Senior Base Metals Trader (Copper / Commodity Trading / Executive / Mining) – Sub Saharan Africa / Switzerland

Job Description:
Define and drive the execution of the global financial trading strategy for base metals in close alignment with the company’s strategy and vision. Such strategies may consider, but are not limited to exchange arbitrage strategies, time spread strategies and warrant trading. Develop and maintain long-term relationships with end users, brokers/banks,
traders and exchanges. Identify new business opportunities to grow the company’s Metal Trader portfolio, ensuring compliance with country/international regulations. Represent the company with Government and work closely with other brokers and market makers for paper transactions. They will report directly into the CEO.
  • Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's in copper trading function
  • Full  accountability  and  ownership  over  the  global  copper  financial  trading  activities  ensuring profitability targets are met
  • Update of OTC prices to mark-to-market value of traders
  • Coordinate the execution of  the required International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and broker Terms of Business documentation to support financial trading business as well as physical hedging activity
  • Generate daily market reports showing market closes as well as exchange spread relationships
  • Work closely with other brokers and market makers for paper transactions
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • At least 20 years relevant experience in the Metal Industry
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures, especially in Africa
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Excellent communication skills written and speaking in French and English, other language are a plus (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Strong exposure in the Copper Trading industry in particular
Benefits and Contractual information:
Occasional travel will be required
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Mark Huber
Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
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