VP - Precious Metals Trading

London Permanent
  • Commodity hedges and risk management solutions for corporates.
  • European Corporate & Investment Bank. London

About Our Client

Our client is a European Corporate & Investment Bank

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a VP - Precious Metals Trading with a leading European Corporate & Investment Bank. London

Job Specification

Department Overview:

The Commodity Trading desk is providing commodity hedges and risk management solutions. The main clients are corporates with hedging needs in the commodity space. The desk has a global presence with teams in New York, Singapore and London. The desk covers a wide product range, covering Energy, Base and Precious Metals and Softs&Agri's.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of Role:

  • Actively follow developments in (paper) commodity markets;
  • Continuously check and update relevant market parameters;
  • Price indicative and firm quotes for clients;
  • Have continuous interaction with Sales on trading/hedging ideas;
  • Manage risk position of the desk within the applicable limits and desk risk tolerance;
  • 100% observance of all FCA requirements, industry conduct rules and compliance standards.



Career Potential

  • Increasing scope and responsibility in a growing trading book
  • Possibility for STA or permanent assignment in other FM Trading locations
  • Grow into managerial role in commodity team or elsewhere in FM

The Successful Applicant

Exciting opportunity for a VP - Precious Metals Trading with a leading European Corporate & Investment Bank. London

Qualification/Education

Essential:

  • Educated to Degree level.



Experience/Knowledge

Essential:

  • Minimum 3 years' in precious metals trading;
  • Strong knowledge of precious metals business (corporates and physical/bullion), trading platforms and trading systems;
  • Basic knowledge of option pricing, trading and risk management;
  • Programming skills is desirable (Python, Excel VBA, …)



Desirable:

  • Knowledge of regulatory changes and impact on trading activities.



Personal Competencies

Essential:

  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Proactive behaviour and perpetual energy and drive to improve performance;
  • Effective team player with good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Challenger of the status quo, always striving to do things more efficiently and effectively.

What's on Offer

The package will be competitive

Contact
Tara Bagley
Quote job ref
JN-052022-5631407

Job summary

Function
CFO & Financial Management
Subsector
CFO & Financial Management Subsector
Industry
Financial Services
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Tara Bagley
Job reference
JN-052022-5631407

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