Our client, a reputable European Corporate Bank, is looking for a Deputy Head of Trade Finance Operations to assist the Hong Kong Operations Head and looking after the onshore processing team with around 15+ people.
Manage the trade finance operations team to provide quality support to Trade Finance business in Hong Kong Branch; ensure all transactions are processed in an accurate, efficient and effective manner
Establish and implement effective transaction monitoring to ensure all transactions are fully comply with internal, regulatory requirements as well as international trading rules;
report suspicious hit and provide professional advice to AMLO when needed
Formulate, review and update trade operation procedures and manuals in accordance with the latest international trading rules
Partner with front office on trade related product development, provide training to internal and external customers
Formulate manpower resource plan; provide training and coaching to team members to maximize department productivity
Handle ad-hoc projects as required
Good academic qualification, university or professional qualification preferred
Over 15 years' relevant experience with minimum 10 years' at managerial level, proven track record in leading a team.
Well versed of international trading rules and related banking practices, including UCP600, URC522, ISBP, etc.
Sound knowledge in trade transaction compliance screening against AML; anti-terrorism and other international authority sanctions
Able to solicit required information to make sound judgment on complex trade operation matters
Meticulous, well organized and able to work under pressure and multitasking environment
Strong communication and leadership skills, able to build and maintain a cohesive environment with the team
Good command in both English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua is preferred