Branch Manager at Olam Agri

Olam Agri is a market-leading, differentiated food, feed, and fiber agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities, and deep understanding of market needs built over 33 years. With a strong presence in high-growth emerging markets and products across grains & oilseeds, animal feed & protein, rice, edible oils, specialty grains & seeds, cotton, wood products, rubber and commodity financial services.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 8 years
  • Location: Kwara

Job Description

  • As a Branch Manager, you’re responsible for inspiring your team, create ownership opportunities, and to deliver on the following key dimensions.
  • Supply Chain Management is at the heart of what we do at Olam.
  • The role involves taking responsibility for a product (or products in adjoining value chains) in Olam’s business in the region.
  • You will play a critical and extremely tangible role in delivering results, while controlling the execution of all processes, including managing the supply chain from producer to factories & export. 

Key Deliverables

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the business road map, as well as managing the procurement and supply chain strategy for the product(s), within the country
  • You will demonstrate sound judgement within defined practices and policies and select techniques for obtaining solutions that will contribute to future results and successes
  • Strong financial acumen, ability to read and comprehend tasks such as counterparty and credit risk management

Operational Effectiveness

  • As a branch manager, you are responsible for the optimal utilization of country resources
  • Support implementation of required infrastructure as per the business plan and derive maximum capacity efficiencies by eliminating controllable losses
  • Understand the agri-value chains responsible for, able to interact with farmers, vendors and other relevant govt agencies/ NGOs to get an estimate of crop pattern & size
  • Coordinate with appropriate regulatory bodies for obtaining permissions, and approvals
  • Manage external warehouses under your control and accountable for smooth operations & stock management

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Ability to build teams – hiring, training, and developing team members
  • Your market & competition information and analysis would be critical in supporting the business head in trading and positional decisions
  • Collaborate with key stake holders involving formal business reviews and ongoing continuous improvement initiatives

Requirements

  • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value.
  • MBA with 2-6 years of post-qualification industry experience
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills
  • A previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would always be a value add

Method of Application

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