Project Finance Originator

  • Job Reference: 00001242-1
  • Date Posted: 15 December 2023
  • Recruiter: BBVA
  • Location: Madrid
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: €1.00 to €100
  • Sector: Project Finance
  • Job Type: Manager

Job Description



As part of the Origination & Execution team in Madrid, the successful candidate will be responsible for arranging, structuring and executing complex large-scale project finance mandates in the Infrastructure, Energy and Commercial Real Estate space. The successful candidate will have principal responsibilities comprising the following:


  • Actively contributing to the origination and execution of project finance and commercial real estate mandates.
  • Taking on and handling projects autonomously.
  • Analysis of projects (feasibility, risks); identification of key issues and proposal of improvements to achieve successful financing.
  • Coordination of due diligence reports (legal, commercial, tax, technical, etc.).
  • Development of financing documentation (contracts).
  • Negotiation with tender authorities, clients and financing institutions.
  • Collaboration with internal departments to originate and sign project.
  • Development of models (excel) to analyse feasibility of projects.
  • Advice to the public and private sector; including optimization of “bankable” financing structures to boost shareholder returns and tender or project success rates.
  • Collaboration to originate new operations.
  • Preparation of Information Memos and Lender Presentations for lead role opportunities and coordination of bank meetings.


What are we looking for?




  • Six to ten years of relevant experience in Structured Finance, Project Finance, Commercial Real Estate or a comparable background in investment banking or other industry.
  • Ideally having been actively involved in winning and executing large scale advisory mandates and/or lead arranging and bookrunning positions.
  • Preferable knowledge in financial modelling and project finance techniques reflecting a thorough understanding of different accounting standards.
  • Preferable some legal knowledge.
  • Business School/University degree in economics or business administration, law, or engineering.
  • Preferably international working experience.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, other language advantageous (specially French or German).
  • Personal:

- Structured and organized; strong analytical skills.

- Well balanced team player.

- International mindset.

- Goal oriented individual with initiative and leadership.

- Client focus.

- Lateral thinker who likes to come up with outside-the-box-solutions.