Ref : AFMJD35319 FFA/Freight Derivatives Trader - Singapore

On behalf of our client, which is rapidly-growing international shipping and chartering company based in Singapore, we are looking for a dynamic, experienced, high-calibre FFA/Freight Derivatives Trader to enable further growth of its business.


  • Set up and develop a profitable FFA Trading book across global markets
  • Manage and execute FFA trading of own FFA book as a profit centre beside hedging responsibilities for the company's operated vessels.
  • Provide reliable advice on risk and market opportunities, analyze market trends and facilitate a data driven discussion with both the Chartering team as well as with senior management and facilitate dry bulk FFA derivative trading needs.
  • Provide regular market insights and signals in the derivative market to compile a deeper analysis and foundation for an active overall trading and chartering strategy to the management.
  • Collect, understand and structure regional and global market intelligence from the Chartering team and monetize this understanding in the FFA market.
  • Engage relevant Chartering personnel to achieve a high level of knowledge sharing and collective buy-in of the performance of the joint trading book for hedging.


  • University degree in International business / Trading or any discipline
  • Minimum 5 years Trading experience focusing on FFA's, preference will be given for those who have Dry Bulk Trading experience
  • Good understanding of the paper market combined with excellent analytical skills and solid business acumen. Able to utilize these skills and knowledge to add perspective in the current setup
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent reporting skills and the ability to work independently
  • Self-starter, pro-active, attentive to detail, well-organized and self-motivated
  • Able to thrive in an international fast pace environment and to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in MS word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook
  • Familiar to work in multi-national culture.

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