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Department: Credit Administration

Position summary

The position is responsible for the integral handling of documentary business instruments such as different types of guarantees, LCs, Standby-LCs, documentary collections, assignment of proceeds, payment undertakings during their whole lifecycle as well as for actively advising clients and internal partners on such instruments.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Ensure integral handling of documentary business including its structuring and wording and fully complying with rules and regulations of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and of the bank.
  • Advise clients on documentary business / instruments such as documentary credits, Standby-LCs, documentary collections and all types of guarantees along their needs and in line with the requirements of the bank.
  • Ensure high service quality to clients and efficient processing of documentary business whilst keeping risks under control.
  • Monitor actively all obligations, expiry dates, terms of payments, deferred payments related to the documentary business
  • Ensure correct scheduling and timely processing of documentary business including its commissioning and repayment.
  • Perform compliance checks for vessels and transactional counterparties where appropriate. 
  • Identify, propose and implement operational improvements with regard to efficiency and service quality (systems, processes, client experience).
  • Act as main point of contact for other departments for documentary business
  • Maintain documentary business by collaborating with front departments by bringing in documentary business intelligence and market knowledge.

Required Experience/Skills/Qualification

  • Swiss / EU passport or valid Swiss work permit
  • Graduate in finance or economics
  • Several years of practical banking experience in Guarantee and LC business
  • Customer oriented and focused on service quality
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team
  • Diligent, proactive and an eye for detail
  • Fluent in English; German and Russian is a plus


  • Office in Seefeld (Zurich)
  • Friendly, dynamic environment, international team with flat hierarchies and direct communication channels
  • Competitive market salary (incl. fringe benefits)
  • Attractive insurance package (incl. pension scheme, accident and sickness insurance)

We are looking forward to receiving your complete application.

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