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Base Metal Concentrates Originator, South Africa

Job Reference: RS0371B

Job Title: Base Metal Concentrates Originator, South Africa

Location: Africa

Product: Metals

Role: Sales, Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international metal trading company seeking to add an experienced metal concentrates trader/originator to add to expand their presence in South Africa.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for originating/sourcing base metal concentrates throughout South Africa and neighbouring regions
  • Build up a trading book through third party engagement and originating deals
  • Develop and utilise new and existing contacts to exploit new business opportunities throughout Africa (including South Africa, DRC, Zambia, Zimbabwe etc.)
  • Liaise with both the team in Asia and Europe to ensure maximisation of business development
  • Reports into Head of Base Metal trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience originating/trading base metal concentrates throughout Africa (aluminium, lead, zinc, copper, tin, nickel etc.)
  • Ability to originate and negotiate with new suppliers to increase business development
  • Strong knowledge of base metal concentrates market through South Africa and neighbouring regions
  • Existing contacts with mines/producers to help growth expansion and import base metal concentrates
  • Located in South Africa

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