Role details

Head of Trade Finance Operations

Surrey   •   £75,000 - £100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • *Growing Correspondent Bank focused on African Financial Institutions - London
  • *Fintech, Strategic Focus, Product Development, Client Facing

About Our Client

Our client is a private equity backed, growing correspondent bank which focuses on African financial institutions clients

Job Description

The role of Head of Trade Finance Operations :

Manage and oversee daily operations of the Trade finance department. Ensure the delivery of services in accordance with the agreed service level and in accordance with expectations of the customers. Ensure efficient processing of transactions and queries exceeding client's expectations.

Liaison with key stakeholders within the bank, such as legal, compliance and front office to ensure the smooth running of the trade finance department

Develops and implements new processes/procedures for the branch and/or across the region to improve operating efficiency and ensure timeliness and accuracy of workflow

Managerial responsibilities include performing annual reviews of the direct reports, setting objectives for the next review period (consistent with the bank's strategic plan) and working with staff on career development. Identify and grooming talent and creating strong succession pipeline across levels.

The Successful Applicant

Requirements of the Head of Trade Finance Operations in Surrey:

Trade Finance Operations background, ideally with some exposure to emerging markets financial institutions, ideally African

You will have managed a small team in your last role

You will have a strong understanding of Fintech innovations in this sector

What's on Offer

Competitive package

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