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Fertiliser Trader, Switzerland

Job Reference: RS0351B

Job Title: Fertiliser Trader, Switzerland

Location: Africa, Central & South America, Europe

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a leading fertiliser trading group seeking a French speaking fertiliser trader to manage their French speaking trading business out of their office in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Development of Latin American and North and West African fertiliser markets, specifically for dry finished fertilisers; calcium carbonate, rock phosphate, compost, urea, ammonium nitrate, calcium nitrate
  • Building global relationships with dry finished fertiliser traders, as well as relationships and financing with local banks focusing in North and West Africa, Europe and Latin America
  • Conducting regional analysis for daily market reports, as well as reports on global price trends
  • Hiring and developing local agents to oversee the day to day logistics of the trading
  • Reports to the Head of Fertiliser Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in international commodities trading with a focus on selling into the Latin American, North and West African fertiliser markets
  • Fluency in English and French as a must
  • Established relationships with distributors of fertilisers across the Latin American, North African and European markets.
  • Experience in bulk trading
  • Eligibility to work in the EU and happy to be based in Switzerland


For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search ltd works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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.