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As a growing and ambitious company with an inclusive culture, we seek people to join our team who share our values. To deliver the exceptional levels of service we expect, our colleagues think of our clients, take ownership of their responsibilities and work together to deliver at pace. We call this ‘The Hampden Way’.

In return, we offer exciting career opportunities through professional and personal development, within a challenging and supportive environment. We also offer an excellent range of employee benefits.

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Current vacancies

This role within our Credit Operations team is to manage multiple credit propositions simultaneously from sanction to drawdown, including production and perfection of all necessary facility and security documents.

Awareness of the requirements for perfecting security subject to the laws of England and Wales and/or Scotland is essential, as is the awareness of the relevant UK regulations including CCA and MCOB, along with good knowledge of banking systems and controls.

The ideal candidate for the role will:

  • Chartered Banker qualification, or equivalent, is desired.
  • A self-starter and team player.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • The ability to organise workloads and prioritise effectively.
  • The ability to work accurately under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • A strong level of computer literacy and excellent keyboard skills.

Main responsibilities / key duties:

  • Analysis of all types of credit propositions to ensure compliance with relative laws and regulation as they apply.
  • Prepare all types of facility and security documentation and administer through to completion.
  • Instruction of and liaison with external legal advisors.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with Private Bankers and external legal advisors.
  • Ensure exceptional client service is maintained and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met.
  • Ensure all work is processed to the highest standard and in accordance with the Bank’s procedures.
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to team members commensurate with knowledge and experience.
  • Any other related tasks which may be assigned from time to time which are considered to be reasonable in relation to the role, and skills and experience of the role holder.

The Financial Control Manager is responsible for assisting in all aspects of financial control, management reporting, regulatory and financial reporting, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

To be successful in the role you will be / have:

  • Qualified Professional Accounting qualification.
  • Advanced Excel skills and competence in modelling and quantitative methods.
  • Ability to apply and consolidate finance skills and knowledge to a diverse range of financial issues, through application of technical accounting skills.
  • Experience of working autonomously to prioritise own and team’s workload in a time-pressured environment.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with a high-quality output.
  • Experience of working and building strong business relationships in a changing and fast-moving environment.
  • Experience of influencing at managerial level and maintaining ongoing relationships with key clients.

Some of your main responsibilities and duties will be to:

  • Deputise for Financial Controller as required.
  • Production of statutory accounts as and when required in accordance with the relevant accounting principles and legislation.
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors to help complete the yearly audit.
  • Help complete month-end and year-end close process.
  • Help prepare monthly management accounts and when necessary, investigate variances to budget.
  • Manage the Risk and Control Assessment (“RACA”) process for Finance.
  • Help develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Completion of Sterling Nostro Reconciliation and follow up Banking Operations clearance of any reconciling differences.
  • Support the implementation of the various projects across the bank by dealing with ad hoc queries as and when they arise.
  • Maintain and develop sound accounting systems.
  • Confirm quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Ensure that appropriate systems and internal controls are maintained.

Our Change Management team are looking for a Business Analyst to support the delivery of an upcoming strategic initiative. As Business Analyst for the project you will work closely with business functions, stakeholders and external suppliers in the analysis, planning and delivery of change.

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with all business functions to analyse, plan and deliver the change. The role is suited to you if you are comfortable working across multiple project workstreams, of varying size and complexity. Operating within a small team, this role is suited to you if you have a can-do attitude and can take ownership critical project tasks.

Great emphasis is placed on client service, both internal and external.

The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • Financial Services experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Experienced in requirements gathering and analysis using visual and word-based tools.
  • Understanding of project management methodology and project lifecycle.
  • The ability to effectively challenge stakeholders to ensure clarity of requirements and accuracy of solution.
  • Confident communicating with at all levels of the organisation.
  • Excellent analytical, documentation and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-starter and team-player.

Main responsibilities / key duties:

  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement.
  • Document and develop business requirements clearly to allow the translation into build, test and design solutions.
  • Analyse ‘as is’ business and technical processes to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Support the Test team in User Acceptance Testing as required.
  • Facilitate workshops to aid in analysis - conducting presentations and meetings to share ideas and findings.
  • Create and foster working relationships to enable better delivery.
  • Provide guidance and support to the business throughout the project and change lifecycles - act as liaison between the business stakeholders and users.
  • Supporting project and change governance - planning and reporting principally.
  • Support Project Manager in the wider project and change delivery – including business case development, planning, workshops, reporting and RAID and action logs.
  • Maintain effective controls to mitigate risk and ensure compliance to required processes and procedures, including Treating Clients Fairly, and report any failings to line management or Risk department.

Our Change Management team are looking for a Project Manager to lead the delivery of an upcoming strategic initiative. The project will involve change across the organisation and will be delivered in accordance with the Bank’s Change Framework.

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with all business functions to analyse, plan and deliver the change. The role is suited to you if you are comfortable working across multiple project workstreams, of varying size and complexity. Operating within a small team, this role is suited to you if you have a can-do attitude and can take ownership of delivery tasks, as well as project oversight and governance.

