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Trader

Date:  16-Feb-2021
Country:  Netherlands
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

Edible Oil

We source and produce edible oils to meet our customers’ needs. Our portfolio includes palm, soybean and sunflower oils.
Our sourcing, refining, blending, bottling, distribution and supply chain capabilities serve the retail, food manufacturing, food service and personal care sectors. Combined with our advanced risk management expertise and tools we are able to help manage supply and risk for customers across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

Job Description

We source and produce edible oils to meet our customers’ needs. Our portfolio includes palm, soybean and sunflower oils.

Our sourcing, refining, blending, bottling, distribution and supply chain capabilities serve the retail, food manufacturing, food service and personal care sectors. Combined with our advanced risk management expertise and tools we are able to help manage supply and risk for customers across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

The ideal candidate has experience to manage commercial risks of a physical supply chain business, including commodity price risk management and trading, commercial supply chain management. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a big impact to our Trading team by driving revenue and developing key markets in Europe.

 

Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for the physical trading of relevant softs/Ags products which include Biofuel, Rapeseed oil across the global markets.
  • Strong in-depth knowledge & understanding of interplay of rapeseed oil complex and linkages with biodiesel, relationships within various Methyl Esters and biodiesel margin dynamics with various feedstocks
  • Targeting and developing new markets for potential business and expanding network of suppliers and customers
  • Keep up to date with market intelligence, price changes and supply and demand models through monitoring trends and market conditions to help identify new business opportunities
  • Working closely with supporting teams in operations and shipping to ensure excellent supply chain management and delivery of products
  • Build new and maintain existing relationships with suppliers and customers in relevant markets
  • Reports into Vice President

Operational Effectiveness

  • Develop models and trading strategies for crush, time & inter product spread trading.
  • Manage grains books within the Agri-commodity fund.
  • Existing contacts within commodity derivatives end-users and the ability to rapidly build a book of counterparties from industry contacts
  • Active participation and sharing inputs for developing investment strategies across all Agri commodities.

Requirements

  • 7+ years experience in physical trading of relevant softs/ags/biofuels products across Europe markets
  • Proven track record of consistently delivering positive PnL.
  • Strong knowledge of softs/ags markets and insights in the supply and demand dynamics
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 

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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