Head Credit & Lending

Sygnum Bank

Zürich, Switzerland

Full time

Apr 11

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Head Credit & Lending

Sygnum is the world’s first regulated Digital Asset Bank, headquartered in Switzerland and Singapore, operating globally. We make digital assets bankable, secure and convenient, empowering our clients to invest in the digital asset economy with complete trust. For the first time with Sygnum, major currencies and digital assets, including Bitcoin, Ether and digital CHF and asset tokens are seamlessly integrated in one account.

Sygnum’s diverse and talented team of banking, investment and DLT experts is shaping the development of a trusted digital asset ecosystem together with a growing number of strategic partners.

We are looking to hire a Head Credit and Lending with a passion for digital assets and decentralized finance to join our growing team in our Zurich office.

About the position

Together with the other Business Units, the Head of Credit & Lending further develops, maintains and enhances Sygnum’s offering and ensures the delivery of Sygnum’s products and services. She/He thereby acts as a strong link between the Sales, Finance, Product Management and Technology teams, determining the strategic direction, commercialization as well as the realization and implementation of Sygnum’s product offering in the area of Credit & Lending.


  • Work with senior management to define and implement the strategy for Sygnum’s credit and lending activities and product landscape
  • Maintain and further develop existing credit and lending products based on digital assets
  • Drive the implementation of new lending products to help our clients preserve their wealth
  • Establish strong partnerships with leading players in the digital asset ecosystem to launch innovative new products for our clients
  • Continuously enhance processes and governance around performance monitoring of the loan portfolio
  • Monitor and manage the overall risk of the existing loan portfolio
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in client conversations
  • Assume full responsibility of P&L targets for the own Business unit Derive out-of-the box solutions to address complex client needs


  • Several years of experience in building and driving Credit and Lending business holistically
  • Innovation and client-oriented mindset with strong drive to design, create and implement new products
  • Profound knowledge of financial products, related to credit & lending and securities lending
  • Strong leadership skills, organizational skills, and the ability to motivate and develop teams
  • Excellent communication skills to build trust and ongoing business relationships
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge in cryptocurrencies / blockchain / decentralized finance
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as entrepreneurial drive
  • Familiarity with Agile Development
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

If this reads like your profile, please send us an application with a CV and motivation letter. Even if you're not there yet but still think you could be a good fit for our team, please contact us and we'll figure something out. Thank you.

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