• £120000 - £180000 per annum
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Singapore
  • 26 Jan 18

Head of Trading - Non-Ferrous - Senior Refined Metals Trader - Singapore

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: £120000 - £180000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

Head of Trading – Non-Ferrous / Base Metals – Copper, Ali and other refined metals– Senior Metals Trader – Singapore:

Head of Trading – Non-Ferrous / Base Metals – Copper, Ali and other refined metals– Senior Metals Trader – Singapore:

Key Responsibilities

  • Physical trading of base metals / primary aluminium, zinc and nickel – other base metals experience would be beneficial.
  • Work with the rest of the base metals team to develop the company’s presence in Singapore and develop business across South East Asia, Korea and Japan.
  • Hedge daily price and spread risk.
  • Collaborate with the logistics, freight and operations teams.
  • Reports into the Managing Director.
  • Company structure is pretty flat and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and accountability.
  • Deal analysis, pricing and contracting for all base metals.
  • Handling customers through purchase to sales in all aspects of business, i.e. marketing, visiting, quality checking, pricing, negotiation for purchase & sales, managing contract, payments & profit calculation.
  • Efficient with L/C documentation, payment terms.
  • Business Development – create new markets for the company and increase regional market share/annual sales volume. 


  • At least 10+ years of working experience in a global trading company with offices in the US, London, Switzerland, Singapore and China, preferably a focus in refined metals into South East Asia.
  • Strong network in procurement and sourcing globally.
  • Ability to manage teams and having full accountability for P&L with strong and consistent results.
  • Strong ability in managing client relationships, negotiating power, closing skills & presentation skills.
  • Open to working from their Singapore office

This role will offer a talented and experienced senior base metals physical trader the chance to develop their career with a leading trading house based in Singapore. Candidates applying for the role should be entrepreneurial in nature, hard-working, and initiative driven.

To apply please send a word copy of your CV to: