Junior Buyer

Kampala, Uganda

Job description

Posté le: 
November 25, 2021

At Tropiq we ship unique, transparent, sustainably and ethically sourced coffee direct to roasters from some of the best coffee farmers in the world. We're expanding Tropiq, and want to invite a curious coffee professional to work alongside our Head of Procurement and QC team and learn the ins and outs of the industry!

This is a unique opportunity for the person that want to develop their career and aspire to become a senior coffee buyer. The candidate must be willing to live in Kampala and travel throughout East Africa.


  • Overseeing East Africa sourcing operations.
  • Consolidating containers.
  • Track and report on supplier performance.
  • Develop new supply chains.
  • Set up lab.
  • Creating and managing budgets.
  • Hiring employees.
  • Researching and identifying growth opportunities.
  • Generating reports and giving presentations.
  • Build Country – Supplier – Microlot information database.

What we look for

  • What We Look For
  • 3-5 years working in coffee.
  • Native in English and any other language is a plus.
  • Bachelors in any creative field, Business Administration, or Management. Master is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead.
  • Comfort working with budgets, payroll, revenue, and forecasting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in launching a product or service in new markets, or a proven track record of building cross-functional teams.
  • Dedicated to living in East Africa.

What we offer

  • What We Offer
  • Fast-paced environment, with immense growth opportunities.
  • Challenging, exciting work in a goal-oriented culture.
  • Accomplished team members to help you develop your skills.
  • An unforgettable journey to change the coffee industry.

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