ED&F Man

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ED&F Man Reviews

11 Reviews
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11 Reviews
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    Pretty Strong

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commodity Trader in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Commodity Trader in New York, NY

    I have been working at ED&F Man full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Global reach, pure commodity trading company, unbeatable origin operation

    Cons

    you will never be top paid in the field

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work, higher base salaries

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

ED&F Man Interviews

Updated Aug 15, 2014
Updated Aug 15, 2014

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    Commercial Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at ED&F Man.

    Interview Details

    Once my resume (sent through ED&F website in response to a traineeship offer) got shortlisted, the company requested a video personal presentation, after which I went further in the interview process with a phone interview with an HR Director, and lastly a panel interview.
    The HR department (based in London) is very professional and kept me regularly updated via email during the whole process.

    (1) Video presentation: 2 min max, the content should be professional and in the format of an interview.
    (2) Phone interview (HR): mostly behavioral questions, no technical at all
    (3) Panel interview: 60 minutes long (20 minutes free business plan pitch, 20 minutes Q&A and 20 minutes candidate questions)

    Note: ED&F declined to cover the expenses incurred for the interviews

    Interview Questions
    • Technical: what is the ROI of the presented business venture, why would there be a market for your product? -- no trap question
      Behavioral: why commodities, why changing career path (vs. previous experiences)?
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.edfman.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

ED&F Man is a specialist merchant of agricultural commodities, trading specifically in sugar, molasses and coffee. In addition, we act as broker to clients who need to access commodity and capital markets to hedge their risk.

We are a market leader in managing supply chains in our chosen commodities and we specialise in the sourcing, processing, marketing, distribution, transport and risk management of these products. We connect producers and consumers on a global scale, bringing our expertise to every link in the chain. Backed by ample resources and a wide sourcing...
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