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Bunker Trader, South Africa

Job Reference: RS0313B

Job Title: Bunker Trader, South Africa

Location: Africa

Product: Energy

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a marine fuel trading house seeking to add a bunker trader to their well-established team in South Africa.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for trading physical marine fuel oils in the African sub-saharan markets (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia etc.)
  • Back-to-back physical trading of marine fuel (HFO, IFO, MDO, MGO, MFO etc.) within the African and Global markets.
  • Perform contract and bunker pricing negotiations while achieving and exceeding daily bunker sales targets
  • Grow business presence by establishing and developing relationships with new customers and promoting the company’s product range to current customers
  • Reports into Head of Fuel Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience trading marine fuel / bunkers, heavy fuel oil etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of the African oil market, preferable with a focus on the sub-Saharan countries
  • Willing to travel and meet clients and counterparties for business development purposes
  • Transferable relationships with buyers/suppliers is highly desired
  • Located in South Africa or happy to relocate

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