What does VA Intertrading actually Stand for?
VA Intertrading stands for a global range of services that we handle around the clock, anywhere, safely, with a clear focus on quality and values. Many years of product and market experience make us a competent trading partner in a wide variety of commodities.
More than just an Employer.
A Door into the World.
VA Intertrading employees benefit from targeted support in their personal and professional development. We are convinced that long-term success can only be brought on by competent and motivated employees.
This is why we invest in the know-how and skills of our people; we create conditions to promote innovation and make best use of their potential. For example, we offer special tailor-made development programs for executives as well as a comprehensive range of in-house trainings, training sessions, specialist lectures and we give our people the opportunity to attend conferences and conventions.
Our human resource policy strives to create a working environment defined by flexibility, work motivation and the opportunity to develop within the company and to discuss topics with all colleagues across hierarchies.
Who we Look for
Areas of Responsibility, Qualifications and Study Programs
Traders buy and sell commodities worldwide using our special financing and logistics tools. They act as a link between the supplier side and the customer side. They recognize short-term market opportunities and act quickly, flexibly and goal-oriented.
Business Operation (f/m/d)
Business Operators are in close contact with suppliers and customers, set up and manage correspondence and documentation, administer contracts from conclusion to payment by the customer. Order entry, calculations, handling of letters of credit – their field of responsibilities is filled with comprehensive handling of contracts.
Trader Trainee (f/m/d)
Assisting senior traders in the global buying and selling of commodities, working with the in-house finance and logistics department, price analysis, portfolio management, maintaining and building relationships with business partners are the tasks of a trader trainee. Insights and training in the various central departments are required.
Central Departments (f/m/d)
In our central departments we look for employees in:
- Payment transactions
- Trade Finance
- Human Resources
Sought-after Areas of Study
We are looking for applicants with a solid business education or technical background and interest in economics. It is important to us that our applicants meet the professional demands that the respective position entails.
We look forward to receiving applicants who, in addition to the professional requirements of the respective job, also have a set of social skills. Hands-on mentality, intercultural competence, strong communication skills and readiness to travel internationally are well-regarded qualifications at VA Intertrading.
What makes it so special to work with us?
Our Corporate Culture
At VA Intertrading, we all pull together. From the long-serving senior trader who has been with the company for over 20 years, to the young talents in our trainee program, we all pursue one goal and stand together. Our international, multicultural working environment is one of our trademarks.
Working at VA Intertrading means exciting activities, both at national and international level. We are driven by our ambition and the daily success of our work. The engines of this success are our unique teams. Our employees appreciate the working atmosphere: solidarity and reliability within the team is our top priority. For us, work-life balance is not just an empty phrase, but an everyday reality: the opportunities for flexibility in organizing work and – coming along with it – the compatibility of work and private life is highly appreciated and lived by our employees.
Our Advice to Applicants
No matter how you are planning to reach out to us: be authentic, show initiative and convince us with the right level of self-confidence and, above all, passion for the job.
If you have made it onto the shortlist, we invite you to a telephone conversation as a first step. This way we get a first impression of your personality and your abilities. And you will get the opportunity to hit us with your questions. In the next step, we will have one to two personal conversations before we come to a joint decision.
We are looking forward to meeting you!