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Ongoing Recruitment at Chika’s Food

Chika’s Food – We are CHIKA’S, an international snack company, full of goodness me and we create joy for the entire family. We improve communities by empowering the young girls to be the successful women of tomorrow. We are expanding and we are looking for clever, enthusiastic, driven and dynamic individuals to join our team.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Treasurer
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The role is responsible for monitoring Cash, POS, transfers and other inflows from stations and customers to ensure that payments received in the bank agree with total sales value
  • Also responsible for posting/uploading bank transactions to GL as well as performing regular cash and bank accounts reconciliation on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor cash vs sales daily reconciliation of Cash, POS control and other payment control accounts to ensure alignment of sales to inflows received in the bank statement. These inflows can either be from stations via cash deposits, POS settlement and transfers or from customers via transfers or other payment methods.
  • Daily and weekly upload and posting of customer payments, lodgments, and bank inflows from the bank statements for main accounts, sub accounts and other business accounts to appropriate accounts on E-core GL.
  • Monitor to ensure the timely settlement of POS transactions into our bank accounts and also resolve POS issues.
  • Follow up with stations to respond promptly to POS chargeback claims within 24 hours.
  • Conduct Spot checks for physical cash counts to validate reports generated from retail outlets.
  • Collate daily balances of all company’s bank accounts.
  • Perform other assigned duties as delegated by the Treasury Controller.
  • Enforce zero tolerance to misrepresentation or omissions on all cash control reconciliations statements.
  • Escalate abnormal transactions and document communication with pertinent stakeholders on resolution.

Requirements

  • Knowledgeable in core accounting and reconciliation principles.
  • Knowledgeable in IFRS
  • Very proficient in MS-Excel.

 

Job Title: Cleaner
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a Cleaner to join our data team.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures the glass doors are cleaned with glass cleaner and a duster
  • Ensure the consulting rooms are dusted and waste bin emptied
  • Toilet must be checked and cleaned at intervals.
  • Ensure tissue paper is always available in the toilets at all time.
  • Ensure the waste baskets in the toilet are emptied at intervals to avoid overflow.
  • Ensure all admission rooms are swept, mopped and toilet washed
  • Door knobs must be properly cleaned.
  • Ensure the refrigerator in the rooms are cleaned
  • Ensure the elevator glass is cleaned and the elevator floor is swept and mopped at intervals
  • Remove all and any stain on the floor.
  • Ensure all head rest are dusted
  • Clean the railings of the staircase
  • Clean the signages in the building

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years cleaning experience is required for the role
  • Candidate must be able to read and write

Job Title: Stock Alert Officer
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Stock Controller to manage our inventory and purchase merchandise based on our company’s needs.
  • Stock Controller responsibilities include tracking shipments, overseeing inventory audits and maintaining reports of purchases and pricing. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with supply chain procedures and have good communication skills to interact with vendors, clients and internal teams.

Responsibilities

  • Forecasting supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock (OOS)
  • Submitting purchase details (vendors information, invoices and pricing) to internal databases
  • Placing orders to replenish merchandise as needed
  • Track shipments and address any delays
  • Oversee storage of products, particularly of fragile items
  • Evaluate suppliers’ offers and negotiate profitable deals
  • Coordinate regular inventory audits
  • Liaise with warehouse staff and other internal teams to test products’ quality (status upon delivery and storage conditions)
  • Keep updated inventory records (including daily shipments)
  • Ensure purchases do not exceed budget

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess relevant qualification with minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Proven work experience as a Stock Controller,Inventory Manageror similar role
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g.NetSuite orTradeGecko)
  • Active participation in inventory audits
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Good communication and negotiation abilities

 

Job Title: Data Analyst, Senior
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a Data Analyst to join our data team.
  • As Data Analyst, candidate will be responsiblefor providing support for sales and marketing strategies as well as customerretention, byusing strategic methods and concise data mining.
  • S/he will work on highly sophisticated projects that are large and wide in scope and that play a significant role in company performance using advanced analytical skills and abilities.

