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Trading Manager (Fertilizers)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • Salary: Highly Competitve
  • Job reference: 253462/001_1533726806
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Sales
  • Date posted: 08/08/2018

Job Description
Trading Manager (Nitrogen and Phosphates) - Fertilisers, Sales, Marketing, Trading, Relationship Building, Salary: Highly Competitive Location: Australia, Melbourne


We are currently working with a leading agricultural trading house, who is seeking a highly experienced fertilisers professional to join their Australia office. The incumbent will be responsible to analyse and manage the portfolio position to maximise margin - through understanding global and domestic supply/demand and the associated price drivers.


Trading Manager (Nitrogen and Phosphates) - Fertilisers, Sales, Marketing, Trading, Relationship Building, Salary: Highly Competitive Location: Australia, Melbourne

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day trading activities within the domestic market

  • Monitor and assess global and domestic market conditions that lead to insights for our people and customers

  • Synthesise data and develop financial models to optimise position and margin delivery

  • Risk and position management - Including building and maintaining reports that track positions, show performance and communicate outcomes

  • Actively optimise inventory and manage working capital targets

  • Ensuring visibility across the business of the impact of key commodity risk decisions in a geographically dispersed and constantly changing environment

  • Managing competing interests across the business to deliver realistic, achievable plans

  • Managing in a complex, multi jurisdiction regulatory environment

  • Ability to translate strategic concepts into pragmatic, commercially orientated business initiatives

  • Ability to work in complex matrix and multi-cultural environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Leadership and project management capabilities required to drive cross-functional teams and establish relationships, and manage broad groups without direct authority

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary Qualification preferred (e.g. Economics, Business, Commerce or other relevant field)

  • At least 5+ years in trading markets and compliance with laws and market rules

  • Preference for someone with a back ground in physical commodity analysis and trading

  • Has the ability to build and execute trading and risk management strategies.

  • Open to candidates relocating back to Australia

This role will offer a talented and highly experienced fertilisers professional to join a leading agricultural house. Candidates applying for the role should be entrepreneurial in nature, hard working, initiative driven and a decision maker.

If you are interested in this role, please forward an updated CV to:

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