Business Development Analyst, Helsinki

Nordic Investment Bank (NIB)


NIB is the international financial institution of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The Bank promotes sustainable growth of its member countries by providing long-term financing based on sound banking principles for projects that improve productivity and benefit the environment, including the green transition. Our employees are our strongest asset in realising this mission. NIB’s core values are competence, commitment and cooperation.

NIB has some 230 employees. The total assets of NIB are EUR 41 billion and the lending portfolio is EUR 23 billion. The Bank has the highest possible credit rating, AAA/Aaa, from leading rating agencies. The official work language of the Bank is English.

The Lending Department at NIB is seeking a Business Development Analyst

This role is an excellent opportunity for professionals seeking to work at the intersection of finance, sustainability, business strategy, data and digital transformation. The job provides exposure to a wide range of NIB’s operations. It is an opportunity to lead change and innovation in the organisation, and work closely with the senior management team.

Main responsibilities

  • Support development and implementation of key business strategy initiatives
  • Lending capital planning
  • Lending business target development and monitoring
  • Credit pricing guidance
  • Lending product development
  • Development of business intelligence
  • Development of the data resources of the lending business
  • Initiate and lead innovation projects
  • Participate in application development projects

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience, for example in financial services, management consulting, or information technology
  • Experience of innovation and business development projects
  • Experience of working with data, analytics and business intelligence
  • A relevant university degree, for example in business administration, finance, economics, information technology, or similar
  • Commitment to professional development and learning

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Working proficiency in one of the Nordic/Baltic languages is an advantage

Key competencies and personal qualities

  • An innovation mind-set. Pro-activity and problem-solving. The ability to initiate and lead business development activities.
  • Team leadership and team-working. Collaboration skills.
  • Banking and finance. Knowledge of debt capital products, pricing, and capital management
  • Applied experience with data models / SQL / data visualisation / Power BI report development.
  • Integrity. The ability to operate consistently within business guidelines and ethics.
  • Communication and presentation skills. The ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Confidence interacting with senior executives.
  • Negotiation and decision-making.
  • Organisation and time management.

We offer you

  • The opportunity to work in a mandate led organisation, where your work has an impact.
  • A novel perspective on the financial industry based on NIB’s status as an International Financial Institution.
  • Good work culture. Professional and friendly colleagues.
  • Work that is both demanding and rewarding.
  • Good opportunities for professional development.
  • An international banking environment and competitive remuneration package.

The position is located at the NIB headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. We warmly welcome expatriate employees and their families by supporting their relocation and integration to a lively Nordic capital with a modern atmosphere.

For more information about the position, contact Joseph Wright, Senior Director, Head of Business Development +358 10 618 0367

To apply for the position and for more information about NIB, please visit (link) (Job opportunities). The deadline for submitting your application is 20 November 2022. Applications will however be processed when received.

Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are key values in our governance, our business and within our work community. Read more about NIB as a workplace here.

The vision of NIB is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. Our employees are our strongest asset in realising this vision. Our core values are competence, commitment and cooperation. In recruitment, NIB puts the main emphasis on personal and professional qualifications and experience. NIB is a professional expert organisation, and encourages employees to continuously develop their professional competencies while maintaining a sustainable work-life balance.

Tags: banking, business development, data analytics, development projects, ethics, financial services, information technology, international banking, management consulting, product development, sustainable growth, time management