AgraKepak International is an Irish-based company trading in meat and seafood foodstuffs from Ireland & all across the globe, mainly to Asian & African markets. It is the international arm of the Kepak Group, a large Irish food company.
For this exciting role we are looking for an ambitious person to join our trading desk, with a view to developing our customer base in Asia, Africa and beyond.
This role is suitable for someone with a desire to travel and do business internationally, and the drive to create financial success on a personal and Company level.
Reports to : Managing Director
Retention of our existing clients and development of new ones in the highly-competitive international marketplace
Understand the customer and their requirements, both commercial and technical
Developing a technical understanding of the meat and seafood products desired in different international markets
Growing your ability as a risk-manager & dealing in multiple currencies.
Using data to drive trading strategies to increase & improve returns
Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
Flexibility in carrying out other tasks and responsibilities which may arise in order
to achieve overall success in AgraKepak International strategies.
Experience, Qualifications & Competencies
Entrepreneurial mindset with an understanding of the importance of negotiation
Self-starting team player with the attitude, energy and motivation to get results in a demanding and challenging environment
The ability to develop relationships with people through excellent verbal and written communication is essential
Agility: the ability to adapt at pace and think on your feet
High numerical aptitude, strong analytical skills
An organised planner. Ability to prioritise and focus on what really matters
Third level qualification in International Business or Agriculture or similar is an advantage
International language is an advantage, not essential
What can we offer you?
Hybrid working option available
Discounted health insurance
Pension eligibility after 6 months
Bespoke Learning and Development
Employee benefit platform
On-the-job training and development
Cash sales on company product
Kepak is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Note: as with all positions, due to the nature of the business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.
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