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Market Risk Manager

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Job ID 152690 Date posted 09/24/2021 Location : Geneva, Switzerland

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 155 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Energy Market Risk Manager, as a subject matter authority, will independently identify, assess and mitigate risk across a global portfolio of Cargill energy exposure. We seek a multifaceted professional who will establish risk management procedures and processes to ensure adherence to policies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Partner with Cargill leaders to establish a robust risk management platform to effectively manage energy exposure while working towards sustainability target.
  • Assess and communicate information regarding business risks with functions across the organization.
  • Develop and implement controls and cost-effective approaches to minimize the organization's risks.
  • Independently estimate the potential financial consequences of an occurring loss.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 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.


Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a trading environment and/or analyzing commodity markets. Experience with EU and/or US natural gas and oil markets is preferred
  • Proficient with a programming language: Python (preferred) or R. Preferably, experience with data wrangling and building automated reporting pipelines
  • Proficient in SQL (comfortable with complex statements such as CTE and window functions)
  • Experience building dashboards with Power BI or Tableau
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to perform complex scenario planning
  • Proven ability to operate in a complex organizational environment and manage conflicting demands
  • Understanding of Market Risk concepts
  • Strong Math or Statistics experience/education. Good knowledge of correlation, regression and its assumptions, and probability
  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree or certification (CFA, FRM)

Our Offer
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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