Relationship Officer Trade Finance
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Relationship Officer Trade Finance


Relationship Officer Trade Finance




TPB Bank PLC is a Bank that provides competitive financial services to our customers and creates value for our stakeholders through innovative products.
TPB Bank PLC is a Bank, whose vision is “to be the leading bank in Tanzania in the provision of affordable, accessible and convenient financial services”. As part of effective organizational development and management of its human capital in an effective way, TPB BANK PLC commits itself towards attaining, retaining and developing the highly capable and qualified workforce for TPB BANK PLC betterment and the Nation at large.

TPB Bank PLC seeks to appoint dedicated, self-motivated and highly organized Relationship Officer Trade Finance (1 position) to join the Directorate of Retail Business Banking team


DIRECT REPORTING LINE: Senior Manager Trade Finance
LOCATION: Dar es Salaam
WORK SCHEDULE: As per TPB Bank PLC Staff regulations
DIVISION: Trade Finance
SALARY: Commensurate to the Job Advertised
INDIRECT REPORTING LINE: Director of Retail Business Banking


  • Assist in handling trade finance operations and documentation to make full compliance with the internal standards and external regulatory requirements
  • Assist in reviewing loan documents and liaise with internal and external parties to ensure proper and efficient delivery of Trade Finance duties.
  • Assist in reviewing daily system credit monitoring and management of standard reports for management decision

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Responsible for identifying trade finance and working capital facilities opportunities by working in close cooperation with TPB stakeholders.
  • Responsible on growing the bank’s wallet share within the existing client base and potential future clients as well as mitigating customer attrition.
  • Act as a liaison officer with regards to the operations related to the Government and Agency Business proceedings.
  • Participate in origination and structuring trade finance and working capital solutions for strategic clients by preparing presentations, pitching solutions, drafting terms sheets and coordinating with risk and legal in disbursement processes.
  • Participate in deposit mobilization efforts done by TPB BANK PLC in close corporation with all Business development units and branches.
  • Responsible in monitoring the performance of existing SME clients on their daily, monthly and quarterly deposits and on their credit facilities with the bank. (Special Monitoring efforts on Overdrafts and Invoice discounting facilities).
  • Participate in innovating solutions to motivate SME clients to use TPB BANK PLC Business Banking Products in increasing banks revenues.
  • Participate in relationship management works which include handling SME customer queries and ensure they obtain the best banking experience with TPB BANK PLC.
  • Ensure monthly reports and reminders to branches are prepared on all collected and uncollected revenues related to trade finance products.
  • Participate in preparation of credit appraisals for Business unit clients with and without trade finance products requests.
  • Ensure all correspondence related to Trade finance products are adhered to within a reasonable time.
  • Ensure compliance on filling trade finance products forms as well as in their preparations by all the stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure Letter of Credit transactions are done according to TPB BANK PLC requirements and agreed terms and conditions with the client.
  • Ensure appropriate correspondence are done with partner banks, clients and branches on Trade Finance Products transactions.
  • Review, evaluate and manage risks to ensure adherence to banks risk framework and regulations for all the duties performed under the business unit department.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the superiors.

Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related discipline.
  • Good knowledge in Trade Finance and liaison operations to Government and Agency Business with at least 3 years.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and minimal supervision.
  • Personable and able to relate to people at all levels.
  • Prioritize tasks and organization
  • Adherence to the regulations and company policies
  • Team player

How to Apply

The position will attract a competitive salary package, which includes benefits. Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title applied and location in the subject heading of application letter and in email ) via e-mail to: Applications via other methods will not be considered. Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of application starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Avoid scams: NEVER pay to have your CV / Application pushed forward.

Any job vacancy requesting payment for any reason is a SCAM. If you are requested to make payment for any reason, please call +255 222162940 to report the scam. You also don’t need to know one in TPB to be employed. TPB is a merit-based institution and to achieve this vision, it always go for the best.

TPB Bank PLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental health and safety Management.

TPB Bank PLC has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. Late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.
Please forward your applications before 13th November, 2018.


  • Location: Dar es Salaam
  • Job Title: Relationship Officer Trade Finance
  • Application Deadline: 2018-11-13
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