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Housing Finance Bank (Uganda)   |   Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Trade Finance Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Responsible for progressing finance options geared to assist both importers and exporters in reducing the payment risk associated with international trade. The role involves looking after an existing portfolio of clients, developing a new suite of trade finance products and seeking opportunities to grow the Bank.

Enclose a CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address of both applicant, and three competent referees


  1. Define and execute an operational plan to support the department’s overall business strategies while delivering targets on trade finance transaction volume growth, fees/ commission and interest income.
  2. Develop and deliver a sales strategy and secure strategic internal support from stakeholders, in conjunction with the trade back office operations in order to identify and satisfy customer needs and to achieve revenue and asset growth/ asset quality targets.
  3. Proactively manage trade relationships within the portfolio of existing and agreed target clients in order to develop structure and review proposals that meet customer requirements.
  4. Prepare Trade Cycle Analysis papers (TCAs) and provide input to credit applications in conjunction with Relationship Teams, aligned with defined strategy and engage with colleagues in marketing, sales, credit and risk as appropriate.
  5. Maintain a well selected target market, the prospects of which will constantly feed into the Bank’s trade finance deal pipeline.
  6. Provide trade finance advisory to the relationship management teams across the Bank’s network, clients and whenever required as a product specialist.
  7. Conduct on boarding, KYC reviews and annual credit reviews on the Bank’s trade finance clients to ensure compliance to internal and regulatory standards.
  8. Working closely with the Head Office teams to develop and cross-sell new trade products and programs while continually keeping abreast of the development of new products and changes to legislations (local and international) relevant to trade finance products.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Compliance; Business strategy; Trade policy; Financial analysis; Product development
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Housing Finance Bank (Uganda)

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 1000+ people

First incorporated as a private limited company in 1967 as Housing Finance Company of Uganda Limited carrying out business as a non-Banking credit institution with focus on providing mortgage finance for construction of residential houses and also accepting saving deposits from the public, was licensed and regulated by Bank of Uganda as a commercial Bank in 2007 to carry on the business of Banking under the financial Institutions Act No.2 of 2004, thus changing status to become a public limited liability company and also changing name to Housing Finance Bank Limited (HFB).