Oil Trader

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  • Sector:

    Trading, Origination and Sales

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  • Contact:

    Richard Tregarthen

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is an international fuel oil trading business and is a leading provider of customised hedging solutions for the management of price risk on fuel expenses. 

Combining in-depth knowledge of the oil markets, finance and transport, they trade the “entire barrel” of financial oil and oil-related products and help clients escape the uncertainties related to the volatile oil market.

Area of responsibility:    

  • Responsible for providing liquidity to customer flow and capturing bid/offer spread.
  • Actively working to cover the desks opening hours
  • Responsible for acting in accordance with instructions from Head of Trading, including proactively ensuring that no compliance breaches occurs.

Purpose of the position:            

  • Provide liquidity for customer flow and capturing bid/offer spread.
  • Co-manage risks and PnL in joint portfolio
  • Actively support Sales
  • Knowhow
  • Analysis
  • Sparing
  • Create and develop own portfolio in accordance with risk mandate
  • Develop tools and trading strategies that supports our flow business
  • Report trading activities to Head of Trading

Personal characteristics:    

  • 3 year professional experience in the oil market with a strong knowledge in Fuel Oil and a broader knowledge of the rest of the barrel
  • Adjustable/flexible
  • Working hours
  • Working area (trading not just one thing)
  • Location
  • Compliant
  • Creative
  • Determined
  • Ability to work on his/her own