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Current Job Openings at Saro Agro-Allied Limited

Saro Agro-Allied Limited is a Consumer Driven Sustainable Agric. & Food Biz Company in Multi Seed Oil Crushing, Value Added Export, and marketing of Branded Food products in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Central Quality Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The position of the Central Quality Manager is a leadership and management position in the Company. Central Quality Manager coordinates implementation of quality assurance (QA) programmes for effective controls of quality of input materialsas well asquality and food safety compliance of finished goods to meet customer and regulatory requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Developing quality control processes and understanding customer expectations of and needs from a product.
  • Supervising staff, monitor production standards and evaluate internal production processes
  • Engaging with customers and gathering product feedback.
  • Producing statistical reports on quality standards and reporting to the MD arising quality standard issues.
  • Evaluating product recalls, managing waste, and Improving production efficiency.
  • Establish product quality assurance plan (QAP) working closely with your team members.
  • Quality assurance budget and resource planning in-line with CAPA programme
  • Centrally coordinate implementation of QA programmes
  • Review quality parameters for accepting vendors’ supplies and review cold room standards.
  • Review standards of good warehouse practice and inventory control
  • Maintain a high level and professional relationship with collaborators that will aid in delivering planned strategy
  • Ensures that the company delivers on the quality parameters in each contract signed with the buyers
  • Provide relevant information about relevant quality-related matters that effects the industry
  • Coordinate customer surveys and feedback in conjunction with Sales teams
  • Conduct product age analysis and external testing of raw and packaging materials
  • Conduct product stability study
  • Supervise product quality issues in close coordination with sales teams
  • Conduct periodic market sample study programmes
  • Ensure that identified risks in the company operations are mitigated according to the plan.
  • Ensures that issues of quality assurance, GMP are adequately planned for and mitigations put in place before they occur.
  • Provide the leadership that will ensure that subordinates provide solutions to technical problems responsibly and ensure adequate safety and quality precautions by associates, contract worker and customer.
  • Will continuously ensure processes are followed and improved upon by adherence and proposing ways of improvement.

Qualifications/ Experience

  • Minimum of a Second Class upper / HND in Chemistry & Food Science is Preferred
  • Should have graduated from a well-known University in Nigeria
  • Minimum of 10 Years’ experience in Quality Management and at least 5 Years in handling the Quality Management for Agro Commodities & Food mainly Edible Oil Industry
  • Age: 32 – 42

Competencies Required:

  • Should be Heading the Quality Function for a Reputable Global Commodity & Food Company
  • At least 2 years in the Leadership Position handling Quality Teams below
  • Adequate Knowledge on the Quality Certification Standards like ISO, FSSC etc.
  • Must have a meticulous approach and Good in adhering to Systems and Processes
  • Should be willing to travel to Up-Country in Nigeria to ensure System and Process Adherence at short notice
  • Should be Tested towards comfort of working in a Matrix Structure & Multicultural Team
  • Good in Networking with key Stakeholder Management like SON, NAFDAC etc.

Job Title: Central Audit Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The position of the Central Audit Manager is a leadership and management position in the Company.
  • The Central Audit Manager will be charged with the overall responsibility of ensuring that all the activities, transactions, balances, and operations of the companies assigned are properly audited and done in line with set guidelines, procedures, and policies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • He/she will plan, supervise, direct, and execute all necessary and relevant audit procedures and tests on the operations, financial and all other aspects of the business assigned to ensure compliance and assurances with set guidelines and procedures
  • He/she will ensure that transactions relating to Cash, Inventory, Debtors, Suppliers, Expenditure, Fixed Assets and Other Balance Sheet items are properly validated, captured, recorded in the necessary books of accounts as required
  • He/she undertakes and manage all audits to ensure that audits are carried out in a clear and consistent manner that will deliver reliable audit evidence to authenticate findings, audit opinions as well enhance improvement in the overall internal controls.
  • He/she prepare the Annual Audit Plan and ensure its executed and achieved.
  • He/she will ensure that necessary investigations and special reviews are to be carried out on all activities that has either or deemed necessary to be reviewed as a result of perceived or actual losses or non-compliance
  • He/ she will lead and demonstrate full understanding and have clarity about the Company’s core values, guidelines and policies and must ensure high adherence with the company’s Core Values, Code of Conduct and all Guidelines, Policies and Procedures at all times.
  • Maintain high level and professional relationship with collaborators that will aid in delivering planned strategy
  • Ensure that identified risks in the company operations are mitigated according to the plan.
  • Ensures that issues on statutory and financial, reputation risk are adequately planned for and mitigations put in place before they occur.
  • Provide the leadership that will ensure that subordinates provide solutions to Financial and non-financial problems responsibly and ensure adequate mitigation precautions by associates, contract worker and customer.
  • Will continuously ensure processes are followed and improved upon by adherence and proposing ways of improvement.

