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Broker (Iron Ore & Cobalt)

Broker (Iron Ore & Cobalt)

Job ID:  1546
Department:  Iron Ore Swaps
Category:  Broking

London, GB

Employment Type:  Permanent

Company Overview

Clarksons is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping and offshore services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base. Our intelligence adds value by enabling clients to make more efficient and informed decisions. Our global reach, local knowledge and expertise is what makes us unique.


To understand more about day-to-day life at Clarksons, and what you can expect from us as an employer, visit us at www.clarksons.com


Role Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Iron Ore Broker to join our team in London to cover both Iron Ore and Cobalt. This role will suit a self-driven and passionate individual with a strong work ethic.


What you will be doing:

  • Drive revenue and develop client base.
  • Execute trades on behalf of institutional clients on OTC trades for iron ore futures and options.
  • Actively promote and develop business development opportunities with clients and end users.
  • Daily price discovery, dissemination and matching.
  • Produce and distribute market commentary, insight and trade ideas to clients, and make recommendations to clients off the back of best in class analysis and research.
  • Stay up to date on movements and notable events in the iron ore markets and capitalise on trading opportunity.
  • Attend industry conferences and events, actively networking with prospective clients and counterparties.


Experience & Knowledge:

  • Iron Ore or Bulks Experience required
  • Experience in the OTC brokerage space
  • Experience in OTC trade execution
  • Network of clients in the iron ore space would be helpful
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English (other languages beneficial but not mandatory)
  • Sales experience (helpful but not essential)
  • Team player who is driven and self-motivated
  • Highly numerate, with strong mathematical skills
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • PC literate (able to use excel and powerpoint)