Wholesale Trade is a key pillar to Singapore’s economy, with over 50,000 firms contributing to more than 320,000 jobs. It is one of Singapore’s largest and most diverse sector offering strong, growth opportunities for individuals seeking to develop expertise and specialisation in this field.
 
 

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Business Analyst/Market Research Analyst/Market Analyst
Business Analysts/Market Research Analysts/Market Analysts identify new opportunities by analysing data and market trends, providing insights for business development.

Job opportunities in these roles are expected to grow, driven by the increasing use of data and market research to make business decisions.
Trade Finance Analyst
Trade Finance Analysts review finance transaction reports and monitor credit facilities in trade processes. They also support the trade finance team responsible for operational activities relating to trade finance and dealings with financial institutions.

The increasing complexity of trading has made managing trade finance more challenging and important. More Trade Finance Specialists will be needed to navigate complex financial and regulatory landscape.
Trade Operator Executive
Trade Operator Executives ensure the smooth running of daily trade operations, processing orders from end-to-end. They are also responsible for storage and the delivery of products to clients.

Operations is a vital part in wholesale trade with good career prospects.
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FOR MID-CAREER WORKERS WITH EXPERIENCE
Commodities Trader
Commodities Traders engage in the buying and/or selling of commodities like oil, metals or other physical products to expand trade portfolios. They take on activities such as trade execution, monitoring of portfolio positions and management of trade relationships.

Singapore is a recognised commodity trading hub, home to over 80% of the world’s top trading companies. There are good opportunities for career growth within this sector.
Derivatives Trader
Derivatives Traders support commodity trading positions by hedging to mitigate commodity portfolio risks or strengthen trade portfolio by engaging in proprietary trading. Responsibilities include trade execution and monitoring of derivatives positions. They also support initiatives aimed at improving work processes and performance.

Singapore is a recognised commodity trading hub, home to over 80% of the world’s top trading companies. There are good opportunities for career growth within this sector.
Risk Manager
Risk Managers identify, analyse and mitigate all forms of enterprise risks, such as market, credit and operational risk, through the development of risk models. They also ensure risk controls are effective, provide research and analytical support for organisations.

As enterprises navigate a volatile and complex business environment, Risk Managers are constantly needed.
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FOR MID-CAREER WORKERS WITH NO EXPERIENCE
Marketing Assistant/Coordinator
Marketing Assistants/Coordinators carry out the organisation’s branding and digital marketing efforts from concept to reality. They work with in-house or external teams in executing promotional campaigns and communications across a variety of media.

As companies increasingly go digital, marketers who can navigate the digital landscape will be needed.
Procurement And Sourcing Assistant/Coordinator
Procurement and Sourcing Assistants/Coordinators prepare purchase orders and maintain records. They are also involved in selecting contractors by consolidating tender bids received from suppliers.

Coordinators play an important role in ensuring daily procurement activities proceed smoothly.
Sales Assistant/Coordinator
Sales Assistants/Coordinators drive sales for the organisation. They develop sales strategies, generate new sales opportunities and manage client relationships.

As markets become increasingly competitive, more talented sales professionals are needed.
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