2020 Graduate Programme (Banking and Risk Management)

2020 Graduate Programme (Banking and Risk Management)

Description

Are you a recent or soon-to-be graduate of a bachelor’s or master’s programme in mathematics, financial engineering, computer science or a related quantitative field? Do you have an interest in the practical application of advanced analytics (eg machine learning and artificial intelligence) or other fields of fintech such as blockchain technology? Would you like to conduct a research project looking into their potential application in our investment or risk management processes?

The Banking and Risk Management graduate programme offers the opportunity to undertake a largely self-directed project for up to 11 months. It allows you to innovate and bring fresh perspectives and new ideas into our business. Specifically, you will look at how emerging technologies can be used to solve complex analytical and quantitative business problems, or to help us develop new business opportunities or products. Your output will directly contribute to BIS banking and risk management activities.

Together we will scope, define and agree on the project, which will depend on your skills and interest/expertise. You will be assigned to work in one of these two units:

  • Financial Analysis – the central point of reference within our Banking Department for knowledge, information and intelligence in reserve/investment management techniques and products. The unit provides services in the form of analytical, technical and advisory support and contributes to the development of our Banking activities.
  • Risk Management – ensures that credit and market risks which BIS and its clients are exposed to are identified, appropriately measured, controlled, monitored and reported. The unit develops corresponding policies and proposals, and monitors adherence to defined rules and trading limits.

You will collaborate with leading banking and risk management professionals from around the world, and be part of a stimulating organisational culture characterised by effective collaboration, high-quality output and attention to detail. You will enjoy exposure to ideas and projects beyond your immediate speciality and will play a valuable part in supporting the wider central banking community.

Joining us is not just about launching your international career, it is about doing meaningful work for the public good and serving the global community.

Programme duration:   Up to 11 months Programme location:   Basel, Switzerland Programme start date:   October 2020

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree completed between 2018 and 2020
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interest in banking, risk management and the application of new technologies relevant for the financial sector
  • Experience in fintech applications (machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain technology) gained, for example, in the context of the master’s thesis
  • Practical experience of coding in Python, Matlab, Microsoft C#.net or similar

What we offer:

Working as part of a highly skilled and multidisciplinary team in either the Banking Department or Risk Management, we offer a uniquely rewarding, international work environment that gives you exposure to a range of quantitative and technology-driven projects. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities. This is your opportunity to work in an international environment alongside colleagues from more than 60 countries.

If you are selected, you will receive a contract for up to 11 months (non-renewable). You will receive a competitive salary net of Swiss income tax, health insurance, return travel and accommodation in Basel.

Application Closing Date:  Sunday, 20 October 2019 (5pm CEST).

2020 Graduate Programme (Monetary Economics and Financial Stability)

2020 Graduate Programme (Monetary Economics and Financial Stability)

Description

Are you a recent or soon-to-be graduate of a bachelor’s or master’s programme in economics, statistics, finance or a related field? Do you want to acquire practical experience in policy research and analysis? Are you interested in global monetary and financial stability issues? Do you want to work in Basel, Switzerland for up to 11 months?

The Monetary Economics and Financial Stability graduate programme give you the opportunity to work in an international financial institution at the intersection of research and policy.

The programme will give you practical experience in data-related work or policy analysis supporting central banks and other financial regulatory authorities, and in contributing to high-level meetings and BIS publications.

Depending on your skillset and experience, you will be assigned to the Departmental Research Support unit (in our Monetary and Economic Department), the Financial Stability Board (FSB) or the Financial Stability Institute (FSI).

You will work with top experts from around the world and be part of an intellectually stimulating organisational culture characterised by effective collaboration, high-quality output and attention to detail. You will enjoy exposure to ideas and projects beyond your immediate speciality and will play a valuable part in supporting the wider central banking community. The programme is aimed at enriching your work experience in order to help you in your pursuit of a PhD.

Joining us is not just about launching your international career, it is about doing meaningful work for the public good and serving the global community.

