Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

Olam Nigeria Limited is located in Lagos, Nigeria and is part of the Farm Support Services Industry. Olam Nigeria Limited has 3,000 employees at this location and generates $222.01 million in sales (USD).

With offices and operational units across all geopolitical zones of the Nigerian Federation, Olam has a wide and growing network of farmers, suppliers, wholesalers, local buying agents (LBAs), customers and service providers. Today, these networks encompass approximately 500,000 farmers and have created tens of thousands of jobs in indirect employment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Branch Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Supply Chain Management is at the heart of what we do at Olam. The role involves taking responsibility for a product in Olam’s AFP business in the region. You will play a critical and extremely tangible role in delivering results, while controlling the execution of all processes, including managing the supply chain from producer to export.

As a Branch Manager, you’re responsible for inspiring your team, create ownership opportunities, and to deliver on the following key dimensions:

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Strategic effectiveness:

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the business road map, as well as managing the procurement and supply chain strategy for the product(s), within the country
  • Strong financial acumen, ability to read and comprehend tasks such as counterparty and credit risk management
  • Develop strong S&D (Supply and Demand) capabilities to dynamically formulate a price view and a strategic buying plan throughout the crop year.
  • You will demonstrate sound judgement within defined practices and policies and select techniques for obtaining solutions that will contribute to future results and successes

Operational effectiveness:

  • As a branch  manager, you are responsible for the optimal utilization of country resources
  • Support implementation of required infrastructure as per the business plan and  derive maximum capacity efficiencies by eliminating controllable losses
  • Be responsible for all Raw Material buying, including Core RM (Corn & Soy), Alternative RM (BDG, GNC, Rice bran, PKC, Bone meal etc. for its respective territory i.e. managing requirement of one of the factory- Ilorin or Kaduna.
  • Work closely with AF & FF PCHs, Head- Nutrition and Plant Managers in developing and executing plans for efficient buying, storage and working capital utilization.
  • Manage the primary/secondary procurement of over all 350 TMT Corn and 170 TMT soybeans to meet internal feed mill requirements for 2 BC’s in total.
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Organizational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to build teams – hiring, training, and developing team members
  • Manage a team of 5-6 Unit Heads, with each Unit supported by a Warehouse In-charge and Accountant.
  • Collaborate with key stake holders involving formal business reviews and ongoing continuous improvement initiatives

Requirements

  • MBA with 3-8 years of post-qualification industry experience
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills
  • Previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would be a big positive.
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills
  • A previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would always be a value add.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note:

we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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