Trade Financing Expert

London, United Kingdom
Ref: 87270 Contract: Full-Time Posted: 28/03/19 Closes: 23/05/19

Join NatWest Markets in London as a Trade Financing Expert

  • We're looking for a dedicated entrepreneur to join a NatWest Markets fintech initiative with huge growth potential
  • You'll provide subject-matter expertise on trade financing solutions for the new service, identifying viable routes forward through internal development or external partnerships, potentially leading to project management of the pilot service
  • This role is available at vice president or director level

What you'll do

You'll contribute to the design of new services using your knowledge of trade finance, recognised as a key trade finance subject matter expert (SME).
Working closely with other SMEs and areas within the organisation, you'll identify and deliver solutions, and you'll document a technical solution to the trade finance requirements of the project.

You'll also:

  • Liaise with technology as necessary to agree the technical solution
  • Identify the most effective delivery method for the chosen solution, whether using in-house development or external partnerships
  • Project manage the delivery of the pilot customer solution when necessary
  • Comply with all RBS policies, and deliver against statutory, regulatory and legal obligations

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone with experience working in trade financing. Along with knowledge of the capabilities of existing trade finance players and emerging fintech competitors, you'll have experience of trade financing techniques including securitisation and on-balance-sheet financing.

You'll also demonstrate:

  • Extensive knowledge of creating trade finance structures, including using the latest techniques
  • The ability to work on early-stage projects and design solutions from the ground up
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills and an understanding of cross-project dependencies

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At NatWest Markets we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles.