Sunday, April 22, 2012

Manager, Business Development / Trader - Commodities (SM); $90-110K


Classification: 
 Purchasing 

Compensation:  $90,000.00 to $110,000.00 per year 

A Leading Global Agricultural Supply Chain Company is seeking a self-motivated individual for a management position located in one of our North American Offices. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, highly organized, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking. The person must possess professional business qualifications and strong communication skills. Candidates will work directly with senior level managers and must be energetic, professional, organized, and excited to learn more about our growing company. 

Primary Responsibilities: 
The main responsibility of the role will be managing customers which involves: 
Creation and execution of a business plan with a numeric and qualitative key performance indicators, which are tracked by annually. 
Customer Relationship management in the B2B realm by creating a preferred customer base and value for the company. 
Further enhancing the brand value of the company by creating and reinforcing the product and company attributes. 
Business development in Ingredients and Snack Nuts segments of the business in US/Canada. 
Develop in depth understanding of the downstream manufacturing and retail supply chain landscape. 
Bucket management of product grade groups 
Active interaction and coordination with the companies own upstream supply resources 
Operation management of inventory, debtors and vendor payables. 
Helping the marketing team to form views of the short term and long term market trends. 
Creating a database of US/Canada consumption data and reconciling with origin export data 
Analyzing the North American Supply and Demand factors and aligning with the overall global S&D picture. 
System and HR administration of logistics support staff.
 RequirementsA knowledge of both the global financial markets and a good level of understanding and/or immediate experience in the agricultural commodities markets. 
Strong attention to detail capability 
Critical thinking and strong business acumen. 
Entrepreneurship and business ownership skills 
Excellent communication skills. 
Professional business degree preferred. 
The following qualifications are preferred: 
A GPA at or above 3.2 (on a 4-point scale) 
A Bachelor's Degree and related work history with experience in finance (Masters degree or MBA will be preferred) 
Study abroad experience and/or the ability to speak multiple languages. 

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