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Regional Head: Agri Commodities (West Africa)

Job Reference: RS0791
 

Job Title: Regional Head: Agri Commodities (West Africa)

Location: Africa

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with physical commodities trading house looking to hire a Regional Head of Agricultural Commodities to join the commercial team in India.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • In charge of managing the agricultural procurement division focusing on the West Africa market (Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Conakry, Ivory Coast and Senegal)
  • Responsible for planning and budgeting through analysis of market trends and estimating demand for all agri products (cashews, cocoa, soybeans, sesame, dry ginger, coffee, cotton seeds meal and Brazil nuts)
  • To be the direct reporting line to all West African Country Heads and monitor cash flow
  • Manage the logistics and documentation for all exports out of West Africa region
  • Reports into Managing Director

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least ten years of experience dealing with the procurement of agricultural products out of West Africa
  • Must have previously been or are currently based locally in any West African country
  • Experience as a country head is a must and local languages are desirable
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis
  • Position to be based in Mumbai, India

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 ben@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form