Fund Sales at Cargill
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Job ID 254831 Date posted 11/22/2022 Location : Haikou, China

Job Purpose and Impact

Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities. Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 150,000 people in 70 countries. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive at www.cargill.com.

Cargill Risk Management, a business unit of Cargill is a pioneer and leader in providing risk management solutions.  At its core, our business is about working with customers to understand their commodity exposure and structure risk management (over-the-counter) products to meet their needs. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cargill Risk Management has offices in 11 countries. 

This role will be a core part of the entrepreneurial team building the Cargill Risk Management business in APAC.  

Key Accountabilities

35% Understand customer’s need
o    Connect the dots: Required to understand CRM’s trading, risk management and operating model to be able to connect the dots between Cargill’s capabilities and the needs of the customer to understand what types of solution Cargill can viably develop and deliver profitably on a risk adjusted basis.
o    Understanding and analyzing customer/market demand, to structure and price customized financial products.
o    End-to-end customer relationship management from client on-boarding to credit due-diligence to operational set-up/support to trade execution.
35% Effectively sell solutions to the customers and manage customers’ needs and expectations
o    Develop a long term and mutually beneficial relationship with customers’ persons in charge
o    Manage the relationship of Cargill with customers. This includes client on-board and credit due-diligence
o    Manage customers’ expectations and credit risk under adverse circumstances
o    Be able to financially structure and explain various products, particularly options
o    Coordinate with and leverage internal teams to execute well-packed solutions with customers
20% Gather market and customer information and provide feedback on market trends
o    Collect relevant middle term to long term insights of both traders and producers and understand the trend of the market
o    Bring new insights to Cargill’s commercial as well as trading businesses through leveraging the customer relationships
10% Active contribution to product line and BU project or business initiatives 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
•    Experience with one or more of the following:
o    Derivatives sales and/or trading;
o    Solutions design, trading and sales
•    3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in commodities
•    Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin. Ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner. 
•    Communicate effectively both internally and externally.
•    Strategic thinker with ability to influence ideas convincingly and champion for action
•    Project management and account management experience is desired 
•    Has a track record of building and maintaining customer relationship at multiple levels in an organization
•    Effective interpersonal skills in a matrix environment that requires ability to influence across organizational / functional boundaries and constituencies in a diverse workplace
•    Demonstrated cross cultural agility
•    Able to multi-task and prioritize tasks
•    Team player, high degree of initiative and ability to work independently
•    Close relationship with hedge funds/financial institutions

Preferred Qualifications

•    Degree in economics, quantitative, science and technology or similar discipline 
•    Good understanding of the OTC derivative markets and knowledge on products/structures for financial institutions/hedge funds.
•    Critical thinking, logical thought process, entrepreneurial mentality and detail-oriented work style

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