Head of Trade Services-Al Baraka-Karachi

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Karachi

Website Al Baraka Bank Pakistan Ltd

Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited (ABPL) is the result of a merger between Al Baraka Islamic Bank Pakistan (AIBP), the branch operations of Al Baraka Islamic Bank (AIB) Bahrain, and Emirates Global Islamic Bank (Pakistan). The merged entity commenced operations on October 30th, 2010.

Are you an experienced banking professional with expertise in trade operations? Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited is seeking a dynamic Head of Trade Services (Operations) to oversee and lead our trade operations department. This role offers the opportunity to contribute to a renowned Islamic banking institution and drive excellence in trade services. Read on to learn more about the qualifications, responsibilities, and how to apply for this pivotal position.

Job Title: Head of Trade Services (Operations)

Company: Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited

Location: Karachi


  • Education: Graduation (preferably Master’s) with a major in Banking/Accounting/Finance from a HEC-recognized institute.
  • Experience: At least 15 years of experience in a relevant field, with comprehensive knowledge of trade operations and regulatory frameworks.

Main Responsibilities

As the Head of Trade Services (Operations), your key responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing all trade operations, including export, import, and guarantees, to ensure efficiency and accuracy in transactions.
  • Implementing strict controls to prevent trade-based money laundering (TBML) and ensuring compliance with State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) regulations.
  • Facilitating smooth SWIFT correspondence related to trade operations for seamless transactions.
  • Managing all audits of trade operations, including internal, external, SBP, and trade Shariah-related audits.
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders to enhance the bank’s trade portfolio and foster a cohesive work environment.

Core Competencies

  • Expertise in trade operations with comprehensive command over regulatory frameworks including SBP foreign exchange manual, UCP 600, URR 522, URDG 758, ISBP 745, and other relevant regulations.
  • Exceptional coordination and communication skills to facilitate seamless interactions internally and externally.
  • Familiarity with Islamic trade-related products and procedures for comprehensive service offerings.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as a team player to achieve organizational goals effectively.

How to Apply

Interested candidates meeting the qualifications and requirements are invited to apply online through the official Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited careers portal at

About Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited

Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited is a leading Islamic bank committed to providing innovative financial solutions while adhering to Shariah principles. Join our team and be part of a dynamic institution dedicated to excellence and ethical banking practices.

This article provides detailed information about the Head of Trade Services (Operations) position at Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited, highlighting qualifications, responsibilities, and application instructions. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through the official career portal before the deadline.

To apply for this job please visit www.albaraka.com.pk.

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