We are leaders and innovators in commodity derivatives trading
Our business thrives by connecting proprietary data and advanced technology with rigorous trading execution.Mandara is an independent trading company, with a track record of generating significant returns. Founded in 2009, Mandara trades worldwide markets across global time-zones, through teams in London, New York and Singapore. Personal integrity and the unrelenting pursuit of excellence are central to everything we do.
Mandara is in the business of realising potential – the potential of our employees and our organisation as a whole.
To do this we harness ambition and aptitude through our unique talent identification and skill acquisition programs. We constantly measure individual and team performance to drive development. From front office to technical support staff, we reward excellence with swift progression.
At Mandara, we set the highest standards of performance
– every single employee must have the desire to achieve excellence in their role.
We employ a robust set of quantitative and qualitative benchmarks to ensure that we operate at the highest level.
Everything, however effective, can always be improved. Which is why we constantly discover better ways of working, challenge the status quo, and fix things before they break.
To achieve this, we apply scientific rigour to all that we do. We hypothesise, test, measure and learn. We create our own conventions.
- Finance Analyst
- Java Senior
- Compliance Officer
- Graduate Compliance Coordinator
- Executive Assistant
- Infrastructure Engineer
- Senior Finance
- Junior Trader
- Senior Quant
- Quant Trader
- Machine Learning
- Head of DT
- Derivatives Trader
- Java C# Mid Developer
- C# Lead
Finance AnalystDownload Job Spec.
This role is perfect for an ambitious, driven finance analyst who is seeking to fast track their career. The successful candidate will report to the Finance Controller, working on and gaining autonomy over key financial systems and processes instrumental in continuing the strong growth of the firm internationally.
Java SeniorDownload Job Spec.
Opportunity for you as a Java developer to take the next step in your career and take ownership of the pricing platform for a successful trading firm. This a technically challenging role where you will be responsible for the design, development and delivery of a trading critical application in an iterative, agile development environment. We have a start-up culture with a passion for the opportunities presented by the next generation of technologies within a small team of highly driven and talented individuals.
Compliance OfficerDownload Job Spec.
We are accepting applications from ambitious compliance professionals seeking to launch their career onto a new level. This is a broad and varied role and you will work with traders directly on the trading floor. The Compliance Officer will have primary responsibility for bringing compliance knowledge into a rapidly expanding and highly successful trading firm. You will be given significant autonomy in a driven, high-performance environment.
This is a newly created role and the successful candidate will draw on their prior experience to ensure the firm’s day-to-day regulatory responsibilities are fulfilled. You will have responsibility for monitoring and surveillance, reporting and creating strong procedures and processes for the business. You will be the main day-to-day advisory contact for the business. The role will involve support of our existing business in our original location of London, as well developing our compliance support from a starting-point in our new locations of Singapore and New York. The opportunities for continuous development and progression are unparalleled.
Graduate Compliance CoordinatorDownload Job Spec.
This is an opportunity for a diligent, ambitious individual to launch their career into the legal and compliance space in a successful commodities trading firm. This is a unique opportunity to work with elite traders in a high performance environment.
The individual will carry out essential compliance and legal functions to enable the firm to meet its growing responsibilities. The compliance team currently supports activities in London, New York and Singapore. Previous experience is not essential, but you must have a strong academic background and meticulous attention to detail. You will work autonomously and the opportunities for career progression are unparalleled.
Executive AssistantDownload Job Spec.
This role will be pivotal to the expansion of Mandara into Singapore
and beyond. No two days will be the same as you will be called upon
to use your problem solving, commercial and organisational
capabilities on a range of diverse and challenging responsibilities
in a growing, dynamic trading firm. You will put your stamp on the
firm by setting up new processes and will support two very driven,
inspiring leaders who will rely on your calm, confident approach on
a daily basis.
Infrastructure EngineerDownload Job Spec.
The Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for improving support to a huge array of
infrastructure systems / BAU and gain exposure to project work and implementation across London, New York and Singapore. The firm continues to invest in top end technologies, products and features and the successful candidate will have progression opportunities in a dynamic, meritocratic environment. If you are a lateral thinker, driven to succeed and have a couple of years of Infrastructure experience under your belt, please apply.
Junior TraderDownload Job Spec.
Mandara Capital is accepting applications for junior traders.
This is a unique opportunity for swift progression directly into an oil-trading role at an established and rapidly expanding commodities investment manager. Successful candidates will be trading within their first year.
Applicants will undertake a rigorous selection process that includes intelligence testing, behavioral simulation exercises, technical assessment and attitudinal review under highly demanding conditions.
Senior QuantDownload Job Spec.
One of Mandara’s next avenues of expansion is into the systematic trading space within the commodities sphere. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced candidate to apply in depth quantitative and statistical skill-sets to design, innovate, and execute trading strategies within the energy markets. The role will involve multiple responsibilities including research, model and strategy development, execution optimization and risk management.
