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The Global Markets division of ICBCS offers sales, structuring and trading expertise to our clients across a range of products, with particular strengths in Emerging Markets. The Global Markets division comprises of two core businesses, namely Commodities and Fixed Income and Currencies (FIC).

The Commodities business provides trading, sales, working capital solutions and structuring expertise through its Metals and Energy teams. The division's expertise extends to the management and financing of physical commodity inventories across these asset classes.

The FIC business offers a comprehensive set of foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, money markets, capital markets and structured financing products.
Our clients include financial institutions, corporations, governments and institutional investors around the world.

The role

Reporting to the COO of Commodities in London, this role presents a unique opportunity to build a career in the Front Office of a Global Markets business.

The role will encompass:

  • Assisting Global Markets in developing and implementing its climate change and sustainability frameworks
  • In depth research and analysis of sustainability policy and regulation as it applies to our products and clients
  • Benchmarking sustainability best practice in the Commodities sphere (both sustainability reporting and aspects more broadly)
  • Facilitating the decision making process by preparing sustainability briefings for senior management to summarise emerging risks and opportunities
  • Contributing to the development of the Bank's sustainability strategy
  • Working across departments and with senior internal stakeholders on a regular basis

Preferred qualifications and experience

Your Degree or equivalent studies will have included modules that are directly relevant to Climate Change and/or Sustainability and you will have a passion for adding value in this area. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of some of the key issues as they apply to business and finance, and you will be able to show an appreciation of the commercial risks associated with the energy transition. Work experience in banking and/or Commodities would be beneficial.

You are likely to have already completed or be in your final year of studies, with flexibility to extend the duration of the work experience.