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Commodities Commercial Manager - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9448
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Transport, Shipping & Logistics
Job Role Commodities Commercial Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Market based salary, basic paid in RTGS and commissions paid in USD

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any but must be resident of Zimbabwe
Degree Diploma

Job Description

23Aug
  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

A Global Transport & Logistics client of ours is looking for a Commodities Commercial Manager to join their team in Harare, Zimbabwe.


An experienced commercial manager is sought to manage the export of commodities such as chrome, manganese, vermiculite and Tobacco.
Key functions will include:
Brokerage
Rate negotiation
Strategic account management
Customer servicing
Working closely with operations to ensure execution
The ideal applicant will be an experienced commercial manager, with experience in selling exports commodities based in Harare.
We are looking for someone that has experience in a similar role dealing with export commodities such as chrome and manganese.
We need someone that is great with people, someone that can sell, communicate and build relationships with people from all walks of life.
The Key functions of this role will include solution selling, account management, rate negotiations and brokerage. Building a new client base and nurturing relationships with existing clients to ensure growth of sales will also be key to this role.
We need someone energetic, target driven and can multi talks but is also calm when under pressure, the role will involve dealing with many projects simultaneously and handing demanding clients.
It is key to have experience in a similar role trading in chrome and manganese (or similar products) as you will be dealing with industry experts on a daily basis so need to have good product knowledge.
Travel within Zimbabwe to the various mines will be required.
Salary will be RTGS, with commission in USD.


Key Skills
5 - 10 years experience in a similar role at management level, negotiations, commodity product knowledge, Air and Ocean freight, Incoterms, outgoing, calm under pressure, organised, a people person
Mush have a thorough knowledge of international logistics, including incoterms

  • Job Role: Commodities Commercial Manager
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Market based salary, basic paid in RTGS and commissions paid in USD

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Must be educated to Diploma level, ideally in a relevant field such as Logistics and Shipping
Computer literate
Clean drivers licence

Additional Requirements

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