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Production Manager in Burkina Faso , Burkina Faso

We are recruiting a Production Manager in Burkina Faso for a client active in the food processing sector.

Summary
The production manager assures the realization of the food processing plant KPI’s on sourced volumes and processing results through the development of good inter-personal relations, fact-based decision making and continuous improvement.

Prime responsibilities

Ensure the achievement of quantity and quality targets of the food processing plant

Food safety, traceability and certifications
• Assume the role of food safety team leader and drive continuous improvement
• Maintain and improve production standards in compliance with Organic, Fair-Trade and Kosher certifications, audited annually
• Ensure 100% traceability of processed volumes

Others
• Prime person responsible for continuous improvement of safety at work
• Ensure 98% execution of preventive maintenance schedule; collaborate with the maintenance service on improvement to the schedule and elaboration of a “plan B” per equipment type
• Be the last recourse for technical staff on equipment troubleshooting
• Make sure the full complement of processing staff is skilled, trained and motivated

Documentation and meetings
• Continuous improvement of the food safety and quality manual
• Continuous improvement of standard work and standard operating procedures
• Maintenance of factory layout drawings
• Lead and assure documentation of daily, weekly and monthly production meetings

Food safety requirements
• BRC trained. External
• HACCP trained. External
• FSMA trained. External
• Excellent knowledge of the company's Quality Manual. Capability to explain it to staff and to develop it further

Inter-organizational relations

Internal
The production manager works under supervision of the plant manager and in close collaboration with his counterparts from finance, value-chain, maintenance and engineering.

External
The production manager takes responsibility for receiving clients and auditors at the factory and works together with technical assistance and financial partners to realize the plant goals. The production manager communicates with clients and logistics companies on the timely dispatching of containers of finished product and the handling of customer feedback.

Competences
Integrity & transparency, efficiency, organisation & planning, analytical & problem-solving skills, attention to detail, persistence, ability to develop people, creative/Innovative, high standards, enthusiasm

Training and experience
• Master’s in engineering or business/economics
• 10 years’ experience in an industrial/military/technical environment, agri-processing preferred
• Familiarity with food safety systems like HACCP and BRC are considered a plus but can be learned on the job
• Familiarity with lean manufacturing and lean tools
• Experience with technical installations in agribusiness: boiler and steam systems, compressed air systems, mechanical engineering
• Familiar with statistical analysis techniques
• Basic financial literacy; capability to interpret balance sheets and income statements
• Excellent verbal and written skills in both English and French

Particularities
We expect the successful candidate for this position to be capable of growing into the position of plant manager within a period of 12 months, taking full responsibility for all activities of the business. This means in addition to the above, directing the value chain team that is responsible for the development and maintaining of relations with over 4000 farmers to make sure that sourcing objectives are met. It also means giving direction to the finance and administrative team and making final hiring and firing decisions.

Fysical requirements : none
Work environment : plant workfloor & office

Are you interested in becoming a Production Manager in Burkina Faso? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Dec 04, 2020
EXPERT EN FORMATION ET INSERTION PROFESSIONNELLE , Central African Republic

Enabel est l’Agence belge de développement. Elle exécute et coordonne la politique belge de développement international, et travaille principalement pour le compte de l’État belge. L’Agence met également en œuvre des actions pour d’autres organisations nationales et internationales. Avec 1400 collaborateurs, dont plus de 70 % de personnel local, Enabel gère quelque 150 projets, essentiellement dans des États fragiles d’Afrique.

Contexte
Dans le cadre du Fonds fiduciaire européen pour la République centrafricaine « Bêkou », Enabel mettra en œuvre le programme d’appui au développement rural (DEVRUR II) « Ouvrir des perspectives d’avenir - Mungo légué ti kékéréké» en République Centrafricaine.

Ce programme vise à relancer la dynamique socio-économique des zones centrées autour de Bouar, Paoua, Bozoum, Bossangoa, Boali, Sibut, Pissa/Mbaïki et Bangui, ceci principalement par le biais d’une augmentation des activités de production et de transformation agricoles locales à travers la mise en place d’agropoles multifonctionnelles dans des centres ruraux et péri-urbains. Le programme vise également à offrir des solutions adaptées, flexibles et évolutives en matière de formation, d’accès à des services énergétiques, de technologie et d’accès au crédit.

