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Sales Trader

Date:  19 Sep 2023
Country:  Singapore
Function:  Risk
Sub-Function:  Risk

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

Olam Agri is a leading agribusiness 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.

The RMS (Risk Management Solutions) business provides bespoke structured solutions to address our clients’ hedging requirements across the agricultural commodities complex.


Key Deliverables

  • Be responsible for the marketing and sales of risk management solutions by conducting visits, client seminars, calls and follow-ups.
  • Stay up to date on markets dynamics by reading market reports. Maintaining industry relationships and liaising with RMS colleagues in other geographies and with internal physical business units
  • Provide complex structured, exotic and vanilla risk management hedging solutions to both internal and external clients.
  • Be responsible for daily sales execution of agricultural derivatives and post-trade follow up;


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business Management / Masters degree in Finance or Business Management
  • Based in Singapore
  • Experience in the agricultural derivatives / brokerage market in Asia
  • Experience interacting with Asian agricultural industry companies
  • Salesmanship acumen and sales track record

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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