Our client, an esteemed European Bank, is looking for a Manager for their trade finance operations team and support the commodities trade products. This incumbent will report to Head of Trade Finance and Branch Operations directly.
Manages full range of trade finance operations with effectively and efficiently
Checks all transactions under commodity trade including import and export documents, all kind of Import Letter of Credit, Standby Letter of Credit, Back-To-Back and Front to Back Letter of Credit
Liaises with and provides support to Business Units on trade finance services matters
Partner with front office on trade related product development, provide training to internal and external customers
Ensures all trade transactions are in compliance with the relevant sanctions and regulations
Provides professional advice and quality services on trade finance to customers
Handle ad-hoc projects as required
Diploma holder or above with CDCS qualification.
Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in trade finance operations in banking, of which 10 years solid experience in supervisory level and handling commodity trade finance is highly preferable.
Excellent knowledge in trade products, ICC Uniform rules, trade related rules and regulations
Sound knowledge in trade transaction compliance screening against AML; anti-terrorism and other international authority sanctions
Able to solicit required information to make sound judgment on complex trade operation matters
Meticulous, well organized and able to work under pressure and multitasking environment
Strong communication and leadership skills, able to build and maintain a cohesive environment with the team
Good command in both English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua is preferred