Thursday, 13 February 2014

Relationship Officer Job Opportunity in Dubai

Job Title:    Relationship Officer – Syndication & FI
Job Ref:    GP618-68
Job Location:    Dubai
Employer:    Commercial Bank International (CBI)UAE

About Us
Commercial Bank International (CBI) was established in 1991 that aimed to provide a full range of banking and other financial services to its target clientele such as individuals, middle market businesses and large local and foreign-based companies around the United Arab Emirates.
After a little over than a decade of existence, CBI was able to carved a reputable position among other leading banks and manage to stand the competitive nature of the banking industry in the Emirates.
Committed to serve and provide the best services to its existing customer base, CBI is also focusing to attract more customers through a highly structured marketing plan and innovative banking products.
In accomplishing these task, CBI's recruitment policy focuses on qualified candidates having enough banking experience to handle the progress wheel as well as attracting young UAE national graduates which will be provided with training and skills development programs that will equip them to assume higher and bigger responsibilities in the future.
Now, with CBI's 8 branch networks strategically positioned all over the Emirates that provides a host of deposits, savings, corporate lending, retail, card products and trade finance facilities, CBI is moving forward to surpass its achievements in the past.

Job Purpose:
The job purpose is to mainly execute new syndicated loan transactions (from origination to financial closure) and also efficiently manage the existing portfolio and revenue generation for the bank.

Job Duties:
• Execution of syndicated loan transactions, project finance, etc. starting from origination to financial closure including preparation of Term Sheet, Financial Modeling etc.
• Liaise with internal as well as external customer such as legal counsel, customer, etc to ensure smooth financial closure, including handling documentation and credit related queries.
• Should be able to manage and monitor the existing syndicated loan portfolio, independently.
• Contribute to the overall Syndications & Financial Institution strategy and business plans and further initiates, co-ordinates and implements the business plan and monitors progress towards its achievement.
• Stay informed of the latest news regarding syndicated loan markets as well as countries.
• Identify and disseminates information and alerts management to trends and risks and to opportunities to maximize earnings.
• Identify opportunities for revenue generation.
• Maintain the business portfolio risk profile within agreed parameters at all times, including effective phasing out of the Exit Accounts and monitoring / reporting of irregularities and customer KYC, AML etc.
• Credit Risk Assessment by means of financial and other analyses.
• Perform any other duties or responsibilities that are consistent with the role as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:
• Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably an MBA.Professional / Technical Qualifications / Diplomas:
• At least 2-3 years total investment banking experience with 2 years in a GCC bank.
• Analytical ability
• Experience with banking regulations regarding credit facilities
• Communication skills in English (verbal and written)
• High proficiency in business writing
• An in-depth knowledge of Trade Finance, Treasury and other cross functional products.
• Strong marketing skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial information.
• A good understanding of the general, economic, political and business environment of the region.
• Attention to detail
• Credit orientation

Deadline Date: 27/02/2014