Senior Thermal Coal Analyst (Desk Head) (m/f)



  • To provide the freight trading desks with insight and analysis of the supply and demand of thermal coal worldwide.


  • Responsible for management of a coal research team;
  • Develop and maintain industry models and forecasts to support research & marketing activities;
  • Assist the development of business and strategic activities through the provision of detailed insightful market analysis.
  • Work closely with commercial desk & other members of the freight research team to assist in identification of freight trading opportunities;
  • Assist with projects as required;
  • Be commercially focused with a goal of maximizing the company’s revenues through accurate and insightful research and advice.


  • Minimum 10 to 15 years of experience in coal trading or related capacity (a must) with a solid contact network within the thermal coal market. Experience working as analyst will be added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills (English) are essential as is the ability to work to deadlines and work collaboratively.  


Key Competencies:

  • Analytical problem solving and technical skills
  • The capability to see the big picture and understand which information matters
  • Highly effective communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team and a willingness to make a real contribution
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills and the ability to manage your own workload

Please submit your application using the form below or via email to Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings.