Senior Executive Trade Finance Solutions (TFS) Operations

Date: May 11, 2023

Location: Genève, Geneva, CH, 1206

Company: Bunge

Location : Geneva 

City : Genève 12 

State : Genève (CH-GE) 

Country : Switzerland (CH) 

Requisition Number : 28344 

For our office in Geneva, we are looking for a Senior Executive Trade Finance Solutions (TFS) Operations! Are you interested to join Bunge in the role centered around creating value by providing variety of trade finance services globally? Read on!

About the role
TFS’ business model is to intermediate risk and liquidity in the credit markets by arranging trade finance instruments with the purpose to subsequently sell them to banks, funds and other risk investors.
This is a middle office role requiring a commercial mindset with a solid operational focus to manage day-to-day trade finance transactions related to global agri commodity business. You will be responsible for creating value by providing trade finance services to Bunge Value Chain (VC), offer credit to VC clients, and arrange for the sale of generated financial asset in close cooperation with the VC, its clients, trade execution, other TFS groups and Functions.

To obtain this position we are looking for a candidate with: 
Commercial Mindset:

  • Creating value by maximizing margins;
  • Managing working capital effectively;
  • Proactive approach in executing Trade Finance Instrument.

Operational Focus:

  • Support in establishing compliant settlement channels;
  • Opening of import letters of credit based on contracts, handling of amendments and checking of negotiations under letters of credit;
  • Handling of export transactions including checking of received letters of credit, amendments requests, and presentation of documents in utilization of letters of credit;
  • Communication and coordination with VC traders, trade execution, contract desk, functions, other TFS groups, banks, and customers;
  • Support of Stand-By Letter of Credits, Bid-bonds, Performance bonds, Guarantees.


 Who are you? 
Our ideal candidate would have at least 8 years combined experience gained from working in both a top-tier international bank and in a global agri trading or commodity company. You are a strong communicator who is result oriented and can work in a demanding environment. 

  • Detailed knowledge of commodity and trade finance (including letters of credit, bills of exchange, guarantees, UCP 600, URDG, ISBP);
  • Fluency in English;
  • Dynamic, hard-working, pro-active team player, curious and attentive to details;
  • Ability to multitask, handle stress and deadlines;
  • •Experience in emerging markets, and an understanding of different cultures is a pre.


What We Offer
A key role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. Together, we bring food from where it’s produced to where it’s needed. We do this in an informal culture where an entrepreneurial mindset is valued. Being a global company with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long-term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer effective/accredited tools and resources to support you in your journey.

If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to see your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!
In case of questions, please reach out to Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Lead N/W Europe at

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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