HF Group Relationship Manager - Trade Finance Jobs in Kenya

HF Group Relationship Manager - Trade Finance Jobs in Kenya


The Relationship Manager - Trade Finance will be responsible for:

  • Trade Finance deal origination, structuring, placement and portfolio management.

  • Building and maintaining strong trade customer relationships through excellent customer service in order to achieve customer loyalty and maximize share of wallet.

  • Support the day-to-day operational activities of Trade Finance unit and ensure trade finance transactions are processed promptly and accurately and within policy guidelines.

  • Trade finance portfolio management – both funded and non-funded facilities.

  • Ensure adherence to the terms and conditions and actively monitoring the underlying contracts

    Principle Accountabilities

  • Trade Finance deal origination, structuring, placement and portfolio management.

  • Growth and development of trade finance business in the assigned sectors.

  • Ensure adherence to the terms and conditions and actively monitoring the trade finance transactions.

  • Building and maintaining strong trade customer relationships through excellent customer service in order to achieve customer loyalty and maximize share of wallet.

  • Development and Support for Supply Chain Financing (SCF) within current clients’ ecosystems and sourcing of new clients for the SCF.

  • Sales and market intelligence, directly and in partnership with Corporate Relationship Managers and Retail SME Business Teams.

  • Providing expert advice and guidance to our SME and Commercial Banking Clients and Relationship Teams on trade finance products and transactions.

  • Providing technical support to Trade Services (Operations) Team.

  • Promote Trade finance product and process innovation.

  • Trade Finance product training business teams through branch visits, participation in workshops and joint customer calls, among other avenues.

  • Creation and development of business opportunities through participation in trade forums/conferences and other channels.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned
    from time to time by or through my line manager

    Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • A University degree preferably in a Business-related discipline.

  • At least five (5) years’ experience in banking, with proven experience of at least two (2) years in a similar position or at least 3 years banking experience and sales/marketing background, where he/she managed a portfolio of SME or Commercial/Corporate Banking clients.

  • Experience in managing relationships that have significant Trade Finance exposure.

  • Experience in development and marketing of Trade Finance products.

  • Possession of a postgraduate degree or professional qualification in a related field is desirable but not essential.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Proficiency in International Trade Finance and Supply Chain Finance Practices.

  • Strong appreciation of banking operations, corporate, treasury, retail and transaction banking.

  • Analytical mind and the ability to solve problems.

  • Flexibility and good time management skills.

  • Team Work and Interpersonal skills.

  • Integrity and Professionalism, Communication Skills.

  • Ability to work independently under strict deadlines.

  • Demonstrated good planning and organization skills.

  • Report writing and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; HF Group Relationship Manager - Trade Finance Jobs in Kenya


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