Programme duration:   Up to 11 months Programme location:   Basel, Switzerland Programme start date:   October 2020 Principal accountabilities:

  • In close collaboration with research analysts and policy experts, contribute to the BIS’s publications and meeting materials
  • Create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings on global financial topics
  • Maintain databases for internal and external use, and provide solutions to issues related to large data sets and firm-level data
  • Conduct data quality control and help test and implement new statistical applications
  • Support economic research and analysis by collecting, processing and conducting statistical and econometric analysis of data from a wide range of sources

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree completed in 2019 or 2020
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Data processing and visualisation skills
  • Programming skills in standard statistical packages (MATLAB, Stata, EViews) and/or other data management tools (Python, R, SQL)
  • Familiarity with various data sources would be an advantage (Datastream, Bloomberg, etc)
  • For candidates interested in the programme at the FSB or FSI, exposure to topics such as financial regulation and supervision, fintech and/or corporate restructuring/crisis management would be an advantage

What we offer:

We offer a unique, highly rewarding, international work environment that will give you exposure to a range of data sets and policy issues of interest to central banks. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities. This is your opportunity to work in an international environment alongside colleagues from more than 60 countries.

If you are selected, you will receive a contract for up to 11 months (non-renewable). You will receive a competitive salary net of Swiss income tax, health insurance, return travel and accommodation in Basel. Application process:

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter setting out your motivation for joining and your specific areas of interest that are relevant to the programme. Please also provide us with the names and email addresses of two referees that we may contact at the appropriate time.

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 20 October 2019 (5 pm CEST).

Finance Analyst

Please note this is only a profile and not a live Vacancy. If you are interested in this role, chat to UNOPS recruiters at the upcoming Global Careers For Women event on 10 October


Finance Analyst

Background Information – IPAS

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the UNOPS Integrated Practice Advice and Support (IPAS) serves all the regions and headquarters, primarily with advice and solutions to everyday implementation challenges. IPAS consists of a diverse team of subject matter experts in the six practice areas of HR, Administration, Legal, Finance, Procurement, Project Management and Infrastructure. IPAS has three main roles:

Support to operations in the field offices: IPAS provides timely advice and supports actively finding of solutions to everyday implementation challenges, based on policy and best practices. It also provides operational support in specific areas.

Business efficiency: IPAS recommends changes to policies, processes and operating standards based on the feedback and experience of the field offices. IPAS also ensures transparent and efficient project implementation, in line with policy and business needs.

Body of knowledge: IPAS contributes to research and coordination within the policy groups and project practitioners. It provides structured knowledge and subject matter expertise which is used across practice areas to provide coherent and tailored advice to the requesting offices.

Functional Responsibilities

Under the Head of IPAS Finance supervision, the incumbent will work closely with Operations Centres and field offices, primarily to provide everyday support and solutions to corporate implementation initiatives. The incumbent will keep a balance between operational implementation efficiencies and policy/rules requirements, and also contribute towards long-term solutions by channelling practical recommendations through the Practice Advisor for improvements in policies and processes for efficient project implementation.

Summary of functions:

  1. Banking and cash management
  2. Project Accounting
  3. Reporting
  4. Audit
  5. Knowledge management and innovation

1. Banking and cash management

  • Take lead role in banking-related accounting processes and transactions.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations against Cash book and General Ledger for HQ managed bank accounts.
  • Provide clear guidance and support on the eld bank accounts reconciliations. Respond to queries received from UNOPS field offices on nance/banking issues.

2. Project Accounting

  • Analyze and reconcile the General ledger accounts and adjust the accounting entries accordingly.
  • Review of supporting documents for vouchers and receipts, ensuring completeness of supporting documentation, accuracy and compliance with IPSAS.
  • Review and confirms adjustments to the project expenditures as may be required.
  • Review and confirm appropriateness of operational transactions processed as per applicable policies, regulations, rules and interpretive guidelines.

3. Reporting

  • Prepare and analyze ad hoc nance reports, investigates and prepares adjustments as required.
  • Prepare recurring, ad hoc or special reports as required.
  • Support to the preparation of monthly schedules, quarterly and year-end treasury statement.
  • Assist Field Oces with Financial reporting and analysis.
  • Resolve Financial Reporting system issues with Finance Group.
  • Provide reports as needed for year-end closure activities.

