Metals Trader

May 14, 2024

Metals Trader


  • Standard / Permanent
  • Singapore
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Job Description & Requirements

As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance.

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

• BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
• BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
• Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
• BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

More information
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes

Award Obtained
BNPP has won Top employer Europe award in a 10th consecutive year

Position Purpose

Risk manage and make market for the metals trading books out of APAC. The role includes being the book runner for metal products in APAC. The role is accountable for risk taking, engagement in client franchise quoting, P&L reporting and management.

Key Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

  • Risk Management: Be aware of any risk that may arise in the day to day activities
  • Trading Book Budgets: Achieve individual budget and global book budgets. It is a team effort so also help the rest of the team to achieve theirs. Backing up and helping colleagues
  • Franchise: Always work trying to push the entire suite of products that CD can offer to our sales force and other interested teams. Work with Sales teams to develop new products where possible. Work on one off bespoke products for our key clients.
  • Electronic Platform: As Cortex CD continues to get better, please make sure you monitor and perform whatever duties are required to make this a first class platform.

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Contribute to Idea Generation and Market Color: Contribute to all conversations and meetings amongst colleagues or clients. Make sure you provide all views and opinions in a timely and concise manner.


Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)

  • Relevant experience in flow market making / risk management in commodity derivative instruments in a fast paced environment; high level of team collaboration.
  • Strong team player
  • Strong work ethic & good presentation capabilities
  • A practical understanding of a large Financial Institution’s organization and systems
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Analytical ability
  • Ability to develop and leverage networks
  • Ability to anticipate business / strategic evoluation
  • Ability to understand, explain and support changes