Job Description and Requirements
Serve as the Head of International Dept. providing day-to-day support to International banking Group, consisting of Financial Institutions, International Branch Operations and Rep. Offices.
Expand our relationship with correspondent banks, arrangements with new correspondent banks to enable us to handle International trade related business for LCs and guarantees.
Review day-to-day request for syndicated loans and project financing request.
Assess the needs for new credit loans and arrive at a decision to filter credit line requests for banks.
Review all important requests from International banks for trade related business and syndicated loans.
Ensure that the banks business is routed to other banks based on the principle of reciprocity.
Constantly review work allocation amongst staff of International Dept. to ensure productive use of resources for banks benefit.
Review on a constant basis the business plans set for International Banking Group, Dubai, Kuwait and Abu Dhabi Operation and Australia, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong, Turkey, Frankfurt, London and Sharjah Representative Offices and provide support to functional units of the bank i.
e. Corporate, Treasury and Retail banking.
Attend all management meetings,
Review audit reports from regulators
Attend day-to-day meetings with correspondent banks to discuss business opportunities that are beneficial to both institutions and international banking business.
Review the expansion plan to grow the international network in line with the Board’s strategies,
Overall responsibilities for International Banking Group of the Bank.
Expansion of International operations in geographical locations approved by the Board.
Tapping full potentials that exists with correspondent banking network
Growing International business across the globe.
Key Skills and Experience :
University Degree pref. in Banking
Minimum 15 years of Banking experience out of which 5-8 years in International Banking Group, 5 years in Finance, Strategies, etc.
Excellent English & preferably Arabic Communications skills.
Excellent Negotiating Skills with wide contacts in International Market.
Good Knowledge of regulatory requirements in overseas operations including banking laws.