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Director of Trading & Risk Management, Minneapolis

Company:
Redstone Commodity Search
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted:
November 09, 2016
Description:

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a commodity trading company looking for a Director of Trading and Risk Management to be located in Minneapolis.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

Overseeing hedge desk and leading a team of traders, reporting directly to senior management

Direct involvement in proprietary trading activities in addition to overseeing the trading unit as a whole Managing commodity exposure for Company product lines, with a particular focus on oilseeds.

Generation, implementation and execution of new proprietary trading strategies

Serve as key contributor to the Risk Committee and Policy reviews/revisions

Role reports to CFO

Key Qualifications / Experience

10+ years’ experience in commodity derivatives trading and implementing risk management strategies (futures, options and physical positioning)

Extensive cash and derivatives grain trading experience. A particular emphasis on advanced options trading background

Excellent knowledge of compliance and regulations relating to trading exchanges

Profitable, verifiable personal trading track record

Based in Minneapolis

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If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to commodities@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.