Agricultural Economist / Commodity Trader

Job Summary

Aquada Development Corporation Limited is a registered company located in Umuahia, Abia State. Over the years, we have been committed to innovating new technologies and products that improve the quality of life while improving the built environment in which we operate.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Details

  • Develop and manage a system for the purchase of agricultural produce from farmers.
  • Keep track of offers, managing relationships with customers and farmers, as well as negotiating prices, payment, and delivery terms.
  • Buy agricultural commodities from farmers using an online platform.
  • Experience in risk management and hedging agricultural products for the feed industry and/or flour milling industry.
  • Familiarity with online trading platforms would be a definite advantage, as would prior experience with farm-gate organization and cooperative extension services to farmers.


  • Hands-on experience in the purchase and/or trading of agricultural produce.
  • Analytical and organizational skills,
  • Excellent communication skill,
  • Proven experience in purchasing/trading of agricultural produce,
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision,
  • Strong negotiation skill,
  • Business development minded,
  • Skilled in relationship management, set up relationship with farmers, and produce aggregators,
  • Strong knowledge of the industry and market conditions,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Impeccable negotiation and problem-solving skills,
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and rapport building.

·         Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

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