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Rio Tinto
08Nov
Team Lead (Customer Service) – Metals
Rio Tinto   via Glassdoor

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Team Lead (Customer Service) – Metals

Leading a small team of customer service officers

Challenging and dynamic position

Exposure to a global business

Based in Singapore, global commercial hub for Rio Tinto

About the role

The objective of RTA Sales & Marketing (S&M) is to be the preferred supplier of aluminium to customers in our selected market areas. The Asia Pacific (APAC) S&M Team manages the planning, sales, delivery, collection and reporting    Read more

process for six aluminium smelters in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Oman producing approximately 1.5 million tons of primary aluminium products for regional (principally Asia Pacific) markets.

We are currently recruiting for a

Team Lead

to lead a team of 3 – 4 customer service officers and drive a strong commercial outcome through strong leadership and close collaboration and engagement with stakeholders across multiple levels.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high achiever and/or experienced leader who is keen to take up or further improve their leadership skills and lead the team to achieve the business outcome.

Reporting to the Customer Service Manager, you will be entrusted with the following responsibilities:

Team Leadership (30%)

Be responsible for new hires, and nurture a performance-driven customer service team culture throughout the team

Provide leadership for the group of 3 - 4 Customer Service Officers

Working closely with the Manager to develop development plans

Operational (30%)

Ensure compliance for all aspects of the customer service team including legal, employees and Contractors.

Oversee, measure and monitor (through KPI’s) the team’s timely and accurate output and delivery of all sales support services provided by the customer service team including all documentation (sales order processing, shipping documentation) invoicing and debtor collection.

Resolve all customer service team operational issues by escalating and engaging relevant internal & external stakeholders to ensure customer service excellence provided to all APAC customers.

Ensure robust analysis of value trade-off decisions, so that issues are resolved in a robust, data driven way for the outcome, which optimizes system value.

Analyse and report on progress against marketing and sales objectives as required by preparing critical month end data and reporting in a timely manner.

Provide timely and effective support to the Manager - Customer Service and Supply Chain

Actively manage TWC through optimising collection process (Accounts Receivable)

Stakeholder Engagement & Management: (20%)

Develop and maintain effective business relationships with customers (both existing and potential) through personal contact and other forms of exchange.

Assist with implementing customer solutions that create value for RTA and for our customers and that complement RTA's operations or future development opportunities.

Ensure effective communication channels across operations.

Develop and maintain external relationships with shipping companies, financial institutions and other service providers, through personal contact, exchanging information and assisting with problem solving

Provide commercial assistance and maintain effective communication with internal RT Aluminium contacts from Sales teams, smelter based personnel, and other internal service providers.

Continuous Improvement (20%)

Identifying the Contract to Cash process and undertaking small projects to continuously improve

Be active part of the digitisation initiative to optimise and shorten the CTC process.

Contribute to the monthly planning process: both to provide a perspective of current system capabilities and improvement opportunities, and to receive instructions for future TWC targets

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

Bachelor/ Master’s degree in business discipline or equivalent.

At least 5 years of experience in customer service / trade execution in commodities sector

Ability to achieve outcomes through influencing and collaboration with others;

Ability to communicate succinctly verbally and in written form with both internal and external stakeholders;

Independent and proven problem solver

Knowledge of Contract to Cash procedures

Ability to multi-task and parallel process complex issues

Demonstrated experience working within an environment requiring sensitivity and consideration in relation to confidentiality and privacy

It will also be beneficial if you have:

At least 1 year of team management experience

Data Analytical skills and knowledge in Power BI

Knowledge of Aluminium / Base Metals

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world's most widely used metals. Active in the sector for more than 110 years, we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries; alongside the world's most modern and competitive aluminium smelters portfolio. Our industry leadership includes our benchmark smelting technology and enviable hydropower position, key strengths in today's carbon-constrained world.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find then in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Application Deadline: 23 Nov 2019 COD Singapore time

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for a role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.”

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Rio Tinto
06Nov
Analyst - Marine & Logistics Performance
Rio Tinto   via Glassdoor

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Analyst – Marine & Logistics Performance

Opportunity to work in a world class organisation

Exposure to global operations, processes and stakeholders

Based in Singapore, global commercial hub

About the role

The purpose of Rio Tinto Marine (Marine) is to create value for the Group by leveraging its competitive advantages in the shipping industry. This entails being the central repository of marine supply chain expertise in the Rio Tinto Group, with a    Read more

comprehensive understanding of all aspects of marine transportation, global freight markets and the international regulatory environment. It is a stand-alone business unit, which is responsible for managing, as a principal all Rio Tinto ocean freight and Group's freight exposure in the various shipping markets.

