General Manager (Expat)
Excel Minds
Nigeria, ED, ng
5d ago

Job Description

The General Manager is charged with the responsibility for ensuring that all the goals and objectives set by the Board of Directors for the business are achieved.

He should have Ethanol or Cassava experience.

Oversee timely execution of the project as per agreed costs and timeline

Collaborate with the Board to define and articulate the company’s vision and champion the articulation of strategies and plans for achieving it.

Coordinate with all technology suppliers, consultants, vendors, designers and contractors and all other stakeholders to deliver on agreed goals and objectives including equipment and other assets.

Ensure the development and implementation of relevant structures (process, people, and systems) to support the achievement of the Company’s vision, goals, and objectives.

Oversee the formulation and implementation of effective marketing and customer engagement strategies to achieve sustainable growth in customer base, market share, sales, and profit.

Champion the development of policies and strategies for effective financial management ensuring transparency, accountability, and judicious use of resources.

Coordinate day to day activities of the business and provide leadership to direct reports and the entire staff.

Continually review and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the company’s policies, procedures, and processes, and identify improvement opportunities.

Drive corporate culture through shared vision and team building activities, thus motivating staff to accomplish the business goals and objectives of the company.

Identify all risks and potential exposures related to the business, carry out risk assessments and ensure that risk response strategies and mitigations are in place to reduce incidence and impact

Report the activities of the business including status of the projects accurately and comprehensively in a timely manner

Perform other tasks as assigned by the Board of Directors .

Requirements

First degree from a reputable tertiary institution with preference in Chemical Engineering and other related disciplines

A postgraduate degree in business or other relevant disciplines will be an added advantage

15 to 20 years post-qualification experience in the Agribusiness sector (Production and Processing / Manufacturing) with at least 5 years in an Executive or Senior Management capacity.

Excellent knowledge of the Agricultural landscape in the West African Region, Her Markets , the underlying competitive dynamic and industry trends that can propel sustainable growth within the Region

Proven track record in project management and implementation

Possess Technical skills in Farming , Out-growers, and Feedstock Management

Ability to address and analyze problems and to develop strategic responses.

Strong business acumen and ability to identify and convert opportunities.

Ability to plan strategically and successfully lead growth within an organization.

Excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion, and analytical skills.

Maintains integrity and professional ethics and willing to imbibe a strong governance culture

Must be hard working and show commitment and self- discipline

Excellent people management skills

Ability to manage all stakeholders which includes vendors, consultants, technology suppliers etc

Benefits

Competitive pay, bonus & local allowance

Comprehensive health insurance

Furnished accommodations / housing allowances (rent, water & electricity)

Transport facilities (car, fuel expense, designated driver)

Avenues for professional development

Chance to work as a leader

Grow with the company

Requirements

First degree from a reputable tertiary institution with preference in Chemical Engineering and other related disciplines A postgraduate degree in business or other relevant disciplines will be an added advantage 15 to 20 years post-qualification experience in the Agribusiness sector (Production and Processing / Manufacturing) with at least 5 years in an Executive or Senior Management capacity.

Excellent knowledge of the Agricultural landscape in the West African Region, Her Markets , the underlying competitive dynamic and industry trends that can propel sustainable growth within the Region Proven track record in project management and implementation Possess Technical skills in Farming , Out-growers, and Feedstock Management Ability to address and analyze problems and to develop strategic responses.

Strong business acumen and ability to identify and convert opportunities. Ability to plan strategically and successfully lead growth within an organization.

Excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion, and analytical skills. Maintains integrity and professional ethics and willing to imbibe a strong governance culture Must be hard working and show commitment and self- discipline Excellent people management skills Ability to manage all stakeholders which includes vendors, consultants, technology suppliers etc

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