Global Trade Ops, Manager

Bank of the West

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

Sep 8

Global Trade Ops, Manager

- (064644)

At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

To provide leadership and managerial support within the Bank's Global Trade Operations (GTO) unit.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages a small to mid-sized team consisting of experienced professionals. Leads, directs and reviews the work of team who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Responsible for hiring, firing, performance management and reward authority within own area, in accordance with manager review and approval.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to meet ongoing service levels in the execution and maintenance of the Trade Finance portfolio
  • Partners with the senior manager to review business practices and identify process waste and improvements
  • Manages a team with focus on policy and strategy implementation of assigned trade transaction functions through direct or indirect subordinates including import, export, standby letters of credit; in & out documentary collections; and all ancillary products related to both.
  • Identifies potential servicing gaps and recommends market solutions; services accounts for major importance; resolves/handles escalated or complex problems.
  • Interfaces with client, customer, other banks, and beneficiary legal counsels with respect to legal technical issues involved in standby letters of credit trade related issues.
  • Reviews, develops, and implements policies and procedures to ensure unit efficiency and compliance with Enterprise Policy & Procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures consistent product delivery to quantity and quality standards.

Required Experience

  • Good understanding of Trade Finance products
  • Well rounded knowledge of Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits 2007 Rev (UCP ICC nr 600) & International Standard Banking Practice for the Examination of Documents under Documentary Credits 2007 Rev ISP 98
  • Knowledge of OFAC, L/C and SBLC anti-boycott check and other KYC checklist required by Compliance
  • General understanding of credit products
  • Success at building strong teams and business relationships
  • Strong technical skills in desktop and business applications and digitization opportunities
  • Strong technical skills in desktop and business applications and digitization opportunities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

“To protect the health and safety of our employees and customers, Bank of the West may require all U.S. employees to provide proof of their vaccination status. Employees who are not fully vaccinated may undergo regular testing”

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Primary Location United States

Job Bank Services

Job Posting Sep 7, 2022, 5:48:17 PM

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