Junior Grains and/or Oilseed Trader

Posted Date about 1 month ago
Location Dubai
Discipline FMCG
Job Reference 30768
Salary 0.0

Our client a new and dynamic international trading company with focus in grains and vegetable oils is looking to expand its footprint in EMEA and MENA with the addition of a junior grains and/or oilseeds trader to be based in Dubai, UAE.

 

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for physical trading of agricultural products (soybean, corn, oilseeds, wheat, rice, meals etc.) into EMEA and MENA countries
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with producers and customers in the international agricultural space, purchasing and selling grain products into EMEA and MENA countries (in bulk and containers)
  • Monitor trends and grain market conditions to identify potential business opportunities and keep up to date with market insight, price changes and supply/demand models to increase physical trading opportunities
  • Knowledge of hedging and futures instruments
  • Work closely with logistics, operations and supply chain staff to ensure safe shipment and transportation of grain/wheat products

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in trading or merchandising agricultural commodities
  • Knowledge of international agricultural/grain markets as well as the life cycle of sales contracts and logistics/operations aspect
  • Solid understanding of creating and implementing risk management strategies
  • Positive proven track record of profitability and building business relationships with grain producers/end users in the EMEA and MENA region
  • Proven network and portfolio of customers in the EMEA and MENA region