Commodity Trade Finance – Transaction Manager

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von: Banque de Commerce et de Placements SA | localité: GenèveN: BanquedeCommerceetdePlacementsSA

Are you passionate about teamwork and thrive in a dynamic work environment? Here is an exciting career opportunity!



Reporting to the Group Head, the role of the Transaction Manager is to ensure the day to day management and monitoring of the Commodity Trade Finance transactions of the assigned clients’ portfolio in close collaboration with the Relationship Managers (RMs) and in conformity with the approved limits and conditions. The responsibility covers all types of commodities including energy and base metals:

  • Manage and execute daily Commodity Trade Finance (CTF) transactions in coordination with the Relationship Managers (RMs).
  • Transactional follow-up of a Clients portfolio.
  • Monitor the clients’ margins and transactions.
  • Create and keep duly updated a transaction file with all information related to each transaction.
  • Update the clients’ positions in the Bank’s system on a daily basis.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Credit Approval Forms (CAFs) for existing and new customers.
  • Evaluate, approve and manage transaction hedging proposals of clients in line with price risk associated with physical transactions either under financing or to be financed by the bank.
  • Maintain excellent contacts with clients and contribute to the development of the relation while responding to their inquiries and guarantying high quality of service.
  • Work in close collaboration with the RM and participate to client meetings, whenever required.
  • Coordinate all the legal and compliance issues between the client and the Bank, on the transactional level.
  • Share knowledge and experience with more junior Transaction Managers of the team.


  • University degree in Economics or qualification considered equivalent.
  • More than 6 years of similar experience in transaction Commodity Trade Finance, in a bank.
  • Strong technical knowledge in Commodity Trade Finance activities.
  • Specific knowledge of hedging techniques relevant for the energy and base metals sector.
  • Good knowledge of banking products in general, risks structuring approach.
  • Entrepreneurial and analytical spirit, client focused.
  • Excellent communication and social skills.
  • Team player – good cooperation/interpersonal skills.
  • Very good organization and administrative skills.
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations and dealing with complaints from customers.
  • Ability to adapt to different cultures.
  • Dynamic, accurate.
  • Computer literate with excellent command of MS Office applications.
  • Fluency in oral and written English; other language being an asset.


  • Location: Geneva
  • Starting date: Immediate
  • Activity rate: 100%

Please send your complete application file (cover letter, CV, work certificates and diplomas).

Please kindly note that with no answer from us within 3 weeks, you can consider that your candidacy was not selected for this position. Thank you for your understanding.

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