Job Opening: Purchasing Agents in Middle East Countries

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Job Opening: Purchasing Agents in Middle East Countries

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JOB OPENING: Purchasing Agents in Middle East Countries

Brief Background:

Our client is an American company operating in several countries in the educational field. We are currently searching for new purchasing agents in your market to partner with us in developing new sources of supply.

Due to the peculiarity of the job we prepare every agent to perform the required tasks through specific training sessions where we’ll be giving a more extensive background on the
business and will be coaching negotiations techniques for the optimal performance of the

Minimum Requirements:
Knowledge of English Language (comfortable to communicate in English)
Fluency in the local language
Negotiation skills
Access to phones, computers and internet
Knowledge of the local market (how to negotiate in the local culture)
Computer literate and familiar with office routines (mail, email, files, Microsoft tools)

Workload – Time
An average of 10 hours per week performing activities such as: phone calls, emails, file,
and eventual visits to distributors, bookstores and book fairs.
2 or 3 days of full time training to be held in a country to be defined.
Obs: 1) The first weeks of the business set up, it might be necessary a few more hours per
week. 2) Considering that many of the routine tasks can be performed after or before
regular business hours, the agent can be involved in other activities or jobs.

Remuneration is always discussed personally by our Client Team Managers, however the
following statements apply: The agents will be hourly remunerated for the time invested in
performing the tasks. If there is a company involved in the negotiation (either if the company belongs or not to the agent), the goods traded through this company will receive a mark up to cover the operational costs.

FOR INQUIRIES & APPLICATION SUBMISSION, Please send email addressed to our Recruitment Division at or through YM:
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