Oil Trader (Cross-Barrel)

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

Contact email: freddie.ricks@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2131
Published: 4 months ago

Our client stands as a powerhouse in the trading realm, armed with a robust network and unparalleled market insights. This is your chance to be at the forefront of their expansion, shaping the trajectory of oil trading activities in West Africa.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Desk Establishment: Lead the establishment of an oil trading desk from scratch, leveraging your entrepreneurial flair.

  2. Market Penetration: Capitalize on existing strong flow and network to drive trading activities in the West African market.

  3. Back-to-Back Trading: Engage in entrepreneurial, back-to-back trading, optimizing opportunities and mitigating risks.

  4. Relationship Building: Strengthen and expand the client's network within the West African oil sector, fostering strategic partnerships.

  5. Risk Management: Implement effective risk management strategies, ensuring sustainable and profitable trading operations.


  • Proven experience as an Oil Trader with a strong network in the West African market.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, eager to establish and lead a trading desk from inception.
  • Back-to-back trading experience, demonstrating adaptability and strategic thinking.
  • In-depth understanding of the dynamics and challenges of the West African oil market.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment.