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Wheat Volatility Trader, Dubai

Redstone Commodity Search
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
January 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a commodity trading house seeking a wheat volatility trader for their desk in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Responsible for managing a portfolio focused on wheat derivatives and options

• Proprietary trading on international exchanges (MATIF, CBOT, etc) through volatility-based and options strategies

• Market making on wheat options and exotic / OTC structures

• Managing risk and portfolio Greeks

• Reports to Trading Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

• 4-5 years’ experience trading agricultural commodity derivatives, preferably with a focus on wheat

• Experience trading vol-based strategies, such as volatility arbitrage is essential

• Strong understanding of options (vanilla, exotic and OTC structures) and Greeks

• Buyside or proprietary trading experience would be preferred

• Located in Dubai (happy to relocate)

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If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.