If you are an ambitious graduate – or are currently studying for your degree, then why not consider a rewarding career in Commodities?
A number of major players in the sector now offer comprehensive graduate training programmes which combine the best aspects of on-the-job training along with the necessary professional qualifications you will need to succeed.
This is a highly specialised field where competition is tough, so if you are recent graduate who wants to find a way into the sector, speak to Matchpoint for the right help and advice as you get started.
In this fast-paced world, successful professionals are highly analytical, able to make quick decisions and are also good team players. They will be expected to develop good relationships with clients, have excellent communication skills and numerical and analytical skills, as well as problem solving abilities, tenacity, confidence, and a strong work ethic.
Most firms operate internationally so language skills are a bonus.
At Matchpoint we have access to all of the major players in this industry, so if you are looking for a graduate opportunity, we can signpost to the right programme for you, as well as support you through the application and selection process.
Each company has its own in-house-programme which will usually involve detailed on the ground work experience with rotations between different departments. This will include Front, Middle and Back Office as well as support functions to allow you to become fully immersed in the business and learn about the sector. Graduate programmes offer a structured approach which supplies full support throughout the process.
The application process is usually demanding and will involve a detailed written application, an aptitude test, telephone interview, assessment day and face to face interview(s).
For the best graduate commodities careers and programmes – contact Matchpoint today.
Matchpoint has established relationships with clients throughout the Commodity sector, so if you are looking for the right training programme, or graduate entry position, then we can help:
If you are planning to enhance your team with capable and ambitious graduates who have already been fully interviewed and pre-screened for suitability, then speak to Matchpoint Recruitment today.
We will only ever recommend graduates who we consider to be ideal for your business.
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