• Field Officer at ​Traders of Africa

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    Date Posted: 2020-11-21

    Traders of Africa is an eCommerce marketplace focused on driving intra-African trade as well as trade between Africa and the world through technology. We are recruiting to fill the position of a Field Officer in Lagos.

    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?

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV on or before 25th November, 2020, using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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