Cargill Senior Structurer for ME in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Structurer for ME


Position Purpose & Summary:

To actively participate in exploring commercial opportunities alongside ME 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 Units as well as other TSF 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 it to 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 TSF.

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

Structurers in TSF 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 TSF structured products

In addition to creating/maintaining documentation at structuring level, TSF 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 TSF. 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 Units

Structurer shall also be meeting clients and Cargill business units 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 TSF customers or adapting existing solution to the customers’ needs/limitations etc.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • University degree

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

  • Experience (of 5 -6 years) 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;

  • Commercial mindset and negotiation skills;

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA, Finance or Law degree preferred

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

  • ME (Arabic) language skills is a Understanding of legal/ tax basic concepts, tax consequences of transactions/withholding taxes mechanics/application and VAT mechanics/application


  • Understanding of the financial, legal, regulatory and 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.

Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Good business acumen/strong market knowledge of products and risks

  • Analytical, problem solving

  • Creative/innovative

  • Proactive

  • Build Collaborative Working Relationships

  • Independent thinking capability

  • Persistent.

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

Job Trading & Merchandising

Primary Location AE-Dubai

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: DUB00049