Structurer DCM Secured Debt - Amsterdam

  • Posting Date: 14-12-2019
  • Vacancy number: 23486
At a glance

We are looking for a structurer for DCM Secured Debt transactions who will advise on and execute transactions where clients' assets are optimally used to obtain funding from debt capital markets investors. These deals range from securitisations and portfolio transactions based on loan & receivable portfolios to commercial real estate backed debt. We are a rapidly growing team in terms of revenues and expanding clients and transactions within ABN AMRO. As such we are looking for a pro-active and keen to learn professional with a hands-on mentality who is willing to run the extra mile.What do you see when you envision the next step? Work on achieving your goals and develop yourself professionally and personally. Tell us your story. We want to hear it!

Your job

The Secured Debt specialist within Debt Capital Markets (DCM) is responsible for structuring financing products enabling your client to access competitive funding from institutional investors. You work closely with the client coverage teams taking care together of the origination of the client dialogue. The team delivers product specific services to Large Corporates, Financial Institutions and Real Estate clients. Its international presence has increased and is accelerating now on the back of the growth initiatives of ABN AMRO Corporate Banking. The product specialism Secured Debt develops financial structures, enabling a client to obtain financing using its own assets as a secured element, e.g. asset securitisations, covered bonds and secured private placements. Assets usually deployed are loan portfolios and real estate objects. You are the arranging linking pin between your client and the capital markets investors and deploy a hands-on approach in tailoring and negotiating successful transactions for your client. Furthermore you advise on and structure portfolio management transactions enabling a capital efficient business model.

Your working environment

At ABN AMRO, we use our knowledge, expertise and network to help our clients within and outside the Netherlands achieve their goals based on responsible decisions. Our clients’ interests always come first. We want clients to understand our products, and we sometimes say ‘no’ if a product involves a risk that is too high for the client. Putting clients’ interests first also means communicating in plain language and smart solutions that genuinely make a difference. That is our goal.

The DCM team consists of approximately 40 people mixed between senior and junior team members. The team radiates energy and has a total dedication to clients and product expertise. In general on live transactions, the deal team consists of 2 direct team members (one senior & one junior). Our team is based predominantly in Amsterdam but we also operate from our New York and Frankfurt office. We compete head-to-head with our continental peers, as well as the London-based investment banks. We enjoy a great team spirit and help colleagues where needed and possible.


Your profile

You are an undisputed team player, quick thinker and fond of a challenge. You are a proactive individual who loves to take on a new initiative and is prepared for a very steep learning curve which will enable you to compete for strategic transactions issued by our core clients in North Western Europe. Your product skill will enable client originators and yourself to excel in front of clients and in live deal situations. Your competencies include the following:
• Affiliation with (debt) capital markets
• Experience in structuring financings based on loan/receivable pools, preferably with large corporate clients
• You can proof the ability to excel in advising and coordinating the execution of the most complex transactions in your area of expertise
• You will pro-actively (help) develop new initiatives and persist until delivered
• You maintain relationships both internally as well as externally
• Excellent quantitative and/or data management skills
• Good knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint
• You have extremely strong communication skills
• Able to communicate fluently in both Dutch as well as English.

What we offer

We are offering:
• A great team environment and a possibility to work within an international company. Expect a very professional and competitive approach to our business and a very interesting and steep learning curve.
• Access to a career with multiple possibilities for growth in addition to good primary and secondary conditions.
• The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
• The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
• Market-conform salary
• Substantial education budget and a public transportation card
• A large responsibility and the freedom to do your job
• A well-equipped office, and all required facilities to do your job
• Room to visit (tech-related) seminars
• Required investments to boost your personal skills
• A client base of +/- 5mio users for you to make an impact on.


Apply for the job or learn more? Please apply (incl. resume and motivation) to Marc van Lent, DCM Secured Debt,, +31 20 629 0372. We look forward to meet you.

Indication of Application Process

Step 1: Application

Fill out the information on the application form and upload your motivation letter and resume

Step 2: First interview

You will receive a confirmation of your application by e-mail. Within two weeks you will hear if you are invited for an interview

Step 3: Online assessment

You make an online cognitive test or an online assessment

Step 4: Second interview

You are invited for a second interview

Step 5: Job offer

You receive your job offer, once you have accepted it is time to start!

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