Deputy/ Assistant Manager – Coal | Chennai | Aditya Birla Group

  • Full Time
  • Chennai

Website Swiss Singapore India Pvt. Ltd

Job Purpose:

  • To expand trade in East Coast of India for selling steam coal on FOB , CIF, Delivered and stock and sale basis
  • To set up liasoning in PSU business (small lots) for tender participation

 Key challenges:

  • Initiate business in East Coast of India
  • Provide regular feedback and market intelligence
  • Establishing oneself in the coal market and gaining market credibility and trust.

Overview of responsibilities:

  • Responsible for new market development
  • To take up market intelligence activities and build up a database, MIS
  • Managing coal/ petroleum trading operations from the vessel to the customer and ensuring timely delivery of product to the customer.
  • To obtain counterparty approvals
  • Limit sanctions to be followed strictly
  • Meeting sales targets as defined by the senior team
  • Developing new accounts by identifying new customers
  • Facilitating deal/transaction documentation by coordinating with various departments involved in the transaction
  • Preparing sales contracts and critically reviewing purchase contracts as prepared by customers and complete management of sales transactions
  • Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction by timely redressal of customer grievances through site inspection, communicating issues to suppliers and resolving complaints to maintain cordial relationships with customers
  • Assisting Senior Trader/Vertical Head in expanding customer base through new market development
  • Assisting Senior Trader/Vertical Head in the formulation and implementation annual business plan
  • Keeping track of competitor moves and global market trends and preparing market intelligence data for effective decision making
  • Ensuring adherence to statutory compliances and company SOP.
  • Ensuring timely receipt of payments by coordinating with accounts department for late payments and follow up with customers and maintaining zero overdue or bad-debts.
  • Preparing daily, weekly and monthly MIS reports with respect to coal price movements and market trends and analyzing the same
  • Preparation of daily business reports
  • Nomination of the vessel to buyers and suppliers and getting their confirmation
  • Follow up with buyers/shipping dept. for the nomination of the vessel in time
  • Coordination with finance over the negotiation of documents and receipt of payment
  • Laytime calculations
  • Preparation of master data of pending dem/dispatch.
  • Overall responsible for timely SAP entries and monitoring the same
  • Maintaining update data for which may be provided for preparation of relevant presentations

Knowledge and skills required:

  • Knowledge of the coal industry trends across the globe
  • Good analytical skills and ability to interpret market intelligence data for effective decision making
  • Ability to liaise effectively with external agencies
  • Good networking skills


CA and/ MBA in Marketing/ Trading

Minimum Experience Level:

6 – 10 Years

Report to:

Assistant General Manager

Post Author: SimplyVedant