make timely decisions within the scope of responsibility. Able to modify one’s behaviour to achieve a goal, as well as being able to adapt and add value through change.

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