Chief Operating Officer – Mid-size Energy Trading Company

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    • Category Commerce & Industry
    • Industry Commodities, Chemicals, Oil & Gas
    • Function Strategy, Business Management & TransformationRiskTrading & Operations
    • Consultant Ailing Huang
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1104181
    • Job Ref No AH17731
    • Salary Above S$250,000


    –       Newly created opportunity

    –       Strategy, operational excellence, middle office management

    –       10-15 years’ experience in Oil trading essential

    This is a mid-size energy trading company with significant business and trading activities across Asia Pacific, including China and North Asia. Singapore serves as its key commercial and trading location, with senior leadership team members based in Singapore. As a result of ambitious growth plans, a rare and newly created opportunity for a Chief Operating Officer (‘COO’) has arisen.

    Reporting directly to the CEO, the COO will lead the formulation of business strategies, as well as drive operational excellence initiatives to facilitate business growth. He/ She will be responsible for developing internal organisation structures, as well as day to day management of operating spend so as to improve cost efficiencies. The COO will also have leadership responsibilities over treasury/ trade finance functions including establishing and maintaining bankers’ relationships.

    The successful candidate must have a degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accountancy, with 10-15 years of leadership experience within oil/ energy trading companies. You must also possess an excellent working knowledge of MTM and Trading P&L in oil trading, along with expert understanding of trade finance and treasury in the context of oil trading. As there are significant interactions with counterparties/ stakeholders based in China, fluency in Mandarin is essential. You will also have a proven track record managing diverse teams across the region, with a hands-on approach to problem-solving with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    To apply, please submit your resume to Ailing Huang at, quoting the job title and reference number AH17731. We regret that only successful shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    Licence No: 16S8060

    Registration no: R1104181