Commodities Portfolio Manager

Chicago, Greenwich, Houston, London, Singapore

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Job Description

Commodities Traders/Portfolio Managers lead the development and execution of trading strategies and play a key role in managing portfolio construction and risk. Successful Portfolio Managers are able to build and manage a strong and dynamic commodity vertical-focused portfolio.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute trading strategies for a commodities portfolio
  • Assist the analysis team in developing and enhancing analytical processes
  • Improve and scale portfolio risk taking
  • Participate in portfolio construction and risk-taking decisions
  • Identify short and longer term opportunities based on micro and macro fundamentals
  • Use new and existing insights to support idea generation and commodity analysis
  • Challenge consensus views and monitor volatility
Skillset Requirements
  • Prior commodities experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in statistics, mathematics, computer science, finance or economics
  • High GPA (>3.8) / 1st Class Hons degree
  • Strong understanding of financial modeling, specifically using Python and/or VBA, Matlab
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment
Opportunities available in London, Chicago, Houston, Greenwich, and Singapore.

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.