16 Jun '20
Grain and Oilseeds Marketer

Agriculture, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs

Market related -

A global leader in the agricultural industry is seeking the above to join their commodity trading team to market commodity grain and oilseed products to feed, maize and wheat mills as well as maintaining relationships with suppliers and coops.

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Must have a tertiary qualification in agriculture, economics, finance or any other relevant field.
  • Must have 2-5 years sales/trading experience.
  • A good understanding of the trading environment, SAFEX/Futures/cash market trading would be an advantage.
  • Good communication and people skills are essential.
  • Present a good analytical ability by being proactive and sensitive to market changes and risks.
  • Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Handling cash and grain positions daily.
  • Handling SAFEX trade executions.
  • Communicating closely with the SAF execution team.
  • Developing cash local activity for domestic and international use.
  • Managing FX hedges.
  • Participating in tenders from the market.
  • Visiting selected potential clients with major prospects.
  • Participating in charity events and fund raisers organized by market participants to promote the company in the local market.
  • Maintaining transparent relationships between the grains’ trade desk, execution, controlling, contract desk and credit risk.
  • Participating in annual crop tours.

Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience gained

Ad Visible Until: 16 July 2020
Ref: PTA000135/EV

Vacancy Type: Permanent