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Credit Risk, Trade & Export Finance Manager

Posted 18 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
Spanish (Fluent)
French (Fluent)

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Make your mark as credit risk, trade & export finance manager at Boskalis!
As credit risk, trade & export finance manager you will be directly responsible for provision of advice and services to the group to mitigate and manage credit and political risks, as well as trade & export finance solutions, which includes bank guarantees and sureties. It is a dynamic and challenging role given the high number, complexity and variety of contracts executed by Boskalis globally.

Your responsibilities as credit risk, trade & export finance manager are:

  • Analysing the creditworthiness of buyers and suppliers & political risks.
  • Reviewing and advising on tender documents and contracts in relation to payment and political risks.
  • Determining the requirement for and form of adequate payment securities, like letters of credit and (bank) guarantees.
  • Supporting the divisions when negotiating bank guarantee texts and payment securities, often directly with clients.
  • Negotiating and managing credit insurance policies on a project by project basis.
  • Maintaining relations with external parties with regards to payment and political risks, like export credit agencies, private credit insurers, brokers, banks and credit information agencies.
  • Obtaining Export Credit Agency (ECA) finance and other forms and sources of project finance.
  • Developing expertise in relation to credit risk analysis, export finance, credit insurance, letters of credit and (bank) guarantees.

Your qualities and experience
You can make your mark as a credit risk, trade & export finance manager if you have:

  • A Master’s degree, for example in economics or law.
  • Approximately 3-5 years' work experience in an international setting.
  • Knowledge of and experience relating to some of the activities.
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English and preferably one other language e.g. French/ Spanish, both written and spoken.

You are a result-minded credit risk, trade & export finance manager who works best in a complex and dynamic working environment. You are pro-active, outgoing, think critically and you are able to convince others at various levels. You take initiatives and organize, and you can motivate and convince stakeholders. You must have an eye for detail but certainly never lose sight of the bigger picture.

We offer

What you can expect

  • A dynamic environment: A job that allows you to collaborate within a team of experts from different backgrounds and contribute to making a significant impact.
  • Rewarding conditions: A competitive salary and much more, including holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of 26 days (based on a full-time contract) and a number of collective scheduled days off, a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as company health insurance and travel allowance.
  • Career development: We offer you plenty of opportunities to bring out the best in yourself for example through (online) courses at our Boskalis academy.
  • The Boskalis campus: Experience the unique Boskalis vibe at our Papendrecht site, complete with restaurants, sports field, and a wharf where our vessels dock. We offer a state-of-the-art auditorium, brainstorming rooms, experience centre for client meetings, and a barista corner where you can connect with colleagues.
  • Young Boskalis: Are you under 36? Come and join Young Boskalis! Have fun and join in social and sports activities ranging from pub quizzes to yoga, bootcamps and an annual sailing boat race. Networking and knowledge sharing are a vital part of Young Boskalis as well.

Extra information

  • Your team: You will be working in a team with three direct colleagues and will report to the Group Treasurer.
  • Where you will work: For office-based roles, in consultation with your manager and your team, you work partly at home and partly in the office.
  • Full/part-time job: The credit risk, trade & export finance manager position is full-time (40 hours a week).
  • Next steps: Apply easily by completing the online application form. Interviews are held online or in the office. Once it’s clear we’re a good match, we’ll make you an offer – and look forward to welcoming you to the company.

About Boskalis

Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects.


We’ll be happy to answer your questions about the position of credit risk, trade & export finance manager. Please contact Robert Smits, senior corporate recruiter, on +31 (0)78-696 83 98.

Interested? Please apply before July 19, 2024.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment- and selection agencies.


Boskalis is a leading global dredging contractor and marine services provider. We provide innovative and competitive all-round solutions to our clients in the offshore energy sector, ports, coastal and delta regions. We offer a unique combination of experts, vessels and services while maintaining the highest safety and sustainability standards. Our head office is located in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. Your expertise might help us to continuously create new horizons for our stakeholders!

Active in 90 countries
8,200 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 35 years