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Commodities Trading Assistant

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Lausanne
  • Salary: Swiss Franc80000 - Swiss Franc120000 per annum
  • Job reference: 322623/001_1531209454
  • Sector: Sales and Trading, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 10/07/2018

Commodities Trading Assistant - Lausanne/Switzerland

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Salary: 80,000 CHF -120,000 CHF

An established Commodities Trading house, who specialise in Soft commodities, are currently seeking to hire a Trading Assistant to support their trading team in Lausanne. The business has been experiencing increases of business/trading volumes and need an additional experienced individual to play a key role in their expansion. You will play a key role in the organization's operations and commodities trading function. In addition to that, you will be able to make a direct impact on the firm by immediately helping to expand and support the team.

Key responsibilities of the finance manager include:

  • Responsible for dealing with trading transactions

  • P&L reports

  • Working directly with Traders and Operations Managers

  • Dealing with the businesses daily trading positions

  • Preparing and Issuing contracts and purchase orders

  • Prepare, check letters of credit and ensure the follow-up

  • Demurrage and lay-time calculation


Key requirements include:

  • A Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience within commodities ideally

  • Right to work in the EU or Switzerland

  • Fluent English and French

If you are interested in the role, apply online today or contact James Moretta at james.moretta @ selbyjennings .com or +4420 3871 2401 for more information

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