Trade Finance - Business Development Manager

Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
South West London
£45000 - £55000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a good team player, looking for an exciting and rewarding career in an International Bank during an exciting period of growth. The Bank is seeking a Trade Finance Business Development Manager to join their Trade Finance Department based in London.

Client Details

My client is an International Bank focused on the the European and African markets with their offices based in London.


As the Trade Finance Business Development Manager, you are responsible for progressing finance options geared to assist both importers and exporters in reducing the payment risk associated with international trade.

You will work and be dealing with the Bank's important corporate relationships, as well as be tasked with the acquisition of new customers.

In addition, you will be working with the senior management team on a wide range of corporate banking products to assist with negotiations and presentations, and co-coordinating projects across other divisions where appropriate.

This role reports to the Head of Trade Finance for the strategic business unit.


  • ? Researching and sourcing potential business opportunities and contacts.
  • ? Developing and maintaining business relations with financial services' introducers.
  • ? Following up business leads and identifying new sales opportunities.
  • ? Setting up client meetings.
  • ? Promoting the Bank's additional financial products and services.
  • ? Preparing professional presentations for new clients as well as selling all the features.
  • ? Preparing and submitting formal proposals.
  • ? Managing ongoing business accounts whist building new relationships.



  • ? Previous experience working in Trade Finance as a Business Developer or similar.
  • ? Technical product knowledge.
  • ? Preparing and presenting business proposals.
  • ? A Chartered Institute of Marketing or Trade Finance professional qualification is desirable but not mandatory.

Job Offer

This role is paying up to £50,000 base salary as part of a competitive overall package.