Junior Operations Officer (Wheat/ Pulses/ Rice)
Full Time Rotterdam 8735 - 24788

As an Operations Officer, you are responsible for the administration, communication and monitoring and execution of logistical processes for the Operations Pulses / Rice team. You will work on an international scale, ensuring all necessary contractual documentation and arrangements are in order for timely delivery of our worldwide commodities. Alongside the logistical planning and execution of Pulses / Rice shipments (containerships and bulkships), you will handle on-the-spot inquiries relating to logistical processes. When issues arise, you will be required to provide efficient and effective solutions. You will regularly handle large shipments.

Company

Our world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network connects producers and consumers to supply sustainable, traceable and quality-controlled agricultural products. With our talented people, decades of experience and diverse capabilities, we offer innovative solutions to open pathways and create value for customers through our supply chains. As a responsible long-term business, we will continue to invest in and develop our network, allowing us to meet the needs of a growing world. Together, we are stronger and achieve more.

Job description

Good communication skills are crucial in maintaining clear lines of communication with internal departments (such as Trade, Chartering and Finance), colleagues from our international field offices, as well as external third parties and our customers. Day-to-day duties include inputting logistical information in to our system, making reservations, booking invoices, appointing cargo superintendents, contacting vessel agents and thoroughly checking the commodity contract, as well as charter party terms. Each trade is different, so accurate administration skills and a keen eye for detail are vital. Timely presentation of prepared documentation (such as bill of lading and certificates of origin) are key in completing operations effectively.

Requirements

For this position, we require candidates with prior experience in the industry, looking for a new challenge within Logistics/Trade Execution. The ideal candidate should also have bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management or similar

  • At least years of relevant working experience in logistics, preferably with international bulk shipments/containers;
  • Strong communication skills with a feeling for cultural differences;
  • A good level of English (spoken and written).
  • A responsible and flexible attitude;
  • A pro-active approach, foreseeing potential issues and quickly finding solutions when they arise;
  • An eagerness to develop understanding of the workings of a complex commodity business.
  • Letter of credit experience is a pre
Offer

We are located in over 35 countries and employing over 15.000 people worldwide. The position you are applying for is part of our Operations department. You will work in an informal and diverse team, and be part of an international organization that will help develop your skills and expertise. As well as this, we offer:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Flexible and attractive pension scheme;
  • A month salary as holiday allowance;
  • Working in an office located in the Centre of Rotterdam, next to Blaak station.

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