4. Audit

  • Assist with audits and self-audits and quality assurance activities as required.
  • Assist in the preparation of ad-hoc reports as requested by internal/external auditors.
  • Support the implementation of audit recommendations as may be required.

5. Knowledge management and innovation

  • Contribute to the development of internal capacity across the organization in terms of project nance.
  • Organize training events and design/set training agenda to build capacity of stakeholders on project nance. Determine and make available sufficient and expert resources for training events.

Impact of results:

The responsible and transparent financial analysis and reporting of financial resources to governing bodies, clients, partners and stakeholders enhance the visibility and image of the UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and consequently strengthen its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services in the country served.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education:

  • Advanced University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related discipline is required.
  • A combination of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related eld plus additional work experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master/Advanced degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant progressively responsible job-related experience in nance or accounting is required at the national or international level (if in possession of advanced university degree).
  • Some experience in UN organization an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Full working knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of another UN language such as Spanish or French is desirable.

Research Analysts

Research Analysts

Description

We are currently recruiting for a number of Research Analyst positions at our head office in Basel, and are looking for people with master’s degrees in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects and at least one year of job experience to work in the following area:

Research Support

In this role, you will support the Bank’s economists in their research. As part of a team with an excellent working atmosphere, you will collect, process and analyse statistical and econometric data from a range of sources including central banks, supervisory authorities and international organisations.

  • You will create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings to discuss global financial topics.
  • You will maintain statistical databases for internal and external use, and provide solutions to issues related to large data sets and firm-level data. You will also conduct data quality control to ensure that data of the highest standards are provided.
  • You will keep abreast of methodologies and technical developments, and take part in the testing and implementation of new statistical applications.
  • You are a skilled user of econometric software packages and knowledgable about statistical concepts applied in finance and/or economics. You are experienced in retrieving data from Bloomberg and Datastream. Experience using statistical packages/tools/libraries (ie Eviews, Stata or Matlab) would be an advantage. You have strong data skills, are a fast learner and enjoy working across a range of topic areas.

Do you have the skills we are looking for and a strong academic track record? Would you like to work in an international financial institution at the heart of the central banking community and contribute to our global mission? If you are interested in joining this collaborative team, we look forward to receiving your application. Please include your CV and letter of motivation in one single PDF file.

Application closing date: 8th October 2019

Centre Heads, BIS Innovation Hub

Centre Heads, BIS Innovation Hub

Description

The BIS Innovation Hub is a new unit of the BIS with multidisciplinary teams located in Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and Switzerland. Its mission is to (i) identify and develop in-depth insights into critical trends in financial technology of relevance to central banks, (ii) explore the development of public goods to enhance the functioning of the global financial system, and (iii) serve as a focal point for a network of central bank experts on  innovation.

The BIS seeks qualified candidates for the Centre Head for each of its three Innovation Hub centres located in Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and Switzerland. The Centre Heads would report to the Head of the BIS Innovation Hub in Basel.

Purpose of the job:

  • Together with other Centres of the multi-locational BIS Innovation Hub (the “Hub”), contribute to the overall strategy of the Hub to foster international collaboration on innovative financial technology within the central banking community in order to improve the functioning and efficiency of the international financial system.
  • Lead efforts to scout new technologies to increase knowledge in areas of critical interest to central banks and to produce global public goods in these areas.
  • Design and execute a range of projects on digital innovation as part of the global agenda of the Hub, leveraging the regional strengths and specialist skill sets of the Hub Centre.
  • Develop networks in the region bringing together central banks, academic communities and the private sector with a focus on digital innovation and it application to the financial system.
  • Provide direct oversight of the operations of the Hub Centre, ensure its effective functioning and project goals.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Under the direction of the Head of the Hub support the mission of the Hub by identifying critical trends in technology of interest to central banks and identifying projects for development with a view to the production of global public goods in the technology space.
  • Design and oversee the execution of project-related activities that explore the impact of technology developments on financial markets and central banks in line with the established priorities of the Hub. Coordinate research on potential topics.
  • Closely monitor performance of projects in relation to objectives, regularly reassess progress and adapt as needed in consultation with the Head of the Hub and the host central bank to ensure concrete outcomes, fast-paced delivery and an efficient allocation of resources.
  • Ensure effective collaboration with host central bank, and where applicable, support outreach activities of the Hub in close collaboration with the BIS Chief Representative of the region.
  • Build a regional network of central bank experts on innovation, and promote exchange of views and knowledge-sharing.
  • Support the Head of the Hub in effective coordination of the Centre’s activities across regional centres.
  • Support the Centre’s continued development of expert knowledge on innovative technologies related to the work of the Hub and actively encourage the sharing of insights.

