Relationship Manager - Africa

  • Job Reference: MWJ007692
  • Date Posted: 19 January 2018
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Commodity Trade Finance, Structured Trade Finance, Trade Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Michael Whyard
  • Email: michael.whyard@carrlyons.com
  • Telephone: 0044 207 588 3322

Job Description

An established Trade Finance bank is seeking a French-speaking relationship manager to help build their Francophone Africa business across Corporates and FIs. 

The main responsibilities will involve:
" Developing a portfolio of clients across multiple sectors
" Identifying and originating new business opportunities as well as visits to existing clients
" Day to day follow up of transactions fitting within negotiated credit lines
" Evaluating the risk of new transactions and work closing with credit teams to gain approvals
" Conduct transactions from start to finish, including structuring, preparation of offer letter, credit assessment, documentation and monitoring of transaction 

The successful incumbent will possess the following attributes:
" Native or fluent French and English language skills
" Strong technical knowledge of Trade Finance products from a sales environment
" Experience of deals/clients originated within Francophone/Sub-Saharan Africa
" Proven track record of meeting and exceeding targets
" An understanding of the risk and regulatory landscape with a particular focus on the Trade Finance sector
" Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation committed to Trade Finance. If you are interested in finding out more please contact michael.whyard@carrlyons.com