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Crude Trader

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

What awaits you.

 

We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do. We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to addressing the dual challenge facing society today: to meet the world’s growing demand for energy while reducing environmental impacts, including the risk of climate change.


We continue to expand our trading business, transitioning to a global trading organization. To further capitalize on commercial insights, we are rapidly building our trading, origination & analytical capabilities to capture new assets and enter new market areas in the US. We are looking for passionate individuals with an entrepreneurial mind-set to drive change in our business.


The current opportunity is for an experienced Crude Trader, to join our team, as part of ExxonMobil’s Spring Texas campus. 


The closing date for this role is Friday 1st October 2021.

What role would you play within our team.

 

If successful you will be an integral part of the Crude and Condensate Trading Team, developing trading strategies that manage the flexibility within our own portfolio, as well as increase the value of our assets and portfolio positions. You will act as a key interface in the market offering trading / hedging solutions, in addition to interacting constantly with our operations and analytics team in the evaluation of portfolio risk and valuation of flexibility. The key deliverables include:

 

  • Developing commercial strategies for optimal sales and purchases 
  • Optimizing our portfolio of structured products through effective implementation of  trading strategies and VaR utilization 
  • Taking a proactive role in business development, seeking out and evaluating market tenders to capture new business
  • Facilitating entry into new markets, leveraging knowledge of illiquid markets and broker contacts 
  • Ensuring trading activity is in compliance with internal risk governance policies/procedures, and is accurately captured in trade reporting infrastructure (i.e. position reporting, trade bookings & settlement)
  • Providing insights to our Analytics team to continuously improve trading applications and fundamental analysis 

Who are we looking for.

 

To be eligible for this role, you must:

 

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree, combined with Crude trading experience.
  • Have a clear focus on physical trading, with additional knowledge / experience of derivatives.
  • Have experience in new market entry and origination
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to establish broker/asset contacts to generate new business opportunities
  • Have a track record of positive P&L
  • Possess a deep understanding of risk management 
  • Have strong commercial acumen, an entrepreneurial mind-set, analytical/IT skills, and take accountability for your results and contributions to the team   
  • Possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Have fluent English language skills (written and spoken), with additional language skills being desirable

 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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