Senior Credit Risk Specialist

The senior member of the Risk, Legal and Compliance (RLC) Team focused on debt finance risk management will report directly to the Chief Risk Officer & General Counsel and work closely with the senior global Credit Risk team in the oversight of the Latin American credit risk process.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assume primary day to day responsibility for oversight of the Credit Risk management function for BlueOrchard’s LATAM portfolio.   
  • Provide debt financing credit risk analysis in respect of transaction structuring and Credit Risk monitoring. 
  • Support the oversight and processes around problem credit analysis and management of workout scenarios in direct coordination with the Head of Special Situations, serving as a liaison between lenders groups, borrowers and the BlueOrchard management.  
  • Contribute and provide value added expertise towards the overall development and scaling of the RLC Team and Credit Risk functions within BlueOrchard. 
  • Serve as a member of the BlueOrchard Credit Committee, representing the RLC team on debt fund portfolio selection. 


  • University degree in finance, business or another relevant discipline with advanced degree preferable. 
  • 10 years or more of direct credit risk and investment analysis and decision making experience.
  • Preference for candidates certified in credit risk management and/or with graduate training in the subject. 
  • Experience as a member of a decision making credit committee/investment committee is strongly preferred. 
  • Demonstrable deal making, negotiation and leadership skills in the context of debt financing risk management and problem credit management. 
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel and the ability to translate concepts for data management into operational processes. 
  • Native or full professional level spoken and written Spanish and full professional level (or native) spoken and written English are a MUST.
  • Excellent analytical skills and judgment and the ability to adapt and learn quickly in a fast paced international environment. 
  • The ability and willingness to be part of a remote team with members around the world.

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