Head of Commodities - Financial Service Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥15000000.00 - ¥20000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Front Office,
Contact: Yusuke Genma
Reference: JO-2202-468321
Yusuke Genma

☑Foreign business
☑English language required
☑Japanese language required

[Position]
Head of Commodities

[Company Description]
Global Financial Service Company

[Your Impact and Contribution]

Broad impact and contribution including;

  1. Work with existing clients providing them with commodity financing and risk management solutions across various commodities.

  2. Origination and onboarding of new clients and opportunities in line with the bank's global strategy.

  3. Focused on commodity derivatives and structured solutions, including through physical ownership.

  4. Work with key stakeholders across Trading, Risk, client solutions, Policy, Tax, Legal, Finance and Operations to enable the growth of the sales business.

[The responsibilities]

The role will be responsible for working with Japanese clients to provide risk management and structured solutions to help them meet their derivatives trading requirements in commodity markets as well as providing finance within their physical supply chains. You will be expected to provide support to the wider business for the development of trading, financing and risk management in this area, syndication of ideas and opportunities through the wider sales and relationship teams, and updates to support and risk functions on market developments and initiatives and their potential impact on our wider businesses. Specifically;

  • Manage Commodity client pricing, deal execution and order management in the Tokyo time zone.

  • Commodities covered -Base and Precious Metals, Oil, Gas, Carbon & renewables, Wheat and Sugar across swaps, options, forwards, lease rates, physical spot.

  • Order management, stop losses, call levels, Greek management.

  • Participate in client calls and bank marketing.

  • Leverage client flow to achieve assigned budgets whilst remaining within desk limits.

  • Communicate Tokyo time zone market activity to the International offices on a daily basis.

  • Be an integral part of a global cross commodity sales team.

[Requirements]
The required experience:

  • 10 years experience in a recognized financial institution

  • 10 years structuring, pricing, deal execution experience in Global Markets

  • Broad understanding of key commodity markets, to include derivatives, structuring and physical, particularly Base and Precious metals, oil, gas, carbon, renewables and agricultures.

  • Strong numeric/quantitative skills

  • Strong systems skills - E.g. Excel, PowerPoint, VBA, Python, Tableau.

  • Strong communication skills with both internal stakeholders and clients.

  • Team player

The qualifications:

  • Degree level academic qualifications in a finance or finance-related discipline

  • Previous sales position in a market leading commodity organization.

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business level

  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

  • Work permission in Japan required

[Salary]
15~20 million JPY + bonuses

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2202-468321
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance