Senior Manager - Transaction Management - Trade Finance

CBC Recruitment Solutions
£80000 - £100000 Per Annum
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Manager - Transaction Management - Trade Finance


£80-100k plus excellent benefits

Our client is a major trade and receivable finance organisation, offering a comprehensive range of forward-thinking open account supply chain and traditional trade solutions. This bank has been recognised by the industry's most prominent publications and associations for its strength in combining innovation and service excellence with end-to-end customer solutions.

The role of the Senior Manager, Transaction Management Unit is to support the relevant Head Commodity and Structured Trade Finance Transaction Management Unit Europe and Global Head Commodity and Structured Trade Finance Transaction Management Unit in establishing and delivering best practice policies, processes and systems whilst addressing related operational and credit risk for commodity clients; Drive the implementation and effective usage of the Collateral Management System; provide a best in class transaction management experience to the customers that comprise the Commodity and Structured Trade Finance portfolio.

This function sits within the business and is part of the operations and risk infrastructure and is critical for the day to day management of commodity transactions. The portfolio includes energy, softs and metals clients and encompasses both syndicated and bilateral facilities.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive the delivery of a robust TMU operational infrastructure and reporting to underpin cross customer group sales initiatives in support of the business strategy.
  • Establish procedures and ensure robust framework to provide post-sanction conformance on all facilities as well as ongoing transactional and collateral management ensuring that key terms of the credit approval are adhered to
  • Production and execution of Facility and transactional documentation to ensure that the Bank is protected from a legal perspective
  • Ensure effective delivery and support for Internal Customers - Timely and efficient delivery for External Customers -
  • Deliver accurate and relevant MI to Stakeholders
  • Provide advice and guidance to other members of the TMU and to both internal and external Clients and Stakeholders as and when needed whilst ensuring delivery of objectives
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of OFAC and EU Sanctions and AML and Financial Crime risk awareness from an operational perspective
  • Drive the testing and implementation of the Collateral Management System (CMS) system.
  • Be comfortable and confident to delegate tasks to others, ensuring objectives will be met within a given timeframe.
  • Identification and development of best practice systems and processes for TMU, ensuring roll-out to designated sites
  • Keep abreast of market developments and share knowledge with network
  • Take ownership for a "make it happen" approach
  • Work collaboratively to support colleagues by actively consulting and ensuring delivery through delegation, personal action and active follow up where necessary

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Relevant product knowledge including knowledge of Trade Finance, Commodity and Structured Trade Finance products
  • Experience working in relevant environment/s, i.e. Commercial banking,
  • Past working experience in a relevant role, i.e., Trade Finance middle office, Commodity Finance transaction management, Credit Risk
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to change and will support others to respond in a similar way
  • Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
  • A flexible and adaptable management style with experience of developing yourself and others
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
  • A comprehensive understanding of the regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements associated with financial services and experience

This is a great opportunity to work for a major player in the market.

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