Energy & Commodities

Market Risk Manager, Agriculture trading multinational

Date Added: 18/04/2019
Consultant: Ailing Huang
- Newly created position
- Leading integrated agriculture multinational
- Individual contributor

This is a leading integrated agriculture producer and trader with a significant presence in Asia Pacific, with Singapore serving as its commercial Asia Pacific hub. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high calibre market risk manager to supports its agriculture trading team.

Reporting to the Global Head of Risk, the Market Risk Manager will play an integral role in establishing the market risk capabilities and governance framework of the agriculture trading division. Working closely with senior stakeholders in market execution and trading, he/ she will also provide risk analytics support on trading strategies and risk mitigation. The market risk officer will also be refining and enhancing valuation/ market risk methodologies including the implementation of VaR and stress testing. This is a highly visible role requiring cross functional interaction with senior stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be degree qualified with 10-15 years' experience in market risk within a physical commodity trading company. Proven experience to market risk management techniques including VaR is critical for the position. Those with IT competencies in Python, R, Matlab will have a distinct advantage. You will also have an excellent understanding of physical commodities and financial markets, valuation, derivative instruments for hedging purposes. You will also be described as someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to deal with the senior stakeholders within the Group.

To apply, please submit your resume to Ailing Huang at, quoting the job title and reference number AH14161. Only successful shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Registration no: R1104181

Type of Work: Permanent

Region: Singapore

Licence No: 16S8060

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