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Trader - Kyiv

Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  International Trading

Kyiv, Kyiv, UA

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agri-business, we provide an increasingly important service across the food and beverage supply chain.

About our team

The world is growing at an unprecedented rate. As the population climbs, food demand will surge. With operations in grains and oilseeds in Australia, Canada, China, India, Germany, New Zealand, Singapore, UK and Ukraine, GrainCorp is an accomplished and diverse business partner operating at scale in a vital industry.

And our people are central members of an international taskforce steeping up to meet that challenge.

About the role

We’re seeking an experienced Trader to join our Kyiv office. Reporting to the COO and partnering closely with our Singapore trading office, you will:

  • Grow trading to destination markets for Ukrainian crops
  • Broaden the customer base of Ukrainian origin
  • Participate in the development of trading and risk strategies 
  • Maintain strong internal and external relationship
  • Deliver on financial targets of the business within company trading risk policy
  • Analyse, identify and implement commodity trading strategies through fundamental analysis and appropriate risk vs. reward.

About your experience

Our ideal candidate is an experienced trader within physical grains and oilseed commodity and futures markets. You should have fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian languages. 

Additionally, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, economics, agriculture or other relevant discipline
  • Strong technical analytical skills within commodity trading, detail orientated aptitude and a high degree of accuracy
  • Knowledge of Asian, European and Middle East grain consumers and market and culture
  • Experience in the origination and sales of Black Sea and European grains and oilseeds
  • International commodity contract terms, management and sales experience
  • Strong understanding of grain logistics and global supply and demand and how to maximise returns within the market using that knowledge
  • Strong commercial experience and negotiation skills and manage disputes.

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake background checks.

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.