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Cargill Graduate Trainee Program 2023

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Job ID 239813 Date posted 09/22/2022 Location : Singapore, Singapore

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Job Purpose and Impact

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As an associate, we transfer your knowledge and skills into profound experiences that positively impact our global community. From food to transportation, your innovative solutions, collaboration and dedication will evolve industries to take on tomorrow's greatest challenges. And that's just the beginning. Because when your skills meet our unrivaled network and breadth of opportunity, your career is without bounds. Join our community to realize the impact of your work, help people around the world and connect with something greater.

Ocean Transportation is a leading customer-focused freight-trading business that serves customers across the globe. Founded in 1956 in Geneva, our business benefits from the rich heritage and capabilities of the Cargill corporation. We are developing critical capabilities in areas such as risk management, trading, digitalization, analytics and sustainability, and we are collaborating with our industry peers to help transform the maritime industry at large. The Ocean Transportation Academy aims to attract early career professionals with different educational backgrounds ranging from Data Science to Sustainability, with the purpose of building a talent pipeline able to support our future strategy.

Your career path could take you to consulting, managing and executing on the ocean transportation requirements for some of the key flows of one of the largest soft commodity traders in the world, all the way to getting involved on the trading of Ocean Transportation as a stand-alone commodity. You will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way.

In the 24 months assignment program, we will provide you with a rotational program in any of the following areas such as trading, risk management, sustainability, commercial management, technology and analytics to equip you with foundational commercial competency within Cargill.

Key Accountabilities

  • Participate in an assignment rotation program in different departments and businesses including trading, risk management, commercial and analytics.

  • Develop and nurture strategic customer relationships, contribute to enhance digitalization and optimize trade capture process.

  • Participate in trade life cycle, including contract negotiation, trade entry and physical execution, as well as profit and loss analysis.

  • Analyze supply and demand data and market/economic conditions to explore ways to innovate and improve data analysis.

  • You will work under direct supervision and handle basic issues and problems, while referring more complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent influencing skills.

  • Confirmed analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong learning agility and adaptability to a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to handle risks and ambiguity.

  • Strong team player and thrive in a diverse and multicultural environment.

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or other post-secondary degree

  • Proficient in using data analytical tools, including Microsoft Excel, PowerBI, Python program or others.

To apply, please submit a cover letter along with a CV in one file, please visit the application portal below and submit a cover letter along with a CV in one file by 11:59pm Singapore time on 13th October 2022.

Note that you will be invited to an asynchronous video interview in the event you are being shortlisted.

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