Responsibilities

  • Understand business requirements to implement successful company initiatives;
  • Analyze and interpret data to provide metrics;
  • Solve business problems using statistical techniques and advanced programming languages;
  • Identify and interpret trends in complex data sets to non-technical terms;
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain data base systems;
  • Execute data extraction and manipulate information from client information systems or other data sources;
  • Utilize statistical modelling solutions to forecast potential new client acquisition, defection, retention programs and cross-selling opportunities;
  • Support CRM (Customer Relationship Management) strategies by using methodologies/systems such as client profiling, behavior analysis and segmentation, to strategy development and impact assessment and performance;
  • Create and produce monthly reports and metrics in company areas such as client acquisition, client retention, client defection, product penetration, cross-sell rates, balance retention and segmentation metrics;
  • Develop standardized internal controls to ensure continued data quality for visibility of metrics for analysis;
  • Provide strategic recommendations to improve clients’ business models, goals and milestone expectations;
  • Maintain awareness and stay ahead of the game in innovation of current developments for new data mining techniques, programming and marketing automation;
  • Train end-users on new report and dashboards;
  • Other duties assigned.

Requirements

  • 8 years of experience in Data Mining,Srategy Development, Research, and/or Project Management
  • Advanced analytical and statistical modeling skills including the ability to provide data mining solutions to complex and diverse marketing, client management and business relations
  • Working experience with Structured English Query Language (SQL), and knowledge of database environments such as UNIX, Oracle or DB2
  • Critical and strategic thinker
  • Exceptional organization skills with a keen eye for detail and quality control
  • Eagerness to learn about new technical tools and skills that aid data analytics
  • Ability to work with a diverse team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Aptitude to train clients and team members on how to use and understand analytic tools.

 

Job Title: Brand Manager 

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Details

  • If you want to help us build a greatest snack company Nigeria has ever seen, please join us.
  • We are looking to hire a Brand Manager to join our data team.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing agreed brand strategies in accordance with business objectives.
  • Executing communication, advertising, packaging and other marketing activities.
  • Planning, organizing and monitoring promotion activities to achieve AE targets.
  • Collating and analyzing market data and maintain all sales statistics relating to the brand in conjunction with Consumer Insights Manager.
  • Monitoring market trends,competitive activity and develop appropriate tactics to contain competition.
  • Updating brand history annually, prepare and execute brand activities to achieve company’s objectives.
  • Ensuring the effective utilization of the Snacks brand marketing budget to achieve the set objectives.
  • Maintaining and updating records on marketing expenditure (Advertising and promotions) to ensure that expenditure is kept within agreed budget.
  • Ensuring optimal brand distribution in the trade channels in conjunction with Sales Team.
  • Overseeing pricing strategies for the category
  • Conducting market research in order to keep up to date with customer trends, as well as trying to predict future trends
  • Developing strategies and managing marketing campaigns across print, broadcast and online platforms to ensure that products and services meet customers’ expectations and to build the credibility of brands.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years FMCG Marketing experience
  • Excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Analytical, methodical and presentation skills
  • Be a good listener and able to respond to results and consumer research.
  • Energetic and passionate about product specialty
  • Be a team leader, inspire others and work well with range of people within and outside the business.
  • Work well under pressure.

 

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Begin developing marketing strategies for promoting particular goods and services as a brand.
  • Implement marketing techniques that are unique.
  • In collaboration with the sales team, organize strategy and meetings.
  • Assist the sales team in meeting their goals, budgets, and targets by:
  • Enriching their product knowledge
  • Monitoring sales campaign with specific objectives.
  • Arranging promotional inputs timely such as leaflets, posters, banners, POP
  • Allocation of budget and targets to respective team members.
  • Allocation and monitoring of “sales promotion” spend budgets at lower and executive level depending on the potential and priorities
  • Participation in selection process of Temporary staff.
  • Evaluate the existence of rivals and what they bring to consumers to gain market insight and expertise that is conducive to business growth.
  • Assist the sales team in determining the best product to compete with.
  • Communicate important marketing information in a timely manner, as well as send weekly and monthly marketing reports for review.

Requirements

  • Coordination Skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in marketing.

