Trade Manager

HCT is the international trading arm of the HeidelbergCement Group, handling the overseas trade of dry-bulk products. For our office in Miami, we are looking for a highly talented individual as a Trade Manager.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business management, economics, international trade, foreign trade, sales, or a related field.
  • Min 3 years of experience in Trading, ideally cement trading
  • Other experience in dry bulk commodities Trading Business, International Trade, Coal Industry, or Logistics field will be an asset.
  • Network especially among cement producers and suppliers will be an asset
  •  Knowledge of international banking, commercial procedures, general knowledge of dry bulk shipping, Incoterms,
  • Excellent command of Spanish and English is essential
  • Self-motivated professional, team player, excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record of being dynamic, goal-oriented, highly flexible, and hardworking
  • Able to handle stress with full dedication to work in a challenging, multinational, complex, and fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer focus (internal and external)
  • Willingness for extensive overseas travel and international mobility
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good PC skills; Proficiency with Microsoft Office software – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and ERP-based systems JD Edwards, SAP or Oracle)
  • Good negotiation and presentation skills

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with suppliers and customers to record consumption, deliveries, and forecasts.
  • Working with our shipping team, documentation team, and suppliers to secure logistics and vessels for deliveries.
  • Following up on the contractual obligations for HCT and for supplier satisfaction,
  • To fulfill objectives of the company in relation to strategic decisions, profit maximization, market share in international trading
  • To suggest and develop the terminal projects to fulfill the decision for strategic or profit-oriented presence
  • Coordination with other sales offices in Europe, Dubai, Singapore, etc.
  • To forecast for purchase volumes in order to make sound budgeting and planning for the designated trading area
  • Finding new business opportunities
  • Researching and processing customs & trade data
  • Involvement in projections of trade flow

We thank all applicants for their interest but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications will be kept strictly confidential.