Head of Global Derivatives Trading
Location : Zurich, ZH, CH, 8005
Zurich, ZH, CH, 8005
At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry.
We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product.
We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future.
We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide.
We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!
About the Role
This role takes the global lead on any matters concerning derivatives trading for various commodities and is responsible for overseeing several trading books, as well as overseeing compliance, risk and finance related matters.
Effective stakeholder management is key to this role, managing internal stakeholders such as origin, physical traders, pricing and sales, risk and finance as well as external stakeholders such as brokers, customers and other traders.
Key Responsibilities include :
Heading and developing the Global Team of Derivative Traders
Global coordination of the various derivative desks and overseeing the activities
Global overview and lead on positions and P&Ls for all derivative books
Define trading, sourcing and pricing strategies
Act as center of expertise on all questions concerning operative risk management, commodities, markets, exchanges and associated regulations
Overseeing the hedge books, structure and arbitrage positions
Organizing and acting as main point of contact towards brokers and helping to defining external partners and managing related terms and conditions
Act as prime source of Market Intelligence
Working together and supporting sales, procurement, physical trading teams, finance & external customers, providing insights and solutions
Ensuring our systems and tools are of the latest standard and best-in-class
Trading and commodity background
Master degree in finance / accounting
Strong Analytical mindset
Ability to see the big strategic picture and details
Exposure and understanding of the physical side of the commodity business
Strong people and stakeholder management skills
Ability to break complex matters down for people to understand
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels
English a must; any other language a plus
At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think.
We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong.
oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.