Purchasing Manager_Agriculture Trading

Invest Talent JSC


Full time
Ho Chi Minh
Posted 2 weeks 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.


  • Implement procurement plans.
  • Conduct market analysis, monitor prices, and select optimal offers.
  • Search for new suppliers.
  • Negotiate and conclude contracts on favorable terms, including visits to product manufacturers in relevant regions.
  • Calculate product costs based on CPT (port of departure) delivery terms.
  • Monitor the effectiveness and fulfillment of contractual obligations.
  • Evaluate suppliers on key and auxiliary factors.
  • Conclude contracts with suppliers, and agree on terms and conditions of deliveries and payments.
  • Maintain proper documentation for procurement activities, including shipping documents.
  • Achieve procurement targets.
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date supplier base.
  • Maintain operational records within the framework of current activities.

Temporary Responsibilities (Before the Appointment of Specific Roles):

  • Search for contractors, conduct commercial negotiations with transport companies, logistics service providers, and brokerage companies, and conclude contracts.
  • Calculate the cost of goods on FOB/CIF terms.
  • Oversee current control of foreign economic activities.
  • Manage and optimize logistics costs.


  • Bachelor’s degrees
  • Proficiency in English (required), Russian (preferred).
  • Advanced MS Office user.
  • Experience in procurement of various export items from Vietnam, including coffee, rice, cashews, and shrimp.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the necessary documents and certificates required for exporting food products to the Russian Federation and European countries.
  • Proficient in the nuances of cost and sales price formation for the specified products.
  • Ability to quickly calculate export prices on different bases, including CPT, FOB, CIF (CFR), and DAP (DDP).
  • Knowledgeable in the nuances of maritime and road transport logistics.

Reporting Structure:

  • Direct Report to CEO (Russian) initially
  • Later Report to Head of Export

Location: Ho Chi Minh City (HCM)

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

Salary Package: 2000-2500 USD/month

Allowances: Mobile, Fuel , Food around 1.5 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 and Language Knowledge Test by Internal HR Manager
  2. Interview with the CEO

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness jobs
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