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Latest Recruitment at Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has been a part of the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad. Our global vision is to be a leading foods company in Africa providing high quality and affordable products in the most convenient ways to consumers through world class brands like Golden Penny Flour, Golden Penny Semovita, Goldenvita, Golden Pasta and Golden Noodles. The Company’s flagship brand, Golden Penny, remains one of the best known and the preferred brands amongst bakers, confectioneries and consumers in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Cost Management Specialist

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Ful Time

The Job

  • Work with relevant stakeholders and a small team to aggressively and sustainably drive cost reduction and efficiency improvement initiatives across the FMN group.  She/he will play an instrumental role in various change management programs and, in general, act as an agent of change always with a focus on cost reduction/productivity improvement.
  • Provide deep and actionable insights into the current cost base/structure supported by clear and accurate analytics and metrics.  Helps line managers understand and act upon such metrics.
  • Conceive, advocate and drive short-, medium-, and long-term cost optimization initiatives by introducing rolling annual and 5-year programs
  • Coordinate and proactively monitor all cost optimization projects by utilizing easy-to-understand, actionable, reports and dashboards.
  • Facilitate adoption of cost avoidance strategies and best practices by providing toolkits and guidance to cost reduction and efficiency improvement.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve productivity/efficiency, and advocate the same to relevant stakeholders.
  • Foster a continuous improvement and cost avoidance culture across all FMN business(es).

The Person Must:

  • Ensure percentage variance of actual direct and indirect cost to the budget.
  • Ensure percent of cost optimization projects completed on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Must have data accuracy.

Qualifications

  • First Degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Professional qualifications such as ICAN or ACCA or CFA are a plus advanced finance competency and numeracy are expected. Mastery of software applications such MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc is essential. Some familiarity with ERPs would be a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Ful Time

The Job

  • Support the Group Business Transformation Team with quantitative and qualitative analytics and insights for the entire group to allow management to identify critical areas of intervention, opportunities, and trends with a view of radically improving our processes and systems, elevating our project selection and management capabilities, and driving continues improvement with regards to efficiency and productivity in all activities.
  • Quantify and demonstrate the expected economic and broader impact of various transformative projects and initiatives
  • Assist the Business Transformation Director with change management and project management
  • Build awareness and enhance alignment on transformation initiatives across the Group
  • Interact efficiently with peers and senior members of staff to get a first-hand understanding of issues and opportunities.
  • Source and process large amount of data into comprehensive and actionable analytics.

The Person Must:

  • Have an In-depth understanding of the industry and financial analysis, including advanced valuation techniques and business modeling
  • Must be highly numerical
  • Must have proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Finance, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Accounting.
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Cognate Experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Business Process Reengineering Specialist

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Ful Time

The Job

  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders and a small team to apply process improvement and re-engineering methodologies and principles in identifying opportunities for process and service improvement and catalyzes for continuous improvement to consistently improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the group operations.
  • Support the reinforcement of a winning culture of structured project management by championing process improvement practices and culture.
  • Support various change management programs and, in general, act as an agent of change
  • Interact with all levels of management and be able to document existing processes, manage and analyze data, and recommend enhanced business processes.
  • Maintain inventory of business processes and coordinate updates to the inventory working with relevant teams.
  • Identify opportunities to improve work processes, enhance the quality of service and productivity, and communicate opportunities to relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop and monitor a scorecard and/or tracker to measure the success of process improvement initiatives.
  • Support the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve best practice operational processes.
  • Stay abreast of leading practices for business process documentation and execution.
  • Champion process improvement methodologies.
  • Foster a process-based culture via communication, performance management and measurement, knowledge management, and people development.
  • Partner with functional teams to share continuous improvement best practices.
  • Coach functional teams on process improvement practices, drive behavior change and adoption

The Person Must:

  • Ensure electronic mapping of processes (and sub-processes) across the Group.
  • Must deploy, own and drive business process management system.
  • Must Initially drive Business Process Re-engineering and, subsequently, continuous process improvement across the following dimensions: customer ease of doing business with FMN / elevated customer experience, efficiency/productivity gains (incl. turnaround times and cost avoidance), transparency & visibility / lean methodologies.
  • Improve level of stakeholders’ alignment.

