Charterhouse is working with an International Metal Trading company who are looking to grow their business in the region by appointing a Senior Trader of non-ferrous metals, to join the team in Dubai.
About the role
This role will report in to the General Manager and will work closely with other departments including logistics and operations to ensure a smooth supply chain and high levels of customer service are delivered. You will be responsible for proactively establishing strong business relationships with customers and trading partners on an international level. The successful candidate should be confident in managing their own P&L and making sound commercial decisions to manage risk and identify opportunities to increase profitability through new partnerships and trade channels. Prior experience of trading physical non-ferrous metals specifically aluminium is crucial to this role as the individual must already have an established network of trade partners and distributors. A further requirement for this role is the ability to manage risks by working closely with internal hedging, risk management and commodity analyst's teams on hedging your physical metal trading book.
To be considered for this role you must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in physical non-ferrous /base metal trading with a strong network of suppliers, smelters and distributors. Experience in an independent metal trading business is essential along with a strong fundamental understanding of the base metal trading operations and international trading practice.