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GB1760 - SWIFT Officer

Business Unit: Support Groups
Division: Operations
Department: Communications
Contract Type: Full Time
Area/Branches: Head Office
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2017

About Gulf Bank

Gulf Bank was established in 1960 and has since progressed to becoming an industry-leading financial services provider complemented by a large network of 55 branches strategically positioned in key locations across Kuwait.

The main groups of the Bank are Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, International Banking and Treasury.

Job Purpose:

To process all SWIFT payments / messages as per the pre-defined transactional procedures. 


Processing Inward SWIFT payments messages:

  • Reconcile all inward SWIFT payments/messages and sort them accordingly to various department and branches.
  • Prepare  cover letter for each SWIFT payment/message to register them in an inward ledger for each receiving  departments acknowledgement.

Processing outward SWIFT payments/messages:

  • Receive in hard copy of the SWIFT payments/messages from various GBK departments and branches.
  • Prepare electronically typed payments/messages.
  • Grade the SWIFT payments/messages, provide for the verification of the Senior Officer prior to sending them to required destination.

Generic Accountabilities:

  • Follow all relevant operational procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
  • Confirm to risk policies and procedures to minimize the error ratios and customer frauds.
  • Comply to Basel II frame work for all banking operations.
  • Comply to Anti-Money laundering polices and ensure they are up-to-date on all existing and new updates.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Vocational Diploma in General  / Office Administration


  • Basic MS – Office.


  • 0 – 2 years of communication SWIFT / Telex, fax mailroom

Generic & Specific Skills:

  • Typing speed 30 words per minutes
  • Ability to multitask and perform under work pressure.
  • Ability to grasp information quickly (SWIFT Codes, refer directory, etc)
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV

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