Commodities, Trading: currently 53 jobs.The latest job was posted on 23 Feb 19.
Commodities - Trading
Commodities can be classified into four major categories- energy, metals, livestock and meat, and agriculture. Commodities trading jobs deal with the trade of these primary commodities as opposed to manufactured goods. The firms generally look for professionals with experience in the field.
efinancialcareers.co.uk has a good list of trading jobs for those seeking a career in commodities trading. You can work as a logistics and certification manager, power trader, settlement analyst, oil trader, senior structurer etc. Skills such as good understanding of the market flow, administrating and management are some of the basic requirements for this role. A good trader should have both - generic knowledge of financial products (as derivatives are involved), and detailed idea of the specific commodity he deals in.
Some cities with job opportunities in commodities are London, Zurich, Dusseldorf, New York, Houston, Edinburgh, Glasgow etc. The top recruiters include Butlers Wells, Selby Jennings Commodities, Hays Banking, and Goodman Masson etc.
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