Trade Finance Officer Job at Centenary Bank

Reports to: Manager, International Department
Centenary Bank, the leading Commercial Microfinance Bank in Uganda seeks to recruit suitably qualified, experienced and competent persons in the following fields;
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         To implement strategies for utilization of Trade Finance products and services across portfolios line with the banks business plan.
·         Receive all inward / Export and outward / Import Letters of Credit, construct SWIFT messages on all new outward LCs and Promptly collect charges , advise parties on the maturity of bills and maintain record in line with bank policy.
·         Receive and Maintain an updated register for all Local letters of credit (LCs), advise the beneficiaries (customers) on new LCs / amendments and credit customer accounts when the reimbursing bank sends payment within one working day;
·         Check Trade Finance documents to ensure conformity to terms & conditions of the contract and Trade Finance regulations.
·         Generate report metrics capturing business volumes, values, commissions and trends across all Trade Finance products.
·         Liaise with Business Growth department to implement Trade Finance Product and sales plan in line with the bank’s business plan.
·         Conduct training and sensitization on trade finance products to bank staff, customers and potential customers in line with the bank work plan and the training calendar.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Honour’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics and other relevant courses from a recognized University.
·         3 years experience in trade finance related activities in a banking environment,
·         Knowledge of Key Risks and internal controls in a Banking environment.
·         Strong knowledge of trade finance products,
·         Strong communication and Interpersonal skills
·         Understanding trade finance regulatory requirements.
How to apply:
Interested staff who fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by:
Downloading an application for employment form from www.centenarybank.co.ug
Fill “the form and enclose an updated Cur­riculum Vitae (CV), plus any other copies of academic credentials that may not be on file
Submit the application not later than 18th December, 2012 to:
General Manager Human Resources Centenary Bank. Mapeera House: Plot 44-46 Kampala Road and Plot 2 Burton Street P. O. Box 1892 – Kampala
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