We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with the same high level of dignity and respect. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and are focussed on actively building and developing diverse teams.
As a global business, ED&F Man Commodities believes a diverse workforce is the best recipe for success and satisfaction in the workplace. Diversity fosters innovation, community cohesion, better performance and productivity. We value the unique perspectives of our workforce across all corners of our global business – and the insights they bring us.
We ensure that our recruitment process is fair and equal for all applicants, and we are committed to hiring the best talent for the opportunity. We are willing to make any reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process.
Rewarding our People
As well as providing numerous possibilities to enhance your career, we also offer a broad range of benefits to our employees, further specifics will be provided during the recruitment process.
We seek to accommodate hybrid and flexible working arrangements where possible.
Developing our People
ED&F Man Commodities is committed to supporting our people to develop a great career and to reach their full potential.
Whether you’re in the early stages of your career or an experienced professional, we believe in developing the knowledge, skills and talents of our people and provide regular opportunities for learning and professional development whatever role you perform and wherever you are based. This provides everyone with the chance to learn new skills and reach their full potential, helping to drive the growth and performance of our business. All colleagues, regardless of position or experience, are empowered to take responsibility for their own career development and you will have the opportunity to discuss your progress during your regular, performance conversations with your manager.
As an agricultural commodity trader, we are dependent upon nature and the land. To us, sustainability is much more than just a programme. It is integral to who we are and how we do business. It is inherent in our culture and values, ingrained in our commercial strategy and daily operations, and championed in every part of our organisation across the globe.
“I have been working for Volcafe for over a decade now, and what I value the most is the relationships you build, not only with teammates around the globe, but also within your community and how connecting the supply chain can make a positive impact on farmers lives”
Maria Morales, General Manager, Guatemala, Coffee
“As a company, ED&F Man values employees’ work-life balance and promotes a holistic approach in motivating their best work. ED&F Man / Volcafe offered me the opportunity to work with extremely smart people and perform challenging work. There has never been a time when I have been disappointed. A unique aspect of ED&F Man is the level of talent combined with a willingness to share and learn from each other’s expertise. ED&F Man is a company I am really proud of and great place to work. Because of the company’s culture and values, we as employees feel passionate about our careers and grow professionally. The last 7 years have been awesome in the company, and I look forward to working for many more years to come.”
Chalapathi Maralur, General Manager Bangalore & Head Of Agronomy Coffee, India, Coffee
“If you’re intellectually curious, up for a challenge and self-directed in your approach you will thrive in this diverse and multicultural business where no two days are ever alike and you really do have the opportunity to shape the future in a fascinating, global business.”
Adrian Osbourn, Head of Learning and Development, United Kingdom, Corporate
“No day is the same working in such a dynamic industry and entrepreneurial environment. With our global presence, career opportunities are endless. ”
Dionne Cobelens, Trader, Netherlands, MLP
“With a diversity of clients spread across different regions, working with ED&F Man Sugar will allow you to visit, trade, and understand various regions within the soft commodity world; all the while allowing you to display your entrepreneurial skills when the opportunity arises.”
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