We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, creative and bright graduate to develop commodity market analysis and help with operations on international physical commodity contracts. Our client is a small, innovative, physical commodity broking company specialising in the international grain industry. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in current events and international affairs, be confident on the telephone and have a fine attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy both written and numeric. You will work directly with the brokers and will receive full training and support from the senior management team.
Tasks and opportunities will include:
Working directly with the brokers and dealing with operations.
Following the negotiation of contracts, helping to draft and issue contracts, monitor the execution of contracts, help to ensure that contract terms are adhered to and deadlines are met.
Working with the brokers to improve the company’s current analytical ability and develop new tools to improve services to their clients, with the ultimate aim of leading a change of practices across the industry.
This position calls for an intelligent, well-organized person who enjoys multi-tasking and working in a small team but is also capable of working independently.
A Degree or Masters, 2.1 or better, preferably with evidence of ability in economics, maths, statistics or other related subjects: – International Relations, Business, Business Management. Some understanding of supply chain management, transport, shipping, logistics would be useful but not essential.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A foreign language would be useful
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; proficient typing and keyboard skills.
Working Hours: – Monday – Friday 09:00hrs – 18:00hrs