Head of Trade Finance

Gulf Connexions
Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP692-1261
Gulf Connexions

The Role


The Role


Our client, a prestigious global bank is looking for a Head of Trade Finance to join their expanding Middle East & Southern Africa team in Riyadh. The ideal candidate has to identify, negotiate and structure complex trade transactions across multiple geographies and legal jurisdictions.

Responsibilities:

• Market electronic banking platforms and contribute to their evolution.
• Develop good relations with clients and present solutions to selected prospects.
• Promote, market, sell and execute trade finance solutions to clients, in liaison with Senior Bankers / Relationship Managers.
• Define the Trade Centre’s revenue budget in order to monitor its achievement, as well as other KPIs such as liquidity and risk.
• Determine parameters of potential transactions and propose an acceptable structure in order to help Senior Bankers or Relationship Managers to close transactions.

Requirements


Requirements


• Post graduate education preferred.
• At least 7 years of similar banking or finance experience in the GCC, with a good general knowledge of international business and its practices.
• Strong problem solving skills that can be translated into financial structures with an emphasis on mitigating credit and transaction risks under various trade financing structures.
• Must be a Saudi national and should be willing to travel overseas.

Candidates who qualify for this position may apply online.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the Company


About the Company


Gulf Connexions Group is the region’s leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region's leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.
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