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Associate/Vice President Sustainable Finance

Core Information:

Department: Wholesale Banking

Manager: EMEA Head Sustainable Finance (Amsterdam)

The role & work environment:

A growing number of major companies have adopted sustainable business strategies to ensure their long term profitability. As a result, new sectors are emerging and business models are developing that require creative financial solutions. Companies are looking for banks and investors, which will finance their transitions towards sustainability. This provides ING with solid business opportunities which are profitable and contribute to a sustainable global economy.

ING receives high rankings in sustainability indices and is considered as a leader for its integrated approach of sustainable business. The Sustainable Finance team is growing and provides sustainable financing solutions to clients through its regional hubs in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, New York and Singapore. To drive the business further we seek to extend our team by attracting a Sustainable Finance Associate or Vice President. We are looking for an entrepreneurial professional who would enjoy to further grow the business, who can support all product groups by structuring sustainable solutions and accelerate business potential across the EMEA region.


You will work on a variety of transactions including green & sustainability linked products and new product development to shape the market further. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • The right candidate is expected to competently work on analyzing, origination and execution of sustainable deals, with other deal team members and external deal participants to bring a transaction to a successful close;
  • Create and manage relations with clients, experts, advisors and industry bodies;
  • Enhance internal and external profiling to put ING's sustainable business initiatives on the map for employees, clients, peers, and other stakeholders, incl. panels and webcasts;
  • Continue innovations in new sustainable finance products and structures to solve real issues and identify new growth markets.


A colleague with a talent for taking it on and making ithappen, enthusiasm for helping others to be successful and the ability and drive to always be a step ahead. In other words, someone who strives to bring fresh ideas to life and embraces challenges in a fast changing and complex environment. A naturally collaborative person who listens and invests in others to achieve common goals and who challenges the status quo and is eager to propose creative solutions to problems.

Our new colleague is expected to be:

  • Client focused: client engagement is the key priority in further strengthening the sustainability profile of our clients and driving the Sustainable Finance business;
  • a minimum of 4-7 years of experience in: (i) originating and executing transactions (in structured finance, debt capital markets, deal structuring) or (ii) in ESG advisory with sufficient active client-facing front-office experience;
  • Experience with sustainability-related transactions is a plus;
  • Analytical and with a creative mindset;
  • Entrepreneurial and able to drive the business in the EMEA region;
  • Able to mobilize the organization in a collaborative spirit;
  • A Master degree holder in Business/Finance or other relevant disciplines (additional sustainability related academic background is a pré);
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written).

What do we offer?

  • An entrepreneurial and commercial position based in Amsterdam, in a quickly developing environment;
  • The opportunity to support sustainable transitions and help ING to maintain its leadership position;
  • Exposure to a highly professional, international environment, incl. a diverse corporate client base and various financial products;
  • 40-hour working week;
  • Competitive remuneration package, incl. Dutch job grade 11-12 (depending on experience).
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