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01/03 Shikha
Senior Manager at Edge Search

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AVP/VP - Trader - Agri Business (6-14 yrs)

Ahmedabad/Delhi NCR/Mumbai Job Code: 897310


JOB DESCRIPTION - Agricultural Commodities - Agri Commodities - Agro Commodities

We are looking for a knowledgeable, experienced and self-driven individual who is confident and capable towards deliver & attainment of the common organizational goals and seek long term wealth creation.

As a - Senior Trader of Agri business, the candidate will be responsible for introducing, establishing and managing all aspects of Agri business in the company, encompassing a 360-degree Supply Chain gamut around the said trade & industry.


- The candidate should be highly ethical and strongly desires to establish and scale up the entire business.

- Team Player with an entrepreneurial predisposition and strong interpersonal skills.

- Intellectually strong with high levels of energy

- The person should be dynamic to be able to figure out and implement the best practices and systems for a rapidly scaling business on a going forward basis.


- Experienced in running a sizeable trading portfolio at a large & reputed organization (MNC/Indian)

- Can device Trade-strategies for an exponential growth plan.

- Equally strong in Proprietary, Merchant and Structured Trade.

- Manage Business Development, essentially handling Procurement and Sales across India and overseas locations

- Running and overseeing the total Agri book, in terms of procurement, allocation, sales, warehousing, etc.

- Driving profitability of the business with high level of risk-optimization.

- Building a steady sales and distribution network with producers, processors, consumers, traders and other market participants, across the entire value chain, throughout the country and cross-geographies.


- Understanding of imports and exports in terms of exposures in international markets.

- Strong understanding of the physical and futures markets in India and overseas.

- Strong relationships and network with the leading sources and counterparties across the entire value chain in India and overseas.

- Manage and expand relationships in the value chain across the country and overseas market

- Ideal candidate should have knowledge of RISK Mitigation, HEDGING Techniques (Commodity & Forex), Commodity Exchange related activities (including physical delivery handing).

- Sharp negotiation experience in handling and finalizing Buy / Sell transactions.

- Target commodities: Grains (Cereals, Lentils & Legumes) like Rice, Wheat, Pulses, etc.; Cotton, Sugar, Soyabean, Palm Oil, Coffee/Cocoa, Spices, Dry Fruits.

- Knowledge of Contract Management.

- Should have hands on experience in Custom Rules/ Shipping Rules, Country wise Import-Export Duties, etc.

- Hands-on knowledge of Documentation & Operations.


- Additional Knowledge of Arbitration, ALGO Trading and HFT [High Frequency (Commodity) Trading] at exchanges.

- Technical Technical analysis of Agro Commodity with the help of Technical Software (if any).

- Good working knowledge of Trading using Bloomberg or any similar proprietary &/or open source/ platform like NCDEX, CBOT, NYMEX, etc.

- Analysis of Commodity market by applying various Fundamental, Analytical &/or Technical Tools.

- Updating on the FII Activities.

- Analyzing and monitoring various economic factors affecting the industry & markets.


- Postgraduate and/ or MBA or equal qualification from premium university and/or Business schools with a proven track record,

- Preference will be given to candidates who done education in agriculture studies.

- Practical Computer Proficiency of the best in latest times.

LOCATION: New Delhi, Ahmedabad &/or Mumbai


- Entrepreneurial Platform to establish and grow with one of the fastest growing and expanding, Singapore head quartered, Multi Commodity Trading Company.

- Combination of fixed compensation and performance-linked bonuses as per market standards along with highly potential long-term wealth creation opportunity.


Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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