Senior Freight & Commodity Analysts

CargillGeneva, CH3M ago

  Senior Freight & Commodity Analysts - GEN01634   Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.



Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with food. We combine our experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally.


Do you want to work in an extraordinary analytics research team and have a direct impact in trading decision of Cargill Ocean Transportation across the globe? You have a committed drive for innovation?


This position will be part of the Freight analytics team working globally and regionally in close collaboration with a diverse and global group of around 100 researchers, engineers, data scientists, analysts and economists in Cargill.


The group is responsible of supporting trading decisions working closely with commercial and asset managers both in Geneva and in different locations of the world.


What is this position about:

We Conduct Complex Market Research requiring a deep understanding of the freight market drivers 

Independently conducting analysis of bulk commodities, trade flows, vessels supply dynamic, using both internal and external industry network and keeping track of macroeconomic trends, you will contribute to assess the impact on dry freight markets.

We Develop Models for decision making

You will build forecasting models and explore new techniques and new ways of looking at market analysis.

Maintaining and updating existing models and indicators and leading their development, you will connect and engage with relevant traders to impact trading strategies.

Based on fundamental and non-fundamental data and inputs, the analyst Team advocates for trading positions both with local traders and global Desk heads.

You will guarantee all partners across multiple regions a transparent and effective access to all live information via the Supply and Demand systems.



What you will bring to Cargill (Required)

  • Master degree in economics, finance, applied science. Highly numerate.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in building economic, forecasting or financial models or conducting research in a Scientific or applied field.
  • Knowledge of one or more Econometric and development packages like Python, Matlab, R, C++.
  • Genuine passion to turn data into actionable intelligence.
  • Independent and objective thinker. Able to think out of the box.
  • Excellent and flexible communication skills from technical to non-technical and vice-versa.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team spirit, natural leadership and resilience.
  • Commercial flair in order to engage with and support trading teams in taking risk decisions, identify business needs and translate them into the relevant answers in terms of systems, models and market analysis.
  • System thinking and an active contribution to the continuous improvement process
  • Fluency in English


What you will bring to Cargill (Preferred)

  • Shipping or commodity market analysis and/or experience across a diverse set of commodities.


What we Offer You

We will provide a dynamic, stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with excellent career development opportunities in one of the largest private companies in the world. The position is based in Geneva.


Interested? Please send us your CV in English today. 



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