Commodities: currently 151 jobs.The latest job was posted on 24 May 15.
This sector is the category for commodities jobs and careers.
The commodities sector on eFinancialCareers offers jobs from both investment banks and commodities trading houses.
The over-arching term ‘commodities’ comprises a wide range of different tradable products. Broadly, these include coal and freight; metals and steel; agricultural or ‘soft’ commodities; gas and power; renewable energy and emissions; and crude oil and petroleum products.
Commodities houses often also produce, store or distribute the products themselves, which means they also employ a whole range of people in non-financial roles. However, here we only look at the financial jobs related to their trading activities, such as commodities broker jobs.
The focus of the commodities trading houses is to deal in the raw materials. Investment banks, meanwhile, largely create and trade commodity derivative products. Derivative products, such as over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives or commodity futures, are an important way for farming cooperatives and other producers to protect against a poor year or negative price fluctuations and for investment banking clients to hedge against their exposures.
Despite these disparities, jobs in commodities generally fall into the following categories:
Trading: Commodities traders will have a particular area of expertise, usually falling into one of the product types above. Their role is to manage a trading portfolio on behalf of either their company or client, through the buying and selling of either raw commodities or commodity derivatives. They will also perform regular market analysis and research to inform their trading decisions and be expected to take both a long-term and short-term view of the market. Traders working with the physical products also have to consider issues such as shipping, storage and stock levels as well as how pricing exposure is managed using derivative products.
Sales: It’s largely investment banks who recruit sales staff. A sales job in commodities is largely about developing relationships with clients. These can be commodities producers, who want to use derivative products to manage their price exposure, or simply consumers. Commodities sales staff need good analytical skills to keep up with the latest movements in the commodities markets and their implications in order to explain the rationale for trading decisions and strategies to clients. Commodities salespeople will develop pitches, write reports and compile presentations for clients.
Structuring: This role involves a high degree of statistical analysis and is a highly quantitative job. For a junior role, most banks will only recruit people with a Masters degree in a highly mathematical subject, usually physics or quantitative analytics. As the name suggests a structuring job involves creating commodities structured products to offer clients, as well as performing statistical analysis to track their performance. Examples of these products include commodity-linked notes or baskets of commodities. Depending on the organisation, structuring roles can also comprise creating bespoke solutions to a client’s (usually a corporate) commodities hedging needs.
Reporting to the Head of Fixed Income Funds, we seek a Portfolio Manager to join a leading regional investment banking group who has the ability to originate, structure and manage trade finance transactions, as well as the experience in managing the full lifecycle of transactions.
Our client specializes in managing funds and portfolios across the MENA region in both conventional and Shariah compliant strategies in equites, fixed income, money markets and alternative investments.
The organization is expanding their capabilities in alternat…
Our client who has a global presence with an awarding winning Muti-product platform is now going through a recruitment drive for 2015 with plans to expand both its Institutional Sales Desk & Retail / HNWI Sales Desk in Dubai.
The ideal candidates will have at least 5-8 years Institutional sales or Private Client / HNWI sales experience in any of the following disciplines FX, Equities, Futures, CFD’s, Bonds or Commodities.
• Demonstrate to our client you have a strong Institutional Sales / Private Client sales background from a r…
Job Requisition Number:45364
Bloomberg FX extends the offerings of the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service by providing a full suite of Foreign Exchange functionality including global FX news, data, analytics, electronic trading and position keeping.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced FX professional to join our expanding FXGO e-Trading Specialist Group in Singapore. Applicants should possess a deep body of knowledge and experience in the FX Markets at either Bloomberg, a bank, broker or an electroni…
Job Requisition Number:45752
We are seeking highly motivated people to join the Global Data Commodities team in Singapore. Our mission is to provide the highest quality data to the financial markets by promptly delivering accurate, reliable and comprehensive information to our clients. You will be responsible for monitoring and analyzing our coverage of commodities especially agriculture data in Asian markets. We are targeting dedicated, self-starting candidates with a passion for the commodities markets tha…
Job Requisition Number:45680
Bloomberg is involved in a wide variety of data coverage that contributes to the comprehensiveness, accuracy and timeliness of the Bloomberg product. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain various data elements relevant for the mutual funds & stakeholdings product supporting clients from Thailand.
