Cargill Senior Structurer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Structurer


Position Purpose & Summary

To actively participate in exploring commercial opportunities alongside the Former Soviet Union origination team and Global RIG team. The individual must have the ability to understand the needs and wants of our customers and provide them with financial solutions which deliver value to Cargill and the customers. Expected to work closely with Legal, Tax, Transaction Management, Risk, Cargill Business Groups as well as other TCM regions to deliver the financial solutions for our current and future commercial relationships and as such, a successful candidate should have a mixture of Legal/Tax/Financial expertise and ability to apply the commercial relationships and with commercial mindset. The individual is expected to be able to gradually assume leadership role in the structuring of financial solutions.

Principal Accountabilities

40% Structure products based on current and potential market opportunities

This is an important part of the role which involves innovation as well. Structurers are expected to come up with new product ideas or modifications to existing products as and when they see that such innovations would allow to generate new business/gain competitive advantage offer better value proposition and thus increase the returns for TCM.

30% Lead and review documentations on on-going and new transactions

Structurers in TCM are responsible for creating the documentation templates that would allow to implement the newly created ideas or implement existing products in new geo-markets. In addition structurers need to maintain existing documentation under existing products in good shape and order by periodic reviews and implementation of all lessons learned out their own or other geo-markets/implementation of best practices into the documentation.

15% Lead the review and approval process for implementation of TCM structured products

In addition to creating/maintaining documentation at structuring level, TCM requires periodic reviews of existing structures/documentation by functional experts as well as review of all newly created structures by functional experts within and outside TCM. Structurers lead such a review process to ensure its timely completion and addressing of all the comments raised by such functional experts.

15% Customer facing with banks, corporates and Cargill Business Groups

Structurer shall also be meeting clients and Cargill business groups as and when required and the role of such meeting would be to gain new business together with Origination or assist in discussing of complex financing solutions offered to TCM customers or adapting existing solution to the customers’ needs/limitations etc.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • University degree or MOCC certification;

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in structuring and/or reviewing trade and structured finance transactions, experience in working out defaults is a plus;

  • Experience in working with/structuring/arranging the trade and structured or other transactions covered by ECAs or trade credit insurers is a plus;

  • Deal management/coordination, document drafting skills, English language, risk analysis skills;

  • Commercial mindset and negotiation skills.

  • Russian language fluency

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to above Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • MBA, Finance or Law degree preferred;

  • Knowledge of/exposure to the FSU financial/trade finance market (banks, financial institutions, financial lawyers etc.);

  • One (or several) of the local language skills is a plus;

  • Understanding of legal/ tax basic concepts, tax consequences of transactions/withholding taxes mechanics/application and VAT mechanics/application.


  • Good knowledge of the financial/legal/regulatory/tax frameworks;

  • Significant exposure to contract / term sheet/ internal approvals drafting and negotiation skills;

  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and negotiation skills, able to communicate effectively with people at all levels;

  • Good commercial reasoning skills to balance risk and reward;

  • Demonstrated team player who is able to work under minimal supervision, hands on, and who willingly shares information and resources;

  • Ability to self-start and work independently;

  • Good organization skills, to follow on tasks - short learning curve required; strong learning capability, strong sense of curiosity and willingness to work out of comfort zone;

  • Able to manage different priorities and work well under time pressure as well as adverse market situations;

  • Previous experience in managing multiple internal and external stakeholders.

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Job Trading & Merchandising

Primary Location AE-Dubai

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: DUB00051