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Novum: Focus on People, Diversity and Talent

With 6 offices in major trading hubs around the world, Novum’s global presence allows the company to pick top talent from a large pool of professionals in all trading functions, in addition to being able to maintain strong relationships with financial institutions and other business partners.

Novum’s employees consist of some of the most talented and experienced executives in the global supply and logistics industry.  We balance our generous compensation schemes, flexible working practices and commitment to work-life balance with rigorous training and robust standards of behavior.

Dignity and Respect

At Novum, we believe that our people are our most important asset and the key to our success.  Promoting fairness, dignity, trust, and respect amongst all employees is our key commitment and we strive to create a workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment.  We promote equal opportunity and fair reward for individual contributions.  As we hold ourselves to these standards, we expect the same of all the partners we work with.

Diversity and Inclusion

Novum is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.  We are developing a Diversity & Inclusion Policy that will form a fundamental part of who we are and what we strive to be.  The policy will detail our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace, and will include a process for making complaints of discrimination at work.

Our Company Culture

At Novum, we share a set of core values: Integrity, Honesty, Professional Competence and Respect for People.  Our business is conducted in full compliance with all applicable economic sanction laws and regulations, with special focus on international anti-money laundering principles and standards as recommended by the Financial Action Task Force.

We believe that only through teamwork will we better serve our clients and our communities to become more successful entrepreneurs.

We strive to employ and nurture local talent in the countries we operate in to create a more sustainable business and to contribute to the community.  We adhere to the principles of the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights.

Maintaining a Safe Work Environment 

We believe our people are our greatest assets and therefore we assign the highest priority to preserving their health, rights, and safety.  Novum strives to maintain a positive work environment where employees treat each other with respect and courtesy.  We are committed to maintaining a safe work environment, a highly productive workforce, and cooperative relationships among our employees.

Business Ethics and Conduct

Novum’s continued success is built upon the principles of fair dealing and ethical conduct of our employees and is dependent upon our customers' trust. Employees always act in a way that will merit the continued trust and confidence of our stakeholders.  Novum is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations, and expects its directors, officers, and employees to conduct business in accordance with the letter, spirit, and intent of all relevant laws and to refrain from any illegal, dishonest, or unethical conduct.

Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC) Training

Novum has a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption.  To ensure that all employees act professionally, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships wherever we operate, and to limit the risk of exposure to criminal practices, Novum conducts regular, compulsory anti-bribery and anti-corruption (ABC) training.

Market Conduct

Novum requires all employees to behave and trade in a way that is appropriate and in compliance with market-abuse rules and regulations.  We do not condone collusive or abusive strategies, or trading whilst in possession of inside information.  We further ensure that all our transactions fall outside the scope of market abuse or market manipulation.

Global Presence

Novum employs 133 people based at 6 offices in major trading hubs around the world.

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