We are looking for an Analyst – Marine & Logistics Performance to develop key performance indicators and action plans to enhance commercial outcomes. .

· Develop & maintain effective analytics to assess and develop business cases to support potential commercial and operational opportunities and strategic initiatives

· Assess value generation opportunities and partner with M&L leaders to structure business cases & articulate value levers

· Initiate and actively participate in the improvement of methods and processes by helping to provide data, proposing ideas and collaborating so as to improve cost control

· Develop inputs and analysis required for M&L’s 5 year commercial strategy and planning processes

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

· Ability to filter, analyse and validate complex data and synthesise into useful insights for business leaders Ability to digest and translate strategy into day-to-day operations and metrics

· Operational excellence such as Lean, six sigma or equivalent

· Leadership competencies

· Ability to build internal alignment, through collaboration and influence based on analysis and fact

· Also Beneficial If. Experience in Power BI

· Exposure to Marine or Logistics functions

· Experience in IMOS maritime software

Where you will be working

The Commercial group is focused on maximising the value of our products; growing value in the marketplace through partnership with the company’s customers, suppliers, product groups and Group functions. Headquartered in Singapore, and integrated with Rio Tinto’s assets, hubs, and offices globally, Commercial’s purpose is to provide the commercial insights to drive value along the mine-to-market value chain. Commercial incorporates and utilises the knowledge and capabilities of the global Sales & Marketing, Procurement, and Marine & Logistics organisations, supported by the Market Analysis, Commercial Treasury and other functions, to ensure our approach to business is driven by a commercially-astute and innovative mind-set.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find then in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Apply before 18 November 2019 if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for a role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.”

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Rio Tinto
04Nov
Specialist - Commercial Strategy (Iron Ore)
Rio Tinto   via Glassdoor

Excellent opportunity to progress your career with a world class mining Company. / Excellente opportuniter de progresser votre carrière avec une organisation minière de classe mondiale.

Specialist – Commercial Strategy (Iron Ore)

Great career visibility

Exposure to a global business in iron ore

Craft and drive meaningful strategies for the business

Based in Singapore

About the role

RTIOA is responsible for the distribution and placement of shipments of more than 330 Million tonnes per annum    Read more

of Rio Tinto iron ore (RTIO) generating sales revenues exceeding US$18 Billion p.a. The iron ore market continues to evolve with iron ore supply and steel mill landscape becoming both more complex. We seek to deliver superior margin performance through effective long term product placement and shorter-term tactical placement decisions.

We are looking for a

Specialist – Commercial Strategy

to support the development of commercial strategies and coordinate the strategic planning activities for Iron Ore Commercial. This role will be key in supporting the Iron Ore Commercial senior leadership team in strategic decision-making and value generation.

This role is a great opportunity for a driven and collaborative professional who is enthused by working with different stakeholders in crafting and driving strategies to overcome current and future business challenges.

Working within the Strategic Marketing team and reporting to the Manager - Marketing, you will:

Develop, build and implement plans for key elements of the overarching strategy for the Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s Commercial portfolio;

Identify, evaluate and develop business cases to support new Commercial opportunities and initiatives supplemented by robust evaluation models (discount cash flow models);

Develop commercial papers and compelling presentations to support and influence senior management decision making;

Coordinate the Iron Ore Commercial’s five year strategic plan and develop the Go-To-Market strategy through collaboration with senior leaders and key stakeholders (Finance, Risk, HR); and

Foster a culture of zero harm and continuous improvement.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

At least five (5) years of strategy focused experience with exposure to either consulting, corporate strategy, business analysis, business development or valuation roles;

Strong analytical skills with expertise in corporate finance principles, financial modelling and evaluation;

Ability to think strategically and understand the implications of macro-economic development to the iron ore and steel industry;

Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and execute;

Demonstrated experience in a commercial environment within a large organisation;

Strong computer skills, particularly key business application platforms including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Analytical and visualisation applications (e.g. Tableau (PowerBI), R programming (Python);

Strong communication skills both written and verbal;

Strong problem solving and influencing skills;

Ability to manage and prioritise a range of complex problems and produce high quality outputs;

Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural and cross discipline multi-lingual teams.

It will also be beneficial if you have:

Prior working experience in strategy or management consulting

Previous experience in Commodity Industry, preferably in Iron Ore

MBA, Masters in Commerce or Masters in Minerals Economics

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Commercial is responsible for the distribution and placement of shipments of more than 330 Million tonnes per annum of Rio Tinto iron ore business (RTIO), generating sales revenues exceeding US$18 Billion pa. The iron ore market continues to evolve with the competitive landscape becoming both more complex and fragmented. Understanding RTIO’s competitive strengths and then using this knowledge to drive superior margin performance through a combination of effective long term product placement and shorter-term tactical placement decisions is critical for continuing success, as the iron ore market transitions from being supply constrained to demand constrained.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find then in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Application Deadline: 19 Nov 2019 COB Singapore time

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for a role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.”

