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Position open for Junior Trader Assistant – 12 months Internship

Date: 09/08/2016
Location: Eysins ( Nyon )
Company: Faircot SA
Salary: TBD
Starting: Upon receipt of the necessary work Permit from the authorities

Job Description:
An exceptional opportunity has opened up in a young Start Up company active in agricultural commodity trading, looking for a strong junior candidate to join the team as an assistant to the management & administrative team.

This Stat Up is looking to take on a talented individual who will be able to hit the ground running. They are looking for a junior who will be ready to take on a number of various responsibilities from day one, from liaising with Operations and Trading on a daily basis to identifying potential risk factors, monitoring PnL, improving workflow and risk management. Due to a flat hierarchy within the company the candidate will be exposed to senior traders, giving this individual the exposure which will give him/her the opportunity to progress quickly.

-Assist the Trading Desk on various tasks: monitoring of positions, validation of PnL and Risk reports, on an on-going basis,      including implementation of trading tools, portfolio optimization and flexibility systems and models
-Support the traders on the desk, clarifying model performance and results to traders
-Monitor and deploy futures and options
-Assess appropriateness of benchmarks and methodologies used in measuring risk
-Identify potential sources of risk and conduct scenario analysis
-Assist in handling day to day administrative functions of the desk

-Master degree in a numerical, financial or accounting discipline
-Knowledge of commodities/derivatives trading instruments (futures, options, …)
-good programming skills. Excel, VBA and Microsoft Office proficiency required;
C++, Matlab an advantage
-Some experience working in a trading environment or portfolio management would be a plus
-English spoken and written is a must

The Person:
-Highly oriented to systems and quantitative working; System Implementation experience an advantage
-Highly analytical, able to investigate the details behind the global setting
-Proven ability to produce results and proactively deliver, given little direction supervision by manager
-Ability to work independently
-Strong interpersonal skills for communication internally and externally; team player essential
-Must be able to negotiate, influence and communicate with other departments within the organization
-Resilient, flexible and adaptable

To apply for this role please send your CV to both AND david.cavalleri@faircot.