Associate Director, Trade Finance Operations Manager

Associate Director, Trade Finance Operations Manager

Landesbank Baden-wurttemberg
10-15 years
120000 - 156000 SGD

Job Description

Main Tasks

  • To ensure smooth operation of the Trade Finance Operations team and provide timely support service to the bank’s customers on all products handled in the section
  • Products include, but not limited to, Issuance of import L/Cs, Advising of export L/Cs, Transfer of export L/Cs, Checking of import and export L/C documents, Checking of import and export collection documents, L/C confirmation, L/C discounting, Reimbursement L/C financing, Issuance of guarantee
  • To handle queries from customers, Head office and other departments
  • To ensure controls in place and monitor operations issues
  • To support the Asian Branches in the role of Singapore Branch as a regional hub (functional responsibilities on Trade Finance)
  • To perform inputting and checking of entries and documents as and when required
  • To manage automation and other efficiency projects
  • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned by department head.


  • Degree/Diploma with major in Business, Banking/Finance or Law or Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in Trade Finance operations within the banking industry and have exposure in both checking and processing documentary trade transactions
  • Candidates with good knowledge of UCP600, ISBP, URDG, ISP98 and controls pertaining to AML/CFT and other regulatory requirements
  • Minimum 5 years of team management experience
  • Proactive and solution-oriented working style
  • Analytical, meticulous and able to perform under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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