11 Jun '21
Jnr Trader

Agriculture, Western Cape Stellenbosch Techno Park

Negotiable -

An export company, based in Stellenbosch is seeking to employ a Jnr Trader to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for an upcoming trader to build their career in the fruit import and export industry. The candidate will work closely with the current international traders, providing support and taking responsibility for their own markets.

Responsibilities include, but is not limited to:

  • Marketing and sales of products to existing and new clients;
  • Management and maintenance of existing client network;
  • Liaison with cargo agents and cold rooms to facilitate unloading of containers;
  • Completion of flimsy documentation to confirm transaction details to the logistics and finance department;
  • Support to colleagues with the product sourcing process in order to achieve budget targets;
  • Support to finance department through communication with clients regarding the following:
  • debtors collection;
  • management & settlement of claims;
  • shipping and credit limit management with clients;
  • verification of costs and profits where applicable to own sales.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within the fruit export industry
  • Knowledge of different fruit varieties essential (apples, pears, grapes, citrus, stone fruit)
  • Proactive, hands-on and the ability to use initiative
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and with constantly changing deadlines

Ad Visible Until: 30 June 2021
Ref: SW002790/JM

Vacancy Type: Permanent