Project Finance Associate Director

Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are currently recruiting for a Project Finance Associate Director


Profile Summary
Assisting the origination of new business opportunities and execution of financial advisory mandates and lending transactions for the Power/Renewables team, and the Natural Resources and PFI/Infrastructure team as required by the MD.  


Duties and Responsibilities



  • Support financial advisory mandate origination and execution 
  • Financial Modelling
  • Origination and execution of suitable transactions within the identified sectors/geographic areas.
  • Ensure that financial advisory mandates are executed with due attention paid to maximising sponsor returns and in a timely manner
  • Ensure that lending transactions are structured to mitigate risks to the appropriate degree
  • Credit Application & Pitchbook preparation where relevant
  • Coordination of all internal deal related processes Execute such transactions
  • Obtain all necessary internal consents and credit approvals
  • Contribute to overall professional management of client relationships
  • Provide general support and assistance to the team assigned from time to time
  • Cross-market and cross-sell where possible including products from other areas of the Bank 
  • Other duties as may be requested by the Managing Director and/or Team Head in support of the Department’s ongoing business requirements


Knowledge & Skills



  • Project Finance financial advisory experience - essential
  • Financial modelling skills - essential
  • Knowledge of project and corporate  finance structures, coupled with the ability to develop innovative solutions for the client – essential
  • Customer relationship management and marketing skills – essential
  • Knowledge of relevant markets and sources of finance – essential
  • Middle East transaction experience – highly desirable
  • Originate to Distribute experience – highly desirable
  • Sector knowledge across Power, Renewables, Natural Resources and PFI/Infrastructure - desirable
  • Working knowledge of relevant areas of law and accounting – desirable


Qualifications and Training


  • Degree or equivalent qualification - essential
  • Banking training or experience – essential
  • Project Finance experience - essential 

We champion a flexible work environment, as we understand the need for people to meet other commitments or simply strike a good work-life balance.  As such, we are happy to talk flexible working for this role such as reduced working hours.  The role will also include homeworking.

At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities.

If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – and we will be happy to help. 





Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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