Relationships and representation

  • Actively engage with counterparts in central banks, international organisations, the private sector and Fintech community to develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships.
  • Establish and develop contacts with the BIS committees, standard-setting bodies, and international organisations.
  • Represent the BIS, or ensure that it is adequately represented, at relevant Fintech events in the region.

Leadership

  • Provide leadership and direction to staff promoting functional excellence and continuous improvement. Develop and strengthen internal talent.

Qualification and work experience:

  • Advanced degree from a university of international standing.
  • At least 10 years’ of experience of which at least 5 years’ of relevant work experience within central banking, economic research, the financial industry or the technology sector, with a focus on handling transformations, fintech policies and operations of relevance to the mission of the Hub.
  • Deep knowledge of fintech issues, such as latest technology architectures, developing trends and expert knowledge of financial technologies and their implications for the global financial system.
  • Extensive experience in understanding of public policy issues; understanding of central banking operations would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated track record of extensive engagement with FinTech ecosystem and partners.

Skills:

  • Strong leadership with proven ability to manage high-performance multi-disciplinary teams to execute complex projects consistent with the mandates of the Centres.
  • Track record of effective business and resource management.
  • Previous experience interacting with central bank senior officials would be an advantage.
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills and ability to apply creative and innovative thinking to solve complex problems.
  • Strong results orientation with enthusiasm, drive and energy to deliver.
  • Ability to create a fast paced, dynamic work environment in which colleagues from diverse backgrounds work flexibly, effectively and constructively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.

 

Application Closing Date:  30th September 2019

Advisers, BIS Innovation Hub

Advisers, BIS Innovation Hub

The BIS Innovation Hub is a new unit of the BIS with multidisciplinary teams located in Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and Switzerland. Its mission is to (i) identify and develop in-depth insights into critical trends in financial technology of relevance to central banks, (ii) explore the development of public goods to enhance the functioning of the global financial system, and (iii) serve as a focal point for a network of central bank experts on  innovation.

The BIS seeks qualified candidates for the Adviser positions for each of its three Innovation Hub centres located in Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and Switzerland. The Advisers will report to the location’s Centre Head.

Purpose of the job:

  • Lead projects on innovation, policy or regulation in support of the mission of the BIS Innovation Hub (the “Hub”), identifying critical trends of interest to central banks and developing global public goods to improve the functioning and efficiency of the international financial system.
  • Supervise and execute projects of the Hub, leveraging strengths and specialist skill sets of the Hub Centre, building on the policy expertise of the BIS and its Committees.
  • Scout relevant technologies within the region supporting these projects with the objective of delivering global public goods in the financial technology sphere.
  • Develop networks from central banks, academic communities and the private sector with a focus on digital innovation and it application to the financial system.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Under the direction of the Hub Centre Head, lead projects of critical interest to central banks in the financial technology sphere.
  • Execute projects in line with the established priorities of the Hub to ensure effectiveness of the Hub in its innovation and policy mandates.
  • Report on the performance of projects as set by the Centre Head to ensure concrete outcomes.
  • Support effective coordination of the Centre’s activities in close collaboration with the host central bank and the other regional teams in the BIS Innovation Hub.

Relationships and representation

  • Establish and develop contacts with the BIS committees, standard setting bodies, research community and international organisations.
  • Represent the BIS at official meetings, industry and academic conferences and relevant Fintech events.

