Senior Trading It Delivery Lead, Geneva

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva
Letztes Update 2024-06-14
Läuft ab 2024-07-14
ID #2145537439
100 CHF
Senior Trading It Delivery Lead, Geneva
Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva,
Geändert May 6, 2024


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Senior Trading IT Delivery Lead



Geneva, Switzerland

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Main Purpose:

As a Senior Delivery Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing the successful planning, execution, and delivery of technology initiatives within the commodity trading domain. You will collaborate closely with stakeholders across different functions, ensuring alignment between business objectives and IT solutions. This role requires a deep understanding of commodity trading processes, coupled with strong technical, project management and leadership skills.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Applied Math or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
10+ years’ of IT experience with a focus on IT projects in the commodity trading domain.
Proven 5+ years’ experience of playing a leading role in developing and implementing business strategies and goals
5+ years’ experience of team leadership and people management
Experience and strong understanding of commodity trading processes, including physical and financial trading, risk management, and regulatory compliance
Demonstrated technology leadership abilities, including architecture, technology strategy, technology operations, software engineering and continuous improvements, with experience leading cross-functional distributed teams in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
Demonstrable experience of interacting with mid & senior-level management to influence tactical and strategy decisions and to
Ability to exercise judgment and evaluate options under circumstances not covered by procedures or precedents;
Proven expertise in delivering concurrent activities with short-term deadlines
Proven ability to independently solve problems and must be willing to take ownership of issues and drive them through to completion
Familiarity with technology stacks commonly used in commodity trading systems (e.g., ETRM platforms, market data feeds, trading algorithms).
Strong sense of customer focus
Excellent teamwork skills and an ability to influence and engage others.
High Level of professionalism, energy and sense of urgency to make things happen
Comfortable presenting information in virtual and in-person environments (both written and oral)
Ability to apply conceptual solutions, with a pragmatic approach, in multiple functional areas, to achieve business objectives
Proficiency in project management tools
Key Responsibilities
Programme Management:

Lead the end-to-end delivery of IT projects within the commodity trading domain, from initiation to closure
Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, including scope, timelines, budgets, and resource allocation
Monitor project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure successful delivery
Coordinate cross-functional teams, including developers, analysts, and business stakeholders, to achieve project objectives.

Stakeholder Engagement:

Collaborate with key stakeholders, including commodity traders, risk managers, and IT teams, to identify, scope and deliver new systems, functionality and processes
Manage the project communications across stakeholders, subject matter experts, executives and other internal groups through effective written and verbal communication. This includes business case development, stakeholder identification and communication, participant identification, communication and required training and project action plan development
Communicate project status, risks, and dependencies effectively to stakeholders at all levels
Manage expectations and ensure alignment between business goals and IT solutions.
Maintain professional relationships across the business units to help identify and maximise opportunities and provide seamless support for end-to-end process evaluation and improvement
Engage closely with business stakeholders to implement IT initiatives and manage required training, migrations and dependencies on system changes

Technical Expertise:

Possess a strong understanding of commodity trading processes, including trading strategies, risk management, and regulatory requirements.
Evaluate technology solutions and provide recommendations based on business needs, feasibility, and scalability.
Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies relevant to commodity trading IT systems.

Delivery and Team Leadership:

Define and implement analysis, development and quality assurance processes to ensure delivery of the reliability, performance, and security of IT systems.
Decompose delivery work into incremental deliveries that bring business values
Conduct thorough testing and validation of software releases to minimize defects and mitigate risks.
Provide leadership and mentorship to project teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability.
Set clear expectations, objectives, and performance metrics for team members.

Promote professional development and continuous learning within the

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

Trafigura is committed to building and maintaining world class IT applications and infrastructure. The Trading IT group directly supports the Trafigura trading business, and this business has started a far-reaching programme to enhance and improve its trading applications using an innovative architecture to support business growth across the full range of business lines and geographies, and to enable the sharing of systems across different businesses. The programme team is dispersed across multiple locations, supporting both business and development hubs.

Business Users & Managers
IT programme – Functional & technical architecture & solution groups, delivery teams included delivery leads, PMs, developers, testers, business analysts, training team, application support team.

- Reporting directly to CIO of Trading
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse workforce! We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status.

About Us

At the heart of global supply, Trafigura connects vital resources to power and build the world. Through our Metals and Minerals, Oil & Petroleum Products and Gas, Power and Renewables, commercial divisions, we use infrastructure, logistics and financing to connect producers and consumers, using our deep understanding of the markets we serve to make supply more efficient, secure and sustainable.
We are accelerating our investments in renewable energy, including hydrogen, ammonia and other low-carbon energy technologies required for the transition to a low

carbon future. We are committed to responsible business practices and we

work with our stakeholders to improve environmental and social standards, bringing greater trust and transparency to global supply chains.
A career at Trafigura offers a gateway to working on some of the most exciting challenges of a rapidly changing world – from helping to optimise supply chains to developing infrastructure and new markets. In a culture that is founded on openness and energy, our people work as part of a multinational, globally connected team and thrive in a fast-paced environment where they can nurture and commercialise bold ideas. Everyone has a voice and is empowered to collaborate across geographies and disciplines to help shape our business and the wider world. We know the importance and value of diversity in our business and we invest in attracting, developing and retaining talent from all backgrounds.
Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest independent employee-owned commodities groups in the world with

over 12,000


working across more than 60 offices. The Trafigura

Group owns global multi-metals producer Nyrstar; fuel storage and distribution company Puma Energy; and joint ventures Impala Terminals, a port and logistics provider, and Nalo Renewables, investing in wind, solar and battery storage projects.



Auftragstyp: Vollzeit
Vertragstyp: Dauerhaft
Gehaltsart: Täglich
Besetzung: Senior trading it delivery lead
Mindest. Gehalt: 80

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