Le cœur du dispositif agropole sera la structure de formation pour renforcer le capital humain à travers une offre de formations professionnelles holistiques adaptées aux besoins et à la demande des acteurs du milieu rural et qui va au-delà des compétences techniques. Outre les structures de formation, le programme soutiendra la création de services d’insertion qui soutiendront les initiatives et les projets des bénéficiaires des formations.

Le programme s’inscrit dans une logique de développement à long terme, reposant sur les acteurs nationaux, tout en ayant une composante à impact rapide basée sur des opérateurs de formation et des initiatives déjà opérationnels. A moyen terme, le programme contribuera à lever progressivement les obstacles entravant l’agriculture familiale durable à vocation commerciale et à soutenir l’agro-industrie.

Description de la fonction
Sous l’autorité du Project Manager, l’Expert en formation et insertion professionnelle sera responsable de la bonne exécution des activités dans le domaine de la gouvernance et du pilotage, de la formation professionnelle et de l’insertion professionnelle visant l’employabilité des jeunes, la qualification professionnelle des acteurs de développement agricole et rural et l’insertion professionnelle des jeunes en milieu rural.

Il/elle travaillera en étroite collaboration avec les autres Experts internationaux et en supervision des Experts nationaux et agents de terrain ainsi que avec les structures publiques et privées impliquées dans la formation et l’insertion professionnelles.
Vos tâches et responsabilités seront de:
- Contribuer à la mise en œuvre du projet en prenant part à la planification, l’exécution, la coordination, le monitoring et l’évaluation des activités ;
- Se baser sur votre expertise technique, afin d’atteindre une performance conforme aux normes et standards nationaux et internationaux ;
- Organiser la capitalisation et la gestion des connaissances afin de créer un environnement inclusif, informé et confiant au sein du projet ;
- Manager les experts nationaux en charge de la formation et de l’insertion professionnelle au sein de l’équipe d’intervention ;
- Accompagner les structures partenaires et renforcer leurs capacités afin de contribuer à l’amélioration de leur organisation, de leurs processus et systèmes ainsi que des compétences de leur personnel.

Votre profil
Niveau de formation requis
· Master en sciences humaines (éducation, sciences sociales, ingénierie de formation ou équivalent).
Expériences requises
• Minimum 5 ans d’expérience pertinente dans le domaine de la formation et de l’insertion professionnelle (alternance, stage, partenariat avec le secteur privé, développement territorial…) ;
• Minimum 2 ans d’expérience dans le domaine de l’appui à l’entreprenariat ;
• Une expérience internationale en Afrique subsaharienne (dans le secteur du développement international et en dehors de son pays d’origine) est un atout.

Compétences et connaissances requises
• Compétences avérées en préparation, conception, organisation, suivi et évaluation d’activités de formation et d’insertion professionnelles via l’emploi salarié, l’auto-emploi et l’entrepreneuriat ;
• Compétences avérées en formation de formateurs, formation des adultes et renforcement de compétences organisationnelles ;
• Maîtrise des mécanismes et dispositifs d’incubation en milieu rural et urbain ;
• Expérience en dialogue et coordination sectoriels ;
• Capacité à mettre en œuvre et d’accompagner un processus de changement ;
• La connaissance du développement rural et de l’entreprenariat agricole constitue un atout ;
• Gestion des connaissances et capitalisation ;
• Capacité à utiliser les nouvelles technologies en vigueur dans le domaine d’expertise ;
• Expression aisée tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit en français ou en néerlandais. De très bonnes capacités de communication orale et écrite en français sont exigées, dès lors que le français est la langue officielle de la République Centrafricaine et que le projet s’inscrit dans un contexte international. La connaissance du sango est un atout.
Nous demandons également de s’engager à respecter la vision, la mission et les valeurs d’Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/fr/content/vision-mission-valeurs-de-enabel).

Nous vous offrons
• Une fonction passionnante dans un environnement international.
• Un contrat de 48 mois basé à Bangui avec des déplacements fréquents dans le pays.
• Un package salarial comprenant le salaire mensuel brut correspondant à nos barèmes (classe 6), ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié au sein d’Enabel tels qu'une indemnité d'éloignement, d'affectation, de pénibilité, la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement et d’installation, un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour pour rendre régulièrement visite à la famille (7 billets par an + 1 supplémentaire par membre de la famille).
Les différents montants varient en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction, la composition familiale et la situation fiscale.

