Crude Oil Trader

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Crude Oil Trader

Job Title: Crude Oil Trader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: NJ10
Contact Name: Neil Jethwa
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Job Published: May 06, 2016 16:13

Job Description

This position will be working with a team of traders to identify, develop and execute crude oil trading strategies to generate profit, both regionally and globally as part of the Global Trading team. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the Singapore Crude Oil team realizing annual profit objectives
  • Pro-actively identify, develop and implement trading strategies to capture value from crude oil markets
  • Cultivate and enhance targeted counterparty relationships in order to expand market presence and increase trading potential
  • Negotiate with counterparty traders to successfully conclude crude oil transactions
  • Work with traders from  trading offices across the globe as part of the global trading teams
  • Accurately enter crude oil deals into our deal capture system
  • Work with mid and back-office support teams to ensure accurate reporting of positions
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of global crude oil trading activities
Key Requiements:
  • Bachelor's Degree of higher
  • 5+ years of energy industry experience, including at least 3+ years of crude oil trading experience
  • Possess entrepreneurial and strong negotiation skills
  • Comfortable trading in a "blank sheet of paper" environment
  • Experience trading crude oil in the Asia Pacific region, including PG and regional grades
  • Knowledge of global crude oil trade flows and understanding of arbitrage economics
  • Understand pricing and volume exposures and tools/strategies for managing risks
  • Knowledge of crude oil cargo operations and marine markets
  • Knowledge of regional crude oil logistics and terminals
  • Possess advanced computer spreadsheet skills
  • Results-oriented with ability to think and act decisively and independently under changing circumstances
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills especially with people of another business culture
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) with Korean, Mandarin, Hindi or other Indian dialect-speaking clients is beneficial and preferred

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