COMPANY BACKGROUND: ED&F Man was established in 1783. Today the company is a leading provider of commodities, logistics and risk management services. The company is employee owned with approximately 6,000 employees working in 50 countries around the world. Volcafe Ltd operates under the corporate umbrella of ED&F Man; based in Switzerland it is one of the world's largest coffee trading houses, operating in over 20 countries in coffee procurement, sustainability, blending and export as well as importing and distribution, and it supplies the world’s major coffee roasters and retail distributors with their green coffee requirements, with significant strategic growth ambitions for the future. We offer a highly entrepreneurial commercial environment providing the opportunity to build an international career in a partnership culture. We are also big on sustainability and traceability: our unique farmer outreach programme, known as The Volcafe Way, works direct with coffee growers to train them in best agronomy practice and sound business management.