Senior Business Development Partner


Kris Kobi
Kris Kobi
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Our client is an asset management, risk management and trading company specialising in cross-commodities. They are looking for a Senior Business Development person with language skills.


The Role

  • You will work mostly with mid-large corporate clients to manage commodity exposure by originating and structuring derivative and physical hedges and solutions.
  • The position has a global reach, although the office is in London and there is a focus on European market.
  • As a Senior Business Development Partner, you will be responsible for European business, hence the importance of proficiency in min.1 major language aside from English.
  • You will provide solutions to hedge clear and over-the-counter (OTC) commodities derivatives, both physical and financial.



  • Ideally you will have a min. bachelor's degree in finance and will have a 6 years' experience in a matching role from a trading/financial/banking firm.
  • Renewable Energy and trading background (preferred cross-commodities)
  • Experience in selling risk management products to corporate clients
  • Language skills are necessary to perform in this position.
  • To succeed in this senior role, you will have basic programming skills and a thorough understanding of business development in complex derivatives, credit and funding risk, and you will be proficient in financial analysis.


The company

The work culture is open, agile and supportive and it suits a person who enjoys a transaction-focused, fast-paced environment. The company promotes initiatives and can adjust to individual style of working, giving you freedom to bring results according to your strengths. Most importantly, it's an absolutely honest and ethical firm, acting out these values in daily communication within the team and with the clients.


About us

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