Retail / Sales

Job Openings at Traders of Africa, 26th December, 2019

Traders of Africa is an ecommerce marketplace focused on driving intra-African trade as well as trade between Africa and the world through technology.  We deal in various Agro- commodities and other products such as grains, pulses, seeds, nuts, spices, fruits and much more. Our field of operation is global, with our head office base in Nigeria. With an emphasis on service and quality, we stimulate our employees to learn and develop themselves and offer them every opportunity to do so.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Agro Commodities / Sales Executive

Location: Lagos


  • Are you a true sales person, eager to work on an international level and not afraid to take on a new challenge? This might be the job you have been looking for!
  • As an Agro commodities lead, you will be working in a highly commercial, dynamic and multilingual environment. You will be responsible for managing the existing portfolio of certain suppliers and customers, as well as identifying new businesses to increase sales in the Africa.
  • You will be responsible for keeping track of offers, relationship management with customers and suppliers, as well as for negotiating prices, payment and delivery terms. You will work on successfully closing and delivering deals. You will report directly to the Head, Source pro of the company.

What we are looking for

  • You are fluent in English; It is a plus to speak / understand other languages: Hausa, Yoruba, French etc.
  • You are a Leader;
  • You have relevant experience in a commercial sales function.
  • You are flexible and have a commercial attitude;
  • You have strong interpersonal skills: confident, charismatic and proactive;
  • You are able to set priorities and work on more than one task simultaneously;
  • You are a self-starter and enjoy working with targets- meeting up targets set.
  • You have good mathematical skills and excellent communication skills;
  • You have a Nigerian Passport;
  • You are not opposed to extensive travel;


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.


Job Title: Financial / Accountant

Location: Lagos


  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups.
  • Apply for grants and financial aids.
  • Complying with all company, local, state, and federal accounting and financial regulations.
  • Compiling, analyzing, and reporting financial data.
  • Creating periodic reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, cash flow, income statement etc.
  • Manage Company banking operations.
  • Presenting data to managers, investors, and other entities.
  • Maintaining accurate financial records.
  • Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Computing taxes and paying to the appropriate government agencies.
  • Keeping informed about current legislation relating to finance and accounting.
  • Assisting management in the decision-making process by preparing budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Must be Honest, trustworthy and reliable.
  • Have a firm grasp of accounting and financial practices and regulations.
  • Must possess strong computer, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be prompt, detail-oriented, professional, and analytical.
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to successfully communicate complex quantitative data to decision makers.
  • Must efficiently without sacrificing accuracy
  • Must be able to handle numerical data,
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks with deadlines
  • Must provide transparent and complete reports to management.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.


Job Title: Field Agent

Location: Lagos

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • To develop TOFA through strategic sales, marketing and operational actions.
  • Travelling to product locations as soon as the need arises.
  • To drive sourcing of high quality supply consultants/agents and suppliers along TOFA’s trade focus.
  • To plan and coordinate the activities of export agents including- international shipments and sales closure.
  • To source for buyers and sellers of products
  • To strategize and execute sourcing from various Africa countries.
  • Achieve revenue growth.

Supervision role:

  • Inspect product in the Forest, Park and Warehouse. Ensure all documents for the products are genuine and complete
  • Make sure suppliers documents are complete and up to date.
  • Take accurate measurements/weight only according to specifications (specie, length/diameter, weight and goodness) of TOFA and the buyer.
  • Make sure document states the true quantity, quality and measurement of the products
  • Supervise strictly the packing, transporting and delivery of the product to the park/port
  • Send photos and videos of the products when selecting, measuring, loading and delivery to park/port
  • Supervise movement of product on trucks to park/port and ensure the owner of the truck has his car consignment letter and required documents for transport.
  • Oversee loading of product in container and send photos and videos.
  • Oversee all transportation.
  • Ensure appropriate product lists are procured from the supplier.

Educational Requirements

  • Relevant academic qualification for the position is essential

Experience Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a related job field is a plus

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Honest, Reliable and Trustworthy.
  • Hardworking.
  • Focused and dedicated.
  • Strong and energetic.
  • Must have an International Passport.
  • Must be willing to be away from home for a period of time.
  • Must be smart and eager to work.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to use to a computer to search document and to communicate.
  • Must have an android phone and WhatsApp line .
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be a bit hugged but sharp.
  • Must be humble.


Deadline: 27th December, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

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