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Bruin are currently seeking candidates for their open Associate , Base metals Trader position in london, through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Associate , Base metals Trader role such as with an industry leading company like Bruin?

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Our client , a large global financial institution , is seeking a base metals trader , to join their existing team in London

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the trading and risk management of the Base Metals forwards portfolio. Scope of activities and authority defined by trading limits. Strong knowledge of risk management, hedging and trading strategies as well as market characteristics.

Role Description

  • A key hire to grow the banks Base Metals business and complement the existing team
  • The candidate will be responsible for managing the forwards portfolio across the entire Base Metals complex, including both LME and Comex
  • A key part of the role will be to actively grow our  presence in the Base Metals markets, mainly focused on growing our footprint with both investor and corporate clients, as well as in the broker/inter-dealer market.
  • Work closely with the other Metals traders to help the desk form market views and optimise risk taking and market making
  • Interact with Sales, both in Commodities and across the bank, to build the franchise, generate trade ideas and produce daily commentary

The Team

Part of the growing Global Team that consists of multicultural and multinational backgrounds of all levels from Analyst to Managing Director.

The desk’s unique position enables a very wide reach across the franchise and gives the candidate great opportunities to grow and develop their risk taking career.

The desk is also part of a recent growth initiative push thus giving a candidate a chance to join am expanding business within the firm.

Skills and Requirements

  • A minimum of 1-4 years Base Metals or commodity trading experience is required
  • Strong macro-economic understanding, knowledge of geopolitics and ability to analyse fundamentals of a market
  • Strong fundamental knowledge in the Metals space is an advantage
  • Client friendly with good presentation skills and enthusiasm to build the franchise by interacting with clients via meetings and phone calls
  • Teamwork-oriented, able to work under pressure

Location: london

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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