Job Summary:

Your role will be to manage the section efficiently in line with established procedures and trade regulations while overseeing the processing of trade transactions with a view to satisfy internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all Trade Finance activities are carried out in compliance with policies, rules and regulations
  • Import and export financing & establishment of letters of credit
  • Issue Bank Guarantees locally and outside Mauritius
  • Examine and execute documentary credits
  • Maintain liaison with Credit / Operations / Treasury and other departments for optimal service delivery
  • Enhance customer experience by maintaining agreed service levels
  • Process varied and complex trade documents, including but not limited to checking import and export bills and handling transferable letter of credit applications, amendment applications and transfers
  • Handling standby letters of credit and guarantees in accordance with policies
  • Participate in bank/corporate customer meetings on an as needed basis
  • Handling enquiries from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Accurate and timely reports to senior management
  • Diarise import and export acceptance bills
  • Send Tracers for overdue/unpaid import and export bills

Technical and Behavioural Skills:

  • Sound Import and Export Trade related knowledge and experience
  • Sound knowledge of Inwards/Outwards Remittances processes
  • Experience in handling applications and submissions including letters of credit, transferable documentary credit, standby letters of credit and other specialized documentary credit
  • Experience in handling bank guarantees locally and outside Mauritius
  • Experience in document checking and documentary credit opening
  • Solid command of both written and verbal English
  • Detail conscious approach with the ability to work effectively and independently
  • Knowledge of ICC rules (UPC600, URC522, ISBP, URDG758)
  • Exposure to Regulatory reporting pertaining to Trade Finance
  • Proven experience in managing/coaching large teams
  • Prior experience in successfully driving initiatives/projects
  • Knowledge in Finacle Banking system would be an advantage

Qualifications & Experience:
At least an Undergraduate degree in Banking/Finance/Accounting or any related field. A Master degree would be an advantage.
Trade Certification CITF, CDCS or CSDG would be an advantage
At least 5 years’ working experience within Trade Finance specialising in Trade Products

Please ensure all your personal, academic and professional details are up to date before sending your CV and motivation letter through our website or to the following email address: [email protected]
Any incomplete application or those received by post will not be considered.
Management reserves the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement.

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