Citi Export LC Product Manager in Dublin, Ireland

  • Primary Location: Ireland,Leinster,Dublin

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Product Management

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17050541


Position Objective

  • Ensure strong product governance and portfolio oversight across the region

  • Support in the execution of the business strategy across Africa, closely working with the regional seniors, as well as the on the ground banking and sales teams.

  • Own the product approval programs and work with Global and local partners to enhance the offering

  • Drive the rollout and growth of the products in various countries, measuring the performance against agreed targets, driving internal and external sales support with materials, trainings and participation.

  • Based on market dynamics, develop / customize our product offering to suite emerging trends and new demands from Citi Clients

Key Responsibilities

  • The incumbent will have cluster P and L responsibility for the Export Trade Product offerings, management of business drivers and development of product client segment strategy working closely with the EMEA Export Product Head

  • Support in the execution of structured deals where the transaction complexity needs either syndication, sell down or extensive legal guidance in implementation while working closely with Trade sales, distribution teams, operations and legal.

  • Act as point of contact for pricing transactions.

  • Guide Africa cluster on the new innovations and product launches that can benefit their countries respectively.

  • Ensure a high quality credit portfolio at all times.

  • Ensure satisfactory results on internal/external audits

  • Ensure product solutions are managed within robust control frameworks and are aligned with regulatory and institutional requirements

  • Work with Market Managers to increase trade wallet penetration of strategically identified clients

  • Manage communication with back-office teams (Operations, TCS) to ensure timely set-ups

Development Value

The role provides the opportunity to:

  • Develop Trade Services product policies, procedures and customer documentation

  • Develop Product Management skills

  • Gain exposure in undertaking and executing complex and structured trade transactions across products and geographies

  • Develop skills for assessing major business drivers and implication for business

  • Develop skills at using metrics to build a business model

  • Develop skills on market intelligence and application to business decisions

  • Develop client management skills

  • Leadership skills in managing virtual partners towards a common objective

  • Acquire a thorough understanding of political and economic risk considerations in transacting in EMEA and beyond

  • Get experience which supports a Credit Officer qualification



  • Previous work experience in Product or Operations or Relationship Management

  • Experience of business development, building and maintaining key relationships

  • Developing marketing strategies to sell the Bank’s relevant products

  • Track record in designing and implementing new processes and procedures for credit products


  • Leadership skill

  • Client Management skill

  • Management skill for execution of complex and structured trade transactions

  • Innovativeness to think “out-of-box” to find various customers and internal solutions

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • High Energy and Work levels and drive


  • Excellent communication skills

  • Innovative and creative

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver against tight deadlines

  • Self-motivated and Comfortable working in unstructured environment

  • Ability to develop strategy and carry through to execution

  • Good team leader

  • Quick to adapt to constant change

  • Resilience


  • Graduate / Postgraduate qualification preferable

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are open to receive applications from AVP level candidates also.