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Management Assistant in wholesale and export (specialising in wholesale)

Wholesale traders ensure a smooth flow of goods between producers, companies and end users.

The language in teaching is mainly German.

Next start date

On 10.08.2020 you will start your traineeship as a Management Assistants in wholesale and export at GPB College.

You can easily obtain information in advance from our consultants. You can reach us by telephone or via our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!

Purchasing of Goods, Sales and Warehouse Management

Wholesale and foreign trade merchants specialising in wholesale buy goods of all kinds from manufacturers or suppliers and resell them to trade, craft and industry.  They are in close contact with customers and advise customers comprehensively about the properties of the goods and are responsible for on-time delivery.  They determine sources of supply and requirements for the purchase of goods. They obtain new quotations, compare conditions and negotiate purchasing with vendors. After goods receipt, you check the invoices and delivery documents and ensure that the goods are stored correctly.  In goods issue, you plan the outbound delivery and prepare the goods for shipment. They also calculate prices, process sales orders and issue invoices.

Training programme

The traineeship as Management Assistant in wholesale and export takes three years. In the first two years, you will learn the theoretical bases of the job. During the third year of the traineeship, you will apply this knowledge to a 18-month internship and expand your knowledge in a practical way. Lessons take place from Monday to Friday. You will complete the trainineeship with a Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) examination.

Does this job suit you?

In order to be able to perform these diverse tasks, you need:

  • Accuracy
  • Customer orientation
  • Readiness to contact
  • Negotiating skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Commercial thinking

Career prospects

For Management Assistants with specialisation in wholesale find employment in companies of almost all economic sectors. After successful completion of the training, you have the opportunity to complete the further training to become a commercial specialist (IHK) while working.

Next steps

We would like to get to know you. Just register for one of our information events or arrange a personal consultation. Here we will present to you the job description of the profession Management Assitants in wholesale and export or suitable alternatives and explain the course of the training at GPB College. Furthermore, we will discuss with you the possibilities for the financial support of your education.

You are welcome to send us your application documents in advance, consisting of a short cover letter, a curriculum vitae in tabular form and your most recent certificate, you can simply bring these to your consultation or inform yourself initially with no commitment.

Once all the conditions have been met, you can start with us as soon as possible. Any questions? Here are the answers!