QNB1905 - Trade Finance Operations Officer

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Country: Singapore
Closing Date: 18-Feb-2019
About QNB

QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a Trade Finance Operations Officer, to meet the expansion needs of our office in .

QNB has enjoyed continued success with Net Profits of QAR 10.8 billion (USD3 billion) in 2018 (up by 6%) and increased Total assets to QAR 853 billion (USD 234 billion). The Group now employs over 29,000 employees in 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.

Role Summary: You will be working in Trade Operations (Import, Export Letters of Credit, Guarantees and Bills for collection), to be responsible for ensuring that all the trade finance activities are conducted strictly within banking credit lines. Observe all related applications and documents presented by customer are in accordance with the Policy as well as supervise work of all bills staff to ensure all activities of the business unit are carried out in compliance with policies, rules and regulations.
Role Description:
  • Assist in meeting units’ budget, controlling costs and achieving targeted levels of processing volumes.
  • Maintain activities in accordance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with internal departments/ units to achieve improvements in turn-around time, with respect to corporate credit processing.
  • Ensure Services of Foreign Trade Operations are delivered in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner.\
  • To review and check customer’s application and process all completed document on each applicable stage as well as work on dispatching funding request to Funding Section, check repayment advice in order to ensure the transaction of both import and export businesses are processed timely and correctly and comply with both Internal and external (SAFE) policies 
  • To follow up overdue import/export bills and deal with customers to resolve problems relating to discrepancies spotted on import/export bills 
    Ensure consistency in processes, controls and standards for each of the identified areas of work to eliminate all possible risks to bank and the customers.
  • Support the Corporate Banking Team efforts to provide efficient and prompt services to our customers in order to increase volume of business and income.
  • Prepare and submit reports to Senior Management to monitor workflow and income.
  • Coordinate with QNB Head office to seek timely decisions on all Foreign Trade transactions.
  • University graduate
  • 5+ years relevant experience in Trade Operations (Import, Export Letters of Credit, Guarantees and Bills for collection)
  • Solid Technical knowledge of all the International Chamber of Commerce Rules, relating to Foreign Trade
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Effective management skills, initiative analytical skills and marketing capabilities
  • Up-to-date knowledge of changing procedures & systems


Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV