Trading Coordinator REF ZZ 1110

Overview :

SALARY £ 35-40K Location London

Support the Head of Raw Materials & Packaging in sustaining and growing trading business predominately to the African & Middle East region for various Packaging raw materials, Chemicals, and any other products we trade.

The Trading Division is the commercial heart of our client.  The division maintains a database of suppliers, customers, and products.  The jobholder is responsible for managing their part of this valuable tool. Although the jobholder has a defined brief with specific performance targets in the Business Plan, the Division must be flexible in responding to authentic development opportunities.

The emphasis is on teamwork. The jobholder must work closely with the Contracts management specialist and designated operational support staff outside the Trading Department.  Importance should be placed upon a close working relationship with the Documentary and Logistics departments, regional rep offices, ensuring a two-way flow of information and maintaining the disciplines to allow effective risk management.

Opportunity exists for those who want to move from sales support and develop business in existing or new markets.

This role involves overseas travel and due to the location, you must be an Arabic Speaker

Duties Include:

  • Contracts management on SAP system including generating sales and purchase orders, proforma invoices, maintaining customer database and shipments summary spreadsheets.
  • To expedite contracts through shipment and final out-turn to ensure our clients obligations are filled
  • To work with Steel Trader and Contracts management specialist and share each other’s work in their absence.
  • To liaise closely with the Logistics Manager, Documentary and Accounts team to ensure they are clear about what is required of them and that concerned parties work as a team to achieve the Company’s overall objectives.
  • To acquire knowledge and expertise in relevant geographies and products enabling our client to offer informed and timely market intelligence.
  • Seek out trade in relevant products wherever it represents itself within the Divisional remit.
  • To be actively engaged in the risk analysis and selection of key accounts.
  • To commit accurate and relevant intelligence to the Division’s databases.   To participate in the Division’s continuous education and upgrading of information technology.
  • To share information and data with the line manager and to agree common strategy for similar products within the department. 
Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Sales.