As a Project Manager, you must be comfortable with project delivery through all phases of the change lifecycle and can make informed decisions, rapidly acquire new knowledge and skills and deal with colleagues at all levels across the Bank (internal and 3rd party suppliers). Great emphasis is placed on client service, both internal and external.

The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • An appropriate project management qualification and proven change management experience OR demonstrable experience in Business Analysis and managing workstreams and is looking to make the next step in their career.
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude.
  • Highly developed analytical skills and the ability to analyse and interpret complex information to identify and manage resolution of key issues.
  • Experienced user of MS Office Products including a good working knowledge of Excel (data organisation, pivot tables, basic formulae).
  • Excellent organisational and action planning skills.

Main responsibilities / key duties:

  • Prepare and take ownership of project plans, milestones, project resource demand and project reporting in alignment with organisational standards.
  • Analyse problem and opportunity statements and work with stakeholders to seek solutions.
  • Facilitation of workshops, clear documentation of the outcomes.
  • Ensure all project and governance documentation is completed to the required standards.
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship with stakeholders across the organisation at all levels and including external partners.
  • Work collaboratively with 3rd party suppliers tasked with delivering the joint implementation project outcomes.
  • Challenge key stakeholders, third parties, vendors and business functions to deliver what is agreed.
  • Chair Project Meetings to extract / share key information.
  • Identify, track, manage and mitigate any project risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies, working with the 3 lines of defence.
  • Ensuring the project scope has been clearly defined, this will require working with key business SMEs to ensure the business problem has been thought through and is well understood.
  • Manage the technical and business aspects of a project via the relevant framework and project methodology.
  • Track and report on project costs and ensure the project is completed within allotted budgets.
  • Track, report and realise project benefits and take the necessary actions required using a consistent approach.
  • Ensure that services or products required for project delivery are delivered to schedule and are of high quality.
  • Support the Test Manager/Lead, with the management and co-ordination of testing (incl. non-functional testing).

This role is to assist Banking Directors and Associate Banking Directors to manage their defined Client Portfolios, and in particular, to be responsible for handling day-to-day administrative matters for those clients, providing exceptional levels of service.


  • To establish and maintain strong working relationships with clients.
  • To handle day-to-day administrative matters (e.g. payment processing, account opening, foreign exchange / deposit requirements etc.).
  • To assist with the preparation of internal credit applications and with regular monitoring of existing borrowings in accordance with Company Credit policies and procedures.
  • To undertake or support ad-hoc business projects are required.
  • Using effective questioning and listening skills in order to establish client and potential client needs.
  • Maintaining accurate and relevant client records in accordance with the Bank’s procedures and data protection requirements.
  • Working effectively with colleagues within Credit Risk, Client Operations and other departments to provide exceptional client service and to meet the Bank’s objectives.
  • Timeously completing mandatory eLearning and reading and any other assigned training.


  • Preferably educated to a UK degree level or equivalent.
  • Foundation awareness of how a bank operates and its commercial environment, as well as with issues likely to affect the Bank’s client base.
  • A strong commitment to excellent client service and teamwork.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

This role is to assist Banking Directors, Associate Banking Directors, and Assistant Banking Managers with day-today administrative matters for clients, providing exceptional levels of service.


  • To maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • To answer enquires and requests, whether by telephone or in person.
  • To handle day-to-day administrative matters to support Assistant Banking Managers (inc.
  • payment processing, account opening, foreign exchange, deposit requirements etc.)
  • To assist with day-to-day administrative tasks to assist the wider Commercial team (inc.
  • certifying original documentation, checking accuracy of client onboarding, updating internal
  • systems).
  • To assist with the client journey to ensure data quality and accuracy.
  • To liaise with the Bank’s Operations team to deliver excellent client service.
  • To assist with the maintenance of office systems (inc. data management, filing).
  • To prepare documents, briefing papers, reports, returns, presentations etc.
  • To provide support for the Edinburgh reception team when required.
  • To undertake or support ad-hoc business projects as required.
  • The role holder may also be required to carry out additional duties from time-to-time that
  • are considered appropriate in regard to the role holder’s knowledge and experience.


  • Basic awareness of the commercial environment relating to banking and financial services, as well as with issues likely to affect the Bank’s client base.
  • A positive attitude, good interpersonal skills, and the desire to increase skills and knowledge.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Self-starter and team player, with the ability to work alone when required.
  • Strong level of computer literacy (inc. Microsoft applications).


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:


35 days annual leave, including public holidays

Money Pie

Salary exchange pension scheme

Money Trophy

Discretionary variable pay award


Discretionary company share option

Family Security

Group Life Assurance scheme

Health Insurance

Private Medical Health Insurance

Health Cash

Health Cash Plan


Employee Assistance Programme

Maternity Pay

Enhanced maternity pay


Volunteering program

Give as you earn

Give as you earn


Season ticket loan scheme


Cycle to Work scheme

Electric Car

Electric Car scheme

Injection Vaccine

Annual flu vaccination

“Our reputation is built on the service we provide to our clients. We seek to recruit and develop people who share our passion for service excellence and who are committed to working together to help our clients achieve their aspirations.”

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