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(Sr.) Market Risk Manager - Commodity Trading - Via Michael Page Risk & Compliance

Locatie: Rotterdam

The Risk department plays a pivotal role in reaching sustainable growth and achieving company goals.

  • Broad function within dynamic environment for can-do mentality Risk Manager
  • International, fast-paced and growing company

About our client:
My client is an international trading house located in Rotterdam that trades commodity grains and oilseeds as well as proteins. The company is positioned as a supplier/seller in markets which require expertise in all the key areas of the commodity value chain. Supplies come from within the Group as well as from the international markets. Customers are the feed, food and fuel industries. Within the Group the trade portfolio amounts to around 30 mln tons/year of grains and oilseeds. Developing specialty business is key for the company. Working for this trading house is operating in an international environment, both with regard to your external clients as well as with regard to your colleagues. The company buys, sells and distributes in many countries. Their multilingual and culturally diverse office environment reflects this. As the Market Risk Manager you will be overlooking 11 entities across 9 countries, he will work together with the risk counterparts within the entities and with the internal traders as important stakeholders. The industry is known for high revenues and small margins, The Risk department therefore plays a pivotal role in reaching sustainable growth and achieving company goals. Risk Management consists of five professionals and is responsible for -amongst others- Counterparty & Market Risk Management. The team's goal is to be a business partner and proactively keep an eye out for ways of continuous improvement of best practices, processes and procedures.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for consolidation of daily Market Risk reports.
  • Monitoring and reporting of trading position, VaR and limits.
  • Providing market trend analysis on a daily basis to feed into negotiation.
  • Developing & maintaining relationships with key internal stakeholders / change existing ways of working.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects for Risk, Commercial, Finance and Management.
  • Developing and improving Market Risk Management policies and procedures.
  • Development and improvement of dashboards for risk and commercial management.

Must have:

  • 5 years of relevant working experience in a (commodities) trading environment
  • University degree in -Financial - Economics
  • Basic understanding of options and interest to track,model and challenge the option book
  • Strong conceptual skills, the ability to translate policy into workable instructions
  • Hands-on pragmatical personality with self-starter mentality
  • Fluency in English is required

Nice to have:

  • Programming skills (VBA , SQL, Python), or interest to develop these.

Our Offer:
- A competitive remuneration package

Location: Rotterdam

Information and application:


To fulfil this vacancy this organization is working together with Michael Page Risk & Compliance.

Please send your application for (Sr.) Market Risk Manager - Commodity Trading at this organization in Rotterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

02 oktober 2018
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More information:

Rogier Jansen
t. +31 6 2298 4783

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