Africa trader frozen foods

  • Woerden
  • 40 hours
  • Subo Frozen Foods

To continue growth we are currently looking for an Africa trader frozen foods to supplement the Subo team in Woerden, The Netherlands.

Company

Subo International is a trading organization driven by 2 separate business units:

  • Foods – worldwide import and export of food commodities: Frozen (Fish, Poultry, Meats and Vegetables), Dairy and Nuts, seeds and pulses.
  • Automotive – worldwide supply of new, used and customized vehicles for Mining, Construction and general trading clients.

Our mission is to create a trading platform for multiple commodity divisions. Frozen foods will remain the back bone of the organization, but will as well be just one business unit among others in the near future. Subo Frozen Foods caters to a wide range of clients in West Africa, Eastern Europe and the former Russian states. As part of the long term strategy we target global coverage of both the clients as well as the suppliers markets. Our office is located in one of the most beautiful buildings in the area, including a constant buzz of activities and great coffee.

To continue growth we are currently looking for an Africa trader frozen foods to supplement the Subo team in Woerden.

Africa Trader Frozen Foods

For our Frozen Food Division we are looking for an international trader who can work within a small but fast growing entrepreneurial business environment. Our work is dynamic, inspiring and internationally oriented. As a Subo commodity trader you will get the opportunity to develop your own business within the set guidelines and with appropriate support. A pro-active, hands-on and self-starting mentality is crucial. You will develop (new) markets, visit prospects, customers and suppliers all over the world. Besides the main commercial activities you’ll have to manage secondary processes as Logistics, Documentation and Finance as well. It’s not just about selling, it’s about controlling the full chain of trading. You will start working in a small team in our office in Woerden and support the ambitious growth we have planned for the near future. The Africa trader will focus on exports to the continent Africa and will be part of the existing Africa team.

Main tasks:

  • Physical trading of frozen foods, buying and selling globally.
  • Development of new business markets and prospect clients
  • Analyzing trends and market developments
  • Monitoring logistics, documentation and finance
  • Frequent traveling to clients and international trade shows.

There is no ideal candidate , but your profile should contain the following set of skills:

  • A Bachelor or higher degree, preferably in Business
  • At least a few years working experience in a commercial environment
  • Fluency in English (good knowledge of French, Spanish, Russian and/or German is an advantage)
  • High level of accuracy, strong analytic skills and thorough organizational insights.
  • The ability to work independently and pro-active.
  • International orientation and interests
  • Good communication skills, persuasiveness and enthusiasm for the profession.

We offer you:

A dynamic job within an inspiring and ambitious, fast growing team. You will get the opportunity to bring up and develop your ideas. Taking responsibilities and personal development is self-evident within our company. The company will facilitate the opportunities to reach your goals.

The job comes with frequent travels to different continents to meet clients, suppliers and to attend branch related exhibition visits. Interested? Contact us for more information via daan@subo-international.com


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