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Head of Export & Trade Finance Support – Vasteras, Sweden

  • Job reference: R-028929
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Vasteras

Job Title: Head of Export & Trade Finance Support – Vasteras, Sweden

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects, combining SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects

Linxon – A Leading Engineering Company:
As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.
As a single point of contact we combine the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.

Located in Vasteras Sweden, and reporting to Linxon Head of Sales, with a dotted line to Linxon CFO, the Manager Export and Trade Finance support is responsible for structuring financing solutions and sales opportunities for Linxon units worldwide.


  • Develop and maintain relationships with Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) and other key financing partners
  • Establish new financing arrangements with new and existing partners and open new markets
  • Work with Linxon front end teams on the pre-screening of Projects and evaluation of sales opportunities
  • Participation in relevant sales and tendering meetings
  • Developing financing solutions and updating financial tools and techniques
  • Support in analysing and quantifying political and commercial risks for a Project
  • Lead in calculating the risk exposure for preparing and finalizing insurance cover
  • Lead in developing and negotiating insurance wordings
  • Arranging risk cover for political and commercial risks
  • Lead in structuring the appropriate terms of method of payment for a Project
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a financial model for a Project
  • Assist in preparing preliminary information memorandum
  • Assist in identifying potential lenders and equity participants, presenting the financial structure of a Project to them, and co-coordinating with them as necessary
  • Advise generally on structuring, negotiating, and closing the debt financing and risk cover for a Project
  • Assist with respect to conditions precedent upon which disbursement under any financing arrangement may depend and possible amendments


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in business administration or commerce is an asset
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in dealing with project financing and ECA relationships
  • Established relationship with ECAs
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction (E&C) and or EPC business
  • Good, analytical decision-making and problem-solving skills as well as ability to quickly adapt to changing situations and work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Autonomy, rigor, ethics, flexibility, adaptability, persuasiveness
  • Proficiency in Office Suite
  • Fluency in English is a must

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