Trade Finance/Export Finance - Front Office

Dubai Permanent
  • Opportunity to be part of a top firm
  • Excellent Career Progression & Benefits

About Our Client

The company is a leading equipment manufacturing company dedicated to delivering high-quality products and services to our clients globally.

Job Description

  • Structure, negotiate, and execute trade finance transactions including letters of credit, documentary collections, and trade loans.
  • Manage the issuance, amendment, and negotiation of trade finance instruments in coordination with banks and financial institutions.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with banks, financial institutions, and trade partners across Europe and Africa.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for trade finance-related inquiries and negotiations.
  • Develop and manage export financing strategies to support international sales and expansion.
  • Work with export credit agencies, multilateral agencies, and financial institutions to secure financing and insurance for export transactions.
  • Assess and mitigate financial risks associated with international trade transactions.
  • Implement strategies to protect the company against non-payment, currency fluctuations, and geopolitical risks.
  • Ensure compliance with international trade regulations, sanctions, and export controls.
  • Prepare and review trade finance documentation to ensure accuracy and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with banks, financial institutions, and trade partners across Europe and Africa.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for trade finance-related inquiries and negotiations.
  • Conduct financial analysis to support trade finance decisions and optimize cash flow management.
  • Prepare regular reports on trade finance activities, performance, and market trends for senior management.
  • Work closely with the sales, logistics, and legal teams to ensure smooth execution of export transactions.
  • Provide training and support to internal stakeholders on trade finance processes and best practices.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. MBA or relevant professional certification is a plus.
  • 5-10 years of experience in trade finance/export finance within banking. Preferably candidates with experience across heavy sectors.
  • Strong understanding of international trade regulations, trade finance instruments, and export credit agencies.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented, with a commitment to accuracy and compliance.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
Contact
Asma Siddiqui
Quote job ref
JN-052024-6428674

Job summary

Sector
Banking & Financial Services
Subsector
Debt / Structured Finance
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Dubai
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Asma Siddiqui
Job reference
JN-052024-6428674