Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. We leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to deliver for our customers around the world – safely, responsibly and reliably.

We are currently recruiting for the position of Regional Origination Officer for our Cotton platform based at our Dalby Gin. This role reports to the Regional Origination Manager and is responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Developing and implementing LDC regional accumulation strategies and targets.
  • Identifying and reporting business development opportunities in regional trading and supply chain investment so that growth targets are met.
  • Promoting LDC and its activities to growers and service providers in regional and production areas so that we become the buyer of choice
  • Proactively report regional supply and demand information (For example planting intentions, crop conditions, crop quality, grower selling intentions, grower marketing products of choice, storage, end user information etc).
  • Accurately undertake grower contract administration so that execution is managed effectively

Essential skills and experience to be successful in this role include:

  • A desire to work within a dynamic commodity trading environment.
  • A desire to understand the fundamentals of grower pricing and selling drivers
  • Well developed entrepreneurial skills. Strong communication skills and strong work ethic (24/7 attitude)
  • A desire to gain experience in agricultural markets,
  • A desire to gain practical experience in contract execution

At Louis Dreyfus Company Australia we strive to provide you with a rewarding place to work with many opportunities to grow your knowledge base and experiences. We are proud of what we have achieved so far and if you would like to help us continue to build the Louis Dreyfus Company and its story in Australia please apply now!