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Commodity Compliance Lead

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Job ID 120301 Date posted 06/07/2021 Location : Geneva, Switzerland

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Commodity Compliance Lead will ensure all Cargill activities follow the necessary rules and regulations, and comply with legal and regulatory boundaries and jurisdictions. We seek a professional with an advanced understanding of business who will help provide trading compliance support to our commodity businesses.

Key Accountabilities

  • Independently vet proposed transactions, taking into account internal guidelines as well as outside regulatory requirements to mitigate risk.
  • Ensure that all activities comply with regulatory requirements, including financial services regulations and commodity exchange rules.
  • Handle mid to large customers/trading desks, prospects, territories, accounts, projects or internal relationships.
  • Collaborate with senior staff when taking care of more complex issues, larger clients, accounts, projects, analyses, or internal relationships.
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience


  • Trading operations background
  • Demonstrated commercial business acumen
  • Proactively seeking pragmatic solutions based on commercial needs
  • Experience in European derivatives and/or financial regulatory environment 

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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