Agri Commodity Trader (Exclusive)

Imperium Commodity Search

Job Title: Agricultural Commodity Trader
Salary: Negotiable
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London, UK / Singapore / Dubai, UAE / Mumbai, India
Exclusive Vacancy

Imperium Commodity Search is proud to be working with a global commodity trading house on an exclusive basis for the position of agri / agro commodity trader.  Our client has seen success in building sourcing/storage facilities across Asia and Africa and is looking to build out the sales trading team further through the addition of a sales focused trader covering agricultural commodities in the target regions (India, Dubai, Nigeria etc.).  Unlike many trading houses, our client has a strong interest and set up in the physical business and maintains processing, storage and production facilities across India, Benin and Nigeria.  With a global team of over 100 staff on the ground, this opportunity suits a trader who has strong connections on the sales side and can rely on a strong in-house team to source, produce and deliver products globally, keeping margins competitive.

Benefits:

  • Recently opened London office
  • Physical assets and presence in countries of origin
  • Fast growth trading desk
  • Sourcing taken care of by in house team

Responsibilities:

  • Market and sell agriproducts (Soybean Meal, Rapeseed Meal, Rice, Soybean, Cashews, Cotton Seed) within target markets (primarily Africa and Asia)
  • Work closely with sourcing/processing teams internally on quantities and logistics of required product
  • Actively build relationships with manufacturers, processors and end-users of the relevant agri / grain products for trading/sales
  • Stay up to date on market analysis, commentary and news to capitalise on trading opportunities
  • Work closely with senior management on new trading lines, routes and opportunities
  • Assist logistics team in processing and shipment of trades/deliveries
  • Sell agro-products directly into processors/end users.  There is no trader to trader sales in this role, it is purely focused on sales into end-users and processors

Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in a like position, working on the sales side of trading agricultural commodities
  • Excellent knowledge of agricultural / grain product trading
  • Strong understanding of soybean meal, rapeseed meal, soybean, cashews and cottonseed ideal
  • Proven track record in an agricultural trading house
  • Understanding of shipping/logistics of grain and agricultural products
  • Located in London, Dubai, Mumbai or Singapore (or able to relocate with relevant pass/visa)

If you meet the above criteria, please send your CV/Cover Letter to Mark Taylor at mark@imperiumcs.com or use the apply button

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