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CCI’s Trading Analyst Graduate Programme
Entreprise:Castleton Commodities International (CCI), Employeur direct
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Date de publication20.09.2019
Numéro de référencePas d'information
Domaine d'activité
Lieu de travailUK Royaume-Uni/ Vereinigtes Königreich/ United Kingdom, EC3M 3BY London
Expérience professionnelle réquiseoui
Expérience professionnelleJunior Professional (1 à 3 ans d'experience)
Diplôme universitaireMBA
Brève descriptionThroughout the programme, participants will also have regular interaction with the leaders of our businesses to gain an understanding of our approach to various opportunities across global markets.

This is a two year rotational programme where for analysts to gain exposure to the support functions around trading with a specific emphasis on risk. From there, participants will rotate among four different trading desks. Selection of the trading desks participants would be assigned to will be a mutual selection process in that both the trading desks and analysts would pick their top 3-4 desks that they are interested in working with. At any point during the trading rotation—the desk can extend an offer of employment to the analyst and if they accept the offer and the analyst would no longer rotate to the next desk.
Description complèteCastleton Commodities International is an independent global commodities merchant. As a trader, CCI deploys capital on a proprietary basis in the physical and financial commodity markets, providing the Company with market insights and access. As a strategic investor and developer, CCI leverages its market expertise, operations capabilities, and industry knowledge to invest in, and develop, select commodity infrastructure assets. CCI focuses its activities on the markets it understands best, while constantly striving to expand its knowledge base and network of relationships in order to participate in new markets.

CCI is an active participant in the liquid products markets which consists of trading desks focused on Light Ends, Distillates, Crude, Derivatives, Fuel Oil and Wet Freight. Our global footprint and comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of the oil market enables us to transact successfully across a wide spectrum of opportunities. We significantly enhanced our capability and presence in these markets with our 2015 acquisition of Morgan Stanley’s Global Oil Merchanting business.

CCI’s natural gas activities include the ownership of physical reserves, physical and financial trading, leasing of storage and transport capacity, and transacting with producers and consumers. CCI’s U.S. Natural Gas business consistently ranks among the top marketers of natural gas in the U.S. transacting on approximately 100 pipelines and over 60 storage facilities to create a geographically diverse portfolio of natural gas assets. CCI’s natural gas storage leases comprise one of the largest independent storage portfolios in North America.

CCI’s Power business is fully integrated across its research platform, trading activities, and principal investing activities. The Company’s trading and investing activities are driven by its proprietary research platform and information flow from its daily activity in the wholesale power markets. CCI participates in the markets for electric energy, capacity, ancillary services, and financial transmission rights across all major power regions in North America. The Company is also active in the European and Australian markets.

CCI’s global bulk business deploys capital across a variety of commodity markets which consists of financial derivative trading, physical marketing and asset investing. We participate in markets for coal, iron ore, base metals, agricultural products, and freight across the globe.

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, CCI conducts business from offices located around the world including Calgary, Canada; Houston, Texas; New York, New York; Geneva, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom; Montevideo, Uruguay; Singapore, and Shanghai, China. The Company has more than 900 employees across four continents.

Programme Overview:

This programme is a unique opportunity designed to provide a strong basis for a role within the business, and to identify and develop people who have the desire to become active players in the company. Graduates will be exposed to the fundamental components of the global commodities industry.

Requirements: At CCI, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining top talent. We value our human capital and seek strong contributors whom we can support and provide with the opportunities to be successful. We are seeking individuals who have strong technical skills along with an understanding of derivative products and an interest in the commodity markets.

Responsibilities (Trading/Analysis):

• Analyse markets to identify trading opportunities, analysing and understanding risks
• Design and develop models to analyse economic data, market fundamentals and forecast prices
• Perform research and statistical studies of identified risk factors
• Identify market pricing trends and discontinuity
• Design and formulate trade ideas and execute with rigorous risk management control. Run back-testing to verify the strategy prior to production execution
• Review research reports and articles that examine recent developments in the energy markets.
• Build up close connection with external consultancies and internal research team


• Pursuing Bachelors in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Finance, Statistics, Physics or a related field of study
• Expected graduation date in Spring 2020
• Prior internship/exposure to the commodities markets, or experience with other financial institutions and consulting is preferred
• Excellent analytical and technical skills in one or more of the following: R, Python, Matlab, C++, VBA, Excel—as well as SQL or other database exposure. Python is the preferred programming language.
• Superior communication skills both verbal and written
• Ability to work as an effective team player and add value to team
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