Position Purpose & Summary
Trade and Capital Markets group (TCM) is one of many business units within Cargill, TCMs objective is to create innovative financial solutions through trade finance tools for banks and corporate as well as tailor made financial products for both Cargill buyers and suppliers, in emerging / uncharted markets.
We are looking for an articulate, self-motivated and naturally innovative person with a regional country expertise keen to develop a long term career in a very transaction driven and intellectually challenging environment, within a respected and profitable global team. The candidate will demonstrate a strong interest and personal accountability for the business and an ability to understand and articulate financial structures internally and externally.
The purpose of the Risk Investors Group Trader is to take responsibility for developing new investor relationships within banks and non-banks and then maintaining those relationships actively involving the distribution of Trade Finance and Commodity Finance transactions handled by TCM. Those transactions consist mainly of corporate and financial institution credit exposure.
40%-Development of new risk investors
Follow up leads from the market, industry based intelligence and market knowledge to identify, onboard and transact with new investors for TCM
40%-Management of investors and successful distribution of trade finance and commodity assets
Work with TCMs existing investors to obtain deep insights into investment criteria to further develop & enhance investor relationships
10%-Global co-ordination with other traders within TCM
Work within a global team to ensure TCM optimizes investor capacity and allocation of assets across geographies and investor pools .
10%-Dedicated Focus on Innovation ideas and development of new product strategies
Leverage market insights to develop new, or enhance existing, TCM products to meet investor requirements or open new investor capacity
Education, Experience, Skills
Minimum Required Qualifications
University degree or massive open online courses (MOOC) equivalent(s), in a relevant discipline
Track record, established over minimum 5 years of trade finance or banking market and product knowledge
Track record of having developed successful commercial relationships with senior level clients
Financial Markets risk mitigation tools used widely in the industry
English and 1 or more Asian language ability
Highly numerate, with the ability and experience to understand complex financial products and transactions.
Ability to influence at different levels within and outside of the organization
Ability to express, understand and discuss complex concepts with fluency, in spoken and written English.
Business acumen, commercial instinct and an ability to identify opportunities.
Enjoys working in a fast pace environment.Preferred Required Qualifications
Experience of working with UCP 600 and commodity finance products
Corporate credit training
In depth knowledge of the insurance industry, including policy wording & methods of distributing insured transactions to bank and non bank investors
Ability to understand and analyze corporate and financial institution financial statements
Highly self motivated, with strong personal organizational skills
Willingness to constantly innovate and learn new products and skills and to drive change when needed
Ability to persuade and influence at different levels within and outside of the organizationOther relevant information to the positionDesire and ability for frequent International travel