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Vice President, Import Team, Trade Services Section

Mizuho Bank, Ltd Hong Kong
Posted 6 days ago In-Office Job Permanent Not Specified

Company Overview

Mizuho has a long-term commitment to the Hong Kong market. With strong ties to Mizuho’s global network and a workforce of over 600 staff in Hong Kong, we are able to help corporations in Hong Kong to expand their business worldwide. Our clients primarily comprise Japanese and non-Japanese corporations (including those domiciled in the PRC), financial institutions, and government and quasi-government organizations. We provide a full spectrum of corporate banking services to our customers including syndicated loans, treasury, transaction banking, financial advisory, project finance, merger and acquisition, leveraged finance, and structured finance.

Why Mizuho

At Mizuho, we provide the stability of an international industry leader with the career trajectory of a growing business. Our steady, strategic growth gives our people at all levels rewarding degrees of responsibility and a richer work experience than a boutique firm or an established giant could offer alone.

It is the local expertise of our employees that makes our global network so powerful. By collaborating with colleagues and clients who have your same ambition and drive, you can amplify your sphere of influence and base of knowledge as part of one of the largest—and growing—banks in the world.

About the team

Trade Services Section is responsible for processing, checking, approval and monitoring the day to day operations of trade related transactions as well as the related risks control.

Teams mainly handle daily operations of trade, (i.e. LC opening, LC Advising, Confirmation, Transfer LC, Import & Export documents checking, financing, Collection, settlement, irregular item investigation & periodic reporting etc.)

Role requirements

  • Perform the duty of checking and approval of trade transactions (e.g. L/C opening, bills collection, I/E financing, settlement and account receivables financing etc.).
  • Handle compliance judgment on trade documents.
  • Spot loopholes and operational risks in the daily activities.
  • Deal with internal / external customers for matters related to export trade transactions.
  • Conduct visits to customers with Relationship Managers to explain products and solutions of trade services as necessary.
  • Develop team members through work assignment, coaching and training.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects.


  • Recommend actions in relation to change of laws, uniform customs & practices and government regulations.
  • Report to Team Head / Section Head of any operational risks, inefficient operations and propose concrete solutions.
  • Make regular review on workflows, IOP & HOP and suggest necessary revisions.
  • Craft new ideas on improving operational accuracy and efficiency.

Essential Functions

  • Performing the checking and approval functions to the daily trade related operation, this role will assist Team Head / Section Head in the Team’s / Section’s administration & enhancement targets planning, setting & execution.
  • Make decision on matters & discrepancies in relation to trade transactions and report to superiors where necessary.
  • Supervise and lead the subordinates to accomplish their assignments accurately and effectively.
  • Provide training to staff members of the section, other sections and overseas branches.


  • We are looking for an individual who has mind-set to make improvements for higher productivity and performance;
  • Continuously acquiring necessary knowledge through day to day work and training, the individual should learn to work independently or in a team;
  • The individual respects for and commits to high standards of business conduct and integrity in conducting operations, reporting and etc.

Work experience, education and skills

  • University degree holder;
  • More than 10 years of experience in trade services operations;
  • Sound Import and Export knowledge;
  • Familiar with ICC rules (UCP600, ISBP, URR725 and URC522 etc.);
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Please indicate your current and expected salary on CV for the application. 

Mizuho Bank Limited

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. in Hong Kong is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). The Mizuho group is a global financial services leader with offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of almost USD 2 trillion. Mizuho provides expertise in retail banking, corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, capital markets, and sales and trading, to help businesses develop and find new opportunities for growth. To learn more:

Mizuho’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

As an organization we aim to achieve robust sustainable growth far into the future, and continue to create lasting value for our clients and the economies and communities in which we operate. Promoting equity of opportunity and having an inclusive culture – where diversity in all its forms is welcomed, varied perspective and values are incorporated into our daily working practices and decision making, and all employees feel a sense of belonging and are proud to work – are key to achieving this aim. We target to achieve the DE&I goal through our three commitments: 1. Celebrate diversity 2. Promote work-life satisfaction 3. Create an inclusive culture


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Job ID  MHBK-HK00406-2357
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