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Job ID:  481
Department:  FFA Dry
Category:  Broking

London, GB

Employment Type:  Permanent

Company Overview

Clarksons is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping and offshore services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base. Our intelligence adds value by enabling clients to make more efficient and informed decisions. Our global reach, local knowledge and expertise is what makes us unique.

To understand more about day to day life at Clarksons, and what you can expect from us as an employer, visit us at www.clarksons.com


Division Overview:

Clarksons Platou Futures offers comprehensive FFA (Forward Freight Agreement) and specialist commodity derivative broking services to shipping companies, banks, investment houses and other institutions seeking to manage freight exposure by increasing or reducing risk.

We evaluate a client’s total portfolio of contracts identify the market and counterparty risks and help them in their decision to adopt bespoke risk management solutions.

Our dedicated freight options team is also able to provide a full range of options’ strategies, tailored to individual client requirements.


Role Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Swaps Broker to join our busy team in London. We are seeking someone who has some futures experience, is passionate with a great work ethic, and who is dedicated and self-motivated,


What you will be doing:

  • Drive revenue and develop client base.
  • Daily price discovery, dissemination and matching.
  • Assist with creating and writing daily market reports.
  • Provide market insights to clients.
  • Identify and introduce new clients to the market and maintain professional relationships.
  • To fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.




What we are looking for:

Key Attributes

  • Experience with Futures markets
  • Swaps broking experience
  • Driven and hardworking
  • Dedicated and committed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and relationships building skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Confident and able to work well under pressure
  • Positive approach
  • Team player
  • Desire to learn
  • MS Office skills (e.g. MS Excel, Powerpoint, Word)


Special Job Requirements:

  • Attending client social events where required