Qualifications/ Expereince

  • Minimum of a second Class upper in Accounting, Economics, or Finance from a reputable university.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA)
  • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage
  • Should be Heading the Audit Function for a Reputable Global or Local Company
  • Age: 32 – 42

Competencies Required:

  • Should be Heading the Audit Function for a Reputable Global or Local Company
  • Minimum of 10 Years’ experience in Audit Function and at least 5 Years in handling the Field Audit for Bulk Commodities
  • At least 2 years in the Leadership Position handling Teams below
  • Adequate Knowledge on the Various Control Processes for Checks and Balances of Commodities
  • Should have meticulous approach and Good in adhering to Systems and Processes
  • Willing to travel to Up-Country in Nigeria to ensure System and Process Adherence
  • Be Tested towards comfort of working in a Matrix Structure & Multicultural Team
  • Should be from a Family with Good Family Values, Ethics and God-Fearing Attitude
  • Ability to identify and be aware of the Possible Risks associated with Commodities & Its Mitigation Tools
  • Work as a Biz Partner thru identification of improvement Areas and working with the Operations Team to see Continuous Improvement towards Process Adherence
  • Should be tested towards questioning Skills and Analytical Skills

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The position of the Finance Manager is a leadership and management position in the Company.
  • The Finance Manager is a strategic partner in running the business and play a crucial role in providing relevant financial direction to the Business he/she is charged with establishing and maintaining adequate and functional controls in the financial reporting systems of the business

Primary Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing Business Planning and Financial Strategies that will support that overall Strategic focus of the business
  • Assessment of the Business Performance against targets at pre -defined periods in the short term as well as against a 5-year plan
  • Undertakes financial control and risk management activities that will reduce and eliminate incidence of wastages, budget overruns and cost to serve in an effective manner
  • Manage the Working Capital of the Business to ensure that the liquidity targets and a shorter cash conversion cycles are achieved
  • Ensure a seamless and real time running of the Financial Reporting processes to aid speed of delivery in providing real time and accurate financial information to Management and other users
  • Manage profitably the Company’s Insurance as well as its Tax Affairs with relevant 3rd parties and consultants
  • Oversee the activities of the Finance unit of the business as well as take an active role in building and leading a team of competent and high performing professionals in the Finance Unit
  • Train and mentor team
  • Maintain high level and professional relationship with collaborators that will aid in delivering planned strategy
  • Ensure that identified risks in the company operations are mitigated according to the plan.
  • Ensures that issues on statutory and financial, reputation risk are adequately planned for and mitigations put in place before they occur.
  • Provide the leadership that will ensure that subordinates provide solutions to Financial and non-financial problems responsibly and ensure adequate mitigation precautions by associates, contract worker and customer.
  • Will continuously ensure processes are followed and improved upon by adherence and proposing ways of improvement.

Qualifications/ Expereince

  • Minimum of a second Class upper in Accounting, Economics, or Finance from a reputable university.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA)
  • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage
  • Should be Heading the Finance Function for a Reputable Global or Local Company
  • Minimum of 10 Years’ Experience in Finance Function and at least 5 Years in handling MIS, Month Close Processes & Book Closure
  • Age: 32 – 42

Special Skills & Key Behavioural Competences:

  • Dependability: Reliable, responsible, and dependable
  • Analytical Thinking: Analysing information and using logic to address work related issues and problems
  • Attention to Details: Being careful about details and thorough in completing work task
  • Initiative: Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
  • Integrity: Being honest and ethical
  • Leadership: Willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions and direction
  • Ability to Travel at short notice and take multiple functions at the same time

Competencies Required:

  • At least 5 years in the Leadership Position handling Teams below
  • Adequate Knowledge on the Various Control Processes for Checks and Balances of Commodities
  • Meticulous approach and Good in adhering to Systems and Processes
  • Willingness to travel Up-Country in Nigeria to ensure System and Process Adherence at short notice
  • Ability to work in a Matrix Structure and with Multicultural Team
  • Should be aware of the Possible Risks associated with Commodities & Its Mitigation Tools
  • Work as a Biz Partner to Create value for various Biz
  • Should be Good in Training & Development
  • Good Logic and Analytical Skills
  • Ability to manage stakeholders like Banks, Insurance, External Auditors, Tax Department – FIRS & Govt. Officials

Deadline: 17th November, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitmentcrop@gmail.com using the job role as the subject of the mail

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