Director/Vice President, Structured Finance, Emerging Markets, International Trading Company, Zug/Lugano/Moscow

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- An International Trading Company is looking to add a commodity structurer to develop solutions and structures for clients with primary focus on commodities including physical offtakes
- The position involves working with a range of other product areas in particular derivatives, physical operations and physical and credit trading
- The role involves hands-on work, team management and interaction with Commodity Trading, Derivatives, Physical Operations and Sales teams


  • Extensive practical knowledge of physical commodity trades
  • Deep understanding of legal frameworks, tax, accounting matters is essential
  • Ability to develop physical offtake contracts and financing documentation is vital
  • Excellent knowledge of the applicable legislation, including Russian European and English law
  • Strong team working and management skills
  • 7+ years’ experience of commodity financing and physical offtake
  • CFA or ACA/ACCA qualifications are highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Asian market is beneficial


  • Develop optimal structures for various transactions with commodities
  • Assume a leading role in negotiating deal structures with client and internal stakeholders
  • Negotiate transactions from early stage and is lead deals from due diligence/inception to execution/closing
  • Drive and project manage deal approval and execution internally
  • Assist the head of the team in maintaining a pipeline of commodity linked transactions, delegating responsibilities where applicable to other team members and optimising the engagement of Structuring
  • Structure and implement capital optimisation transactions within the Group
  • Develop new structured / exotic commodity products/solutions
  • Liaise confidently with other relevant departments, including finance, legal, tax, risks etc. to minimise any structural risks in the trades


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