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Senior Trader, Battery Raw Materials

Job Reference: RS1364

Job Title: Senior Trader, Battery Raw Materials

Location: Europe

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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 Book Head to join the team in Switzerland or London.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for developing the Global Battery Raw Material business (cobalt, nickel and lithium) with a major focus on nickel sulphate / NiSo4
  • Manage all aspects of the physical trading book including hedging (arbitrage/pricing risk/credit/regulatory) to optimise the profitability of the battery business
  • Achieve maximum return on equity and secure business with sustainable cash flow
  • Interface effectively with the global team to ensure smooth back office execution
  • Reports into Head of Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience trading, selling or purchasing battery raw materials (nickel, cobalt and/or lithium)
  • Established book of business / client portfolio within the battery material sector
  • Excellent knowledge of INCOTERMS, LME/hedging and relevant trade techniques, as well as nickel and cobalt offset markets
  • Strong communication skills and culturally astute
  • Happy to be based in Switzerland or London


For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search 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.