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Lending Team Lead

Lending Team Lead with 3 years experience as a supervisor, required for a financial services organisation in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Hybrid.

Lending Team Lead to assist in supporting the Lending Manager by overseeing and managing the day-to-day activity within the Lending Division.  Experience in banking, risk management and financial analysis, with a specific focus on personal, business and mortgage lending

The successful candidate will lead a team of experienced lenders ensuring compliance within lending regulations, implementing strategies to optimize lending processes and providing exceptional services to our members.


  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of the existing lending function, with particular focus on loan assessment and loan decisioning processes.

  • Provide constructive feedback to improve outputs and compliance enhancements.

  • Demonstrate the necessary people management skills to lead an experienced lending team.

  • Proven ability to build relationships across other business functions and stakeholders, both internal and external, as required.

  • Proven ability to exercise a sizeable personal lending discretion.

  • Proven ability to assist and support the lending manager and team in the assessment and execution of mortgage transactions, always ensuring compliance with the appropriate credit policies.

  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement within the Lending division functions.

  • Implement efficiency measures to streamline workflows.

  • Prepare monthly reports for senior management and provide insights for decision-making.

  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders. 


  • Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA)

  • 3rd Level Business Degree in a Finance related field

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a supervisory role with strong leadership skills, extensive knowledge of lending principles and a commitment to excellence.

  • Previous experience in banking, risk management and financial analysis, with a specific focus on personal, business and mortgage lending

  • Strong communication, presentation, organisational and analytical skills 

  • Strong understanding of financial service operations and regulatory requirements

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.    

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.