Sales & Trading Executive

Vance Group Ltd| Date Posted: 21-Oct-2020
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Position Level:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description


  • Source for, negotiate and procure feedstocks, raw materials and chemicals
  • Grow customer channels, negotiate prices and sell the company’s products
  • Develop new suppliers / customers and create new trading flows for the business
  • Draft, negotiate and manage commercial contracts from start to completion
  • Resolve disputes on quality, damages, claims, contracts, etc. to the satisfaction of internal and external stakeholders
  • Gather market information and knowledge to support the decision-making/strategies of the trading team and management
  • Keep up to date with trends and developments in the oils and fats market
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with business partners
  • Maintain supply to production sites in coordination with operational requirements
  • Work with Production and Logistics departments to coordinate production and delivery/shipment schedule
  • Work with Production and Quality Control departments on ensuring required product specifications are met




  • Diploma/Business Degree in Marketing or related discipline, with minimum 3 years’ experience in physical trading role within the palm oil, oleochemical, energy, petrochemical, or commodities industry
  • Good knowledge of pricing structure, hedging/risk management, inventory management, contract terms and physical trading
  • Proficient in MS Office applications especially Excel
  • Strong communication skills in both English and Chinese will be required to liaise with Chinese-speaking counter-parties
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and persevering
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates strong sense of initiative with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Meticulous and takes strong pride in the quality of one’s work
  • Results-oriented and able to abide by tight deadlines with a strong sense of responsibility


Please email your resume, cover letter and academic certificates to [Click Here to Email Your Resume].  Please include current and expected salary, notice period and reasons for leaving current or past employment.

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Vance Group Ltd