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Company Description
Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods.

Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world.

Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Job Description Overview**:

LDC is on the lookout for a Coffee Sales Trader to be based in Hamburg to support LDC Coffee desk development in Germany and North Europe.
In this multifaceted role, you will play a key part in improving our coffee presence in the region.

You will collaborate with other LDC trading desks as well as our research, sustainability, execution, and coffee origination teams globally.

Main responsibilities:

• Manage relationships with your clients.
•... Understand region's commercial needs and develop a strategy to respond to them.
• Aid in in the execution of the global coffee sales strategy and support the business development in the region through proposals, planning and possibly implementation of new trade flows.

• Work with our sustainability team to lead commercial discussions regarding sustainability and the evolving regulatory environment.
• Communicate effectively on all the sustainable tools and solutions LDC can offer.

• Contribute to the discussions related to our trading decisions and support the execution of the strategies in the EMEA region.

Market intelligence:
• Coordinate with our research team to help the platform better understand the market trends and anticipate our clients' needs.

• Coordinate the various functions involved in the execution of your sales contracts, including the control of possible demurrage, inventory management, invoice payments, risk exposure, quality control etc. from origin to final contracted terms.

• Look after all aspects of reporting such as CRM management, contract entries, Risk assessment, etc.

Qualifications Experience**:5+ years of coffee trading/sales experience in relevant destination markets

University degree in Economics or Business.

Additional Information Skills**:
• Ability to clearly articulate complex topics
• Personable
• Dedicated
• Willingness to learn internal LDC systems (EKA, CRIS, Power Bi, CRM, etc.)

English and German. Any other language is a plus.

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)
• Pension contributions
• Access to Training and Development

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA.

LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.
LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply
Hamburg Germany


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