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Job Information

  • Job Title
    Chief Risk Officer
  • Job ID
  • Job Type
  • Location
    North Dakota
  • Salary Range
    $175,000 - $250,000
  • Commission / Bonus
  • Benefits
    Health Insurance + Paid Vacation

- Bachelor’s degree in business, ag economics, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and direct work experience
- 3 years of experience merchandising cash grain
- Series 3 license or ability to obtain one
- Understanding of cash grain trading, futures & options, and risk management concepts
- 10 plus years of cash grain merchandising experience including P&L responsibility

Job Description:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting a Ag Business in their search for a Chief Risk Officer. The Chief Risk Officer will involve assuming critical responsibilities of the company. This role will lead the analysis, design and implementation of hedging activities for the company and its clients; will focus on business development, will contribute to cash trading strategy and execution; will manage programs and will have professional merchandising relationships with a small group of strategic farm clients. This role has extremely high-income potential and will include the opportunity for ownership into the company.


- Lead internal discussions that determine companies overall market view and develop hedging recommendations while closely monitoring and analyzing key fundamental, seasonal and technical indicators.
- Prioritize development of new business opportunities and strategic partnerships that leverage companies unique abilities and market position.
- Manage all aspects of professional merchandising for a small group of strategic clients. This includes developing marketing plans, recommending and executing hedges, recommending and executing cash trades and monitoring logistics, all while regularly communicating with clients.
- Develop strategy, monitor market conditions, execute necessary hedges and prepare communications associated with companies programs.
- Help as needed with all other aspects of managing companies farm marketing, trading and logistics activities.

Key Skills and Strengths:

- High Accountability. This characteristic, the ability to own tasks and responsibilities with complete commitment, is the single unifying aspect of the team
- Deep understanding of factors that impact grain markets and tools that can be used to manage those risks
- Ability to analyze grain P&L components and evaluate capital projects
- Knowledge of futures, spread, basis and logistics risks associated with grain positions across a wide region
- Ability to communicate about company and/or its risk positioning with a variety of different stakeholders
- Ability to analyze and manage data with high accuracy
- Strong analytical and relational skills

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please select the appropriate button listed below or call Chris Schroeder at 308-384-4886.
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