11 Jun '21
Commodity Trader

Agriculture, Western Cape Somerset West

Negotiable -

My client,is seeking to employ a Commodity Trader to join their office based in Somerset West. A relevant degree and industry experience would be preferred but is not essential. The successful candidate MUST reside in the Helderberg area.

Responsibilities and objectives:

  • Responsible for procurement, sales, and distribution of Agricultural commodities
  • Helps formulate the sales budgets for the category
  • Ensures optimal customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for handling of commercial issues
  • Develop new trade opportunities
  • Monitor international and local market developments
  • Ensure all suppliers meet stringent vendor approval requirements
  • Frequent travel to Visit all customers and suppliers

Requirements:

  • Relevant degree/diploma would be preferred but Is not essential.
  • Industry relevant experience would be preferred but is not essential.
  • The successful candidate MUST reside in the Helderberg area (Somerset West / Strand/ Gordons Bays or Stellenbosch)
  • Excellent customer service skills – both verbal and written
  • Effective contract negotiation skills
  • Ability to solve challenging problems
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work with minimal direction
  • Proficiency in Afrikaans & English (written and spoken)
  • Willingness to travel
  • Well Developed IT proficiency
  • Commercially minded

Salary is dependent on experience.  Please include this information in you application.

Ad Visible Until: 30 June 2021
Ref: SW002785/JM

Vacancy Type: Permanent