Team Head, Commodity Trade Finance Operations

  • Attractive Base + Bonus
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Meyer Consulting Group , EA Licence No: 12C5927
  • 17 Oct 18

* Buy-Side Fund ; New Role * Regional Elements * Leadership Position

The successful candidate will lead and head a specialised team that manages the end-to-end delivery of Commodity Trade Solutions across the company, while working closely with Sales and Business Development teams. Main activities include :

  • Providing exceptional service to clients on their Trade Finance needs.
  • Transactional processing of traditional and Structured Trade Finance products, i.e. Import and Export, issuance of guarantee, updating mark-to-market pricing, etc. 
  • Facility implementation and account analysis and management.
  • Supporting the sales team in their business development activities.
  • Manage compliance and operational risk.

The ideal candidate should have :

  • Tertiary qualifications, with at least 10 years' relevant experience in a middle office or operations role in commodity trade finance. Some experience leading teams and mentoring junior staff will be a plus.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of ICC and UCP rules and trade finance processes.
  • Solid experience in risk management covering operational, compliance, credit and market risks.
  • Strong communication skills and collaborative in nature.