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  • Posted: May 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Associate: Export Credit Finance

    Job Purpose

    • To assist with conceptualising; identifying; developing and executing profitable Export Credit Finance solutions, in line with Nedbank business strategy.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Achieve financial results set by management by assisting principals in securing mandates which contribute to improved client service.
    • Assist in the structuring of deals and advising of clients on funding options by originating; arranging; implementing and refinancing of Export Credit Finance transactions for clients cost effectively; on time and within risk parameters.
    • Maintain market share of Export Credit Finance deals being accepted and implemented through client pitches.
    • Assist in the structuring; origination; implementation; and monitoring of deals; taking corrective action when required; by assisting in compiling and pitching presentations to prospective clients; compiling credit papers for presentation to Credit Committee for new and existing deals and assisting Transaction Management; Finance and other stakeholders on the implementation of deals.
    • Cross-sell other products offered by Nedbank by keeping abreast of Nedbank's offerings in terms of quality; cost; business expectations and compliance. Support effective execution of transactions; complying with risk standards; monitoring and taking corrective action when required by modelling; researching; analysing investment proposals and executing legal agreements. Improve deal origination by providing multidisciplinary solutions; identifying and resolving work problems and delivering the required output to clients; and refining and enhancing coverage.
    • Ensure deals are implemented appropriately; and adhere to policies; procedures and regulatory requirements by developing; maintaining; and running risk and pricing models.
    • Build and maintain sound professional relationships by understanding client needs and consistently meeting their needs.
    • Develop collaborative client and internal relationships by providing high quality advice; execution; and delivery on new and existing transactions meeting business needs.
    • Meet and exceed client needs constantly by maintaining open channels of communication with internal stakeholders and ensuring smooth workflow.
    • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).
    • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. Green Strategy).
    • Seek opportunities to improve business processes and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Nedbank.
    • Support the achievement of the business strategy; objectives and values by reviewing Nedbank and Business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems; process; services and solutions are aligned. Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management.
    • Ensure all personal development plan activities are completed within specified timeframe.
    • Share knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction.
    • Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations. (This was deleted but I think it is appropriate to be included).

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

    • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

    Preferred Qualification
    Honours/ CFA/ CA(SA)/ LLB/ MBA

    Preferred Certifications
    Type of Exposure

    • Developing ways to minimize risks
    • Managing conflict situations
    • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas
    • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
    • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation
    • Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or peoples understanding
    • Comparing two or more sets of information
    • Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem
    • Interacting with diverse people
    • Analysing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 3 years’ experience in a export credit finance transactions or investment banking

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • Business Acumen
    • Business principles
    • Business writing
    • Data analysis
    • Governance, Risk and Controls
    • Principles of financial management
    • Relevant regulatory knowledge
    • Relevant software and systems knowledge
    • Research methodology
    • Relevant product knowledge

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Applied Learning
    • Communication
    • Collaborating
    • Building partnerships
    • Managing Work

    Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

    • Employment Equity Statement
    • Preference will be given to individuals from underrepresented groups.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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