In a nutshell

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Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance!

In a nutshell

This role is new within Knab and will be an exciting opportunity for someone entrepreneurial with a passion for optimizing processes and creating seamless solutions that meet our customer's needs when it comes to lending.

The role will require strong strategic and business thinking, where you as Value Stream Lead will be responsible for the development and execution of Knab's lending strategy, including the forward flow contracts and closed loan books. The Lending Value Stream Lead will be part of Knab's Management Board and requires end-to-end business leadership of Knab's lending activities.

A taste of your activities and responsibilities of the role are:

  • Steer the strategic discussions of the bank to design and build the lending strategy;
  • Lead the design and development of lending propositions and processes;
  • Coach and develop team members in the Lending Value Stream;
  • Collaborate with other Management Board members to ensure smooth delivery of strategic initiatives;
  • Manage the needs of key internal and external stakeholders (e.g. regulator, strategic partners);
  • Ensure compliance to all regulations and requirements relevant to lending.


The role is new within Knab, where the teams within in the Value Stream still need to be set up. In this role you will be part of the Knab Management Board and you will report to the CEO of Knab.

Your Profile

  • Completed a MSc. or similar academic programs;
  • At least 10 - 15 years of relevant working experience in banking industry (preferably multiple lending strategies);
  • Demonstrated track in building and growing a business, while maintaining sound credit performance;
  • Strong management skills, a successful leader who brings energy and ambition to the team;
  • Commercial experience in digital lending propositions (including business underwriting), with a strong passion for IT and data;
  • Experience in strategic planning, execution and project management in an agile manner;
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management;
  • Knowledge of credit policies, standards, and procedures;
  • Clear communication and strong interpersonal skills (clearly formulating opinion, showing critical thinking, etc.);
  • Self-starter with the ability, agility and motivation for self-learning.

Diversity Statement:

Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.

Work with us!

If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits!

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us!

We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.


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Application procedure

1. You apply
You apply
2. Intake (phone)
Intake (phone)
3. First interview
First interview
4. Case
5. Second interview
Second interview
6. Third interview
Third interview
7. Offer
8. Pre-employment screening
Pre-employment screening
9. Whoo! New job!
Whoo! New job!

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