Environmental Products Originator

Shell - Singapore - Metropolis

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Job ID 54898BR

The role is as a frontline originator.  You will be expected to grow the desk’s access to customers and counterparties and work alongside colleagues to build a profitable trade book through obtaining desired short and medium term exposures, especially optionality.  Given the pace of market developments, you will need to be agile, adaptive and possessed of a strong work ethic. You will primarily be responsible for meeting targets for Gross Margin, with an emphasis on material and sustainable contributions. You will be working in a rapidly evolving business area, often in challenging regulatory and legal environments. 

The role will require you to:
• Grow materially the gross margin from direct customer & counterparty deals in the Asia Pacific Carbon markets.  The customer base will include entities from the aviation, commercial & industrial, utility, transport and forestry sectors.
• Build strong relationships with counterparts, such that they become sources of liquidity, margin and structure.  These counterparts will include trading houses, banks and major compliance entities with active trading teams.
• Create innovative structured products in response to demand and changing market conditions, and work with internal stakeholders to get necessary approvals.
• Analyse fundamental, technical and sentiment attributes within Asia Pacific environmental markets to develop and implement profitable trading strategies.
• Maintain close links with other market participants such as brokers, exchanges and market regulators.
• Manage exposures arising from Shell’s own compliance position in the Asia Pacific markets.
• Be able to manage exposures in an illiquid market, which includes making markets in spot, forwards and timespreads.
• Follow best practices in the execution of trades in the market and management of residual risks.
• Provide input and insights into the generation of proprietary trading strategies.
• Ensure that all desk activities comply with financial and market regulations, as well as Shell’s compliance manual.

You will be a part of a Global team of capable and motivated individuals and as such, will benefit from the ability to work and form relationships with a diverse set of individuals. The position calls for a self-motivated, entrepreneurial and responsible individual with the ability to perform well under pressure and with limited direct supervision.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jul 23, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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