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Engagement Manager – Buyer/ Sourcing

Company Name: Tridge
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: UAE
Experience: 2+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
About Tridge :
Tridge offers a solution to one of the earliest commercial challenges in the whole of human history: information asymmetry in agricultural trading. With Tridge’s cutting-edge technology, we aim to solve the traditional global trade industry’s market inefficiencies by creating a bridge between suppliers and buyers to connect. Our vision is to become a global trading hub to provide a one-stop solution to reliable cross-border trade across the globe with our extensive networks and market intelligence. 
Tridge is a pioneer in utilizing technology to develop a safe trade ecosystem where both buyers and suppliers can access global trades executed by Tridge based on up-to-date prices and specialized market data. Tridge works as one team to fulfill our mission across various functions and geographical regions – to make global trade easy for everyone. At Tridge, we prioritize our mission at the heart of everything we strive to achieve. 

Job Description :
A Buyer Engagement Manager(BEM) will act as a key liaison between local buyers and Tridge HQ. As the local representative, BEMs will deliver our mission by prospecting and qualifying a list of local buyers through introducing Tridge and laying the foundation for successful trade deals. BEMs will collaborate with Tridge HQ daily to build and manage a pipeline of prospective buyers. A high level of ownership, a result-oriented attitude, “whatever it takes” mentality are the keys to this position’s success.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Perform the role as the gatekeeper of all the organically registered buyers, identify their sourcing needs (products, varieties, volume, frequency, etc)
For the buyers that are not interested in sourcing, but only intelligence, refer to the Intelligence team to conduct sales
Develop a longlist of local buyers and conduct outbound cold calls and cold e-mail communication to introduce Tridge’s Offers while validating their legitimacy based on guidelines provided by Tridge HQ
Follow-up, nurture and qualify potential & prospective leads by utilizing a consistent contact attempt process
Submit performance reports after collecting and analyzing customer information
Research on local products with strong demand (import potential) and report to Tridge HQ

Qualifications :
2+ years of experience in the sales/business development background
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in the local language
Spoken and written English skills of conversational level or higher recommended
Understanding of agricultural value chain in the global trade business
College degree or equivalent work experience
Working at Tridge provides the following

Extra Benefits:
Work from Home: You will be engaging directly with suppliers and buyers. You will be working in your region and reporting remotely to the Operations Team of Tridge HQ.
Career Advancement: You will enhance career skills by encountering and overcoming challenges in working with the fast-growing team. Join us in our mission to make disruptions and solve inefficiencies in the traditional trading industry.