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Coal Trader

Job Reference: RS0721

Job Title: Coal Trader

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Energy

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a global commodities trading house looking to hire an experienced coal trader to join their established commercial team in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for the physical trading of thermal coal (sourced from Indonesia) across South East Asian markets including Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines – main focus to be domestic market
  • Managing existing and building new relationships within the target markets to help grow the coal portfolio
  • Perform market research and keep up to date with industry trends
  • Develop and carry out strategies to optimise the commercial success on the sales side into the target regions
  • Reports into the Managing Director

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience trading Indonesian coal on physical markets
  • A transferable book of business is ideal
  • An established network on the sales side focused on South East Asia (Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines) an asset
  • Must be proficient in English, ideally also in Bahasa Indonesian - any other languages as an additional benefit
  • Role to be located in Jakarta (candidate must hold existing right to work)

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.