VP - Precious Metals Trading
Page Executive
3d ago

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.
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