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Specialty Coffee Trader, East Africa / Central America / Latin America

Company:
Redstone Commodity Search
Location:
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Salary:
USD 30,000-60,000
Posted:
November 09, 2016
Description:

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a soft commodity trading house looking for a specialty coffee trader in respective countries of origin.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

•Responsible for procurement and trading of specialty Arabica coffee (SCAA 80+) in Central/Latin America or East Africa

•Responsible for targeted business development. Establishing new relationships with local growers, farms and co-operatives

•Coordinating with other trading offices for distribution and sales

•Travelling to visit suppliers/growers

•Role reports to Head of Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

•At least 3-5 years’ experience in procurement and/or trading of specialty coffee

•Must have established relationships with local farms and co-operatives

•Fluent in local languages: Swahili, Spanish, Portuguese

•Strong knowledge of specialty Arabica/Robusta bean quality and grading

•Based in Country of Origin

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If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to commodities@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.