Trade Execution Operator Trainee

Webcor SA Geneva, CH1M ago

Our company is a global corporation currently operating in Africa, Europe, South America and Asia.

We source, produce, market and distribute soft commodities, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and building materials. Growth, competitiveness and productivity are high on our strategic agenda

Intership length: 6 months


Trade Execution Operator Trainee

Job Summary:

Support the trade processes of commodities / FMCG in Africa, by executing the administration process and supervising the shipping/ dispatch of inbound and outbound logistics orders safely, while minimizing losses and costs

Key Performance & Results Area:

  • Liaise and clarify purchases and sales contracts with Traders
  • Execute shipping program by supervising loading/discharging of ships and containers.
  • Provide administrative support by issuing and receiving commercial invoices
  • Update any dashboards on the shared server
  • Negotiate export Letters of credit

 Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Commercial or Technical background
  • BA or BS or equivalent
  • Logistic diploma is a plus
  • Alternatively, previous experience in another trading company or ship owning / liner shipping company
  • ERP knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of operations processes
  • Has knowledge in shipping or forwarding of goods
  • Knows payment instruments L/C, payments processes
  • Has developed skill in IT

Competencies & Soft skills: 

  • Fluent English and French
  • Portuguese and other languages are a plus
  • Is service oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Works fast