- Researching, developing and maintaining the Asian Mutual Fund product.
- Read prospectuses', annual reports and various file types, to interpret the…
Our client has a global presence with an awarding winning Muti-product platform is now going through a recruitment drive for 2015 with plans to expand both its Institutional Sales Trading & High Net Worth Retail Clients' (Sales Trading) Desks in London. The ideal candidates
will have at least 5-8 years Institutional Sales Trading or High Net Worth Retail sales trading experience in any of the following disciplines FX, Equities, Futures, CFD’s, Bonds or Commodities, etc.
• Demonstrate to our client you have a strong Institutional …
Due to their continued success and growing trading team, this firm is looking to grow their Core Java infrastructure team with software developers who have experience in designing large scale multi-threaded applications
A large, leading proprietary trading firm in downtown Chicago is seeking a talented Senior Core Java Developer to join their technology team. Due to their continued success and growing trading team, this firm is looking to grow their Core Java infrastructure team with software developers who have experience in designing la…
Job Requisition Number:45540
We are seeking a highly motivated Data Research Analysts to join our global clean energy research team in New Delhi. The role of the Researcher is to create value added research data on the technology, financial activity and economic drivers in one of our clean energy sectors: wind, solar, bioenergy, geothermal, energy efficiency, water/hydro or CCS. The main responsibilities will be to update, maintain and process this data using our internal Desktop Knowledge Management System…
A leading global commodities trading firm is looking for a senior quantitative analyst to work in their London based energy trading business.
• Validate models built in Python by the Quantitative Development team that include: storage, fixed/indexed swing options, interconnectors, tolling and option pricing models using the latest published research. Model validation involves: independent derivation of pricing methodology, prototyping, code review and documenting the results.
• Contribute to the development of a Python based Risk validati…
£90,000-110,000+ front office bonus and addtional benefits
Castleton Commodities International, a leading Merchant Commodity Trading and Investment firm located in Stamford, CT is hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Dry Bulk Trading, as well as four additional senior level executives.
Castleton Commodities International, a leading Merchant Commodity Trading and Investment firm located in Stamford, CT is hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Dry Bulk Trading, as well …
Our client is a well-known Corporate Bank based in the city who are looking to hire a Credit Analyst.
Our client is a well-known Corporate Bank based in the city who are looking to hire a Credit Analyst.
To undertake in a timely manner the preparation and submission of Credit Applications, for both new business proposals and annual/interim reviews of existing client limits, assisting and advising as required, other Department members involved in such preparations;
To undertake in-depth financial analysis…
Compliance Product Manager for the Sell-Side Execution and Product Development team to help lead our compliance product strategy and growth around regulations in Europe.
Compliance Product Manager for the Sell-Side Execution and Product Development team to help lead our compliance product strategy and growth around regulations in Europe. This position carries a high level of visibility and responsibility. Applicants should possess a deep body of knowledge and experience in European broker/dealer regulations affecting Europe. Join a team f…
A leading international financial services group is seeking a driven, analytical Commodity Market Risk Manager.
Market Risk Manager - Commodities
A leading international financial services group is seeking a driven, analytical Commodity Market Risk Manager. The successful candidate will act as the Market Risk lead for Commodities, providing expert judgement and quantitative solutions whilst facing front office challenges and regulatory bodies. They will be an energetic self-starter with a proven track record as a successful Risk manager w…
On behalf of our client, a warehousing company, Swisslinx is looking for a Metals Supply Chain Manager for a role based in the Zurich area.
This is an ideal role for an experienced Metals warehousing professional with commercial and entrepreneurial abilities. Duties will include:
• Review, improve and develop Metals and particularly Ferro-Alloys services on a global basis,
• Closely cooperate with internal stakeholders to improve customer service
• Own P&L and full responsibility for the business on a global basis,
• Prospect customers on…
Energy Major ('Big 6' supplier) seeking experienced Risk Analyst to join their major account's division.