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DOLE ASIA HOLDINGS PTE. LTD.
23Oct
Manager, It & Sap Landscape (1 Year Contract)
DOLE ASIA HOLDINGS PTE. LTD.   via JobsCentral

Roles & ResponsibilitiesThe primary responsibility of this role is to manage the daily administration and lifecycle duties of our core IT/ERP infrastructure including SAP cloud management and security. The manager will act as IT systems and SAP cloud expert and oversee Basis administration while being responsible for overall management and support of Dole’s core IT/ERP infrastructure. Proactively work with helpdesk and other IT teams to monitor and initiate/perform    Read more

necessary maintenance, tuning, updates and security patching. Work with SAP team to facilitate and support project work to provide new features while maintaining the critical business systems, OS and hardware platforms. Perform routine security and performance assessments to ensure business applications are always available.

The principle responsibilities and duties of this position are:

Single point of contact to IaaS vendor during SAP project phase and Business-as-usual mode to manage SAP systems and future cloud infrastructure including necessary applications to ensure systems      remain highly available and operate at optimal performance.
Work with IaaS vendor and manage system critical updates including, security patching, kernel and OS updates on all IT systems.
Act as Corporate Infra project team member in SAP project implementation
Coordinate SAP basic administration and work with IaaS vendor.
Participate in SAP and Basis component upgrades and migration efforts.
Lead implementation of a new ticketing tool across Asia.
Be a team member in the setup of Centre of Excellence IT/SAP.
Provide knowledge transfer and help build knowledge of helpdesk team.
Provide systems and network administration of SAP environments.
Provide expertise on specific technologies and procedures, review system performance, report utilization and performance statistics.
Assist IT Director on annual security assessments and reviews.
Project Management experience in leading small technical teams.
Interact with management, IT team members and support partners on projects.
Manage IT incidents, remediate issues, identify preventive measures to improve processes, tools and overall performance of systems.
Knowledge of IP networks for WAN, LAN and Internet administration.
Help implement and regularly test system restores and disaster recovery testing.

Skills & Qualifications:

Degree in Information Technology, Computer Studies or related studies.
7+ years working on IT system infrastructure and systems administration.
5+ years working with public cloud supporting SAP landscapes.
4+ years’ experience in SAP Basis and SAP SCP Cloud administration.
Windows server or Linux system administration.
Strong experience in vendor management
Basic SAP standard transport management
SAP HANA database administration using SAP tools.
SAP Solution manager 7.1 or higher including LMDB, Test Suite, Change Management, Technical monitoring
System and Cloud backup restores and data recovery.
Broad knowledge in information and application security related topics (i.e. DMZ, PKI, SSL, MFA, MDM, secure communications)
Experience with leading or managing IT project work
Experience with large Full Life Cycle (FLC) project implementation
Extensive experience working with IaaS vendor management.
Strong professional presence and ability to interact with management.
Mentors team members in technology, architecture and delivery of applications
MS Windows, Linux, VMware and hypervisor administration
A self-starter, always striving for excellence, innovative with service-oriented mindsets and initiative to improve processes.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Rio Tinto
22Oct
Lead Quant Developer
Rio Tinto   via Glassdoor

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Research and build quantitative risk and pricing models from scratch

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Work with a product team of passionate engineers

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Contribute meaningfully to the outcome of the customer

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Quant Developer/Analyst to build the quantitative risk and pricing calculation engines powering the next generation of trading tools at Rio Tinto. Our quant developer/analysts play a critical part in the end-to-end market facing capability of the    Read more

Rio Tinto Commercial organization.

You’ll work within the Commercial Product Team which is accountable for delivering value to business groups within Rio Tinto Commercial. The team does this by using modern techniques, tooling and behaviors to deliver software as quickly as possible.

You’ll be asked to learn new things quickly and accomplish a wide range of tasks, all focused on building the quantitative risk and pricing models. Your initial focus will be on building a suite of models for our iron ore marketing and sales business. We understand that narrow and well-defined job responsibilities are good for some people. If you are one of those people, this role may not be right for you.

· Come ready to do the best work of your life and influence your team to do the same

· Own all aspects of your code (e.g. architecture, documentation, bug fixes, deployments)

· Research models and techniques applicable to various models and use cases

· Implement risk and pricing models in Python for incorporation into larger products

· Develop specifications and procedures necessary to validate model parameters and performance

· Interface directly with the front office to explore improvements of existing models

· Rapidly prototype solutions and iteratively improve them over time

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

· At least 5 years relevant experience in a market risk management environment with strong technical skills and/or model developer capacity.

