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[Met-jobs] Crop Production Meteorologist intern - GENEVA

From "Pages, Gael" <>
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Date Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:05:56 -0000

Job Offer : Crop Production Meteorologist intern (6 months +)

The person will be in charge of developing / maintaining crop production models, monitoring weather and realizing quantitative studies for the different traded commodities.

He will report to a senior quantitative analyst.

Starting Date: Asap (ideal being begin of 2014)

Location: Geneva

Remuneration: Yes

Contact Person:


The company - BTG Pactual:

BTG Pactual is the leading Investment Bank in Latin America, with 30 years experience in Brazilian and international markets, and currently 2,500 employees spread across 12 offices in Latin American countries (Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia), in addition to the US, the UK and China.



Swings in agriculture production are keys for commodities markets, and are directly linked to weather. The team wants to follow and forecast it, so main tasks will be:

·         Maintaining existing crop production models and quantitative studies

·         Developing and implementing new models to support the Research team. Improving and challenging methodologies.

·         Implementing Remote Sensing tools / studies, as the team wants to dig on these topics

·         Realize on-the-job studies, depending on the market needs

·         Complete adhoc projects as directed by the Head of the team


Person specification:

        High education in Meteorology required: MSc or PhD, with excellent quantitative knowledge (statistics, time series ...). Good knowledge of statistics and their application in weather forecasting

        Candidates will be 0-2 years of experience, recent graduates are encouraged to apply

        Fluent English is mandatory, others languages are an asset

        Strong programming / development skills. Languages used internally: VBA, Matlab

        Strong knowledge of GIS tools (Quantum GIS ...)

        Source of ideas proposals

        Communication skills with the ability to explain detailed technical information in a clear and concise manner, to a variety of audience

        Flexible and very dynamic approach with good interpersonal skills

        Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects at all times 

        Ability to work under pressure


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