Manager, Trade Finance (Anglophone West Africa) at African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Afreximbank – an African focused Trade Finance bank – is recruiting for this role and various others.  Should you meet the minimum requirements, kindly apply for the position.Job Title: Manager, Trade Finance (Anglophone West Africa) Location: Abuja, NigeriaReference No: DVMResponsibilities: The role of the position holder will be to participate in drawing up annual business development plans in trade and corporate finance and to implement these plans with support from the Head of Trade Finance.Originating and completing trade finance transactions across a spectrum of sectors in different countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Trade Finance;Structuring transactions, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, covering all aspects of international trade finance;Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of trade finance market e.g.Factoring;Forfaiting; Remittance-backed business;Investment Banking etc.Developing, marketing and managing product programmes such as Africorrbanking and CONTOURDesign schemes and road-shows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities;Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time;Supporting the credit department with information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation;In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is got, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (trade finance intermediaries), corporates and commodity boards and organizations;Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management. 

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