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Vacancies in an Innovative Food and Agricultural Firm

We Outsource Africa – Our client is an innovative Food and Agricultural firm that spread across the value chain of specific, well researched agricultural products and areas, where a strong advantage is felt utilizing technology and innovative models.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Oil Palm Plantation Manager

Locations: Delta, Benin, Edo, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Agriculture, Manufacturing, Technology

Description

  • We are currently sourcing for a Plantation Manager, who is to develop the technical approach for all major elements and then providing oversight during execution with vendors and strategic partners.

Responsibilities

  • Primary tasks include concept feasibility, scope of work development and review, vendor assessment and selection, vendor oversight, project delivery, management, risk identification and mitigation, field installation strategy, oversight of field test and adjust.
  • In addition to the safety and technical aspects of the job, budget, schedule and creative constraints will be incorporated into all decisions.
  • Develop the project plan for the establishment of up to 100,000 Ha Sustainable Palm Plantation and set-up of a sustainable Palm Milling Factory.
  • Manage the plantation end-to-end.
  • Make direct technical and commercial contributions to projects as required relative to design, sourcing, engineering, right seed selection, farming best practices, land yield improvements, code and standards compliance, and technical systems achievement of creative and business goals.
  • Recruit talent and build the organization (up to 500 people).
  • Possess strong relationships and networks in the Palm Agribusiness landscape.
  • Review all scope of work and RFPs.
  • Reviews/develops the technical plans and progress for the client projects as assigned.
  • Enforces specifications, standards, and technical contracting methods.
  • Leads the project technical team in assessing and mitigating commercial, technical and schedule risk.
  • Develop and execute innovations/inventions that provide increased productivity.
  • Drive safety improvements across project.
  • Monitor compliance with regulations and internal standards; develop new safety technologies; and ensure that safety protocols reflect plantation and factory best practices and cutting-edge ideas.
  • Works seamlessly across multiple, cross-functional and cross-cultural teams with the client to ensure a best world class project delivery.
  • Ability to establish contacts and work with senior levels of leadership within the potential partner or customer organization effectively and strike long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

Requirements, Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in relevant field from a reputable university.
  • 10 to 15 years technical and business experience, 10 years in technical leadership position in Plantation development and management, and 5 years in engineering.
  • Ideal applicant must have spent 2 years as an Expatriate in an emerging market, Africa will be an added advantage.
  • Strong market orientation, entrepreneurial and innovative thinker.
  • Result oriented, able to self-start, passionate about technology and agriculture, proven track record of managing multi-million dollar projects on time and budget.
  • Embraces complexity, multi-disciplinary, curious, appreciates different perspectives and cultures.
  • Very good verbal and written skills (fluency in English).

Salary
Very Attractive.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Location: Benin-Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • I am currently sourcing for a reliable, dependable Logistics Officer who will be responsible for arranging and coordinating freight services for our operations and customer base.

Responsibilities

  • Develop reports showing transportation costs on precise projects and moves.
  • Conduct physical cataloguing, storaging, warehousing, inventorying, material
  • control coordination and data entry assisting different supply activities.
  • Support with maintenance of logistics policies, procedures, support plans and similar data.
  • Provide assistance for maintaining logistics planning tasks.
  • Review and analyze program effectiveness, suggest and execute on time improvements andcorrective actions.
  • Coordinate accountability of property and issues maintenance.
  • Investigate inventory divergence, resolve issues and update database to replicate property movement.
  • Provide advice and recommend on pertinent accountability procedures and policies,
  • discrepancies of information and divergence from regulations.
  • Establish and maintain maximum and minimum consumables inventory levels.
  • Administer and maintain inventory control program systems and electronic propertymanagement.
  • Develop pertinent schedules, reports and conduct recurring inventories of supplies offeeds, and property.
  • Administer and implement inventory management program.
  • Establish and update regularly work priorities and stations and fulfill routine tasking by supervisor.
  • Coordinates with unit managers and co-workers to assure apt automated system(s) are upgraded and outcomes are accurate and current.
  • Document shipments to ensure that they are in compliance with customs rules andregulations.
  • Track the location of the shipment or goods. Prepare goods for shipment.
  • Ensure companies file and maintain accurate records for all exports.

Requirements

  • Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
  • Preferred: Bachelors in Business, Logistics, or other related field
  • 2+ years’ previous experience in logistics management or coordination
  • Working knowledge of PC computer systems and cargo management software preferred
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Well-developed motivational and leadership skills.

Salary
NGN100,000 – 140,000 / Month

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

Job Title: Admin Manager

Location: Benin, Edo
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Agriculture, Manufacturing, Technology

Responsibilties

  • Supervising day-to-day operations of the administrative department and staff members.
  • Hiring, training, and evaluating employees, taking corrective action when necessary.
  • Developing, reviewing, and improving administrative systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensuring the office is stocked with necessary supplies and all equipment is working and properly maintained.
  • Working with the accounting and management team to set budgets, monitor spending, and processing payroll and other expenses.
  • Planning, scheduling, and promoting office events, including meetings, conferences, interviews, orientations, and training sessions.
  • Collecting, organizing, and storing information using computers and filing systems.
  • Overseeing special projects and tracking progress towards company goals.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or related field.
  • 3+ Experience in related fields, such as management or financial reporting, preferred.
  • Exceptional leadership and time, task, and resource management skills.
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, coaching, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office.
  • Ability to plan for and keep track of multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Familiarity with budget planning and enforcement, human resources, and customer service procedures.
  • Willingness to continue building skills through education opportunities.

Salary
NGN100,000 – 180,000 / Month

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

Deadline: 3oth November, 2020.

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