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Management Assistant in Wholesale and Foreign Trade (Kaufmann/Kauffrau im Groß- und Außenhandel)

Management assistants in wholesale and foreign trade organize the exchange of goods in export and import transactions. They observe the national and international procurement markets, determine supply sources and the respective demand. It is our goal to qualify our future management assistants in wholesale and foreign trade for any tasks in a commercial environment.

The training content includes customer care and consulting, handling customs matters, scheduling of timely goods deliveries, overview of manufacturers and the market, mainly foreign language correspondence with suppliers (especially manufacturers) and customers using modern communication and media technology, as well as logistics and marketing knowledge.

Duration of Training

The training period is usually 3 years, but it may be shortened to 2 years. A shorter training period must, however, be requested in advance and approved by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. All requests for a shortened training period will be decided upon on a case-by-case basis.

Training Prerequisites

We require applicants for management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade training to have a German university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife) or a German university entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent. Due to growing international trade in goods, extensive knowledge of foreign languages is becoming increasingly important as an entry qualification. In addition, candidates should be service-oriented and have intercultural competence.

Training Location

Munich, Germany

Prospects after Training

DATA MODUL AG preferably employs qualified staff trained in-house for job positions that become vacant and that need to be re-staffed (succession planning).

Please refer to our German career page to find out, which training positions we currently offer.


DATA MODUL offers general and technical traineeship programs as well as practical study terms. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your potential when working on challenging projects and tasks. In day-to-day business or within the scope of a project, you become acquainted with different professional areas and thus greatly improve the prospects for your future career.

And since we appreciate your commitment, you will receive a subsistence allowance during your traineeship.