Graduate position at Copenhagen Merchants, Geneva

Do you have interest in the dynamics of international commodity brokerage, and want to learn the craft from some of the most experienced brokers in the international market? Then this is your opportunity to join one of the largest grain brokers in Europe.

Country: Switzerland
Working hours: Part- or full time (3+ days a week)
Contacts: Gert Bosscher
Location: CM Geneva CA, Rue Ami Levrier 15, CH-1201 Geneva
Expected start date: As soon as possible
Company homepage: www.copmer.com

How we make a difference

Being one of the leading commodity brokers and service providers for the agricultural trading industry, and being part of Copenhagen Merchants Group, we can provide efficient turnkey solutions for our clients and thereby minimize the risk for both buyers and sellers. And based on individual client needs, we can support with vessel chartering, railway logistics, superintendence, quality analysis, terminal handling, ship agency and/or custom clearance, etc.

Copenhagen Merchants in Geneva

You will be part of our experienced broker team in Geneva, that like all our other broker teams focus on both originators, traders and consumers in the growing international market. Your colleagues in the Geneva team works closely with more than 20 Brokers and Executing and Chartering specialists, in our other teams in Copenhagen, Hamburg, Madrid, Kaunas and Aarhus.

Copenhagen Merchants is continuously developing services and products for existing and new clients. Specifically, our Geneva team is leading the development of a new innovative web-based and live agricultural trading platform – CM Navigator. And you will naturally be involved in the further development of this.

Working in our Geneva office, you will work centrally in Geneva, in exclusive surroundings, with 5 close colleagues and just 5 mins. walk from Gare de Genève Cornavin.

Your responsibilities and tasks

You will in general be involved in all broker related tasks and will support the Geneva team on a broad scale. A special and important part of your job, will be to support the further development of the CM Navigator trading platform, providing data and input such as price updates, news, S&D analyses and trade flows. Data analysis, data generation and information gathering from both internal and external parties will therefore be a natural part of your job.

You

The most important thing for us, is your personality. We know from experience, that people that thrives in the international brokerage environment, is characterized by being curious, openminded and by having sublime social skills, being good at establishing, developing and retaining social relations. And we know from experience, that people that thrives in Copenhagen Merchants specifically, also has a profound interest for international business / commodities (I come from a farmer family), is ambitious, and is flexible and pragmatic.

Coming to experience, we expect you are studying a commodity trading relevant education or have just recently finished such e.g., the Bachelor / Master of Science in Commodity Trading from Université de Genève. You know the fundamentals and dynamics of S&D’s and hold solid IT skills – both in regard to MS Office and with some knowledge from working with other enterprise-systems like ERP, CRM, PowerBI, etc. Language-wise you are proficient in English and French – more languages just being an advantage. We expect that you can work a minimum of 3+ full days a week.

What journey can we take you on?

We expect that you over time develop to become a broker or a specialist within execution. Your journey will take place in an international company that is widely recognized and holds an undisputable solid brand - being one of the most innovative and agile companies within commodity trading. You will be part of a company with a very special culture, and you will get an opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced profiles and thought leaders within commodity trading.

Interested?

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to career@copmer.com
Do you want to get more information about the position, feel free to contact Gert Bosscher at gert.bosscher@copmer.com or +41 79 102 42 34

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Copenhagen Merchants Group

Copenhagen Merchants helps advance global trade day in and day out. As an independent commodity trading, brokerage and logistics house, we are in the center of the global economy by ensuring efficient, reliable and turnkey solutions to our clients.

Founded in 1977, Copenhagen Merchants has served a key role in developing the international trade of grain brokerage, while also acting as the world’s biggest biomass trader. Creating a stronger and synergetic position in the global trade of commodities, Copenhagen Merchants is also investing actively in infrastructure related to enhancing port and terminal operations in U.S.A. and Europe.

Copenhagen Merchants is headquartered in Denmark with and has a global team counting over 400 people involved with activities in the Americas, Europe and Asia.