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Sr. Commodity Researcher

Date:  02-May-2021
Country:  Singapore
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.


Product Information


In Commodity Financial Services, Olam operates a quantitative fund management business and a risk management solutions business.
Under the name of Invenio Asset Management Pte Ltd, it combines insights in commodity markets and quantitative research capabilities to build proprietary trading strategies, which cover several themes such as trend, term structure, mean reversion, risk parity, quanta mental and value investing to capture a range of market opportunities across the globe. 
It currently manages internal capital and runs various investment programmes, trading multi-asset portfolios in more than 13 exchanges worldwide. Olam’s Risk Management Solutions business provides customised solutions to producers and customers in the agricultural commodity sector.

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a (Senior) Commodity Researcher to lead the effort of building fundamental driven quantitative strategies for our Global Commodity Trading Program. Global Commodity Trading program is a multi-strategy trading program investing in global commodity futures markets across all the commodity sectors (agriculture, energy, and metals), and across all the major exchanges e.g. CBOT, ICE, LME etc with holding periods of 2-12 days. The candidate we are looking for is of very high calibre, detail oriented and passionate about commodity research.




  • Academic degree in the related fields like economics, finance, econometrics, agronomy, and so on


  • More than 5 years of research experience in one or multiple commodity sectors, i.e., agriculture, energy, metals sectors and so on


  • Ability to communicate about technical subjects in an articulated manner


  • Team player and ability to guide and lead junior colleagues


  • Experience in quantitative techniques, coding, and statistics is a plus

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.

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