Head of Iron Derivatives Trading

Location Singapore
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freddie Ricks

Contact email: freddie.ricks@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2250
Published: about 1 month ago

Head of Iron Ore Derivatives Trading

A leading prop and physical trading house is actively seeking a Head of Iron Ore Derivatives Trading to spearhead speculative activities. This pivotal role requires an individual with a proven track record in derivatives trading, particularly within the iron ore market.


  • Lead and oversee all aspects of iron ore derivatives trading for speculative purposes.
  • Develop and implement trading strategies to capitalize on market opportunities and maximize profitability.
  • Utilize quantitative analysis and risk management techniques to optimize trading performance.
  • Build and manage a team of traders, providing guidance and mentorship to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Foster relationships with counterparties and stakeholders to enhance trading opportunities and market presence.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory developments, and industry news to inform trading decisions and strategies.


  • Extensive experience in derivatives trading, with a focus on the iron ore market.
  • Proven track record of success in speculative trading, with a deep understanding of market dynamics and trading strategies.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and make informed trading decisions.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively manage a team and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field; advanced degree or professional certifications are a plus.