Brokers (Freight and Commodity derivatives)

Due to continued global expansion, we are currently seeking experienced brokers to join our FIS offices in our London, Mumbai, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai and US offices. We have roles open across our portfolio of freight and commodity derivatives products including Physical Shipbroking, FFA, Iron Ore, Steel, Coking Coal, Base/Battery Metals, Fuel Oil, Energy and Carbon. Ideal candidates will be personable, and ambitious, demonstrating a proven track record in the markets in which they operate. 


Key responsibilities

  • Promote FIS as a company; providing market intelligence and analysis to clients
  • Arrange trades via voice broking on and behalf of clients for execution at relevant exchange;
  • Ensure all trades are executed on a non-advice / execution only basis
  • Reconcile and enter trades in Trade Manager and/or relevant exchange as necessary
  • Maintain and enhance existing client relationships, making regular contact and tracking daily trading activities
  • Proactively solicit feedback from industry participants via trade calls, surveys, industry events, trade shows and conferences
  • Produce a daily/weekly update of market prices, market direction for international desks
  • On-board new clients following correct Compliance and Operations procedures
  • Regularly assess client needs and financial conditions to identify internal cross-selling opportunities
  • Understand the desk’s business strategy; identify and seize new business opportunities relating to trends, future markets, products and clients
  • Perform any other reasonable duties the company may require


Risk related responsibilities

  • Understand regulation within the evolving regulatory landscape
  • Support a risk and compliance aware culture and comply with FIS company policies
  • Exercise judgement and act with integrity, due care, skill and diligence and co-operate with the regulators and exchanges
  • Ensure full awareness of and adhere to internal policies that relate to the role or any relevant other activities
  • Observe standards of market conduct and ensure understanding and adherence to all regulatory, exchange or clearing house requirements applicable to role


Key competencies / skills

  • Demonstrate experience in execution brokerage in related products covering commercial clients (financial markets or the physical markets) - essential
  • Deep understanding of price risk management - essential
  • Entrepreneurial mindset / self-motivated - essential
  • Strong client focus; personable and engaging building relationships and networks wherever possible
  • Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues - essential
  • Tenacious and thrives in a pressurised environment – essential
  • Team orientated; works well with others and diverse groups / personalities – essential
  • Excellent attention to detail; strong analytical and numeracy skills – essential
  • Good IT Systems experience – Excel - essential


If you would like to know more about these opportunities, then please get in touch with us at, attaching a CV.