Head of Export & Purchasing_Agriculture Trading

Invest Talent JSC

Grain, Agriculture items for Trading

Full time
Ho Chi Minh
Posted 1 month ago

Our client is foreign company, operates within the grain trading industry, specialising in the sale of niche and oilseed crops. With a focus on products such as flax, peas, mung beans, chickpeas, meal, and moreā€¦ To expand into the Vietnamese market, we aim to leverage our expertise in grain trading and focus on the unique agricultural needs of Vietnam and Russian

Job Responsibilities

  • Team Creation: Establish and develop an optimal and highly effective purchasing department team.
  • Procurement Organization: Plan and organize procurement activities, including the development of procurement plans.
  • Market Analysis: Conduct market analysis, monitor prices, and select optimal offers.
  • Supplier Search: Actively search for new suppliers and personally engage in negotiations.
  • Contract Negotiation: Conduct negotiations and finalize contracts under the best possible terms, including visits to product manufacturers in relevant regions.
  • Contract Fulfillment Monitoring: Oversee the effectiveness and fulfillment of contractual obligations.
  • Cost Calculation: Calculate product costs based on CPT (port of departure) delivery terms.
  • Supplier Monitoring: Monitor suppliers based on key and auxiliary factors.
  • Contract Management: Ensure the preparation of contracts with suppliers, and coordinate delivery and payment terms.
  • Document Flow Management: Organize and control document flow for procurement activities, including shipping documents.
  • Budgeting and Effectiveness Assessment: Budget, assess the effectiveness of procurement plans, and achieve procurement targets.
  • Supplier Base Management: Formulate, systematize, analyze, and control the current state of the supplier base.
  • Operational Record Maintenance: Organize and maintain operational records in the assigned area of expertise.
  • Contractor Search and Negotiation: Organize the search for contractors, conduct commercial negotiations with transport companies, logistics service providers, and brokerage companies, and finalize contracts.
  • Export Cost Calculation: Calculate the cost of goods on FOB/CIF terms.
  • Foreign Economic Activities Control: Oversee Foreign Economic Activities (FEA).
  • Logistics Cost Management: Budget and manage logistics costs, and optimize logistics expenses.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degrees
  • Native Vietnamese Speaker
  • English Proficiency
  • (Optional) C1 level in Russian
  • Advanced MS Office Skills
  • At least 5 years of experience in a relevant area
  • Experience in procurement of items such as coffee, rice, cashews, shrimp, and other Vietnamese export products
  • Complete package of necessary documents/certificates for exporting food products to the Russian Federation
  • Understanding the nuances of cost and sales price formation in the relevant product areas
  • Skills to quickly calculate export prices on different bases (CPT, FOB, CIF/CFR, DAP/DDP)
  • Understanding the nuances of maritime and road transport logistics
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication abilities.
  • Constructiveness: Ability to constructively address and solve problems.
  • Thoroughness: Attention to detail and precision in work.

Reporting Structure:

  • Direct Report to CEO (Russian) initially
  • Later Report to Project Director

Location: Ho Chi Minh City (HCM)

Working Hours: 5 days a week, 48 hours a week

Salary Package: 2500-3000 USD/month

Allowances: Mobile, Fuel , Food around 2.5 million VND/month

Financial assistance for death of a close relative, marriage, etc.


  • 13th Month Salary
  • Monthly Performance Bonus
  • Annual Performance Bonus

Probation Period: 2 months, 100% Salary and allowances only (no performance bonus or financial assistance)

Annual Leave: 15 days

Overtime Payment:

  • 150% on workday
  • 200% on weekend
  • 300% on holiday
  • Additional 30% for hours between 10 pm to 6 am

Recruitment Process:

  1. Interview with Internal HR Manager
  2. Interview with the CEO

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness jobs
Phone0866 047 046
Email[email protected]

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