Small Business Program Manager Posted May 12
Baltimore Community Lending , Baltimore, MD
The Small Business Program Manager is responsible for the

coordination and implementation of the new program to assist new

businesses and job development throughout Baltimore. The

responsibilities include the organization and development of

guidelines that provide loans for otherwise credit worthy

entrepreneurs and businesses, which lack equity or collateral.

These tasks will be completed utilizing existing and third party

micro-lenders, Technical Assistance providers, financial

institutions and other organizations working with potential clients

who may provide the training, origination of loan applications,

business plan development and underwriting. This position will

require identifying potential new lender participants for the loan


The position will also require working with the President and

CEO to identify sources of capital; assemble, evaluate, and report

loan production and portfolio performance; coordinate software

provider oversight; manage the contract servicer; and coordinate

relationship with the loan pool insurer.

This person works directly with all program partners to evaluate

and adjust underwriting standards and incorporate the resulting

product into the software. During the initial six month period,

this person will also review and recommend to a steering committee

the affirmation or denial of loans approved by the originating

lenders after analyzing business plans and credit in conformance to

loan guidelines. This person will also then assist the originating

lenders with closing and deployment of funds. The Manager will work

closely with the President and CEO and the BCL Vice-President in

review and approval of underwriting guidelines.

This Manager will provide technical assistance to prospective

participating partners ensuring adherence to program requirements

for participation as an originator and underwriting partner.

As part of the responsibilities the Manager will all assess

delinquencies, work with the servicer and the originator lender in

loan workouts and modifications as needed.

The Small Business Manager will work with the Vice-President,

and report directly to the President/CEO plus perform such other

duties and responsibilities as assigned by the President/CEO or the

Small Business Review Committee.

The employee must meet performance goals as set by President/CEO

and Board.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum undergraduate or college degree with five (5) or more

years' experience

including 1) a verifiable track record of success proactively

networking in pursuit of new business development; 2) lending and

credit analysis experience, preferably in small business lending;

3) work experience in community organizing and/or development is a

plus; 4) demonstrated experience in small business portfolio

management / workout; and 5) strong communication, writing and

proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, Power

Point and Outlook. Experience may be substituted for an

undergraduate or college degree based on two years' experience for

every year of higher education.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with energy and a drive to

make Baltimore stronger.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications

paid as a salary with benefits. Excellent benefits package

including 40lk plan with match, healthcare, life and disability

insurance and paid annual leave.

Email resumes, salary requirements and cover letter ONLY

to . No

telephone calls or walk-ins.

Employment Type: Permanent

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