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Director- Trade Finance

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General information


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 2019). Nearly 8,400 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North 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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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

Originating & marketing Trade Finance products to Financial Institutions and Non-Bank Financial Institutions in the Middle East region

Development of Trade Finance Business with banks and Non-Banks (Sovereign, Family offices..)  in the Middle East region
Responsible for management of portfolios of Banks and Non-Banks  requiring Trade Finance Products such as LC confirmation, Inward & Outward Guarantees, Trade Loans, Bank Avalization and other FI related trade products defined by the Business line from time to time.
Working very closely with FI coverage in optimizing Trade Finance revenues.
Develop and manage secondary trade asset book (buying and selling activity) with Banks and Non-Banks in the region, in close coordination & direction of Trade Asset Placement team in Paris.
Close monitoring of risk associated with the client’s business, develop risk mitigation & early warning tools ensuring protecting bank’s interest. 
Assist CA-CIB Trade Finance global network to develop the Trade business and to win mandates by negotiating competitive reissuing pricing with Banks in the region and also solving issues & providing other relevant support needed from Banks in the region.
Market Exporters/Importers to develop export LC business from financial institution angle.  A close coordination is required with ITB teams locally and internationally.
Producing call reports of meetings and ensuring information is posted in ClientLive.
Preparation of credit applications, Early Birds to ITB Business Committee for new business opportunities, including conflict checks and compliance opinions.
Ensure compliance at all times with compliance, sanctions & AML policies and with all financial control, RPC, audit, legal and regulatory requirements.

Position localisation

Geographical area

Asia, United Arab Emirates



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Business Administration or any other Bachelors

Level of minimal experience

6-10 years


Over 8 years of marketing & origination experience of Trade Products, of which past 3 years to be related to marketing Trade products to Banks.

Required skills

Strong ability to build network with key decision makers and to engage in origination action.
Comprehensive knowledge of the FI/NBFI market in the region under responsibility

Technical skills required

Required to have thorough knowledge of Trade Products.
In depth knowledge of marketing of trade products to FI clients.
Ability to appraise & monitoring the risk associated with FI clients for trade facilities and related credit process.


English is a must