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Commercial Trainee

Singapore and Manila
Opportunity to join one of the biggest food ingredients company in the world, plus an overseas stint to Singapore!

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
Start Date

Application dates

Applications Close
12 Jul 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Business Administration
International Business
Transport, Logistics & Procurement

The Role

At ADM, we actively foster employee development at every career stage. Our traineeship program facilitates an understanding of all aspects of our business in preparation for a role in our Global Trade Commercial team. We are looking to hire a commercial trainee to be based in Singapore for the majority duration of the trainee program, followed by a permanent trading and merchandising role in our Philippines office. The first 1 - 2 years will be spent in our Singapore office where the trainee will undergo a structured (but flexible) learning plan, while gaining practical experience in the agricultural commodities trading business. The trainee will be provided with support by a mentor from our commercial team. After the trainee has been prepared by acquiring relevant experience through spending time in the various departments and on the respective product lines, the trainee program is going to be completed through a placement in the Philippines office. On successful completion, the trainee will be offered a permanent role in the Philippines.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will possess the following:
A Bachelor or Master degree in Economics/ Business / Commercial/ Finance field with a focus in agriculture and/or international trade
Experience working in a commercial environment - maximum up to two years. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply
Ability to speak Tagalog fluently along with English as the incumbent will be based permanently in the Philippines in the future
Internationally mobile – willing to accept assignments in different countries on short notice
Proven interest in trading and/or economics coupled with a drive for success and continuous improvement
Good communication and presentation skills
Self-motivated, self-aware and driven
Results-oriented, analytical and critical thinker
Ability to build strong relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues
Creative problem solver and entrepreneurial thinker