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Commodity Salesperson, VP UK, Europe & MEA Upstream & Sovereign Client Coverage (Hybrid) at Citi

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Full Time
Citi's Upstream & Sovereign sales team forms a core pillar of Citi's top-tier Global Commodities business. This team is responsible for driving success with both our oil & gas producer franchise and our sovereign client franchise, across the full spectrum of flow, physical and financing opportunities. This is a broad and varied role and requires a dynamic, entrepreneurial individual with sufficient existing commodity experience and who can quickly become a valued member of this close-knit team.

By Joining Citi, you will become part of a global organisation whose mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress.

What you'll do
  • Help the team to service existing upstream and sovereign clients, with ample scope to assume primary coverage pending success once in the role
  • Drive client franchise expansion. Originate and execute meaningful incremental business with both existing and new clients to achieve the strategic growth and market share we are aiming for
  • Collaborate with multiple internal partners across both Markets and Banking to enhance share of mind with clients, increase dialogue and to deliver on expertise
  • Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure
  • Appropriately assess risk/reward of transactions when making business decisions; demonstrating proper consideration for the firm's reputation
What we'll need from you
  • This is not an entry level role. Proven experience is needed in a commodities relationship management role, including coverage of either upstream and/or sovereign clients.
  • Must have developed understanding of at least one of commodities derivatives/physical/financing products and strong aptitude to come up the learning curve where necessary.
  • An entrepreneurial approach for business origination and proven ability to adapt to meet evolving business opportunities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work across multiple stakeholder groups, both internal and external to Citi
  • Team-oriented approach and eagerness to succeed together.
  • Demonstrated understanding of compliance issues and regulatory requirements (global and local)
What we can offer you
This is a role that'll offer you the opportunity to become an integral part of our commodities corporate sales team and to gain extensive experience across a broad and diversified range of both client and product types. The successful candidate will have significant scope for ownership of responsibilities within the team and to shape and drive aspects of our business strategy going forwards. Every day there will be new business challenges that will help you develop new skills that can drive your career.
We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
  • A discretional annual performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Special discounts for employees, family, and friends
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources
Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay, and empowered to thrive.

Sounds like Citi has everything you need? Then apply to discover the true extent of your capabilities.
Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the FCA and PRA Certification Regime.

The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which came into effect on 7 March 2016.

Under the Certification Regime, Citi UK regulated entities (Citi entities) must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.

Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:

• Honesty, integrity and reputation
• Financial soundness
• Competence and capability

In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above.

This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, regulated reference checks, credit checks and other background screening checks.
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