Qualification and work experience:

  • Advanced degree from a university of international standing.
  • More than 5 years’ of relevant work experience within central banking, economic research, the financial industry or the technology sector.
  • Strong knowledge of and/or hands-on experience with financial technology and/or policy and regulation in the innovation and fintech area.
  • Experience in financial infrastructure or financial stability analysis and good understanding of public policy issues.
  • Sound knowledge of financial technologies and their implications for the functioning of the global financial system.
  • Practical experience in leading projects and a track record of successful delivery.

Skills:

  • Track record of effective business and resource management. Previous experience at a central bank or in a role interacting with central banks and official institutions would be an advantage.
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills and ability to apply creative and innovative thinking to solve complex problems.
  • Strong results orientation with enthusiasm, drive and energy to deliver.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment with colleagues from diverse backgrounds work flexibly, effectively and constructively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.

Application Closing Date: 30th September 2019

Counterparty Credit Analyst

The Bank for International Settlements is seeking a Counterparty Credit analyst to conduct credit analysis of a variety of entities – primarily corporates – as a member of the Credit Analysis team at our headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

We are an international organisation promoting global monetary and financial stability and a bank for central banks. We have recently embarked on a new strategy that includes expanding our range of products, widening our investment universe and extending our customer outreach.

Your contribution to our mission You will support us by formulating proposals and recommendations for credit ratings and associated limit structures. You will monitor compliance with credit rules and limits, and authorise temporary limit extensions. You will help develop new financial products and contribute to the specification and testing of IT solutions for measuring credit risk. You will help develop and maintain the general framework for credit analysis, including infrastructure and credit processes, as well as enhancements to the Bank’s internal rating methodology.

Your qualifications and experience You will have a university degree and at least five years’ experience as a credit analyst specialising in non-financial corporate institutions. You will also have excellent written and spoken English and a proven track record in drafting credit recommendations.

What you can expect in return We offer a unique, highly rewarding, international work environment, giving you exposure to a range of state-of-the-art technologies and business areas. Furthermore, Credit Analysis has a presence in our Asian Office, which may offer a future opportunity to work in Hong Kong SAR. You’ll receive a competitive compensation package, including full relocation and health insurance. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities.

All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.

Application Deadline – 12/08/2019

Senior Banker, Financial Institution 1 (FI1)

Ref.Num: 114

Position Title: Senior Banker, Financial Institution 1 (FI1)

Division/Department: Financial Institutions

Type of Position: Professional

Job Posted: 11/06/2019

Closing Date: 25/06/2019, 17:30 (Greece Time)

Post Location: Thessaloniki, Greece

Appointment Type: Three-year fixed term appointment

All candidates applying for employment with the BSTDB should have excellent command of written and spoken English and have excellent Microsoft Office Skills.

It is the BSTDB’s policy to offer equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

Position purpose

The front office trade finance specialist assists with the setup, roll out and expansion of documentary trade finance and direct trade finance operations.

Predominantly the focus is on trade finance, screening, originating, structuring, negotiating, executing and implementing BSTDB’s financial products in private sector with banks and non-bank financial institutions and selectively with corporates on a case by case basis.

Key functions and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Director of the Financial Institutions, the Senior Banker will be responsible for the development of a documentary trade finance portfolio, as well as origination, structuring and closing of transactions using the full range of financial structures and instruments in order to contribute significantly to the development, execution and management of the financial institution’s portfolio.

The Senior Banker acts both as a senior member of a project team or as an operation leader (OL). The Senior Banker’s role also includes elements of business/pipeline development, and client management.

The Senior Banker builds and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders in relation to business development, project execution, implementation and monitoring, policy dialogue, co-financing arrangements and donor funding, as applicable.

