Junior Trader

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400051

Company: Bunge




Business Title: AM- Oil Trading                                                                                                Effective Date:                                   

Global Job Title: Junior Trader                                                                                                 Reports to (position):                        

Global Function:                                                                           Global Department:                                                                                                                           




Role Purpose Statement (Write a brief statement regarding the objective of the position and why it exists):


The Trader will handle a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quality and cost. In this role, you will focus on managing risk and trading Veg Oils complex to provide additional value to the business and will be responsible for your team's performance. You will deliver the results via collaboration with Global Oil Value Chain (GOVC), BIPL Foods and other stakeholder groups across the organization


Main Accountabilities (List 6-8 major areas of responsibilities in order of importance, and purpose of these activities:


  • Trade Veg oils with a focus on flat cash, premiums, freight.
  • Coordinate trading efforts across the risk management trading desks to create joint product optimizations or swap opportunities that meet the multifaceted needs of our customers and our internal trading.
  • Analyze markets including regional S/D's & Trade Flows, be accountable for generating insights and spotting trend changes on supply & demand.
  • Manage customer account developments with emphasis on priority customers, develop deep understanding of customer strategies and manage counterparty risk exposure.
  • Coordinate the value chain to fulfill customer needs and resolve issues.
  • Responsible for all risk management of business transactions
  • Participate actively in the business plan preparation and trading strategy
  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit managers to ensure efficient execution.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers, and business counterparts to develop business solutions to meet their needs.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Impact/Dimensions (Describe the strategic impact of the role / Using dollars and/or numbers, list the pertinent statistics of the position which clarify major areas of impact.  Examples are: # of employees supervised, annual budget, annual sales/revenue):




Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (Measurable outcomes that the position contributes to):




Major Opportunities and Decisions (Describe the more difficult and/or complex challenges or opportunities and decisions faced in doing work, improving processes or meeting customer needs.  Where must position focus to be successful?):




Management/Leadership (Describe the level of management and leadership skills required for the role. Identify key specialties, technical and knowledge areas necessary to accomplish responsibilities and desired results):




Key Relationships, Stakeholders & Interfaces (External & Internal):




Knowledge and Technical Competencies (Identify knowledge and specific technical competencies to accomplish the desired end results.  Some examples are licenses & certifications and knowledge and abilities):



Note: For behavior competencies please refer to the Bunge Leadership Model

Education/Experience (Identify types and length of education and experience needed to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to accomplish the desired end results.  Some examples are education & training, and years of experience):


  • MBA degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of trading experience, including all required regulatory training
  • Good knowledge of the Oilseeds & Vegetable Oils complex.
  • Counterparty risk management knowledge and experience of payment terms and freight forwarding
  • Organizational skills as relates to S/D analysis, logistics, p/l reconciliation, etc.
  • Understanding of options and commodity derivatives
  • Good English language communication skills and computer skills, full domain of Microsoft office

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