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Field Trader Bulgaria


Sofia, Sofia, BG

COFCO International is a global agri-business with a clear vision, strong values and a positive culture, focused on being a leader in the global grains, oilseeds and sugar supply chains. We provide the food the world needs in a responsible way. Headquartered is Geneva, Switzerland, we are ambitious, with the right structures and culture to meet the world's increasing and changing needs. With 11,000+ people in 35 countries, our global portfolio includes assets across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. We trade with over 50 nations, while providing farmers unique direct access to the growing Chinese market.

Scope of the role:

The role of Trader is to support the organization and to run the implementation of commercial strategy & operations of the company in the Bulgarian market. He/she will develop market position of company and establish strong collaboration relationship with farmers and distributors in Bulgaria. The actions taken by this role will be solid integrated within CE region.

The holder of the role will be a hard-working professional able to undertake trading decisions and work diligently under pressure. This person will be comfortable with working in a developing environment, building up new connections with clients and identify effective ways to achieve better results.



  • Manage and implement commercial strategy in the designated area according to the directions/volume budgets set by the trading department and management team
  • Develop and sustain regional commodity origination/purchases in specific area
  • Ensuring accurate and regular reports about relevant commodity markets and competitors, crop development
  • Running pricing, cost calculations
  • Manage and develop company’s portfolio of suppliers/customers on specific area
  • Enlarge portfolio of clients and suppliers for achieving business objectives and targets
  • Perform trade activities extensively in the field for developing business relationship with farmers and in the office
  • Look for storage space opportunities in the specific area
  • Anticipate, communicate and align logistic needs in the area together with logistic and execution department
  • Offer support for execution and logistic colleagues in all stages of contract execution
  • Contribute to local company Business Plan, in terms of conception and execution.
  • Support company business activities, identify and follow development opportunities for the company in the area
  • Ensure compliance and implementation of COFCO Policies and procedures as per company guidelines;
  • Perform any other duties required by manager and situation, related to business needs if case




  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Prior experience as a field trader or another relevant role
  • Knowledge of agribusiness market
  • Ability to liaise with people and initiate relationship building
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven teamwork orientation towards the other departments in the company
  • Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • English language at working level
  • Bulgarian native
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Location of the role: Bulgarian territory




COFCO International is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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