· Masters (or Ph.D.) degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Financial Engineering or Applied Finance

· Exposure to front office and trading positions

· Good understanding of a wide variety of financial instruments

· Ability to implement models in code based on academic research and/or mathematical solutions

· Advanced knowledge and coding abilities in Python and other lower level languages (e.g. C++)

· Experience using SQL to query and manipulate large data sets

· Excitement about trading and financial markets and motivated to learn and explore

It would also be beneficial if you have:

· Exposure to physical commodities trading and/or risk management

We’re looking for a passionate, team oriented, experienced developer/analyst who’s self-motivated and loves quantitative finance. We expect you to do the best work of your life and influence those around you to do the same. We value humility and intellectual honesty in our engineers. In return, you have an incredible opportunity to enjoy the freedom and responsibility of a startup-like environment within a large, successful corporate enterprise.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find then in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

The Commercial group is focused on maximising the value of our products; growing value in the marketplace through partnership with the company’s customers, suppliers, product groups and Group functions. Headquartered in Singapore, and integrated with Rio Tinto’s assets, hubs, and offices globally, Commercial’s purpose is to provide the commercial insights to drive value along the mine-to-market value chain. Commercial incorporates and utilises the knowledge and capabilities of the global Sales & Marketing, Procurement, and Marine & Logistics organisations, supported by the Market Analysis, Commercial Treasury and other functions, to ensure our approach to business is driven by a commercially-astute and innovative mind-set.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Our process involves a set of pre-screening questions, a short introductory call with the hiring manager, a technical challenge and several face-to-face interviews focusing on the results of your challenge and background. We strive to be efficient and complete the entire interview process in four weeks.

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Wilmar International Limited
16Oct
Assistant Research Officer
Wilmar International Limited   via Glassdoor

Roles & Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities (not limited to)

Manage and preprocess data

Ability to code and script based on specified tasks

Simple to intermediate statistical analysis

Strong in algorithms

Versatile in applying computational techniques to solve open problems

Participate in seminars and research-in-progress meetings within the team and collaborators

Requirements

Job Requirements

Honours degree in area of Computer Science

Ability to code in a few languages - R, python, java, bash

Good to have mathematical background

Good written and oral communication    Read more

skills.

Strong team player with initiative, drive and good communication skills.

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Wilmar International Limited
15Oct
Assistant Research Officer
Wilmar International Limited   via Glassdoor

Roles & Responsibilities

Wilmar International Limited, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Singapore, is today Asia’s leading agribusiness group. Wilmar is ranked amongst the largest listed companies by market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange.

Wilmar’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, manufacturing of consumer products, specialty fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilisers as well as flour and rice milling. At the core    Read more

of Wilmar’s strategy is an integrated agribusiness model that encompasses the entire value chain of the agricultural commodity business, from cultivation, processing, merchandising to manufacturing of a wide range of agricultural products. It has over 500 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. The Group has a multinational workforce of about 92,000 people.

We are currently recruiting a position for an assistant research officer to join Wilmar’s corporate lab (Wil@NUS). The potential candidate will be primarily involved in microbiome data analysis related to Wilmar’s products. The project objectives are to identify metagenome, transcriptomic and metabolomics markers related to specific phenotypes of interest to the lab, using marker-based and/or assembly based methods.

Job Responsibilities:

Quality control and analysis of complex next generation sequencing (genomic and transcriptomic), metagenomics and metabolomics data.

Summarize and visualize intermediate results to reveal data insights.

Creating and maintaining bioinformatics pipelines used for the lab.

Present results within the research group and collaborators.

Participate in seminars and research-in-progress meetings within the team and collaborators.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in computational biology, bioinformatics or equivalent

Excellent communication skills and a team player

Ability to work independently

Versatile in applying computational techniques to solve open problems

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Wilmar International Limited
15Oct
Research Officer
Wilmar International Limited   via Glassdoor

Roles & Responsibilities

Wilmar International Limited has recently established a world-class research center jointly with National University of Singapore (WIL@NUS) to solve industrial problems using R&D as a platform.

Job Responsibilities (not limited to)

Manage and preprocess data

Ability to code and script based on specified tasks

Simple to intermediate statistical analysis

Strong in algorithms

Versatile in applying computational techniques to solve open problems

Participate in seminars and research-in-progress meetings within the team and collaborators

Requirements

Job Requirements

Honours    Read more

degree in area of Computer Science

Ability to code in a few languages - R, python, java, bash

Good to have mathematical background

Good written and oral communication skills.

Strong team player with initiative, drive and good communication skills.

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