Attention
Compte tenu du contexte sécuritaire en RCA, le poste n’est actuellement pas accessible à la famille de l’Expert.
Cette publication peut donner lieu à la constitution d’une réserve de recrutement pour une durée de 3 ans pour toute fonction similaire.

Postulez, au plus tard le 5/10/2020, ici et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation.
Seules les candidatures introduites via le lien ci-dessus seront prises en considération.
Enabel s’engage pour l’égalité des chances et la diversité au sein de son personnel. Les candidat.e.s sont choisi.e.s uniquement sur la base de leurs compétences.

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Expiring: Oct 06, 2020
HR BUSINESS PARTNER IN GHANA , Ghana

Milani Planet is a leading, independent, Swiss family-owned group of companies existing since 1993 that produces high quality agricultural products and has control over the value chain from cultivation to retailing abroad. Our focus is on market expansion, sustainability, health and safety and innovation.

Milani Planet invites applications from resilient, creative, and great team players to fill the following position for our Ghana Plantation:
HR BUSINESS PARTNER

The HR Business Partner

Job Summary
The HR Business Partner Position (HRBP) is responsible for managing the company’s overall HR efficiently for the benefit of the employee and the company (win-win). This includes but not limited to Planning Staffing needs, recruitments, training, talent management, evaluation, compensation and benefits and separations.
The HRBP is the leading communicator among management, entire staff and to parties outside the company in HR matters.

Main Responsibilities
• Implement a functional HR Structure and processes.
• Manage change
• Consult with line managers and provide HR guidance where appropriate.
• Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
• Assist Managers with personnel issues and administration of personnel policies.
• Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
• Plan the company agenda, scheduling, and promote Company events, including meetings, conferences, interviews, orientations, and training sessions.

Profile
• Driven by a strong desire to do an excellent job with high standards of loyalty and integrity
• Strong HR Management skills (Strategic thinking, professional and practical HR lead)
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• 5 -10 years’ work experience in industry is desirable
• Quick comprehension, initiative, creativity
• Interest and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
• Highly disciplined, loyal and able to maintain confidentiality.

Are you interested in becoming an HR Business Partner in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: May 21, 2020
ADMINISTRATION MANAGER IN GHANA , Ghana

Milani Planet is a leading, independent, Swiss family-owned group of companies existing since 1993 that produces high quality agricultural products and has control over the value chain from cultivation to retailing abroad. Our focus is on market expansion, sustainability, health and safety and innovation.

Milani Planet invites applications from resilient, creative, and great team players to fill the following position for our Ghana Plantation:
ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

The Administration Manager

Job Summary
The Administration Manager provides leadership for the entire Administrative Department and overseas all administrative duties of the company. This includes but not limited to budgeting, cost control and efficient management of staff and customer service. The Administration Manager is also responsible for quarterly FZB report for stock and inventory control management and local purchases in liaison with Chief Security Officer.

Main Responsibilities
• Lead and supervise the day to day operations of the administrative department of the plantation.
• Handle all administrative duties to guarantee a smooth, efficient and safe operation.
• Streamline processes to develop, review, and improve administration systems, policies.
• Ensure the company is in compliance with all operational and country rules and regulations.
• Be guided by the company’s ethics, values and culture.
• Oversee projects and track progress towards company goals.
• Manage all Company Imports from ports to company warehouse in an efficient way
• Ensure save stock keeping and adequate stock levels
• Develop and assist GM and the entire management in an efficient and timely reporting system up to MD
• Maintain good contacts with all governmental agencies
• Insure a high safety and security to all company staff and company properties, values and belongings in liaison with the Chief security officer
• In charge for land property management, including negotiation with Chiefs, Royalties and Rentals.
• Ensure health and safety of our staff

Profile
• Seniority by your personality; Driven by a sound mix of ambition-loyalty-do the right thing
• Highly disciplined and able to maintain confidentiality
• Strong Managerial skills /higher educational degree
• Readiness to be a leader and assume responsibility
• Good communication and organizational skills and an excellent negotiator.
• Good working knowledge of office procedures and office management.
• Previous experience in a similar industry is desirable, ideally with know-how on European trading standards and European culture and values
• Good computer skills
• Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team.

Are you interested in becoming an Administration Manager in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: May 21, 2020
JUNIOR MANAGERS IN GHANA , Ghana

We are looking for immediate employment two dynamic Junior Managers for our pineapple plantation in Ghana.

