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Trader - Live Stock

Date:  21 Sep 2023
Country:  USA
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable


About Olam Agri

Olam Agri is a market leading, differentiated food, feed and fibre agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities and deep understanding of market needs built over 33 years. With a strong presence in high-growth emerging markets and products across grains & oilseeds, animal feed & protein, rice, edible oils, specialty grains & seeds, cotton, wood products, rubber and commodity financial services, Olam Agri is at the heart of global food and agri-trade flows with more than 40 million MT in volume traded annually. Focused on transforming food, feed and fibre for a more sustainable future, it aims at creating value for customers, enable farming communities to prosper sustainably and strive for a food-secure future. Olam Agri Holdings Pte. Ltd., which holds the Olam Agri business, is a 64.6% owned indirect subsidiary of Olam Group. 35.4% of OAHPL is owned by SALIC International Investment Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olam Agri’s strategic partner The Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Company.


Job Description

The incumbent should have proven experience as a “self starter” with a strong element of dynamism and the ability to move fast and get things done. Being able to objectively assess the risk and manage the same promptly is a key pre-requisite for the individual. He should have the stature and the maturity that commands the respect of his peers.

The candidate shall be

  • Part of the Prop Desk within the Grains and Live Stock business unit at Olam Agri.
  • Responsible for managing a derivative trading book within the Agricultural complex with focus on the Live stock complex.


  • Have run a prop book trading the corn derivatives market for at least 3-4 years & a good P&L record.
  • Have 10-12 years of trading (physicals and futures) experience in the oilseeds complex.
  • Have very good knowledge & insights into the Live stock industry and its supply and demand dynamics.
  • Work closely with research, regional traders and country managers to develop and execute proprietary derivative trading strategies to capitalize on market movements/volatility and arbitrage opportunities.
  • Perform market analysis and trends to keep abreast of competitive landscape.
  • Maintain a pulse on the competition and identify new areas of opportunity for growth.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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