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Location: Sydney CBD

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset, and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the General Manager Marketing, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The Group Manager, Mid-Office Marketing will support the Marketing and Logistics (M&L) team in the development and implementation of our Trading, Risk M&L system with a focus on data integrity and efficient processes. In addition, the role will have a Marketing element for domestic customers of Yancoal coal.


The role will require you to:

  • Execute Yancoal’s M&L strategy with direct responsibility for the effective and efficient marketing and supply of both thermal and metallurgical coal product to domestic customers.
  • Manage Sales and Market analysis to support the Marketing team with an analysis of Supply and Demand dynamics and managing the Price Protocol process.
  • Responsible for ensuring data integrity across the entire M&L function.
  • Ensure contracts and procedures satisfy and are within compliance limits and audit requirements.
  • Assists in identifying, scoping & prioritising development requirements for the marketing risk and trade system.
  • Adopt and implement best practices for Middle Office into the YAL M&L department.
  • Produce reports and keep the team/management informed, utilising M&L data to enable effective decision making.
  • Manage budget and sales forecast process and sales planning revenue optimisation requirements.
  • Manage JV relationships and exchange of information.
Skills and Experience


  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications.



  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Middle Office manager or similar role in a top tier institution.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the marketing/supply of coal in the seaborne market.
  • Experience in negotiating and budgeting.
  • Understanding of end user coal utilisation characteristics to ensure alignment of marketing strategies to Yancoal product mix.



  • Ability to research best practises and design and implement efficiencies to create improvements in process and applications.
  • Demonstrable management, planning, and operational leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to negotiate the acceptance of new initiatives and to liaise with customers and other senior personnel in the resources industry.
  • Results-focused approach with the ability to identify and act on opportunities. 
  • Proven ability to foster strong relationships and build rapport with people from divergent backgrounds.

Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Educations Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements


If you would like to apply for this role please click the Apply button.


Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.


Applications close 25 October 2020.