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Coffee Trader, Africa

Redstone Commodity Search
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
USD 60,000 - USD 100,000
February 20, 2017

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 coffee merchant seeking to add a Africa focused coffee trader to their African trading team.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Responsible for establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Arabica and Robusta coffee producers in Africa;

• Responsible for risk management of physical coffee inventory throughout all stages of purchasing, processing and exporting to maintain position accuracy;

• Analyse African markets for trends, competitor activity and identify new opportunities for business development;

• Advise on current market development and ensuring quality delivered as per contracted between relevant parties;

• Report into the Head of Trading;

Key Qualifications / Experience

• Experience in creating buyers list, marketing materials, coffee purchasing reports, financial standing reports for internal and external parties, coffee sales contracts, price fixation contracts, actual fixation execution;

• 3+ years’ experience in coffee trading;

• Excellent knowledge of African coffee markets;

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and in a team;

• Located in Africa or happy to relocate;

Keywords: commodity, commodities, physical, soft commodities, softs, Coffee, trading, trader, Africa, Robusta, Business Developer, Arabica, Kenya, Rwanda, Angola, Ghana, Tanzania, RS0514A

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.