Documentary Credits Officer
03.06.2019 | Employee | 100%

Established in 1963 as a Swiss bank, Banque de Commerce et de Placements – BCP – focuses its business activities on four well-established areas of expertise; Commodity Trade Finance, Wealth Management, Treasury services and International. The Bank offers its commercial, private and financial institution clients the full range of services of a universal Swiss bank. More information can be found at



To strengthen our  Documentary Credits Division we are currently looking for a 


Documentary Credits Officer



Complete handling and execution of all transactions for an assigned customer portfolio, involving all types of documentary instruments, such as:

  • Import and Export letters of credit (Opening, negotiation and payment)

  • Inward and outward documentary collections and all types of collateral files such as goods files

  • Commercial guarantees issued and received (Bid and Performance Bonds, payment guarantees, advance payment guarantees, etc...)

  • To execute efficiently other transactions such as export documentary credits and guarantees in favor of non-clients, of statistics, reports, etc. which may be entrusted by the group or division Head.
  • If needed and required, to verify and sign other colleagues’ transactions and files.
  • Give technical advice and support to customers and Relationship Managers (both Commodity Trade Finance and Wealth Management), as well as to the International department staff members.
  • Maintain regular contacts with customers in co-operation with Commodity Trade Finance department



  • ~10 years of relevant documentary credits experience within a bank with a recognized Trade Finance profile

  • Excellent technical knowledge, both theoretical and practical, of all documentary transactions

  • Appropriate awareness of the related rules in this sector of activity

  • Well organized, able to prioritize and work with minimum supervision

  • Fluent in French and English, both written and spoken

  • Precise, accurate, conscientious, detail-oriented

  • Good team player

  • At ease working in a fast moving and international environment


Location: Geneva

Activity rate:   100%
Start date:   To be defined

Please send your complete application file (cover letter, CV, work certificates and diplomas) preferably via Jobup.

Please kindly be informed that, we will only reply to candidates whose profiles are completely in line with our needs.

If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, please consider that your candidacy was not selected for this position.

Thank you for your understanding.

Employee, 100%


Banque de Commerce et de Placements SA
Rue de la Fontaine, 1
1204 Genève
Fax: +41 22 732 13 45
No recruitment agencies please
Banque de Commerce et de Placements SA
Rue de la Fontaine, 1


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