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Coal and Mineral Head of Operations, Mumbai

Job Reference: RS0473B

Job Title: Coal and Mineral Head of Operations, Mumbai

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Energy, Metals

Role: Operations & Logistics

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international trading house looking to hire a Head of Operations to their Minerals team.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Dealing with letters of credit from contract negotiation to implementation, purchase contracts and also dealing with adjustments needed for purchase contracts. As well as handling discrepancy free documentation.
  • Managing credit and insurance for counterparty risk and dealing with high volumes of product, quantities of 10MMT p/a.
  • Stock and Sale operational management, client is buying large amounts of material, storing and selling them in smaller quantities to accommodate for smaller volumes with higher margins.
  • Working closely with the operations, logistics teams to ensure safe transportation of goods, sourcing material from South Africa and Indonesia and selling to the South East Asian markets in Vietnam, Singapore and the Philippines.
  • Role reports into the Global Head of Minerals.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 5 years’ of experience in operations and logistics at a senior level.
  • Previous experience working within minerals and specifically thermal coal, coking coal and met coal and some base metals.
  • Diploma in International Trade / Certificate in International Trade and Logistics will be advantageous.
  • Previous experience in dealing with SEA regions and sourcing from EMEA.
  • Located in Mumbai or happy to relocate.

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  or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.