Director Trade & Commodity Finance (m/f)

Erste Bank
  • Wien
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 13.9.2018

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So do we.
Working at Erste Group means pursuing a common goal and being enthusiastic about shared values. We always treat one another with respect, empathy, and understanding for our diverse backgrounds. This applies to our customers as well as to our employees.

Director Trade & Commodity Finance (m/f)

Erste Group was founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank and today it is one of the largest banking groups in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). As an attractive employer, Erste Group offers interesting career opportunities in an international environment.

The unit Transaction Banking is responsible for Trade Finance, Export Finance and Cash Management Sales. The product range will now be extended to Commodity Finance.


  • have gained at least minimum 7 years of experience in a comparable function - especially deal structuring - preferably in commercial banking or within a commodity trader corporation (Agri & Fertilizers, Metals & Mining, Oil)
  • build on a sound business/commercial education
  • are business fluent in English, and ideally in German
  • are familiar with respective documents e.g. warehouse receipts, private insurance documents and transport documents
  • are a motivated team player who is interested to build up, develop and grow commodity finance business as new business segment within Transaction Banking of Erste Group
  • have strong analytical skills and a sound understanding of risk mitigation in commodity finance
  • advise as product expert commodity traders on appropriate trade and commodity finance transactions e.g. document title financing, transport financing, inventory financing, sales contract financing. Additionally you are sales responsible for related Import LC facilities, Export LC business incl. financing derivatives, Guarantee and Standby LC facilities
  • are product sales responsible and product deal owner
  • prepare respective credit applications in close cooperation with the Parent account manager and apply for their approval in investment/credit committees
  • structure deals together with the Parent Account Manager, Legal, Risk Management, and the Sales Execution Teams
  • operate respective deals trough their life cycle and coordinate all involved units (credit monitoring, documentary business sales execution, guarantee business sales execution, corporate operations)


  • offer you the opportunity to develop and grow a new business segment within one of the leading banking groups in the region
  • offer you a challenging and dynamic area of responsibility
  • offer you the opportunity to contribute to effectively promote Trade & Commodity Finance throughout Erste Group's Corporate client base
  • guarantee a competitive and performance-related salary dependent on your professional and personal qualifications. We are obliged by law to quote the minimum wage of EUR 41.067,-- gross per year for this position, in accordance with the respective collective agreement.


We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Degree of Employment: Full-time

Primary Location: Vienna

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