CFA Soсiety Ukraine

Senior Capital and Commodity Markets Expert – DAI GLOBAL, LLC

Position

Senior Capital and Commodity Markets Expert

Employer

DAI GLOBAL, LLC, implementer of USAID-funded FST Project

Job Location

Kyiv, Ukraine

Job Description:

​The USAID-funded Financial Sector Transformation Activity in Ukraine (Ukraine FST) is a five-year activity that aims to transform and stabilize Ukraine’s financial sector. The FST focuses on the following main areas: a) Capital and commodity markets development; b) Leasing finance for small and medium businesses; c) Digital solutions to finance in COVID19 environment; d) Consumer protection for financial services users. The Project is also very active in support of reform of the legal and regulatory framework for non-bank financial institutions.

Responsibilities:

Specific Tasks include the following:

  • Engage in capital and commodity markets research, including cost-benefit analyses, surveys on knowledge, awareness, and behavior of capital and commodity markets participants, analysis of the potential for spot and derivatives markets, analysis of trading venues and issues (multi-asset trading exchange);

  • Support efforts to assess and develop a center for multi-asset commodity trading in Ukraine, including examining “model” financial centers that have been developed internationally;

  • Analyze potential financial instruments that could be traded on capital and commodity markets in Ukraine;

  • Work with consultants for trading software and trading mechanisms (business processes) for the multi-asset trading exchange;

  • Support the feasibility study for the creation of a multi-asset commodity and capital markets centre in Ukraine;

  • Support the development of appropriate capital and commodity markets trading infrastructure;

  • Examine different approaches to attract foreign and local anchor investors to Ukrainian capital and commodity markets, work with sub-contractors for structuring the investments;

  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Required Experience and Skills:

  • University degree in business, economics, finance and legal, advanced degree preferred;

  • Extensive knowledge of Ukrainian financial sector, minimum ten (10) years’ working experience;

  • At least five (5) years of work/professional experience in commodities (agro, energy), investment banking or trading on capital/financial markets;

  • Knowledge of international standards and local practice in commodities/financial instruments trading;

  • Experience in structuring foreign direct investments;

  • Experience of public-private partnership would be an advantage;

  • Excellent project management skills;

  • Extensive experience with research, writing analytical/assessment reports;

  • Strong communication and presentation skills;

  • Fluency in Ukrainian and English.

Contact Details:

Reporting: The Senior Capital and Commodity Markets Expert will report to the FST NBFI Team Lead.

Candidates are asked to submit their CVs and cover letters in English to RecruitmentFST@dai.com  by August, 31, 2020, 6 pm Kyiv time, indicating the position title in the subject line of their e-mails.

The applications will be reviewed and interviews will be held on the rolling basis.

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview. No telephone inquiries will be accepted