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Thermal Coal Trader

Job Reference: RS1496

Job Title: Thermal Coal Trader

Location: Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe

Product: Energy, Other

Role: Origination, Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a growing commodity trading house with existing oil and agriculture trading activities, who are looking to hire a coal trader to capitalise on recently signed offtake agreements.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Market and sell physical thermal / steam coal out of Tanzania to clients and end users across the EMEA and Asia.
  • Build and develop the company’s origination and spot trading activities.
  • Work closely with the team on the ground in Tanzania keeping clear lines of communication and ensuring smooth operations.
  • Develop medium and longer term plans for the business, providing the senior management team with your expertise and knowledge within coal.
  • Role reports to the CIO.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a coal trader, trading thermal / steam coal.
  • Existing knowledge of clients and end users across EMEA and or Asia (utilities, cement companies etc).
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to plan ahead and develop both new and existing trade activities.
  • Previous experience with Tanzanian or similar spec coal is advantageous.
  • Located or able to relocate to Dubai, Switzerland or Singapore.

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.