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Head of Steel Trading (Africa market), EMEA/Asia

Job Reference: RS0658A

Job Title: Head of Steel Trading (Africa market), EMEA/Asia

Location: Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East

Product: Metals

Role: Sales, Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international trading company looking for a senior sales professional to head their Africa steel trading business.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Actively seek new sales opportunities to develop the African steel business of the company while achieving the company’s sales goals
  • Responsible for preparing and implementing sales strategies, policies, and budget to sustain and increase the company’s steel trading business in the African markets
  • Lead a small sales team selling galvanised steel, cold rolled steel, painted steel, galvalume corrugated steel to customers throughout Africa
  • Liaise with the operations and logistics department to ensure a solid, smooth supply chain (steel originated from Asia)
  • Reports into Global Head of Steel Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Strong and current work experience as a manager of steel sales / trading handling various flat and long steel products including, galvanised steel, cold rolled steel, painted steel, galvalume corrugated steel
  • Currently working for an international steel producer or steel trading house
  • Experience of selling into and solid understanding of the African steel markets
  • Excellent knowledge of galvanised and cold rolled steel products as well as excellent business development skills; meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Location is flexible as if needed candidate can be home based, locations considered throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East: UK, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Africa.

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to commodities@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.