Deputy Head of Trade Finance Operations

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ConnectedGroup Limited
  • 15 Apr 19

·Reputable European Corporate Bank ·Stable Environment ·Competitive Remuneration

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