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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      October 05,2021
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    International Trader FMCG

    For a client in Leiden have an excellent opportunity to join an international company in the FMCG industry. Are you decisive, communicative, commercial and entrepreneurial? Then this is the perfect opportunity to work in a complex B2B environment where you can grow your commercial experience by working with multinational clients.

    The company is an international trading house operating in the branded FMCG industry.

    Tasks and responsibilities

    • Manage the business with your suppliers and customer; keep track of your offers and inquiries, pending deals and market developments
    • Understand your trading market and know when to sell and buy, maximize margin
    • Negotiate prices, payment and delivery terms
    • Are always on the lookout for new business opportunities with a focus on your own market, but you are free to act global and look across any border
    • Work with the Logistics Team to close and deliver deals to your customers and suppliers
    • Ensure your suppliers' and clients' financial and account information is up to date


    • You have a Bachelor's degree, preferably in economics or business
    • You are fluent in English. Fluency in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Mandarin is a big plus
    • You have at least 3 years' relevant experience in an active sales/purchase/trading position
    • You enjoy spending 15% of your work time travelling to different countries
    • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and a demonstrated ability in creating new business opportunities
    • You thrive on challenging targets and you (over)achieve them
    • You are confident, charismatic, positive, proactive and have excellent interpersonal skills
    • You possess good communication and presentation skills
    • You set priorities, you can juggle tasks, and you meet your deadlines
    • You hold a valid driving license


    • A contract directly with the client, not through an employment agency
    • A competitive salary & benefits package, vacation days, pension, travel cost reimbursement
    • Challenge, variation, fun and a lot of serious responsibility within a fast-growing, internationally operating organization that dares to think big
    • A fast-paced and demanding work environment, but also time for a joint lunch in our restaurant, and a drink at the bar on our top floor every Friday afternoon
    • Fun team events and legendary annual parties
    • A personal plan created to help you and us grow
    • A stimulating, international and commercial environment. A few key words: informal, no-nonsense, future-oriented, focus on development and success

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