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Commercial Director - Grains Trading

1on1 HR Consulting

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP949-421

Job description / Role

As a Commercial Director, you will develop and execute commodity trading strategy and policy for the company.

Your responsibilities include:
- Manage and ensure a smooth run workflow of purchase, sales, export of grains (wheat, corn, soybean, soybean meal, barley, sunflower, DDGS, con gluten, sugar), shipping, trading and execution of contracts including insurance contracts.
- Construct marketing plans, conduct purchase operations according to best market conditions & market data.
- Open and penetrate new markets for buying and selling.
- Enlarge commodity portfolio.
- Develop statistical models and systems to facilitate electronic trading of futures and options derivatives.
- Develop business plan for the sector.
- Secure deals with new clients.
- Monitor performance of targeted workloads on the time specified & develop second line successors.


- A Bachelor's degree with focus on Economics, Finance and Commerce.
- Minimum fifteen years experience working with the commodities (wheat, corn, soybean, soybean meal, barley, sunflower, DDGS, con gluten, sugar) markets in trading room risk, valuation and/or risk monitoring with large financial institution.
- Experience in buying and export of commodities to the Middle East and Africa region.
- Working with related brokering field (marine, oil or shipping industry).
- Proven track record of purchasing management, planning top level negotiations with international suppliers.

About the Company

Built on the philosophy of \'Right Process, Right People, Right Results, 1on1 HR Consulting is an boutique Recruitment and HR Consulting firm based in Dubai which focuses on all elements of HR processes and practice across all sectors within the GCC region.

Our highly experienced and skilled staff will work 1on1 to provide flexible and tailor made Recruitment and HR solutions for your individual requirements, whether you are a large corporate company, a small to medium enterprise, a start up business or you are individually seeking consulting for your personal career growth.

We are proud to say that both our corporate and individual clients value our thorough and practical approach to sourcing and selecting top talent. Our experienced team use a specific method of recruitment which includes tailored behavioral interview techniques created for each individual roles to properly analyse and assess the suitability and quality of the candidates that we provide to our clients.

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