Job details
English speaking Seafood Traderref: HN45687
Sector Trading
Type Full-time, Contract/Project
Location Netherlands - Amstelveen
Salary €3300 - 3900 / Month
Our client, based in Amstelveen, is a specialist in the development and sale of Asian food. As their business is expanding, they are currently looking for a Seafood Trader who can work closely with the Purchasing Manager and suppliers in Europe. The ideal candidate will have strong communication, negotiation, and presentation skills. Business level English will be expected, and an understanding of Japanese culture/language would be advantageous.

TYPE:     Full-time role, initially 1 year contract (potential to become permanent)
WORKING HOURS: 9:00-17:30, Monday to Friday (30 minutes lunch break)
SALARY: €3,300 – 3,900 per month, depending on experience + performance bonus (0-3 months), holiday allowance, transportation fee, pension, 25 days annual leave
START: TBD
LOCATION: Amstelveen, the Netherlands (After training, 1 day working from home is acceptable)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Working closely with the Purchasing Manager
- Support for the collection of information on products handled and the preparation of sales plans
- Inventory control
- Interaction with suppliers
- Interfacing with the sales team
- Research EU regulations on products handled
- Conduct market research, accompanying sales teams and analysing products handled at other locations, making proposals for new products
- Implementing product category management
- Domestic and international business trips to visit suppliers and accompanying with sales member

IDEAL CANDIDATE:
- +3 years of experience in seafood trading
- Excellent written and communication skills
- Business level English is mandatory
- Some understanding of Japanese culture and Japanese language would be advantageous
- Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Word
- Experience in the cycle from purchasing to sales is welcome

** All applicants must have the right to work in The Netherlands as the Company is not able to offer visa support.