European Head of Oil Credit, Geneva/London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 24 Feb 18 2018-02-24

European Head of Oil Credit, Geneva/London



On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is seeking a Head of Oil Credit to join their teams in Geneva or London office.

In this challenging role, you will be accountable for the management of the credit risk for the oil trading portfolio in Europe, Middle East & Africa.

Your mission:

- Responsibility for the KYC and on-boarding of all counterparties within the portfolio,
- Responsibility for the credit reviews and assigning the credit risk,
- Due diligence visits to storage sites, warehouses and port facilities as required,
- Proactive support of trading desks for each transaction,
- Monitor and report on the credit risk within the portfolio,
- Act as part of key deal teams for structuring transactions,
- Develop and manage relationships with key counterparties and financial institutions.

Your background:

- 5+ years' experience in finance or credit department within commodity trading or oil industry,
- Track record of managing a complex Credit portfolio,
- Deep understanding of energy trading industry,
- Strong analytical and financial skills,
- Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external counterparties,
- Fluency in English, any additional languages advantageous.

To be considered for this role, applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland.