Trader Middle East

Rotterdam – 40 – Fulltime

International Food Connectors B.V., a young & dynamic international food trading company based in Rotterdam (Wilhelminaplein), is looking for a commercial talent to develop the Middle Eastern market. You will work alongside experienced traders who will coach you in developing all the skills necessary to succeed in the dynamic world of international trade.

What we ask of you

  • Bachelors degree
  • Fluent English
  • Fluent in Dutch
  • Motivated mindset

What you get from us

  • Competitive salary and bonusses
  • 25 vacation days
  • Opportunity to travel frequently
  • Company lunch and drinks on Fridays
  • Amazing team members

About the job

You will develop your own portfolio of clients and/or suppliers focusing on the Middle Eastern market, and will build & maintain strong relationships with these parties. Though you will be running your own show, in the beginning you will be supported by a Senior Trader. Travelling several weeks per year to visit your customers and/or suppliers is key to your success. With an average age of about 30 years, you will join a young and ambitious team that works hard but doesn’t forget to celebrate successes!

Your responsibilities:

  • Negotiating contracts with your customers and/or suppliers
  • Developing new business and building your own portfolio of partners
  • Building & maintaining strong relations with your commercial partners
  • Working closely together with your colleagues from logistics & finance to monitor your business
  • Following & understanding market trends, and using these to your advantage
  • You will report directly to the company directory

''Trading is a fascinating business. Every day is different and every day we encounter new challenges we have to overcome as a team.
The interesting thing about this job is you have to rely a lot on your resilience and persistency. Because of having the drive to succeed day in day out, we care able to succeed.''

Henrique de David - Trader

What we expect from you:

  • University degree (HBO/WO)
  • At least one year experience as a trader in the frozen protein products industry
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both verbally & written. Additional languages are a plus

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Seeing the world; you will travel several weeks per year visiting your suppliers and/or clients
  • Good secondary terms and conditions
  • Quarterly team building / fun events
  • Company lunch and afternoon drinks on Fridays
  • Weekly fresh fruit
  • 25 holidays

About IFC

International Food Connectors BV is young & dynamic food trading company. We buy and sell our products worldwide. Our products include frozen poultry, pork, beef, vegetables and French fries, but also fresh vegetables such as onions & potatoes. We are a dedicated and service orientated company, building strong and long term relations with our suppliers and customers.

  • Informal atmoshpere
  • Enterpreneurial mindset
  • Internationally orientated

Apply for this job now!

Applying is very easy and can be done in a few minutes. Fill in the form below and our HR Manager Sarah will contact you.

Any questions?

Feel free to ask those to Sarah. She’s here to help you with all of your questions about this job.

Sarah van Winkelhof

HR & Recruitment Manager

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