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Commodities Jobs in Africa

More and more international investors are looking at the African continent due to its rapidly expanding economy and increasing business opportunities. As a result, the commodities market is booming, and Africa’s natural resources are in demand worldwide.

initiatives are pushed forward to develop trading platforms in Africa, hence offering a new business link between Africa the world. Whether you are a producer, a trader, a logistics service provider, or an investor active in the global market, you should talk to us about your career aspirations or the recruitment needs in your business.

CA Global has experience working in the soft and hard commodities markets and can assist you in finding new opportunities in the producing countries and the trading hotspots worldwide. Soft commodities: rubber, cotton, wheat, rice, coffee, cocoa, bananas, sugar, palm oil, cattle, corn, orange juice Hard commodities: gold, uranium, copper, natural gas, crude oil, nickel, aluminum, lead, tin, silver, platinum Emerging commodities: coal, timber, iron, wind, solar.

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Posted 3 months ago
Reference No. MTHR01

Job Description:

Our client, a Chinese diversified investment conglomerate, is a prominent player in the global market. With a focus on metals, minerals, and energy resources, they operate across multiple industries and have a strong presence in international trade. They are seeking a Regional Bulk Commodity Business Partner to join their team. The Regional Bulk Commodity Business Partner will play a crucial role in leveraging their extensive social capital and strong connections within one or more bulk commodity markets. The main responsibility of the Business Partner will be to identify and introduce local trading demands to the company’s business units in China. While reasonable trading knowledge and familiarity with other players in the trading market are essential, the role does not require the level of expertise of a professional researcher.



  • Build and maintain a network of connections and relationships in the bulk commodity market(s) within the assigned region.
  • Identify and analyze local trading demands, trends, and opportunities within the bulk commodity market(s).
  • Introduce potential trading opportunities to the company’s business units in China, facilitating collaborations and partnerships.
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams to understand business requirements and ensure effective communication and coordination.
  • Stay informed about market dynamics, changes in regulations, and industry developments relevant to the bulk commodity market(s).
  • Participate in market research activities to gather and analyze relevant data for business decision-making.
  • Assist in negotiating and finalizing trade agreements, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to optimize trading strategies and enhance business performance.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across different functions and regions to leverage synergies and drive business growth.



  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Business, Economics, or International Trade.
  • Proven experience and extensive social capital in one or more bulk commodity market(s).
  • Strong network of connections within the bulk commodity trading industry.
  • Reasonable trading knowledge and understanding of trading practices and dynamics.
  • Familiarity with key players and market trends in the bulk commodity trading industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyze market data and identify potential trading opportunities.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese languages is preferred.
  • Flexibility to travel as required.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Full time position


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Matthew Taylor at mataylor@caglobalint.com


Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.


Matthew Taylor

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance


CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job Features

Job CategoryCommodities

Job Reference: MTHR01

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