My client is a blue-chip energy major and they are offering the opportunity for you to join their expanding major accounts division as a Risk Manager. This opportunity sits within the I&C business segment, and you will be responsible for providing a service to the company's clients who purchase their energy supply requirements via a flexible purchasing product. Exposure to such a large portfolio is great for long-term career developmen…
A leading CCP are looking for an ambitious Business Manager to join their Commodities team. This team has a leading market share in the Freight business but is also looking to expand into new products.
Commodities Business Manager – Freight, CCP, Gas, Power, Oil, Operational Risk, Clearing
Whoever steps into this role will be in charge of a variety of Business Management activites. This includes proactive support to the Head of Commodities, engagement with customers (such as brokers and members) and potentially going on solo visits to cli…
A major Financial Services and Trading business requires a Business Manager for their Commodities trading business. Working alongside the Head of Commodities trading, you will play a significant role in ensuring the smooth operational performance of the business.
Regarded globally as an eminent trading business, the firm's commodities trading business deals with huge volumes of activity on a daily basis. They are looking for a Business Manager to deal with all of the operational & commercial matters affecting the business which …
Our client an Energy Trading Company, based in Central London is seeking a Financial Accountant - Manager level. The ideal candidate ideally would have a strong business acumen and ability to implement the Financial Accounting Policies for the Company.
The Senior Financial Accountant – UK Accounting is responsible for overseeing and the monitoring of the accounting policy of the Company's trading activity as well as the quarterly and yearly financial and management reporting commitments. The role will also provide support for trade acco…
On behalf of our client, a physical trading company, Swisslinx is looking for a numerate Supply Chain Analyst for a role based in Zug.
This position would perfectly suit a Supply Chain professional with a first few years of experience who would like to become an expert in this domain. Duties will include:
• Monitor and optimise stock production and levels,
• Implement and improve planning and reporting tools related to all steps of the chain development,
• Margin calculations,
• Ongoing work to support supply chain development.
In order t…
A leading global brokerage is looking for a driven candidate to join a successful business and head the energy trade support team in New York.
Responsibilities for Energy Trade Support Manager - New York :
Ensure the team delivers efficient and courteous support to the derivatives broking desks
Responsible for team members training and progression of knowledge and responsibility within their roles
Providing back office support to the broking teams
Deal Entry for the broking teams
General customer support
Work with other areas of the b…
Senior Precious Metals Analyst ~ £50,000 - £60,000, London We are seeking an experienced Senior Precious Metals Steel analyst to join a leading business in London. Over the last 40 years this company have developed a superior reputation within the metals and minerals industry.
Senior Precious Metals Analyst ~ £50,000 - £60,000, London
We are seeking an experienced Precious Metals analyst to join a leading business in London. Over the last 40 years this company have developed a superior reputation within the metals and minerals industry. Y…
2 x Energy Economists – Boutique Advisory Consultancy based in Central London - £40,000-£70,000
The UK’s most reputable Boutique Energy Advisory Firm is looking to bring in 2 talented Energy Economists with a demonstrable Project Management experience to support a very strong project pipeline and very ambitious growth strategy with the UK and European Energy market.
With an industry-renowned internal culture of highly professional, ambitious and dynamic Consultants, this Advisory practice has gone from strength to strength over the last c…
5 x Energy and Utilities Consultants / Managers for an Award-Winning Management Consultancy based in London - £40,000-£80,000
My client has a glowing, long-standing reputation and track record of winning awards for excellence, training, career progression and industry expertise. This leading Consultancy is looking for experienced Management Consultants, as well as industry experts in energy or investment banking to join their ever growing practise.
The role provides consistent challenges, variety and development in a client facing enviro…
2 x Technical (C#) Consultants – Energy Trading & Risk Management Firm - £50-80k + £20K Bonus – EU Passport and up to 80% European travel required
Our client is rapidly expanding due to a strong pipeline of project activity and consequently seeks 2 x Technical Consultants to interface with their Clients’ business & technical representatives. The role will include requirements capture, analysis and design of technical solutions based upon the company's ETRM / CTRM software. Previous experience in .Net based development is imperative.
£50,000-£80,000 + package
London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Updated on: 22 May 15