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Vice President, Trade Finance**

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

Vice President, Trade Finance**

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

**This position will be under the Employee Referral Program in Hong Kong.


Department: International Trade and Transaction Banking

Team: Global Trade Finance



Responsible for managing and developing the portfolio of Trade Finance clients – primarily Chinese companies in Hong Kong. In addition, developing overall ITB business with this client segment.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Providing high quality services, with regular interaction in order to identify existing clients’ (Corporates and FIs) needs and ensuring the clients' objectives are in line with the Bank's strategy;
  • Develop the client portfolio by identifying new prospects that are in line with the defined strategy of the Bank; Closely work with ITB/Global Trade Finance China Team to develop the business from Chinese corporate and Fi clients.
  • Negotiate and Structure transactions in close coordination with local Relationship Managers, Department Head and other relevant departments.
  • Vested with a specific NBI Budget and the responsibilities in this respect (revenue targets, follow-up, etc…)
  • Coordination of related activities with the large international network of the Bank (> 50 countries) and other subsidiaries (LCL, foreign based subsidiaries …) both for:  (1) inbound activities: Flows channeled to HK by the group network and other referrals.   (2) outbound activities: Flows directed by HK to other branches in the group (PRC export business).
  • Cross-selling other business lines whenever appropriate and;
  • Bridging between external clients and internal mid- & back- offices including but not limited to Risk, Credit Administration and Monitoring, Operation, Legal & Compliance and others;


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Position location

Geographical area

Asia, Hong Kong



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Business Administration/ Banking/ Finance or related discipline.

Level of minimal experience

6-10 years


Minimum 8 years experience in Corporate Banking industry, with focus on TF and Receivable & Supply Chain Financing with exposure to dealing with large Chinese SOEs, POEs, MNCS, etc in Hong Kong  

Required skills

  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Good Relationship
  • Self-Motivated
  • Good communicator
  • Creative
  • Innovative
  • Team Oriented

Technical skills required

Good knowledge of Trade Finance, and Receivable & Supply Chain Financing products


Proficiency in both spoken and written English and Mandarin