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Merchant Assistant

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Job ID 259528 Date posted 02/15/2023 Location : Cairo, Egypt

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Merchant Assistant will provide administrative support to the trading desks and general office staff. In this role, you will prepare routine reporting, commodity pricing, profit and loss estimates and other supporting duties.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain and cultivate established relationships with small accounts, customers, clients, suppliers and other business partners.
  • Collaborate closely with various business partners, including supply chain and field team to achieve origination objectives.
  • Prepare reports and conduct competitive analysis, such as, pricing sheets, regular origination reporting, reconciliation for positions, as well as profit and loss estimates.
  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Managing office supplies 
  • Supporting Staff with administrative tasks 


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent

  • Confirmed analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fresh university graduates or third year university students.

We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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