Field Officer at Traders of Africa

Job Overview

  • The Field Trader will be primarily responsible for interfacing with suppliers (farmers and / or sellers) to ultimately procure the required products and deliver them to the preferred destination
  • The Field Trader will personally supervise the purchase and delivery of agro-commodities and other products.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise the purchase and delivery of products from supplier location to the buyer’s preferred destination.
  • Mobilize to product location for physical inspection of products.
  • Ensure quality of products to be delivered, and report the same as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date information on all products.
  • Source for potential buyers and suppliers.
  • Develop strategies for sourcing products across Africa.


  • Minimum academic qualification of OND / HND / B.Sc.
  • Knowledge of agro-commodities and related products.
  • Relative experience dealing with suppliers, traders, farmers, and exporters.
  • Sales experience in the Agribusiness or similar role is an advantage.
  • Target oriented.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Must have integrity and be trustworthy.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to speak local languages.
  • Must be willing to travel for long periods.
  • Must be willing to begin immediately.
  • Are you an Agricultural professional, with at least 2 years in sourcing for agro-commodities locally?
  • Are you conversant with FMCG best practices in procurement?
  • Do you have a strong network of farmers and off-takers of Agribusiness?

Application Closing Date
25th November, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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