Head of Soft Commodities Head of Soft Commodities …

Redstone Commodity Search
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Redstone Commodity Search
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Posted by:
Jordan Lewis • Director
Posted by:
Jordan Lewis
Director
Head of Soft Commodities
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 global commodity brokerage looking for an experienced Head of Soft Commodities in London/Europe to help the business expand its product offering and develop the desk into a market leading participant.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Manage the Soft Commodity book for the company, facilitating market access for participants of the softs markets including cotton, coffee, cocoa and sugar markets across both corporate and institutional clients.
  • Establish new relationships with producers and trading houses for trade execution and clearing services across both listed and OTC futures and options
  • Generate and distribute market information and intelligence to clients within the soft commodity space to increase the company's brand exposure and upsell existing counterparties to a fully integrated risk management platform covering managed futures/options books
  • Expand and grow the desk to incorporate new markets, business area's and functions to compete across the UK and Europe, bringing the company into a top tier broker for soft commodities
  • Reports into the Managing Director
Key Qualifications / Experience
  • Degree or related qualification in capital markets or derivatives/futures and options trading or broking
  • An existing book of relationships to assist in building a desk from the ground up. A portable book of execution clients would be a major bonus, ideally exceeding £300k in annual revenue from clearing and execution services
  • Experienced in cocoa, coffee, sugar or cotton markets with a strong understanding of the physical trading/production side of the business. Exposure to market pricing, supply and demand fundamentals and market pressures/report writing is a benefit
  • Experience working within a commodity brokerage or corporate sales team, with a strong focus on sales and business development as well as relationship management and client retention is key
  • Located in London
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