Banking & Financial Services

Senior Edible Oils Trader (based in Kuala Lumpur)

Date Added: 21/04/2017
Consultant: Jerald Chen
• Leading global agriculture and commodities trading house
• Risk hedging and physical trading of edible oils
• Based on Kuala Lumpur

Our client is a US-based global agriculture and commodities trading house with significant operations in Asia, and they are now seeking to hire an experienced Edible Oils Trader to join their trading department in Kuala Lumpur.

The trading department is responsible for sourcing, managing logistics, and risk hedging activities, as well as providing expert advice to both internal and external customers. Based in Kuala Lumpur, this is a senior level role that involves sourcing tropical oil for the firm’s tropical refineries, physical trading of tropical oils and related products, and risk management in the cash and futures markets including forex hedging. You will be responsible for a large P&L, and engaging in proprietary trading to exploit opportunities for the book. In addition, you will lead and manage a team of 2 junior traders.

We are looking for candidates with at least 7 years of physical commodities trading experience in reputable firms. Risk hedging/book hedging experience is essential for this role, and you should also have good trading P&L track record. If you have the relevant experience and are keen to explore, please email your CV to Jerald Chen at, quoting the job title and reference number JE11837. Your application will be treated in confidence and submitted only after obtaining your consent. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Type of Work: Permanent

Region: Singapore

Licence No: 16S8060

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