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Food Commodities Traderref: CH42107
Sector Trading
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - City
Salary £43000 - 55000 / Year
A major multinational trading company based in the City of London are now looking for a physical food commodities trader (grain, corn, soy, wheat, barley, feed products and functional & specialty food ingredients ) to join their small team, trading in the range of one million mt per year to EMEA markets.

Applications are welcome from those with outstanding academic results such as a first class degree in math, finance or economics field, plus at least 2-5 years prior experience in physical trading of grain, corn, soy, wheat, barley, feed products and functional & specialty food ingredients.

TYPE: Permanent, full time
LOCATION: City of London
SALARY: £43-55K, depending on experience

>> Applicants must currently be living in London & hold (or be able to hold) a UK/EU passport, or indefinite leave to remain status. The company is not able to provide visa sponsorship <<

The role will acquire new businesses in line with the Division’s direction, and build relationships with end users of grain, feed and food manufacturers etc. in the EMEA region.

• Food materials physical trading/marketing
• Realising sales and earning profits through market research, monitoring, data analysis, active engagements with customers and suppliers.
• Building and developing customer and supplier relationships across the EMEA region
• Planning, mitigating and executing the risk management of grain trading and execution, including negotiation over terms & conditions and ancillary cost/charges negotiation (DEM/DES) etc.
• Solving customer complaints
• Negotiation and settlement of payments, charges, insurance, etc.
• Food material business policy and strategy building
• Look for investment opportunities
• Contract management
• Credit line application and management
• Work in line with back office team handling contract execution and documentation

• First class University degree or higher; in math, finance, or economics
• 2-5 years physical food commodities trading experience in a multinational environment
• Strong knowledge for overall trade transaction, finance, accounting, credit management, taxation and logistics, and basic legal affairs
• Willingness to travel international frequently (including weekends/holidays)
• Good communications skills (verbal, written and listening) in English
• Ability to work as part of a team and independently
• Team-working skills; effectively interacting with colleagues in order to manage the total team workload
• Ability to shift proper priorities for tasks in particular order with strict timeframes and work under pressure