Metal Trader

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

Contact email: freddie.ricks@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2232
Published: about 2 months ago

Company Overview: The prestigious financial institution invites individuals to join its global presence with a specialization in trading derivatives across diverse asset classes. With a focus on metals trading encompassing both base and precious metals, the institution operates a dynamic trading desk engaged in proprietary trading, flow trading, and market-making activities. As the institution continues to expand its trading operations, it seeks a talented and experienced Derivative Trader to join the team and contribute significantly to driving trading performance and profitability.

Position Summary: The institution is in search of a skilled and motivated Derivative Trader with expertise in metals trading to become part of its trading desk. The selected candidate will assume responsibility for executing proprietary trading strategies, managing flow trading activities, and acting as a market maker in base and precious metals derivatives markets. This role presents an exciting opportunity for individuals to utilize their trading skills and market knowledge to enhance the institution's trading operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Executes proprietary trading strategies in base and precious metals derivatives markets to generate trading profits and optimize trading performance.
  • Manages flow trading activities by executing client orders and providing liquidity in metals derivatives markets.
  • Acts as a market maker, quoting prices and providing liquidity to market participants in base and precious metals derivatives markets.
  • Monitors market conditions, analyzes market data, and identifies trading opportunities in metals derivatives markets.
  • Develops and implements trading models, algorithms, and risk management strategies to optimize trading performance and manage risk.
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders, including risk management, technology, and operations teams, to ensure smooth execution of trading activities.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with counterparties, brokers, and market participants to facilitate trading activities and access market liquidity.
  • Stays abreast of regulatory developments, industry trends, and best practices in metals trading.