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Square City | 03.12.2021 | Anvers

Trading Manager


Details de l'offre
  • Contrat : Cadre Supérieur
  • Expérience minimum : 5 à 10 ans
  • Segmentation : Département Logistique / SCM dans une industrie , Chef d'équipe , Trade Lane Manager

Description de l’offre

Expect the unexpected for your talent! Square City works as a trusted advisor for profiles in office, logistics & supply chain. We offer expertise, dialogue and continuity in order to find the right match for our clients and candidates. Thanks to our extensive network of professionals and the personal approach of our consultants, you can count on a high-quality, sustainable and transparent collaboration.

For our client, a large and established commodity trading business based in Antwerp, we are looking voor a Trading Manager.

Responsibilities for this position are:

  • You are responsible for management and oversight of the personnel within the Operations Team, responsible for execution of global contracts from origin to final destination and customer delivery.
  • You will ensure full shipping instructions are sent to suppliers in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with the needs of our customers
  • You will be responsible for management of the logistical execution of the contracts including coordination of shipping lines and vessel bookings.
  • You will coordinate cargo arrivals with the appropriate ports, warehouses, logistics firms and customs agents for smooth and prompt importation.
  • You will ensure that the cargo is stored safely and accurately in warehouses.
  • You coordinatore with customers to facilitate sales in both shipments and deliveries.
  • You arrange transport and customs requirements as agreed in the sales contract.
  • You will responsible for Finance and Cost Management: negotiation and implementation of agreed global freight rates and transit times, negotiation and management of warehouse rents and costs, and so on.
  • You will responsible for Risk and Compliance Procedures: real-time reporting of contractual statutes, proactively raising any potential issues to the Managers.


Qualifications required are:

  • You have bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, logistics, management,..
  • You have at least 5 years of commodity logistics experience, with in-depth knowledge of supply chains and trading incoterms, and at least 1-2 years experience in a managerial role.
  • You speak English fluently. Other languages such as: French, Dutch, Spanish,.. are beneficial.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • You have outstanding organisational and planning skills and highly motivated, proactive and a problem-solver.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office.


The client offers:

  • You will end up in a stable position, and in a very pleasant working environment.
  • The client offers a remuneration according to experience with fringe benefits.
  • There is a possibility to telecommute.
  • You will be working in a close team.

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