Vacancy details

Clonee, Co. Meath
Description

 

International Sales / Trader – Food ( meat & fish )

 

Role:

 

 

AgraKepak International is an Irish-based company trading in meat and seafood foodstuffs from Ireland & all across the globe, mainly to Asian & African markets. It is the international arm of the Kepak Group, a large Irish food company.

 

For this exciting role we are looking for an ambitious person to join our trading desk, with a view to developing our customer base in Asia, Africa and beyond.

 

This role is suitable for someone with a desire to travel and do business internationally, and the drive to create financial success on a personal and Company level.

 

 

 

Reports to : Managing Director

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Retention of our existing clients and development of new ones in the highly-competitive international marketplace
  • Understand the customer and their requirements, both commercial and technical
  • Developing a technical understanding of the meat and seafood products desired in different international markets
  • Growing your ability as a risk-manager & dealing in multiple currencies.
  • Using data to drive trading strategies to increase & improve returns
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Flexibility in carrying out other tasks and responsibilities which may arise in order to achieve overall success in AgraKepak International strategies.

 

 

 

Experience, Qualifications & Competencies

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with an understanding of the importance of negotiation
  • Self-starting team player with the attitude, energy and motivation to get results in a demanding and challenging environment
  • The ability to develop relationships with people through excellent verbal and written communication is essential
  • Agility: the ability to adapt at pace and think on your feet
  • High numerical aptitude, strong analytical skills
  • An organised planner; Ability to prioritise and focus on what really matters
  • Third level qualification in International Business or Agriculture or similar is an advantage
  • International language is an advantage, not essential