Sales Trader Pelagics at International Food Connectors BV

International Food Connectors BV, a young & dynamic international food trading company based in Rotterdam (Wilhelminaplein), is looking for a commercial talent. 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.

You will develop your own portfolio of clients and/or suppliers, 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. You will join a young and ambitious team that works hard but doesn’t forget to celebrate success either!

Tasks include:

  • 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

What we offer you:

  • A good salary and bonus scheme
  • Seeing the world; you will travel several weeks per year visiting your suppliers and/or clients
  • Good secondary terms
  • Possibilities to develop in your role by being coached by a senior trader

Profile:

  • University degree (HBO/WO)
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of frozen food trading
  • Fluent in English and French OR Chinese, both verbally & written. Additional languages are a major plus.
  • You are a team player, but you can also work independently
  • You are a highly commercial individual

About us:

International Food Connectors BV is young & dynamic food trading company. We buy and sell our products worldwide. Our products include frozen poultry, fish,  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.

Now what?

If you are interested in this dynamic job, please apply by sending your CV to nfolkers@ifc.eu