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Manager of Western Canadian Feed (WCF)


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Job Title: Manager of Western Canadian Feed (WCF)
Location: Vancouver, BC, Western Canada, Canada
Company: CBConstantini
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Procurement/Purchasing
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 5
Salary: Competitive
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“Taking on the Future of Agribusiness”

 

It takes a diverse team of people to make our company great. We’ve created a culture of empowerment, collaboration and engagement, where passionate individuals share ideas and propel the company forward. We value resiliency and creative problem solving—and we’re always eager to learn. Our careers are built on autonomy, and guided by a transparent road map that helps you realize your future.

 

We call beautiful Vancouver, BC, our home base. Our head office hosts trading, logistics, technical support, and administration, and bright open spaces encourage creativity and collaboration. We are proud that it is an award-winning, sustainable building and a healthy workplace for our team. Satellite locations in Alberta and Saskatchewan enhance our infrastructure and help us meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.

 

We aren’t just looking for people to do a job—we’re creating opportunities for people to develop rewarding careers. We love what we do, and we have fun along the way.

 

We have an immediate opening for a Manager of Western Canadian Feed (WCF) to join our growing North American Trading Desk.  This position will be based at our Vancouver HQ, located at 980 Howe Street, a LEED Gold building featuring a rooftop terrace, fully equipped fitness centre, and end-of-trip facilities including bicycle storage and shower facilities. 

 

Job Summary

 

This Management role is responsible for overseeing and growing our Western Canadian Feed Division, in line with our Company goals and objectives.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

You will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Oversee, strategize, and grow profitability for the Company in WCF positions
  • Developing and maintaining extensive and varied business relationships in the marketplace
  • Create and implement strategies to maximize the growth and potential of the WCF Team
  • Manage risk by making recommendations on short/long positions, and executing these positions within defined risk parameters
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate market information and pricing guidelines to the WCF Team on a daily basis, for both Freight and Commodity markets
  • Provide support and coach the WCF Team through sensitive claims, disputes, or conflicts in a manner that is fair for all parties, while maintaining business relationships
  • Monitor and set example of “Best in Class” customer service levels regarding timely delivery and pick-up
  • Provide continuous performance feedback to the WCF Team, and assist Senior Management with ongoing performance evaluations

 

Requirements

  • Proof of a successful and profitable track record on a physical trading desk
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Canadian and U.S. freight spreads, freight rates, and arbitrage opportunities
  • Demonstrated experience with Position Management
  • Exceptional negotiation, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate and work effectively with others

 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5 years’ experience in buying and selling specialty agricultural products, and have a thorough knowledge of grain, pulse and oilseed commodities. Previous work exposure to, and existing network in the Southern Alberta region would be considered a definite asset.

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Job Post Date: 05/24/19
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