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ISCO 08 Code 332       Sales and purchasing agents and brokers

Lead Statement
Sales and purchasing agents and brokers represent companies, governments and other organizations to  buy and sell commodities, goods, insurance, shipping and other services to industrial, professional, commercial or other establishments, or act as independent agents to bring together buyers and sellers of commodities and services. 

Task statement

  • Tasks performed usually include obtaining information about,  monitoring and analyzing market trends and conditions and employer’s and competitors goods and services;
  • obtaining information about clients’ needs and identifying suitable products and services;
  • explaining and demonstrating products and services to clients;
  • negotiating prices, contracts, terms, conditions and shipping arrangements for purchase or sale of goods, services or commodities.

Excluded occupations

  • Sales managers are classified in minor group 122, Sales marketing and development managers.
  • Technical, medical and ICT sales professionals are classified in Minor Group 243, Sales, marketing and public relations professionals. 
  • Securities and finance dealers are classified in minor group 331, Financial and mathematical associate professionals.

ISCO 88 Code(s)
(Updated; 17.03.09) (NCvB; Mei 2010)