Job Title: Commodity Trader – Non-Oil Commodities 
Reports to: General Manager
Job Responsibilities
  • Prospect opportunities for purchasing and marketing of non-oil commodities.
  • Close coordination with buyers, suppliers, C&F agents, surveyors and warehouse staff.
  • Monitor all payments and manage contract Profit & Loss per vessel/shipment.
  • Payables and receivables reconciliation.
  • Assist with regular port and warehouse visits to check and report on cargo operations.
  • Accurate stock management and valuation of different grades of commodities and issuing of appropriate reports.
  • Accountable for the registration, submissions and finalization of insurance claims.
  • Monitoring and managing all cross-trade shipments, imports and exports.
  • Monitoring credit sales documents and follow up with clients.
  • Initiate sales deals with customers and follow up on regular basis
  • Cultivate new sales leads to establish business
  • Provide follow-up customer satisfaction with clients as needed
  • Work closely with logistics companies to ensure customer freight is being moved efficiently
Skills /Attributes
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • High level of integrity with strong work ethic with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Strategic thinker that can prepare market analysis and execute supply/sales plan
  • Result driven self-starter with excellent time management
  • Deep understanding of commodity trading and related processes
  • Knowledge of commodities exchanges, clearing standards and market conventions
  • Ability to work with multi-discipline teams
  • Strong communication, negotiation and teamwork skills
Qualifications & Experience
  • A good University degree in any relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience in material handling of commodities and products throughout the value-chain of production/processing, warehousing, distribution, consumption etc. will be an added advantage.
Applicants without the required cognate experience will not be shortlisted for interview.

Email to: olufunke.adeyanju@aol.com