Paris, France
02 Feb 2023
15 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
BBVA has been present in France for more than 100 years. Its activity is mainly directed at French large Corporate and Institutional clients. Within BBVA France, GTB Department mainly deals with Trade Finance activities, addressing the needs of our clients in connection with their international activity import and export (guarantees, letters of credit, forfaiting...) but also accompanying their working capital requirements through a wide range of working capital solutions (factoring, supply chain finance...). GTB France has built a strong position with the main French clients thanks to a highly professional team able to address the specific needs of its clients and offer them a best in class quality of service. The new position is aimed at strengthening and structuring its strong development.

Academic background and Knowledges:
  • Master degree (preferably in Economics and Business Administration) CFA, MBA, MS or other specific Trade Finance training will be valued
  • 7-10 years of successful commercial experience in Trade Finance and / or Working Capital Solutions preferably with large French corporates
  • Knowledge of the Trade Finance and WC products (guarantees, SBLCs, documentary credits, factoring, SCF...)
  • Knowledge of the French market and good understanding of the economy and of the needs of the clients
  • Computer (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)


Fluent in English. French and having good notions in Spanish

Soft Skills:
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Team spirit.
  • Autonomy.
  • Adaptability.


BBVA is a major international bank with a Head Office in Spain that offers its individual and corporate customers a full range of financial and non-financial products and services. BBVA is a leader in the Spanish market and is present in Europe, Latin America, the United States and Asia. The Corporate & Investment Banking division covers investment, corporate and flow banking activities for its global clients, both institutional investors and large international companies. BBVA has 106,000 employees in more than 30 countries, serves nearly 53 million clients worldwide and has a market capitalization of more than 40 billion euros.
Within the Corporate & Investment Banking division, the Global Transaction Banking Department focuses on transactional banking and Trade Finance activities for our large corporate and institutional clients. It has developed strong expertise and large capabilities worldwide. Its approach is based on advisory and considers the necessity of achieving a sustainable world in all its activities.

About the job
  • Originate, structure and execute trade finance transactions, offering to BBVA clients a wide range of standard trade finance instruments and customized solutions to cover clients' import/ export financing needs
  • Collaborate with the GTB Branch Manager in defining the business strategy, business plan and budget.
  • Identify and generate new trade finance business opportunities with current and prospect clients.
  • Visit and call on clients proactively, occasionally accompanied by the Banker, offering funding and guarantees to the clients' trade activity.
  • Offer a comprehensive financial and technical advisory service adapted to the client's financial profile and trade finance needs.
  • Conduct the analysis of the operation, defining the funding structure proposal.
  • Negotiate credit agreements with clients, multilaterals, export credit agencies, other financial institutions and legal advisors. Define and negotiate the contract's terms and conditions in collaboration with Legal.
  • Obtain the Risk approval. Register the proposal in the risk management tool and participate in different committees in order to defend the credit proposals.
  • Preparation and supervision of all documentation required for the deals closing and administration. Close collaboration with the middle and back office units, especially with the local middle office teams for the guarantees administration and incidences management.
  • Generate recurrent income in order to meet the revenue targets that are set each year
  • Liaise alongside with CIB product units for fostering products' cross-selling and with CIB support units for the deal execution
  • Register, modify and update customers' business opportunities in the in-house client management tools and data sources
  • Stay abreast of the specific regulatory and compliance framework that may affect the trade finance products
  • Report to the GTB Branch Manager on a periodic and ad-hoc basis. Evaluate main performance indicators
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