Assoc. Director, Nat. Res. & Energy (Career Comeback Program)

Commonwealth Bank

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Perfection not required
Excited about this role, but not sure if you meet 100% of the criteria? Employers would still love to hear from you.

  • You are ready to return to the workforce in March 2023 after being out of the workforce for 2+ years or more
  • We support flexible working and want to chat about what this means for you
  • Together we can leverage your current skill set and previous professional experience to reignite your career

See yourself in our team:

This opportunity is part of our Career Comeback program within our Institutional Banking & Markets (IB&M) team. A paid program for experienced professionals who've taken a career break of two years or more, and are looking to return to the workforce.

Run over 12 weeks, the program is designed to provide you with the re-entry support and training you need to thrive. Upon completion of the program, those who have demonstrated their abilities and motivation to succeed may be eligible for a permanent position.

Do work that matters:

You'll play a key role in providing client, transaction and operational support to Senior Bankers across the customer lifecycle, responsibilities include:

  • Working as a team over the lifecycle of a deal to lead origination of new business and deliver documentation, execution, establishment, settlement and in-life maintenance processes.
  • Preparing credit papers for approval, annual credit reviews and providing analytical and credit related support in preparation of credit applications for new transactions.
  • Analysing evolving sector trends and regulatory developments and use this analysis to prepare and present relevant and compelling pitches to clients and in order to accurately assess risks.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with existing and prospective clients.
  • Liaising with product partners, credit risk and other stakeholders as required.
  • Providing training and development of junior team members across the business.

We're interested in hearing from people who have:

  • Taken a career break of 2+ years and are interested in returning to work on a permanent basis
  • A background in structuring loans and credit, with experience in executing deals. Project finance skills within infrastructure, mining and/or energy will be highly regarded.
  • A solid understanding of risk management and credit risk issues and have demonstrable financial modelling, research and analytical skills.
  • The ability to grasp complex structured transactions and analyse the benefits for specific client circumstances.
  • The ability to grasp the client value proposition and who can deliver the bank's products and services to meet our clients evolving needs.
  • Permanent Australian working rights and are Sydney based

Need more reasons to apply?

  • A 12-week program on a paid fixed-term contract, with the possibility to roll into a permanent position at the end of the program
  • Flexible work options, hours and arrangements - catered specifically to your life
  • Comprehensive on-boarding and industry-specific skills training
  • Access to individual career coaching
  • A dedicated mentor and manager who will assist you in your transition back to work, with regular check-ins

The 2023 Career Comeback program will commence on Monday 13th March 2023.

To learn more, refer to our information page here:

If this sounds like you, apply now - we'd love to hear from you!

Whether you're passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career here is for you.

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive and flexible workplace. One where we're driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you'll thrive. You'll be supported when faced with challenges, and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We really love working here, and we think you will too.

We're determined to make a real difference for Australia's first peoples. We encourage all interested applicants to apply. If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We're keen to support you with the next step in your career.

You’ve got this!