Project Finance Specialist GF

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  • Madrid, Spanien Madrid Madrid ES
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • BBVA
  • 03 Sep 18 2018-09-03

As part of the Project Finance team in Madrid , the successful candidate will be responsible for arranging, structuring and executing complex large-scale project finance mandates in the energy space.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have principal responsibilities comprising the following:

  • Actively contributing to the execution of project finance advisory & arranging mandates
  • Taking on and handling projects autonomously and hereby concentrating on development of financial plan, development of competitive bid price, project due diligence, financial documentation and supervisory of/ leading modeling supervisory as well as client handling
  • Coordination with external parties, e.g. auditors, legal and tax advisors
  • Negotiation with tender authorities, international clients and financing institutions
  • Strategic tender advice to the public and private sector; including optimization of “bankable” financing structures to boost shareholder returns and tender success rates
  • Structuring advice for private-to-private transactions to optimise financing structures for clients while maintaining bankability and acceptable credit risk for the bank
  • Assisting clients in negotiations with potential debt and equity providers


  • At least five to seven years of relevant business experience in project finance or a comparable background in investment banking
  • Outstanding and proven track record as project finance professional, preferably in infrastructure, energy and/or social infrastructure
  • Ideally having been actively involved in winning and executing large scale advisory mandates and/or lead arranging and bookrunning positions
  • Broad and sophisticated knowledge in financial modelling and project finance techniques reflecting a thorough understanding of different accounting standards
  • Ability to translate ideas into financial models and financial statements and guide junior colleagues in this regard
  • Preferable background from Structured Finance, Project Finance or Leveraged Finance either from advisory firm or bank
  • Business School/University degree in economics or business administration or law, ideally combined with international working experience


  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Other languages advantageous

Skills required

  • Well balanced team player with an international mindset
  • Self-starting and goal oriented individual with a strong service and client focus
  • Very structured and organized
  • Sensitivity for complex matrix organizations and their specific requirements
  • Proven ability to build internal and external networks
  • Lateral thinker who likes to come up with outside-the-box-solutions