Head of Real Estate Finance

Are you a natural leader who inspires and drives performance?


You will be joining RNHB at an exciting and expansive time. As capital controls tighten across the European market RNHB is well positioned to grow significantly as other more traditional lenders will find it harder to support lending into this space.

You will run a young and dynamic team who will be responsible for significantly expanding its portfolio through new origination and maintaining and growing its existing client base. As the landscape evolves there is no road map so the individual has to be innovative, spot opportunity, able to pivot, and support those they are responsible for through the transition.

The business requires a natural leader who inspires and drives performance to meet the company’s ambitious targets that makes RNHB the best Real Estate Lender in the Netherlands.

Head of Real Estate Finance

Your department is responsible for investment and client management. The team consists of more than 15 ambitious employees and is made up of client managers and finance experts. The company’s ethos is collaboration and you will be working closely with Portfolio Management, Real Estate Advisory, Legal and Credit departments. Together you will provide excellent services to our clients and grow new business.

In this role, you combine detailed Real Estate Financing knowledge in sourcing and evaluation investment opportunities with solid commercial rationale. To meet your targets you will have to deal with a rapidly growing team and will be responsible for pipeline-, product-, IT- and people management. You will lead new customers and deals through credit committees, build a strong business case and secure RNHB’s leading position in the market.

You will drive business performance through implementation of strategies, coaching and motivating your direct reports and building a strong commercial culture. You’re a true entrepreneur with excellent interpersonal skills that identifies opportunities and can translate this in concrete business actions that are pragmatic and aligned to the business needs.

You have at least 15 years of real estate finance experience. This position is interesting for an ambitious and powerful sales leader that gained experienced in Real Estate Finance or comparable financing business or a strong PE commercial leader.


  • Passionate about Real Estate and can enthuse those around them

  • Commercial appreciation  

  • Independent, flexible and fast thinker

  • Strong implementation skills

  • Ability to drive new sales initiatives

  • Pragmatic and down to earth

What do we offer you?

  • An ambitious team in an informal and non-hierarchal organization that is constantly evolving;
  • A friendly atmosphere with colleagues who support each other;
  • A workplace at an easily accessible location next to the station of Utrecht (WTC), with an impressive view of the city;
  • Good, modern employee benefits, such as unlimited leave;
  • Autonomy and support to do your work and to develop yourself;
  • A RNHB bar with karaoke set, table tennis and table football;
  • Good coffee and fresh fruit every day.

Who are we?

RNHB is a leading Dutch independent buy-to-let and commercial real estate lending business, with knowledge of the national, regional and local real estate markets. We provide loans for commercial real estate and for residential properties intended for rental or resale. RNHB offers tailor-made solutions for the middle segment of the real estate market and has both know-how of credit, real estate and construction.

We have the strong ambition to expand our business through organic growth and selective portfolio acquisitions to develop a market leading lending business. RNHB is a longstanding and experienced company with the culture of a start-up. With a solid shareholder base and a good competitive position we have an excellent growth perspective.

We employ around 100 employees, operating from the office in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Our work environment is dynamic, pleasant, informal and focused on collaboration. Our organization is in full development and preparing for scaling up our business. RNHB has a distinctive culture: we are agile in our approach to change and innovate!

Do you want to apply?

Do you have any questions regarding this vacancy? Contact Viec Nguyen via vnguyen@rnhb.nl, or call 06 19 77 94 36.

Are you enthusiastic about this challenge and do you see a fit with your background? Then please respond quickly! Please follow this link: https://rnhb.inhroffice.com/nl/job/166602/apply. We look forward to your response.

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