More specifically the Senior Banker:

  • Participates in annual promotion and business development activities of the Bank, assists in the identification of potential clients, and business partners for co-financing operations, attends meetings, seminars or trainings and maintains contacts and database with potential clients, advisors, IFIs and other international banks.
  • Identifies eligible new clients, identifies the need of existing financial intermediaries as Operation Leader (OL), offers trade finance products, and creates a pipeline, reviews project proposals from the potential clients.
  • Leads structuring, prepares the term-sheet, obtains clearance from other units/departments, negotiates with clients.
  • Prepares material for and presents projects to the Credit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Leads and coordinates the preparation of the legal documents, leads negotiations and agrees on the execution copy of the legal documents, by working with clients, authorities, consultants and internal units/departments.
  • Works closely with clients and relevant internal units/departments for the successful processing documentary Trade Finance (TF) operations, including revolving TF disbursements.
  • Closely monitors the clients’ developments and proactively seeks interventions in case of necessity (i.e. preparation of amendments, consent and waiver requests), coordinates information to all transaction/loan parties, both internal and external, including meeting deadlines, time schedules, contributes to the SMRs/OCRs as OL or Alternate OL, and participates at annual on-site monitoring visits to existing clients, and also participates at corporate recovery working groups.
  • Provides technical guidance, trains and coaches junior colleagues.

Competencies:

  • Professionalism: maintains a level of expertise and professional knowledge commensurate with the respective position and job description.
  • Results Orientation: demonstrates ability for achieving results against an internal or external standard of excellence.
  • Communication and interaction with impact: Transfers efficiently and effectively information and messages, wields effective tactics for persuasion.
  • Client/stakeholder orientation – ensures appropriate service of high standard to internal and/or external customers and develops constructive and sustainable business/ customer relationships.
  • Teamwork: effectively cooperates with others aiming at the achievement of team objectives.
  • Cultural sensitivity/Diversity: supports and promotes an environment that holds opportunities for all, regardless of race, gender, culture and age.
  • Integrity: maintains standards of objectivity, independence and discretion. Behaves ethically and in consistency with institutional core values.
  • Accountability: exhibits a strong sense of responsibility for one’s work and resulting consequences.
  • Innovation and change: is open to and applies novel ideas and thinking to improve processes, methods, systems or services. Accepts and adapts to changes.
  • Critical thinking: clarifies goals, examines assumptions, evaluates evidence, accomplishes actions, and assesses conclusions.

Required knowledge, Skills and Experience 

  • First-level University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Banking, Finance or Accounting, Risk Management; or a first-level University degree in any other area followed by a master’s degree or equivalent in the above areas.
  • Knowledge of documentary trade finance; documentary letters of credit (LCs); trade-related standby LCs from issuing banks; deferred payment LCs; and LCs with post-financing advance payment bonds and payment guarantees.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in i) corporate/project finance/structured finance group/department of a major international investment/merchant, commercial or development bank or similar financial institutions; or ii) an international corporation or institution having BSTDB’s sector specialty.
  • Minimum 3 out of the 8 years of required experience should be in Trade Finance, ideally within the banking sector where s/he has gained high-level transaction skills in negotiating, issuing, and advising standby and trade letters of credit for domestic and international transactions.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of International Chamber of Commerce Rules and Regulations for Documentary Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit, Documentary Bills for Collection, Uniform Rules for Reimbursement, and International Standard Banking Practices.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Banking, Finance or Accounting, Risk Management.
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA.
  • Command of a member country language.
  • Have a risk management and control focus with a high level of personal accountability and ownership of their role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with internal/external clients.
  • Highly motivated professional, possessing strong analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis.
  • Sound level of banking/lending skills with a strong credit background and demonstrable competence in structuring and executing transactions.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan own work and maintain high productivity to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in negotiating, issuing, and advising standby and trade LCs for domestic and international transactions.
  • Experience in the region of the BSTDB’s operations.
  • Some experience in screening, origination, structuring, negotiation and execution of debt transactions.

For a candidate to participate in the competitive selection for this position, s/he must meet at least the following minimum requirements:

First-level University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Banking, Finance or Accounting, Risk Management; or a first-level University degree in any other area followed by a master’s degree or equivalent in the above areas.

Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in i) corporate/project finance/structured finance group/department of a major international investment/merchant, commercial or development bank or similar financial institutions; or ii) an international corporation or institution having BSTDB’s sector specialty.

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