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The Commodity Risk Management Training Program is a rotational training program lasting about 12 months. The recruitment for the program will begin September 1st and last until December 1st each year for the following year’s program. The program will begin the first week of August each year.
The strongest candidates will have an interest in commodity markets, finance and international trade. The program will consist of various on-the-job training placements interspersed with periods of classroom instruction. The program will have segments in White Plains, New York, St. Louis, Missouri, Geneva, Switzerland and various other locations in the United States and Europe. Topics to be covered will likely include: futures trading, basis trading, grain origination, commodity accounting, domestic transport, export merchandising, ocean freight, energy markets and economic research.
At the end of the program, trainees will be place in one of BGA's six operating areas: oilseeds, grain, sugar, ocean freight, energy or financial services. These placements may include, at a junior level, jobs as traders/risk managers, economic analysts, quantitative risk analysts, finance and control managers, and logistic analysts.
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Qualifications: The willingness to travel, and eventually relocate, internationally is an absolute requirement.
We are seeking entry level applicants who have a keen interest in global commodity markets. Candidates should understand that the program is designed to prepare them to trade physical commodities and is not oriented toward derivative trading.
The ability to speak languages in addition to English is a major advantage. We operate in 40 countries.