Head of Risk

Location Geneva
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Oliver Gold

Contact email: oliver.gold@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2114
Published: 25 days ago

Head of Risk - Global Commodity Trading House

Join a leading global commodity trading house as the Head of Risk and lead their dynamic risk management function on a global scale. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced professional to play a key role in shaping and implementing risk strategies across market and credit risk domains.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership for the global risk management function.
  • Oversee market risk and credit risk across a diverse commodities portfolio.
  • Lead and mentor a high-performing team of 15 to 20 risk professionals.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure effective risk mitigation strategies.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and regulations, adapting risk management strategies accordingly.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven track record in market risk and credit risk management.
  • Extensive experience in the dry bulk trading space is highly desirable.
  • Previous leadership roles in global commodity trading houses or similar environments.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to navigate complex risk scenarios.
  • Ability to provide strategic insights to the CFO and executive leadership team.