Senior Manager - Trade & Commodity Finance (Africa & Middle East)

  • Job Reference: CJ696
  • Date Posted: 20 March 2019
  • Recruiter: C James
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Relationship Management, Trade & Commodity Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Craig Grimes
  • Email: CG@c-james.com
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 207 240 0760

Job Description

An international bank seek to recruit a senior Trade & Commodity Finance banker to lead a develop their TCF business, performing a hands-on player/manager style role. Market coverage will broadly span EMEA, with a focus on business linked to Africa & the Middle East.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of TCF market coverage strategy
  • Originate new business opportunities (with a focus on African & Middle Eastern Geographies)
  • Manage and develop new/existing client relationships
  • Lead a small coverage team; set targets, mentor and motivate direct reports
  • Actively market the banks TCF product offering (i.e. LC's, Guarantee's, Receivables, Export Finance etc.)
  • Oversee and manage deal execution
  • Act as a senior brand ambassador for the bank and promote the name in the market
  • Attend relevant industry events and functions
  • Work alongside C-suite/board level management

Key Skills:

  • 10-15+ years of Banking experience
  • Extensive Trade & Commodity Finance exposure
  • Team leadership experience
  • Experience working with African and Middle Eastern markets
  • Fluent French language skills are highly advantageous