Risk Manager

Risk Manager

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to further your career as an all-round Risk Manager? Are you ready to dive into the world of specialty feed and food ingredients and commodity trading? If this sounds appealing to you, then working at Cefetra might be a perfect fit for you!

Who we are
The Cefetra Group consists of various agricultural and food ingredients trading and supply chain management companies, with leading brands within the ingredients business. Collectively we employ over 600 people across 35 offices in 20 countries around the world. We work closely together to guarantee the best possible service to our customers. We develop supply chains with suppliers and create value by sourcing raw materials and supplying those to the international food and feed industry. Cefetra Group is part of the German, stocklisted BayWa group of companies.Check out our corporate movie here.

The Job
As our new Risk Manager you'll work in a small but established team led by Arja Hagenaar, Head of Risk. You will be all-round responsible for Market - and Counterparty risk at group level together with your four direct colleagues.

In this role you signal potential risks for our business, challenge our traders and advise on decisions based on both qualitative and quantitative analysis. Also you'll maintain and improve risk reporting from and towards business entities and towards other stakeholders. You will occasionally have to travel in order to visit other entities and stakeholders as well as attend conferences for further development and growth. Besides the daily business you'll work on projects like:

  • Position Performance and Risk Analysis;
  • Prices series analysis;
  • Support further Risk database development;
  • Development of Risk Policy / Procedures.

Job requirements

Most important is that you can be critical and precise, but also pragmatic when needed. To be successful within Cefetra, it is important to have a ‘self-starter’ mentality, be open minded and curious. In addition, you can identify with the following requirements:

  • you are able to tackle a challenge by looking from different perspectives and to formulate a solid advice. A “true analyst with an entrepreneurial spirit”;
  • you have an excellent command of English (both verbally and written);
  • you have relevant experience in credit-, market risk and/or compliance and want to further your career in this field of expertise;
  • your educational background is equivalent to a master degree in Business, Economics, Econometrics or comparable;
  • you have basic understanding of agricultural trading.

Our offer

A unique opportunity to work within a fast growing multinational. We are always open for a conversation to discuss your individual needs, but please note we offer the following:

  • An excellent package of primary & secondary working conditions. Off course a good base salary, holiday allowance and an attractive bonus;
  • Our colleagues are our most important ingredient. We support your career by investing in your development;
  • Flexible working hours, hybrid working;
  • An office located at one of the most beautiful locations in central Rotterdam overlooking the Maas and Erasmus bridge with plenty of social activities and excellent coffee.

If this sounds like you

Interested in an interview? Please apply below and we will contact you a.s.a.p. Or contact Jur Lemmers via +31 6 2520 3984 or lemmers@cefetra.nl. He will be happy to tell you more about this opportunity and the recruitment process.

We work with a selection of agencies and we are not looking to add more to our list, so please do not contact us or send us resumes. We will not accept terms or conditions that are sent with resumes without our approval.

Jur Lemmers
Talent acquisition Cefetra Group B.V.
Questions about this vacancy? Please don’t hesitate to contact me
Jur Lemmers

Our application process


Apply to one of our vacancies and our recruiter will contact you in case of a first match or if further info is required.

First conversation

Based on a telephone intake, we would love to get to know you further. For sure you have some questions for us too?

Second conversation

After the first conversations, we would like to introduce you to some other people in the team and/or company to ensure there is a good match on both sides. If this is the case....we will make you an offer!

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