Commodities, Sales: currently 14 jobs.The latest job was posted on 22 Aug 17.
Commodities - Sales
A commodity market trades in primary rather than manufactured products. The commodities are divided into soft and hard. Soft commodities are agricultural products such as wheat, coffee, sugar and cocoa, whereas, hard commodities are mined products such as gold, rubber and oil. A number of commodity sales jobs are available on efinancialcareers.sg. Commodity markets can include either physical trading or derivatives trading using spot prices, forwards, futures, and options on futures.
Singapore serves as a business hub for natural resources, agriculture and oil companies due to its proximity to both, high demand and supply regions, and the availability of a spectrum of financial and logistics services.
A sales manager is responsible for implementing marketing strategies, analysing trends and results, establishing sales objectives by forecasting and maintaining sales volume, product mix, and selling price by keeping current with supply and demand, changing trends, economic indicators, and competitors. A successful sales manager should have strong quantitative analytical skills, clear understanding of the products offered, idea of the client’s needs, and ability to gauge market sentiments.
The top hiring companies in Singapore are Hays banking Singapore, Kerry Consulting, Argyll Scott Singapore Pte. Ltd and Cambrian Partners among others.