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Director / Head of Grains Trading – Asia

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: $250000 - $350000 per annum
  • Job reference: STS.ANOA
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Sales and Trading
  • Date posted: 12/07/2017
Director / Head of Grains Trading – Asia. (Wheat, barley, soybeans, corn etc) Agricultural commodities, Physical, Cash, Derivatives, Sales SE Asia, Purchasing, Selling. Location; Asia - Singapore:

 

We are currently working with a substantial commodities agri-trading and food business, based in Singapore, who are seeking a self-motivated Director of grains trading to join and lead their operations in Singapore. The candidate would be responsible for shaping the business strategy, providing growth to meet target objectives and managing a team to deliver profits by trading a range of agri-commodities mainly across grains and oilseeds into South East Asia. The candidate should have a good knowledge of this market and should have some key selling / trading experience.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Director / Trading Manager - Senior Agricultural Commodity Trader
  • (Wheat, Barley, Soybeans, Corn, Pulses, Lentils, Oilseeds By-Products
  • Range of good industry contacts / manufactures
  • Manage customer / supplier relationships
  • Container & Bulk freight spend management encompassing freight negotiation with carriers & freight forwarders (including worldwide cross trade)
  • Manage a book to develop a positive P+L together with existing team and develop presence across the SE Asian markets.
  • Driving sales into SE Asia
  • Have destination management experience
  • Be prepared for travelling to drive business forward.
  • Strong physical commodity knowledge
  • Consolidation of futures/options (hedging) of daily trade position for all grain traders for volatility risk management.
  • Marketing, Merchandising, Sales and Purchases from origin (worldwide basis)
  • Good understanding of global grains market.
  • Ability to lead, develop, train and motivate staff.
  • Proven risk taker and decision maker.
 

Skills & Attributes
  • Highly numerate, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build long term sustainable relationships.
  • Be willing to be based in Singapore
  • Must Speak English, any additional Asian language will be a plus as you will be dealing with the APAC region.
  • 10 + years of Experience
 
Director / Head of Grains Trading – Asia. (Wheat, barley, soybeans, corn etc) Agricultural commodities, Physical, Cash, Derivatives, Sales SE Asia, Purchasing, Selling. Location; Asia - Singapore:

 

This role will offer a talented and experienced grains trading manager the chance to develop their career with a leading agri food company based in Singapore. Candidates applying for the role should be entrepreneurial in nature, hard working, and initiative driven.

 
To apply please send a word copy of your resume to;

apply.a33ho1ggmja@selbyjennings.aptrack.co.uk
www.selbyjennings.com
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