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Agro-commodities Officer/Trader

Traders of Africa (TofA) - Lagos

Posted: Nov 18th, 2019

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Traders of Africa is an ecommerce marketplace focused on driving intra-African trade as well as trade between Africa and the world through technology.


  • Managing the existing portfolio of suppliers and customers.
  • Identifying new businesses to increase sales.
  • Keeping track of offers.
  • Relationship management with customers and suppliers.
  • Negotiating prices, payment, and delivery terms.
  • Successfully closing and delivering deals.
  • Work with the Senior Commodities Officer to ensure the smooth and efficient transaction operations of the commodities.
  • Work with the relevant WFP personnel to ensure timely and correct delivery of commodities to the EDPs and FDPs for timely distributions.
  • Work applicable, responsible to ensure availability of safe, suitable, adequate in-country storage capacity and trucks for internal delivery from EDPs to FDPs.
  • Work with the procurement/logistics department to ensure timely procurement and availability of all equipment and materials necessary for the successful implementation of a commodity transaction.

Minimum: HND
Experience: 0 year(s)
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Expires: 02-12-2019

General Requirements

  • Relevant experience in a commercial sales function (experience in spices, nuts, and seeds trading sales).
  • Flexible and must have a commercial attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills , Confident Charismatic and Proactive.
  • Abilities to set priorities and work on more than one task simultaneously.
  • Self-starter and enjoy working with targets.
  • Good mathematical skills and excellent communication skills.
  • Should have a Nigerian Passport.
  • Not opposed to extensive travel.
  • Age specification: (19-27).