Analyst, Commodities Structuring

Analyst, Commodities Structuring

Standard Chartered
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Job Description

About Standard Chartered

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

The Role Responsibilities

Business and Strategy

  • Build new and innovation product solutions for sale to SCB&rsquos global Client Franchise

  • Create structured derivative or structuring financing solutions in Commodities for Clients

  • Interact with Clients to pitch and structure these solutions in collaboration with Sales

  • Work with stakeholders across the bank in functions such as legal, risk, product control, etc to put in place new structures and obtain approvals for deal executions

  • Lead complex deal transactions from start to finish on structuring, collaborating with legal on documentation, collaborating with trading on risk management, obtaining product approvals from stakeholders such as risk, product control, etc and ultimately conclude the execution of these deals.

  • Opportunity to work on carbon credit linked and sustainable finance deals

  • Demonstrate excellent soft skills including deal communications and strong team play


  • Ensure adherence to all internal and external regulations

  • Ensure adherence with the obligations to prevent money laundering under the Group Policy and Standards and under local laws and regulations

  • Contribute towards highlighting any need to update procedures and controls as a result of changes in products, systems, policy or regulations

  • Structuring is not responsible under the ORF (Operational Risk Framework) as 1st & 2nd line for executing / completing, and for supervising any of the FM processes

People and Talent

  • Ensure great team work across different hubs and efficient execution of BAU tasks

  • Circulate information and share ideas plus participation in regular team calls

  • Continuous collaboration with internal stakeholders to ensure delivery of the best solutions to clients in a timely manner

Risk Management

  • Responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and mitigating risks to the Group. Also, an awareness and understanding of the main risks facing the Group and the role the individual plays in managing them

  • The ability to interpret the Group&rsquos financial information, identify key issues based on this information and put in place appropriate controls and measures

  • Identify and assess the various risks inherent to specific client transactions (market risks, credit risk, legal & compliance, operational risk).

  • Understand and address clients specific objectives and constraints: make use of the acquired knowledge to answer clients queries and offer solutions in accordance with the clients objectives and constraints.


  • Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the Group&rsquos arrangements to deliver effective governance, oversight and controls in the business and, if necessary, oversee changes in these areas

  • Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the Group operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.

  • Responsible for delivering &lsquoeffective governance capability to challenge fellow executives effectively and willingness to work with any local regulators in an open and cooperative manner.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos Values and Code of Conduct.

  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead the Structuring team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank&rsquos Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients Effective Financial Markets Financial Crime ComplianceThe Right Environment.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • Work in close cooperation with FM Sales, Trading and IC & FI teams and also with frequent involvement of Legal, Compliance and Credit when working on most suitable solution for the client

Other Responsibilities

  • Embed Here for good and Group&rsquos brand and values in Structuring Europe,

  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Training: Mandatory e-learnings.

  • Licenses and certification: Relevant regulatory certificates

  • Create structured derivative or structuring financing solutions in Commodities for Clients

Role Specific Technical Competencies

  • Quantitative Techniques

  • Portfolio Management

  • Financial Risk Management

  • Derivatives

  • Finance and Accounting

  • Asset and Liability Management

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We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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