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Trade Finance Specialist

RWE Supply & Trading Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., Singapore 
To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

Your future plans

Asia is one of the strategic growth areas of RWEST and over the past couple of years, RWEST’s presence in Asia has rapidly expanded with subsidiaries in 5  Asian countries (Singapore, China, Japan, India and Indonesia) and is trading in the international markets as well as in these Asian domestic markets. RWEST views trade finance as an important business tool for credit risk mitigation and for liquidity management and therefore also a business enabler. We are looking to expand our trade finance team in Asia from 1 to 2 in order to support its increased requirements in international and domestic guarantees, letters of credits, other trade finance products and digitalisation of trade finance.


  • Work in close cooperation with Group Finance as well as the Traders, Trade Finance, Finance, Legal and Logistics colleagues in Singapore, in other Asian locations and in Europe on trade finance and corporate finance matters 
  • Advising the trading desk on trade finance matters as well as on alternative ways of reducing/mitigating credit risk
  • Processing import and export documentary business and bank guarantees for international business as well as the domestic letter of credit, SKBDN, BAD, and other instruments for China, Indonesia, and India
  • Limit management within the bank lines and revolving planning of expected issuances
  • Improve local internal processes to increase standardization, automation, and efficiency
  • Explore and drive implementation of new technologies
  • Assist in set up and management of banking arrangements and facilities for the Asian entities including trade finance, cash management, cross-border pooling, FX hedging etc.

Your powerful skills

  • Banking or Finance degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum 7 years of trade finance experience with a commodity trading house or a bank, in the international markets and in the domestic markets in China, Indonesia and India
  • Numerical abilities and financial bend of mind including an understanding of finance topics such as cost of cash, foreign exchange, liquidity management 
  • Understanding of the technological developments in the commodity trade settlement including digitalization and blockchain
  • As the role involves working together with members of teams across various functions and locations, open mindset, ability to cooperate with others, ability to influence others without formal authority and ability to clearly communicate are essential personal characteristics
  • Self-driven personality with a “hands-on” approach and service orientation, coupled with quick understanding and the will to become involved in new tasks and drive change
  • Able to perform well under time pressure and handle several different tasks and responsibilities simultaneously with ease
  • Good command of English and Chinese and/or Bahasa

Advantageous, but not a must

  • Experience of working in logistics, credit, back office, or other similar functions in a commodity trading house will be an added advantage

Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40)     




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Any questions? Contact in Recruiting: Michelle Yong T: +65 6671 4234, Contact in the specialist department: Kishore Deshpande T: +65 6671 4206


We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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