Grains Trader

For one of our clients, we are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Grain Trader focusing on the grains and oilseeds market in North Africa, East Africa, and the Mediterranean region. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global leader in Agri commodity trading, with a strong focus on ethical business practices and customer development.

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Responsibilities

  • Trading and Merchandising: Take proprietary positions in cash and futures markets, and manage commodity positions within prescribed limits.
  • European Sourcing: Source commodities from key European markets, specifically France, Germany, and the Baltic states, to meet customer needs and take proprietary positions.
  • Market Growth: Identify and capitalize on sustainable market growth opportunities in targeted regions.
  • Risk Management: Manage position, contract, and credit exposure risks effectively, in line with company policies.
  • Customer Development: Develop customer relationships based on existing demand patterns and growth forecasts in the region.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with import/export regulations and other governing laws relevant to the trading activities.

Your profile

  • Experience: A minimum of 10 years of work experience in the targeted regions, preferably in the grains, nuts, and oilseeds (GNO) sector.
  • Educational Qualification: An MBA in Marketing/Trading or a relevant Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong analytical abilities.
  • Effective risk management skills.
  • Excellent networking capabilities.

If you meet these criteria and are looking for a challenging role with ample opportunities for growth, we would like to hear from you.