Head of Trading Desk/Chemicals Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Selby Jennings

Title: Head of Trading Desk/Chemicals

Company: Selby Jennings

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Finance, Sales

Position:  Head of Trading Desk (Chemicals based


To build a specialized trading desk within the existing business. The role is aimed en individuals who already have P&L responsibility for their own desk in their organizations. Middle East and Africa offers an opportunity for the right profile to pick a market and products relevant to the market and grow.


Physical trading (aromatics, methanol, healthcare chemicals, gen trading chemicals, glycols, lubricants, oilfield chemicals and personal care) Developing and building new businesses across all territories Maintain a good P&L track record Prepare own analysis and charts and perform own market ┬áto hedge and use derivatives Daily monitoring of open trading positions to ensure risk management and credit limit exposures are in line with company’s risk policies and procedures Add success and profitability


At least 10 years of industry experience in trading of above materials Good network in the chemical segment and chemical customer portfolio Possess own materials book and ready to generate profits Positive working attitude with initiative to identify potential opportunities and develop new business. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strong network with producers, suppliers and buyers Strong understanding of the global chemical and specialty materials space Extensive knowledge in logistics, distribution, handling and storage involved in trading Strong Numerical & Analytical Skills Willing to be based in Dubai


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