Trafigura is one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading and logistics houses. Their business is advancing trade for a growing array of customers and counterparties around the world. The company directly employs over 5,300 people through a network of 75 offices in 37 countries. They source, store, blend and deliver essential raw materials and commodities. In 2015, they traded 146.3 million tonnes of oil and petroleum products and 52.1 million tonnes of metals and minerals commodities. Founded in 1993, the company is owned by its founding shareholders and senior management. It has achieved substantial growth in recent years, growing revenue from USD18 billion in 2004 to USD97.2 billion in 2015.
Trafigura’s Global Commodity Trading Apprenticeship can offer you the opportunity to join a particular business function (Deals Desk,Operations,Trade Finance,Mid – Downstream Supply,Warehousing and Logistics) for a year before being fast tracked to take part in their graduate programme. Those selected will be offered the chance to start in either Geneva, Houston or Singapore.
- UK , A-level BBB or above / International Baccalaureate 34 or above
Depending on the function you are assigned to, you could play a role in charting the course of vessels carrying up 160,000 tonnes of product, given the responsibility to manage the price risk on cargoes worth overUSD40 million or even put in charge of financing multiple deals at one time with a combined total worth of overUSD400 million. There is no shadowing or making tea. From day one you will be a part of the team and expected to contribute as such. You will be supported fully throughout the programme to ensure you learn and progress as quickly as you can.
Trafigura will support your accommodation costs over the duration of your time on the programme – wherever it is in the world that you will be working from.
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