Place: Geneva - Switzerland
Publication Date: 03/10/2017
Ref: PC007117

Job Details

For one of our clients, a commodity trading company, we are seeking to recruit a Trader/Business Developer with an expertise on African markets to be based in Geneva.


  • Maintain business contacts and develop new ones
  • Develop and manage physical trading book within fertilizers
  • Be responsible for fertilizer trading to support the main functions of origination and marketing
  • Contribute to define, develop and implement growth strategies in the specific area in coordination with the rest of the team
  • Evaluate and manage various risks
  • Contacting/visiting suppliers and receivers to develop new deals, import and export business
  • Maintaining and developing customers relationship
  • Building relationships with fertilizers suppliers
  • Manage sales execution and logistics
  • In charge of identifying the marketing needs for the company


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of the African market, European market and trading flows with a proven track record
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Skilled in decision-making and negotiation
  • Ability to deliver results under pressure