 

Job Title: HR Manager  
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a HR Manager to join our data team.
  • Drive and implement HR operations and other related activities including payroll Management, Recruitment, Retention, Performance Management administration, training, Employee welfare and employee Engagement initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of the recruitment process, including reviewing job descriptions, website advertising, updating of the company resource plan, sifting and selection of CV’s, attending interviews and selecting candidates
  • Drive the contractual process for all suitable candidates including issuance of employment contracts, relevant ID, and other pre-engagement documentation.
  • Create an effective on boarding plan and ensure new employees are properly inducted Manage payroll and monthly salaries for contract staff, full time employees, casual staff as well as computation of overtime payout.
  • Manage the HR/Admin functions such as maintaining a database of new and existing employees, collation of references, documentation of new staff and updating of staff records, updating of existing staff files and recording of staff Personal advance/Loan.
  • Ensure accurate computation/coordination, staff attendance, Leave/vacations, and terminal/final entitlement of outgoing staff.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and timely payment of all scheduled payments by monitoring timelines and properly maintaining records.
  • Manage the output and deliverables of all casual workers, and contractors.
  • Create a standard for high performance and ensure adherence to best practices at all times.
  • Organize knowledge sharing sessions and relevant training staff training meeting to enhance productivity.
  • Advising line managers and other employees on employment law and the employer’s own employment policies and procedures
  • Drive adherence to all established policies and procedures.
  • Organize team building activities to foster team spirit and drive.
  • Provide insight and recommendations on HR initiatives that can be leveraged to strengthen business resultse.g.leadership/developmentprogrammes.
  • Monitor, measure and report on HR issues, opportunities, development plans and achievements.
  • Liaise with the CEO to understand their HR requirements and develop practical interventions to meet the requirements.
  • Position as a mediator when required to try and resolve employee grievances.
  • Provide report on the annual employee engagement survey to ensure feedback from employees is collated and interpreted correctly to help improve employee engagement.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences or a related field
  • MBA will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 8 years experiencein a HR position with increasing responsibility, preferably working in a multi sector or group company.
  • A minimum of 3 years prior experience in aManagementcapacity.
  • Human Resources certification is a plus.
  • Extensive experience in the use of software applications such as MS Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams and other HRIS software.
  • Experience in operational leadership roles and proven success managing teams.
  • Manufacturing or factory experience is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Hausa Language is a plus.

 

Job Title: Field Sales Manager
Location: Ikeja Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a competitive Field Sales Representative to develop sales strategies and attract new clients.
  • The successful salesperson will source new sales opportunities and close sales to achieve quotas.
  • The successful candidate will play a key role in increasing income and revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of products and services.
  • As an outside Sales Representative, or Sales Agent, they will also research sales competition.

Responsibilities

  • “Get the sale” using various customer sales methods (door-to-door, cold calling, presentations etc.).
  • Forecast sales, develop “out of the box” sales strategies/models and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Evaluate customers skills, needs and build productive long-lasting relationships
  • Meet personal and team sales targets.
  • Research accounts and generate or follow through sales leads.
  • Attend meeting, sales events and trainings to keep abreast of the latest developments.
  • Report and provide feedback to management using financial statistical data.
  • Maintain and expand client database within your assigned territory.
  • Close new deals at a high rate.
  • Build relationships with existing customers.
  • Cultivate new leads within the sales territory.
  • Travel throughout the territory and visit customers on a recurring basis.
  • Manage multiple accounts simultaneously.
  • Maintain records of all sales leads and/or customer accounts.
  • Represent the brand during all customer and prospect interactions.
  • Educate customers on how products or services can benefit them financially and professionally.
  • Monitor the company’s industry competitors, new products, and market conditions.

Requirements

  • Proven sales experience.
  • Track record of over-achieving quota.
  • Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management.
  • Computer use competency.
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Comfortable on the phone.
  • Competitive attitude.
  • Conversational/interpersonal skills.
  • Sharp sales chops.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage.
  • The ability to establish and maintain professional networks.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • A willingness to work irregular hours.
  • Multitasking skills.
  • A High Degree of professionalism.

 

Job Title: National Sales Manager
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are currently looking to hire a seasoned and dynamic professional to join our Team as The National Sales Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Provide strong leadership and coaching to the sales team to achieve budgeted volume and yield performance.
  • Work closely with teams and individuals to identify and improve competency gaps and devise objectives and development plans.
  • Formulate and execute a clear and effective sales strategy and direction in linewith businessplan.
  • Improve the competencies within the sales organization through the various programs
  • Manage the delivery and optimization of revenue, yield, volume and market share targets on targeted trades and overall export and import performance
  • Harness Sales Coverage, effective delivery of E2E (end to end) Value Proposition to boost Cluster Sales results and to support our customers towards delivering their own business promises.
  • Ensure comprehensive customer coverage; align sales efforts with commercial strategy through close collaboration with Trade & Marketing and Customer Service.
  • Actively participate in the Executive Selling program andmaintainsenior relationships with top accounts
  • Increase Customer Satisfaction and loyalty with specific emphasis on our local differentiators.
  • Drive a Performance Management Culture (also through Sales Incentive Program)
  • Maintain senior relationships with top accounts and external stakeholders.
  • Coach, lead and develop direct reports and others, work closely with teams and individuals to identify and improve competency gaps and devise objectives and development plans.
  • Attract and retain strong and right talents inside and outside of the organization.
  • Accountable for driving collaboration between the Sales department and the Customer Service to ensure first class service delivery is provided to all relevant customers.