Qualifications

  • First Degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm, in business reengineering and continuous improvement projects.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Nigeria

The Job

  • The Project Manager in the PMO office will work closely with relevant stakeholders and a small team to partner with one or more business units to facilitate the implementation and smooth running of an effective and lean project management framework in such a Business unit.
  • Provide governance, oversight, and support to projects managed by various business units
  • May assume full responsibility to manage certain projects that are not directly managed by business units
  • Support various change management programmes and, in general, act as an agent of change
  • Support project/programme planning, execution, and tracking of FMN’s portfolio.
  • Coach and train BU project owners/managers on best practices and project management methodologies (e.g.: cost management, tracking, etc).
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and project charter, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Help Business units project managers to better coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure flawless execution of assigned projects.
  • Apply a system to monitor, track progress, manage changes to the project scope, schedule and cost.
  • Measure and report project performance and escalate proactively to management and/or project owners as needed.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and database (digitally)
  • Support and facilitate the adoption of breakthrough business practices and technologies such as Continuous Improvement, Process Automation, AI, Service Delivery Excellence, etc to boost productivity and competitiveness.
  • Coach and mentor project managers at the Business unit level on lean and efficient project management methodologies and practices; provide the necessary toolkits, and recommend training.
  • Participate actively in and is instrumental to the development of FMN’s strategy with regards to project pipeline development, evaluation and selection, and prioritization.

Qualifications

  • First degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
  • A master’s degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus
  • Advanced finance competency and numeracy are expected. Some understanding of basic accounting would be a plus.
  • Some familiarity with ERPs would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm and contininious improvement of the project.

The Person Must:

  • Ensure percent deviation in projects approved outside the FMN project management framework.
  • Ensure the percentage of a completed project.
  • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on time.
  • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on budget.
  • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on specs.
  • Process approving, monitoring, and reporting standardization in a business impactful fashion.
  • Rolling training plans

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Head, Business Process Improvement

Location: Nigeria

The Job

  • The Head of business process improvement (BPI) will work closely with the relevant stakeholders and a small team to catalyze continuous improvement by helping BU line management to identify and capture opportunities for efficiency (and effectiveness) gains across the group.
  • Apply process reengineering and continuous improvement methodologies and principles in a structured, actionable, and measurable way.
  • Reinforce a winning culture of excellence by championing process improvement projects and initiatives
  • support various change management programs and, in general, acts as an agent of change.
  • Interact with all levels of management to understand deeply and document existing processes, analyze data, and recommend enhanced (or entirely new) business processes in line with best practices.
  • Maintain electronic inventory of business processes and coordinate updates to the inventory.
  • Actively seek and identify opportunities to improve work processes, enhance the quality of service and productivity, and advocate convincingly such opportunities to the process owners and senior management.
  • Develop and monitor scorecards and/or trackers to measure the success of process improvement initiatives
  • Support the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve best practices in all areas of operations.
  • Stay abreast of leading practices for business process documentation and execution
  • Champion process improvement methodologies.
  • Foster a process-based (but still entrepreneurial) culture via communication, performance management and measurement, knowledge management, and people development.
  • Partner with functional heads and BU leaders to share continuous improvement best practices.
  • Coach functional teams on best process improvement practices, drive behavior change, and change adoption.

Qualification

  • First degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
  • A master’s degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm.

The person must:

  • Ensure better planning and forecasting capabilities because of lean and automated processes.
  • Ensure internal & external SLAs (gold standard) for all major processes.
  • Ensure savings or other productivity gains because of process improvement and/or other initiatives.
  • Ensure cost savings and cost avoidance.
  • Ensure the improved level of stakeholders’ alignment.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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