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Origination Manager

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Job ID WAR00309 Date posted 05/27/2020 Location : Warsaw, Poland

Principal Accountabilities

  • Buy grains & oilseeds in accordance with local teams merchandising margin targets
  • Maximize revenues through targeted purchases from new and existing suppliers/customers
  • Identify growth opportunities in the grain & oilseed origination
  • Ensure origination supplier risk exposures are within agreed and current limits
  • Understand industry regulations and commercial implications for grains & oilseeds
  • Provide constant feedback on new digital and other tools related to the team or suppliers
  • Plan needed silo space for origination targets and negotiate storage contracts
  • Coordinate origination team’s efforts with respect to customer facing
  • Build deep relationships with current and potential suppliers
  • Solve complex supplier problems and address complaints
  • Supervise the origination team in Poland
  • Build strong internal business relationships (i.e. finance, plant operations, logistics, etc.)
  • Represent the business in the local trade organizations


  • Business, economic or agricultural education (min. bachelor degree)
  • Min. 5 years’ experience in originating/buying/trading agricultural commodities
  • Experience in grain/oilseeds or related industries
  • Knowledge of the market, customers, suppliers and the industry
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Result oriented, commercial acumen and strong negotiating skills
  • Fluent in Polish and English
  • Strong computer skills (Excel/PowerPoint/Word/Outlook)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to motivate. People leadership experience is a plus

We offer

  • Professional development in a multinational company
  • Life insurance
  • Pension insurance
  • Private medical care (for the employee and the employee’s family members)
  • Meal voucher
  • Multisport card

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