SCB Group - Grains Derivatives Broker

The successful candidate will be an experienced broker or sales trader with good general commodity market knowledge on Black Sea Grains.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with clients and brokers executing trades on behalf of clients via phone or computer

  • Monitoring and analysing market performance and trends communicating these to customers

  • Writing daily market updates, news summaries and daily market letters

  • Building relationships with new and existing clients on a consistent basis to develop and maintain business relationships

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

The ideal candidate for this role will be creative and personable with strong communication skills allowing him/her to build strong business relationships with traders in the energy, bank and fund sectors.

Additional skills and competencies are of great benefit for this position:

  • Operationally sound, ideally with prior trade entry, and execution experience

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, ability to effectively communicate complex market information and data in an accurate and professional manner

  • Strong written skills, ability to analyse and report on market fundamentals, technical, and trading themes

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to decipher market activity and formulate opinions and ideas based on market activity

  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite with a strong working knowledge of Excel

QUALIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Degree qualified

  • Fluent in business Russian

  • Fluency in Ukrainian will be an advantage

  • At least a couple of years’ experience working in brokering, sales, trading or operations

  • Motivated, self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize work flow

  • Strong ability to multi-task, able to handle several complex tasks concurrently and accurately

  • Team player, who works well within a group environment

SCB provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.