If you have around 4 year’s prior experience, then please apply
Quant TraderDownload Job Spec.
Mandara capital is a successful, ambitious trading firm specialising in commodity derivatives. Excellence, speed and innovation give us our competitive advantage. At Mandara we learn fast and implement quickly.
Since the firm’s inception in 2009, we have built a highly skilled trading team and invested in innovative technology applications. We are continuing our growth strategy through leveraging existing trading and technology, increasing our products and expanding globally.
One of our next avenues of expansion is into the systematic trading space within the commodities sphere. This is a unique opportunity for candidates to apply their quantitative and statistical skill-sets to design, innovate, and execute trading strategies within the energy markets. The role will involve multiple responsibilities including research, model and strategy development, execution optimization and risk management.
If you have 1-2 year’s prior experience, then please apply
Machine LearningDownload Job Spec.
An opportunity for a Machine Learning or Statistics Researcher to take on an autonomous, commercially-driven research role in a start-up culture at a successful, growing trading firm. You will be responsible for driving next generation technologies and delivering innovative machine learning and quantitative research projects. Working with likeminded people and cutting edge technologies, you will play a fundamental role in the firm’s ongoing success.
One of our next avenues of expansion is into Research & Development space. We want to use R&D to solve our challenging problems and ensure that we maintain a competitive-edge. This is a unique opportunity for candidates to apply their scientific and mathematic skillsets to research, innovate and develop solutions at the frontiers of technology.
Derivatives TraderDownload Job Spec.
Mandara Capital is accepting applications for experienced (2-5 years) derivatives traders. This is a unique opportunity for swift progression into head of desk role at an established and rapidly expanding commodities proprietary trading firm.
The recruitment drive is aimed at identifying and developing the highest potential candidates operating in the market (Fixed income, commodities, currencies, options), providing successful traders with exposure and mentoring from the senior trading and management team.
Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to complete an induction to the commodities space with a view to setting up their own desk within 6-18 months.
Successful candidates will possess an entrepreneurial outlook, passion for trading, ambition and leadership skills.
Java C# Mid DeveloperDownload Job Spec.
Opportunity for you as a mid-level developer to move your career into higher gear by making your mark at a rapidly growing trading firm. You will join a small but influential team as you will be responsible for implementing solutions covering the full spectrum of the trading environment. We have a start-up culture with a passion for the opportunities presented by the next generation of technologies. You will make a difference from day one and no two days will be the same working directly with the trading floor.
C# LeadDownload Job Spec.
This is a unique opportunity for a permanent C# developer to take ownership of the firm’s risk management system. You will draw on C# and communications skills to take the next step in your career and work with cutting edge technologies in a dynamic, meritocratic environment.
If you have least 5 years’ experience in developing C# applications, multi-threading, real time messaging, SQL and TDD, and you wish to work in a fast paced trading environment, please apply.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s Conduct of Business Sourcebook rule 2.2.3R requires Mandara Energy Limited (“Mandara”) to make a disclosure regarding its commitment to the UK Stewardship Code (the “Code”), issued by the Financial Reporting Council. The Code sets out various principles relating to the level of engagement by investors with UK equity investors.
Mandara believes that the Code is not relevant to its business as it does not invest in single equities. Therefore, although Mandara readily supports the objectives of the Code; it does not commit to it.
Should there be any material changes to the investment strategy of Mandara, which would render the Code relevant; Mandara will revise this disclosure accordingly.
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www.mandaracapital.com is a site operated by Mandara Energy Limited. (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07452831 and have our registered office at Belmont House, Station Way, Crawley Sussex, RH10 1JA. Our main trading address is 90 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6HA. Our VAT number is 143015164.
We are a limited company, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
We are not registered as a broker-dealer under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “1934 Act”) and under applicable state laws in the United States. In addition, we are not registered as an investment adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act” and together with the 1934 Act, (“the Acts”), and under applicable state laws in the United States. Accordingly, in the absence of specific exemption under the Acts, our site and its contents do not constitute an offer or invitation to sell, purchase or subscribe for, any securities or any other product or service from us or our respective affiliates to U.S. Persons. Any services described herein are not intended for U.S. Persons. “U.S. Person” is generally defined as a natural person, residing in the United States for six months or more per year or any entity organised or incorporated under the laws of the United States. U.S. citizens living abroad may also be deemed “U.S. Persons” under certain rules. For the specific meaning of “U.S. Persons” we refer to relevant U.S. laws and regulations mentioned above. Neither any content of our site, nor any copy of documents available through our site may be sent to or taken into the United States or distributed in the United States or to a U.S. Person. No U.S. Person may use or view our site.
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Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
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• Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of other website we operate or the other activities we undertake with you or your company/firm/employer. We also work with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.
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• to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
• as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
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• to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
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• In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
• If Mandara Energy Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its website users will be one of the transferred assets.
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