Trade Finance Originator

up to £65,000 per annum (negotiable)

London, United Kingdom


Based in West London, our client is a small yet well-established global business that thrives on providing an excellent service for both customers and employees. They are growing rapidly and their Commodity Trade Finance department are looking for a Trade Finance Originator to join and make an instant impact.

About the role:

You will be in charge of:

  • Helping to grow the portfolio of trading companies based in MENA, in line with the group’s growth plans
  • Sell the bank trade finance products
  • Collect documentation from clients to complete KYC and AML procedures
  • Maintaining accountability for day-to-day banking liaisons to ensure trades are executed smoothly and efficiently

Requirements for Trade Finance originator:

  • The ideal candidate will be from a banking/trade finance/front office background with knowledge of the trade finance industry in MENA
  • Minimum 5-year track record in the origination and execution of Trade Finance transactions in MENA
  • To liaise with customers on their trade requirements and maintain good rapport with them at all times;
  • Excellent knowledge of trade finance products (Letters of Credit/Guarantees and Inventory, bill of lading and receivables financing)
  • Exposure to a wide spectrum of clients including commodity traders and manufacturers based in MENA
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills
  • Strong credit skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and ability to prioritise work
  • Fluent in English. Ability to read and speak French is an advantage.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email