Trade Assistant


£25,000 - £35,000 Per Annum



Job Type



Trade Finance

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Job Description

Job Description:

·Drafting export contracts in line with the company’s requirements.

·Reviewing export documentary credits and requesting necessary amendments for workability

·Drafting and arranging issuance of import documentary credits.

·Monitoring vessels whereabouts to ensure all documentation is prepared for vessel loading/vessel discharge.

·Drafting and issuing documentation in line with documentary credit.

·Presenting required documentation to financing bank and ensuring the payment under documentary credits are obtained in a timely manner.

·Arranging issuance of legalised documentation.

·Preparing costing sheets to calculate margins on specific shipments.

·Preparing Sales offers and ensuring there is minimal risk/exposure to the company.

·Liaising with the shipping team for chartering vessels.

·Reviewing and arranging for freight payments.

Required Experience:

·University Degree – Preferably in a numerate subject.

·Up to 2 years’ experience in a Trade Finance bank from Treasury or Payments.


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