CV Oil Trader / Chemical Feedstock Trader, Shell International Trading Middle East, UK & UAE
Oil Trader / Chemical Feedstock Trader, Shell International Trading Middle East, UK & UAE
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Location (Residence): Dubai, United Arab Emirates Citizenship:United Arab Emirates
English United Kingdom Other:
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Masters in Integrated design of chemical plants Years of Experience:
Authorized to work in: Tanzania, United Arab Emirates Present Location: UAE, Dubai Relocation: United States, Tanzania, United States
1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
I am currently working as a Naphtha Trader for a leading multinational oil company. I have nine years work experience in the Oil Industry. I have worked in the Upstream sector as a Reservoir and Formation Evaluation Field Engineer and more recently Downstream, specifically in the Supply and Trading of Petroleum Products.
I graduated with an honours degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds in 1999, and in 2000 completed a M.Sc. course in the Integrated Design of Chemical Plants.
Having pursued a technical discipline in my studies, my early career developed down a technical path. As part of my overall development, I always wanted to gain experience in a Commercial role, and I have now achieved this objective by having become an Oil Trader.
I am now seeking to further expand my experience in a challenging project management position in a dynamic company. I wish to join an organisation that welcomes initiative, dedication and demands excellence, in consistently meeting business objectives and exceeding standards. On a technical level, I have developed excellent logical analysis and problem-solving skills coupled with high numerical abilities. Furthermore my experiences have helped me build a range of personal skills including commercialism, communication and teamwork.
It would be my aim to take on any responsibilities entrusted to me in order to further broaden my skills within your organisation.
Please find attached for your perusal, a copy of my CV giving more detail about my skills and experience. I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
December 2007 Present
Company: Shell International Trading
Title: Chemical Feedstock Trader
Location: UK and UAE
Working as a Trader my main focus is on identifying commercially profitable oil trades and executing them in the most beneficial manner.
I spent nine months trading Condensate in Dubai and then moved to London for fourteen months to trade Naphtha in order to broaden my experience. I am currently in Dubai managing trading business development in East Africa for clean products.
Through extensive on the job training, I swiftly developed the competencies below to facilitate meeting the main job objectives:
§ I have enhanced my ability to analyse crude and products market movements and build a personal view on forward markets.
§ Working the arbitrage, running economics and handling risk management and exposure associated with the trades.
§ I have maintained and developed good relationships with most major producers, suppliers and customers covering the geographical area of Europe, East Africa and the Middle East.
§ Continuous outlook on the regional and global supply demand balance and monitoring its effect on oil price movements.
§ Contribute to the allocated global annual financial target and took part in building a profitable annual trading strategy.
§ Conclude deals in accordance with Shell policies, authorities and procedures. Have to work closely with legal and finance to ensure all liabilities and exposures are identified and binding between contractual counter parties.
§ Gaining an insight into refinery margins, their limitations and flexibilities.
§ Working in this role has continuously tested my ability to work under pressure and in handling success and disappointments.
I have attended the following courses as part of my personal development plan:
§ Negotiation Skills Workshop conducted by Simitri
§ International Oil Trading & Price Risk Management conducted by Invincible.
§ Fundamentals of Technical Analysis conducted by The Oxford Princeton Programme.
§ Options 1 Fundamentals of Energy Options conducted by The Oxford Princeton Programme.
June 2006 November 2007
Company: Shell International Trading Middle East LTD
Title: Fuel Oil Trading Operator
The objective of this role was to provide trading operations support to the Fuel Oil Trader in line with the company policies and procedures. I have met my assigned tasks by continuously minimising profit leakage through the life of the physical deal.
I developed excellent understanding of freight economics as I effectively managed and optimised the operation of four Shell time charter vessels allocated for the trade of Fuel Oil in the Middle East.
August 2004 May 2006
Company: Shell Markets Middle East Limited
Title: Supply Co-ordinator
In this role I represented the single interface between Shell Marketing and Shell Trading. My main challenge was to optimise the supply chain and to achieve the lowest possible supply cost for the businesses without cross business subsidisation.
I had to closely analyse market competitiveness and provide a rationale to the business on supply costs. It was my sole responsibility to manage stock levels and replenishment with continuous outlook for supply contingency plans.
March 2001 March 2004
Company: Schlumberger Wire-line
Title: Reservoir and formation evaluation field engineer
Location: UK, Indonesia, Kuwait and UAE.
Shortly after my graduation and based on an excellent track of academic performance, I was initially appointed as Junior Field Engineer and soon after promoted to a Field Engineer.
I was responsible for accruing and delivering high quality data logs through case hole and open hole logging to the Oil industry clients. The logs are used for the formation and evaluation of the Oil reservoirs.
I planned, organised and managed the execution of field operation activities according to the schedule and strictly under QHSE standards.
As a Female engineer working on the Oilrigs, I faced many challenges that helped me discover my personal, physical and mental strengths. My assignment was mainly in Eastern countries including Indonesia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates. I was able to cross cultural boundaries and gain the trust and respect of customers and co-workers, which I consider to be one of my great achievements.
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
1999 2000 University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
MSc Integrated Design of Chemical Plant (Chemical Engineering Department)
1995 1999 University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
BEng Chemical Engineering (Honours)
1994 1995 University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
English, Mathematics, Chemistry
4. Computer Skills - CV/Resume Part 4 [Mandatory]
Microsoft office (Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, Power Point etc)
SAP (Financial Software) and internal trading software related to my current role.
5. Other Skills - CV/Resume Part 5 [Optional]
Working in an international & diverse organisation has helped me build excellent communication skills with cross-cultural styles. I have gained good writing skills by submitting technical reports and several projects during the course of my employment and studies. I have enriched my verbal skills through conducting presentations and leading meetings.
Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
I have built and maintained good relationships with most Middle Eastern Oil counter-parties such as ADNOC, ARAMCO, Tasweeq and National Iranian Oil Company as well as Trading companies and brokers. I regularly visit important clients and establish physical contact, as it is essential in building long term relationships.
Teamwork and Leadership
I consider myself to be a valuable team player capable of leading when required but also self-motivated and can work independently. I always prepare well and work systematically. During my employment at Shlumberger I supervised and lead a team of three operators, provide technical training and guidance in field operation assignments. Furthermore in my current role I am responsible for managing the work of a sole operator dedicated to the naphtha trades in Europe.
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]
I have traveled abroad extensively enjoying the opportunity to broaden my outlook and develop my interests in other cultures.