GE VP Risk Management (Underwriting) in Shannon, Ireland

Job Number



GE Capital

Business Segment

Capital Aviation Financial Services

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GECAS is the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE. It is the global leader in aircraft financing, offering the widest range of aircraft types from helicopters to wide body jets and financing options including operating leases and secured debt financing. With 40+ years of industry experience, GECAS currently leases more than 1,570 aircraft to over 235 customers in 75 countries and also provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, aviation consulting services, and spare parts financing and management. A unit of GE Capital, GECAS stays close to its customers with offices in 24 cities around the world. (

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Posted Position Title

VP Risk Management (Underwriting)

Career Level



Risk Management

Function Segment


Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Ireland



Postal Code

V14 AN29

Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Based in Shannon & supporting a global team, this role will be a key part of the GECAS deal teams. Successful candidates will ideally have proven experience writing major commercial deals within the aviation, shipping, investment banking or commercial lending environment with strong credit review and/or risk analysis exposure. In addition, they will lead cross functional deal teams from a risk management perspective in deal due diligence, know your customer, negotiation, approval & documentation

Essential Responsibilities

• Lead for risk in the underwriting and approval of new credit requests, credit line renewals for existing customers, and on-going monitoring of the current portfolio with specific focus on customers in Europe and Canada.

• Prepare and review deal papers which will be presented to senior management for approval of a variety of operating lease, purchase lease back and restructuring transactions.

• Review of transaction documents to ensure adequate structure in accordance with approvals and coordinating as necessary with Deal Team functional experts.

• Proactively determine portfolio threats, and manage problem and delinquent accounts on a portfolio basis.

• Negotiate terms and conditions for transactions and works with cross functional teams to ensure appropriate documentation.

• Support large, complex transaction underwriting and documentation through direct involvement.

• Prepare risk assessments and presents senior management with a clear and consistent approach to mitigate political, legal, regulatory, and other risks.

• Portfolio management of existing accounts, performing rigorous analysis of transactions, and resolving problem accounts in partnership with other teams and specialists


• Bachelor's Degree with proven years of credit analysis experience in commercial lending or investment businesses or equivalent knowledge and experience

• Knowledge of commercial lease and / or loan transactions and financial statement analysis

• Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must submit resume throughwww.gecareers.comto be considered for this job opening.

• Applicant must have unrestricted authorization to work in Ireland.

• Applicant must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to drug testing, reference verification and background check.

Desired Characteristics

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. MBA degree or equivalent knowledge and experience

• Be willing and able to travel globally, at short notice. Travel likely to be up to 50% of time over certain periods and occasionally over weeks, with flexibility of working week required.

• Experience with the aviation leasing & finance business would be a strong advantage.