Traffic Operator (Mining / Logistics / Metals ) – Dubai, UAE

Middle East
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. LB78

Our client is seeking a traffic operator to manage logistics, contracts, and shipments of commodities. Responsibilities include contract management, logistical coordination, inventory tracking, and liaising with various departments and external parties to ensure efficient operations and customer satisfaction.



  • Preparing revisions and briefs that will summarize financial information and contractual regulations.
  • Reviewing of physical Commodities Contracts across different Commodities.
  • Fulfill the Contracts Management Process in accordance with internal processes, policies and guidelines within appropriate timelines.
  • Providing summaries and details about contracts, while ensuring that the execution meets the policies the company.
  • Facilitate logistical aspects of commodity contract administration and execution by coordination with respective trading desks, producers/manufacturers and 3rd party providers.
  • Management of Contracts templates to ensure clauses are up to date and upload into systems.
  • Work closely with Traders, Logistics Operators, Legal, Credit, Finance and other relevant departments.
  • Tracking deadlines and payments
  • Maintaining files for every contract, including payment schedules, correspondence, clarifications, deviations/changes, and amendments
  • Analyze any potential risks that come with changes to the contract.
  • Maintain communication with members of the management team for all contract status changes.
  • Act as a liaison between external and internal parties during the processes of developing and negotiating contracts.
  • Performing any necessary closing activities
  • Arrange and track daily truck, rail, and ocean shipments between producers, storage facilities.
  • Plan and execute logistics solutions which meet the highest level of efficiency, cost effectiveness and optimal customer service including storage and freight rate negotiations.
  • Maintain daily/weekly/monthly inventory of existing ocean/rail/truck shipments and openly communicate to the desk and customers regularly via email and phone
  • Approve costs and invoices associated with the execution of contracts; calculate expense accruals and physical execution of metal movements as they relate to Company's businesses and update these in the system.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with service suppliers, producers and customers in a manner which creates operational synergies across the supply chain. Ensure logistics capacity availability is sufficient to meet contractual obligations regardless of seasonal factors.
  • Maintain internal records including inventory and in transit reporting along with title transfer documents. Periodic reconciliation of inventory records for reporting to traders, credit and treasury as well as various external interested parties.
  • Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and distribute storage and freight cost database in order to facilitate timely and accurate trading decisions.
  • Responsible for timely releases, invoicing and other document execution to counterparties as well as subsequent coordination of payments with the treasury department.
  • Liaise with other departments including trading, treasury, risk, credit, accounting and IT.
  • Special projects and additional responsibilities/administrative functions as assigned.






Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 3 years traffic/logistics experience, preferably in metals / commodities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software applications, with advanced Excel and Word capabilities
  • Knowledge of Incoterms,
  • Internal banking operations such as documentary collection, letter of credit, etc
  • Experience/knowledge of commodities exchange such as LME/ICE/CME would be an added advantage.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at


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Lucia Baeza

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining 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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