VP- Head of Trade Services

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ConnectedGroup Limited
  • 16 Oct 18

·Reputable Regional Corporate Bank ·Team Head Role ·Competitive Remuneration

Our client, a reputable Regional Corporate Bank, is looking for a VP of Trade Services department and manage a team of 20 people to support Hong Kong and Taipei offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the trade services department to provide quality support to Trade Services and Trade Finance business in Hong Kong and Taipei 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
  • Establish Service Level Agreement (SLA) and ensure all transaction are proceeded at committed level
  • 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


Requirements:

  • University graduated is highly preferable.
  • Minimum 15 years' relevant experience with at least 10 years' at managerial level, proven track record in leading a successful trading 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