All candidates applying for employment with the BSTDB should have excellent command of written and spoken English and have excellent Microsoft Office Skills.
It is the BSTDB’s policy to offer equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.
The front office trade finance specialist assists with the setup, roll out and expansion of documentary trade finance and direct trade finance operations.
Predominantly the focus is on trade finance, screening, originating, structuring, negotiating, executing and implementing BSTDB’s financial products in private sector with banks and non-bank financial institutions and selectively with corporates on a case by case basis.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Director of the Financial Institutions, the Senior Banker will be responsible for the development of a documentary trade finance portfolio, as well as origination, structuring and closing of transactions using the full range of financial structures and instruments in order to contribute significantly to the development, execution and management of the financial institution’s portfolio.
The Senior Banker acts both as a senior member of a project team or as an operation leader (OL). The Senior Banker’s role also includes elements of business/pipeline development, and client management.
The Senior Banker builds and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders in relation to business development, project execution, implementation and monitoring, policy dialogue, co-financing arrangements and donor funding, as applicable.
For a candidate to participate in the competitive selection for this position, s/he must meet at least the following minimum requirements:
First-level University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Banking, Finance or Accounting, Risk Management; or a first-level University degree in any other area followed by a master’s degree or equivalent in the above areas.
Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in i) corporate/project finance/structured finance group/department of a major international investment/merchant, commercial or development bank or similar financial institutions; or ii) an international corporation or institution having BSTDB’s sector specialty.