Requirements

  • Minimum 8 – 10 years experience in a Sales or commercial leadership role(Having first-hand experience of growing through thecomapnyin Field Sales related roles).
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of customer business coupling with supply chain and financial insights
  • Strong knowledge in global trade, local and international market landscape as well as industry trends
  • Strong commercial mindset
  • Strong execution. Proven track record in developing and executing multiple business objectives simultaneously.
  • Strong influencing skills with a collaborative work-style, fostering cooperation and teamwork (inside own team and within the broaderorganisation)
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with proven track record in sales and leadership
  • Strong passion for Chika’s and the success of our customers.
  • Strong networking skills
  • Inspirational and ambitious leader with high energy. Ability to lead and coach teams in an engaging and motivating environment
  • Ability to positively influence colleagues outside direct report scope
  • Positive and dynamic personality with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluent communication skills in English

 

Job Title: Junior Financial Manager
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a “Junior Finance Manager”.
  • This is a role where you will report directly to the Internal Accounting Analyst. In this capacity you will be responsible for providing the financial results of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Bookkeep, prepare and record journal entries.
  • Track income and expenses, and be able to prepare detailed revenue and expense reports when necessary.
  • Complete monthly bank and revenue account reconciliations.
  • Interface with managers and executives concerning questions and issues.
  • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility.
  • Daily reconciliation of accounts.
  • Assist with monthly end Reconciliation of accounts (Purchases, sales, inventory, expenses, transfers, payments, deposits).
  • Work to continuously improve accounting/finance procedures and internal controls.

Requirements

  • 4 – 5 year of working for a consumer finance company, Microfinance Company or a bank.
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent written and face interpersonal, communication and persuasion skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Commitment to achieving performance goals.
  • Familiarity and experience using accounting technology programs.
  • Great at time management, multitasking and prioritizations skills.

 

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to recruit someone with background in Area Sales Manager/ Management to join our expanding team.

Responsibilities

  • The position of Area Sales Manager consists achieving planned sales for products and services offered by the company and service target modern trade accounts.
  • It also involves managing customers by ensuring that best service levels are achieved through delivery of products in time and with desired fill rates.
  • Maintaining and increasing sales of your company’s products
  • Reaching the targets and goals set for your accounts
  • Establishing, maintaining and expanding your customer base
  • Servicing the needs of your existing customers by ensuring optimal management of customer funds and ensuring good returns for the customer
  • Conducting periodic availability and visibility checks and reporting to Head of Marketing
  • Suggesting schemes and promotions by account prioritizing inputs to get maximum returns
  • Setting sales targets by branches
  • Monitoring payments and ensuring in time payment to prevent OOS due to default in agreed payment cycles.
  • Tracking panNigeriaconnections from HQ to regional stores of accounts and managing PODs and tracking remittances by invoices
  • Developing sales strategies and setting targets
  • Monitoring your team’s performance and motivating them to reach targets
  • Compiling and analyzing sales figures
  • To co-ordinate with the regional ASMs to ensure fill rates at targeted levels
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research
  • Reporting to senior managers and also to directly deal with the head of accounts purchase department and finance functions
  • Keeping up to date with products and competitors by collating pricing & scheme information on a monthly basis
  • Proven expertise in new launches management and business development
  • To drive activations in the market in accordance with brand input plans

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from arecongnisedUniversity in Sales, Business, Marketing or any relevant field of study
  • Previous experience in a similar role within a large company operating in Nigeria.
  • Proven sales experience and knowledge, including familiarity with current trends in sales methods
  • Knowledge of or experience with internet sales methods, such as search engine marketing and search engine optimization
  • Experience with customer relationship software and services, such asSalesForce
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate across different levels of an organization

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Word or PDF format to: HRNIGERIA@chikas.co.uk using the job title eg: “Stock Alert Officer” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  30th June, 2021.

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