INTEL HR Consulting PLC is currently hiring a TIMBER TRADER to work for one of its clients in Douala, Cameroon with the profile below:
Purpose: To assess the quality, quantity and market value of timber and timber products for trade, and organize the selling process of new timber.
Contract Type: Unspecified duration, subject to 3 months’ renewable probation.
Opens: 27th January 2020
Closes: 7th February 2020
General Skill Requirements:
- Proven trading with a minimum of 03 years’ experience in timber trading.
- Strong business acumen.
- The ability to work well under stress.
- A solid understanding of financial markets.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Proven knowledge of the local forestry legal and technical exportation system.
- A mastery of the overall timber supply chain; from forest to the end customer.
- A good understanding of international commodities trade systems.
- Distinguish types of wood qualities
Distinguish different types of wood quality schemes, grading rules, and standards. See how quality differs between certain kinds of wood, such as hardwoods and softwoods.
- Study prices of wood products
Be aware of current market studies and forecasts concerning supply, demand, trade and prices of wood and related products.
- Sell processed timber in a commercial environment
Check that the sales area is in a suitable condition for customers and that the stock and materials are in a suitable condition to be sold.
- Handle timber based products
Identify the main types of timber based products to be received at your company. Stack and store timber based products safely and in compliance with company procedures.
- Handle timber
Identify the main types of timber to be received in our company. Stack and store timber safely and in compliance with company procedures.
- Process returned timber products
Confirm the type, quantity, and condition of the goods being returned. Ask the client for the reason why the goods are being returned. Provide all relevant details and update the stock control system. Inspect returned goods to confirm the reason for returning the goods. Take the goods to the correct location, and ensure they are kept separately from normal stock.
- Negotiate price
Arrange an agreement on price of products or services provided or offered.
- Carry out purchasing operations in the timber business
Carry out purchasing operations within the scope of personal responsibility and with due regard to production efficiency and business objectives.
- Manage timber stocks
Inspect the stock to find out how much is left. Identify any damaged, faulty, or out of date items and move them to the appropriate location. Follow stock rotation methods to ensure stock is used effectively. Handle goods using safe and approved handling methods.
- Manage timber orders
Ensure that goods are in stock and accessible so that they can be dispatched. Identify any special loading or transportation requirements relating to the assembly of orders. Check and confirm any requirements to maintain the condition of the goods while the order is being assembled. Assemble the orders with the correct type and quantity of goods. Label orders following organizational procedures.
Language (s): Written and spoken English and French.
How to Apply
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NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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