FGI WorldWide is a global commercial finance firm with exposure in over 60 countries. We provide middle market companies with business loans and other various financial products and services to meet their business needs. Our in-depth understanding of international trade and its complexities equips our clients with both the expertise and the ideal financing resources needed to prosper on a global scale.
Vacancy code: 2013/BD/06
Position title: Business Development Officer
Department: Business Development
Contract type: Full Time Employment
Contract level: Mid-Management
Probation period: 3 month
Background Information – FGI
FGI is made of three divisions, FGI Finance, FGI Risk Services and FGI Capital, providing small to middle market companies with optimal solutions to manage and protect their assets. We offer financial products, loans, and services to obtain the flexibility and the liquidity needed to safely grow their business.
The Company is headquartered in the Financial District of New York City, with business development offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, London (UK) and Toronto (CA).
Background Information – Department
FGI Business Development Team is one of the most effective and respected business development teams in the industry. The Business Development Team is primary in charge of generating new leads and culling the market for new opportunities, but it also works to build and maintain meaningful and lasting relationships with clients.
Under the supervision of the National Director of Business Development, the incumbent will be responsible for delivering FGI message and expected to:
- Generate new leads and scout the market for new opportunities, while maintaining relationships with existing clients.
- Organising one on one meetings, preparing presentations, and attending networking events.
- Dealing directly with referral sources such as Bankers, Investment Bankers, Private Equity, Asset Based Lenders, Factors, and Service Providers.
- Undergraduate degree from a recognized institute is required;
- Finance and/or Marketing/Communications Majors are preferred;
- At least 5 years of experience in ABL is required;
- Working knowledge of major computer programmes;
- Fluency in writing, reading and understanding English.
- Strong interpersonal skills;
- Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality results within strict deadlines;
- Excellent detail orientation and time-management skills;
- Ability to work independently and prioritize work flow;
- Comfort with a fast paced and growing environment;
- Proven problem solving skills;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Must have deep understanding of Excel, Word, and MS Office.
We are a fast growing fast changing company, hence we need someone apt to change and able to fit in our dynamic team. We work in a fast paced yet fun environment which will demand you to be charismatic, energetic, self-motivated and hungry.
- Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
- The incumbent will be responsible to abide by security policies and administrative instructions of FGI.
- When applying, please state vacancy code and position title in the message subject line.
FGI is an equal opportunity employer. With respect to the hiring or promotion of individuals, conditions of employment, disciplinary and discharge practices, or any other aspect of employment, we do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, colour, age, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy or veteran status.
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