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Vice-President Energy

Employee | Wholesale Banking | Professional | Belgium | Brussels | 2024-03-28 | 069259


A day in the life of a Vice-President Energy

The position requires you to invest in building a long term relationship with your clients and prospects in order for ING to become their primary bank. You will have frequent contact with both local and international clients, banks and legal advisors. Additionally you will be responsible to drive transactions, which involves close cooperation with Risk Management, Product Specialists and Relationship Managers both locally and abroad.

·         Execute new business and transactions across Energy sector, with an emphasis on Hydrocarbons and New Energies (incl. hydrogen and carbon capture) – includes deal screening/selection, risk analysis, greenlight preparation, due diligence, documentation negotiation, M&A and capital structuring dialogue and cross-sell discussions

·         Manage a portfolio of loan transactions as primary contact, which includes close coordination with Risk and Product teams – includes annual credit reviews, preparing loan modification and amendment requests, coordination with operational and

·         Gain knowledge and contribute to our efforts to support clients in the Energy Transition (with specific emphasis on battery, carbon capture and hydrogen)

·         Act as a role model towards junior colleagues in the team

·         Participate to both wider Energy sector and local Wholesale Banking Belgium initiatives



How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.


  • A master degree in economics, management, law or comparable
  • 5-7 years of relevant project/corporate finance experience, ideally in Energy Sector
  • Strong analytical skills, financial modelling skills is considered a plus
  • Strong commercial and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English; Knowledge of French and/or Dutch is considered a plus
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure, while being part of a team and demonstrating a clear "one Bank" cross-buy attitude
  • Willingness to coach junior colleagues incl. ability to give and ask for constructive feedback

As a Vice-President you will have the opportunity to:


  • Become an Energy Sector expert, including what the Energy Transition and new energy technologies mean for our clients
  • Contribute to expansion and growth of the Energy business both in Belgium and internationally
  • Create an international network within both the Energy sector and ING
  • Develop strong credit and product skills, incl. financial modelling and documentation negotiation

The team

The Belgian Energy team is part of a global Energy franchise that covers companies active in utilities-power, renewables as well as hydrocarbons and new energies. The Belgian team provides international and domestic clients with creative multi-product solutions through a broad range of services ranging from financing and advisory to daily banking services. The team ambitions to play a key role in the energy across multiple asset classes including new technologies (hydrogen, carbon capture and batteries).

Our ambition is to leverage on ING’s key three pillars:

(i) Our global reach, with local experts

(ii) We are sector experts

(iii) We are sustainability pioneers

Key words for the energy business are creativity, complexity and international focus which makes this business an area particularly suited for candidates with high commercial drive, focus on relationship building as well as strong analytical skills.


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Please be aware that the recruitment procedures, (labour) regulations and labour agreements of Belgium apply.

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