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Coal Trader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: $90000 - $130000 per annum
  • Job reference: JSMD
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Sales and Trading
  • Date posted: 28/12/2017
Senior Trader – Coal, Marketing, Energy, Origination, Import, Commodities, Location: Singapore (Asia) Salary: Highly Competitive: South East Asia Focus, Selling. Location; Based in Singapore / Jakarta

We are currently working with a well-established trading house based in Asia who is seeking an experienced physical coal trader to build their coal trading desk. This offers the opportunity for the incumbent to build up a business and play an impactful role within the company and lead the region. The position requires 10+ years working experience in related functions, mainly within physical coal and/or iron ore trading. Must have experience in emerging coal markets and have a strong network of clients. 


  • Physical coal trading experience across emerging Asian markets. Must have a proven track record / profitable experience trading the markets / established client base. 
  • Have a decent P&L record and can maintain a steady volume of business per month.
  • Fundamental analysis & exposure to risk management.
  • Help to grow, build and develop new business pipeline / market share across Asia.
  • Must be hard working, performance orientated and results driven. 
  • Fast thinking, excellent communicator, and a good negotiator. 
  • Exceptional team player.
  • Be willing to be based in Singapore/Jakarta. 
  • Hard working and committed, be prepared to go the extra mile.


  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in physical coal/iron ore trading functions.
  • Degree holder.
  • Competent in word, excel, PowerPoint. 
  • Good leadership, interpersonal & communication skills; a detailed and organized person who can work with “team”. 
  • Must speak English.

This role will offer a talented and experienced coal/iron ore trader a global marketing or business development manager the chance to develop their career with a leading physical commodities trading house based in Singapore / Jakarta. Candidates applying for the role should be entrepreneurial in nature, hard-working, and initiative driven.

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