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Assistant Financial Institutions RM

BIC-BRED (Suisse) SA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted 26 days ago Permanent competitive

Description of the mission

We are looking for an Assistant FI Relationship Manager to support the development of our FI network in the sub-Indian Region and Asia. Our bank based in Geneva Switzerland is specialized in Commodity Trade Finance (“CTF”) and recently opened a Category 4 Branch in the DIFC to further expand its client and bank portfolios in the Gulf & Asia region. As part of its mission, the DIFC Branch will identify and service commodity trading actors in the UAE and expand its FI coverage to accommodate client transactions with banks (confirmation / discounting of banking instruments, onboarding with selected FIs). Under the supervision of the Branch SEO, the Assistant FI RM will manage the onboarding process for the selected FIs (KYC, RMA exchange), prepare the credit applications and oversee the transactions after approval in coordination with the Head Office FI Dept.

The Assistant FI RM has an experience of 3-5 years in a similar position (coverage of Sub-Indian Continent / Asia is a MUST), strong technical knowledge of banking instruments / international trade to provide solutions for our clientele of commodity traders and financial analysis skills to prepare FI credit applications. Combining Front Office and financial analysis functions, the proposed position is an exciting opportunity to actively contribute to the development of the banking coverage for a dynamic and growing Commodity Finance bank.

Main tasks will be as follows:

  • Make initial contacts with FIs in the selected countries for the purpose of trade collaboration (confirmation / discounting of banking instruments)
  • Manage and monitor onboarding procedures including KYC, due diligence and RMA exchanges with FIs
  • Prepare the credit application/ proposals for FIs and oversee the transactions in coordination with the Branch SEO and the FI Team at Head Office in Geneva
  • Develop risk sharing partnerships with banks for FI and Corporate risk
  • to prospective target client base

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of overall experience in FI coverage for Trade Finance (experience of sub-Indian Continent is a MUST)
  • Degree in Banking / Finance
  • Strong bank’s financial analysis and redaction skills
  • Strong technical skills in international trade rules, use of banking instruments and risk sharing practices (MRPA syndication)
  • Dynamic and responsive to provide tailored FI solutions to our clients