The Milani company runs since 25 years a plantation in Ghana. Pineapple for fresh export is the main produce.
The mother firm of the Milani group of companies is located in Zurich and in charge for the sales and marketing of the export products.

Working place: Central Region, Volta Region, Ghana

1. Position: Junior Manager Operations
- BSC Degree in science (agronomy, biology, maths, environmental science or others)
- Experience and skills in all matters related to technical matters
- Tasks
o Leading the operations or part of it in the field from cultivation to export
o Leading production teams up to 60 staff members

2. Position: Junior Manager Administration
- BSC Degree in Management, Finance/Accounting or HR
- Experience and skills in administration and management of middle-sized enterprises
- Africa-related experience and kind of love for this continent
- Negotiating skills
- Tasks
o According to skills and experience, in charge of accounting, purchase, administrative tasks of the plantation.

Are you interested in becoming a Junior Manager in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Mar 26, 2019
MANAGER SALES & OPERATIONS IN TANZANIA , Tanzania

We are Ajabu Adventures, a safari company located in Arusha, Tanzania. Our goal is to provide our guests with an unforgettable private safari experience in Tanzania. With pleasure we customize our journeys according to individual wishes and needs.
At short notice we are looking to welcome a new enthusiastic colleague in our team for the position


MANAGER SALES & OPERATIONS (full time)


Brief job description
- You empathize with the wishes and needs of the clients and based on those you send them a personalized offer.
- You are responsible for the reservations and bookings and for the further administrative processing.
- You make sure that everything before, during and after the safari proceeds perfectly.
- Your contact with clients and guides is crucial.

What do we expect from you?
- You speak English and Dutch fluently, orally and written.
- You are able to fulfill this position independently and you also like to work in a team.
- You have organizational talent and you are very customer oriented.
- You do your work with passion.
- You work easily with computer programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
- You live in Arusha or you are willing to move here.
- Experience in a similar position is an advantage.

Have we been able to excite you for this position and would you like to be a part of a small and dedicated team? Send an email with your motivation and CV to info@ajabu-adventures.com.

If you would like to receive more information about this position, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Gertjan Stegeman, CEO of our company. He is available on +255 784 722 497. If you call from abroad, we advise you to call via Whatsapp.
You can find more information about our company at www.ajabu-adventures.com

Are you interested in becoming a Manager Sales & Operations in Tanzania? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Oct 20, 2018
VP FINANCE , Rwanda

Title: VP Finance
Place of Work: Kigali – Rwanda
Reporting to: CEO
Tentative start date: ASAP
Contract length: Open Ended
Who We Are
Inyenyeri is a for-profit corporation with a social business charter focused on providing a healthy renewable energy solution in Rwanda that can be replicated across sub-Saharan Africa. Inyenyeri uses a fuel-side, or utility company, approach to ensure that even the poorest Rwandan households have access to clean cooking fuel and high quality gasifying cook stoves. Inyenyeri’s revenue stream is derived from the sale of biomass cooking fuel pellets. Our solution is a cleaner, healthier, faster, cheaper and more sustainable alternative to charcoal and wood cooking. Inyenyeri has a current staff complement of approximately 164 staff.
About the Role
Inyenyeri seeks highly motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position of VP Finance, who will required providing financial management leadership services to the Company.
LEADERSHIP:
• Understanding the strategic direction of the Company, providing high level, proactive financial expertise and leadership to the company as a whole and direction for both short and long term financial planning.
• Advising the CEO and Board of Directors on the financial implications, of business/project activities.
• Developing finance related materials for Board Meetings and assisting CEO in developing any additional materials for Board Meetings
• Playing a proactive role in the process of business planning, in collaboration with C-level and VP level of the company, with geographic scope widening from Rwanda to Sub-Sahara Africa;
• Leading the design and implementation of the structure of financial team and all financial operations of the company.
• Providing internal leadership and direction to direct reports within the Finance Division.
• Assisting in recruiting new personnel for the department and develop training models for the department's staff.
• Training the finance department and other staff in financial management matters.
• Responsibility for the Financial Accountability of the business
FINANCES:
• Actively managing company cash flow and generating relevant cash flow projections and forecasting.
• Directing all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting.
• Maintaining internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and project budgets and actual expenditures.
• Preparing of periodic management and statutory financials.
• Overseeing timely and accurate reporting and payment of taxes, including VAT, PAYE and RSSB and annual income taxes
• Being in charge of the budgeting, budgetary control and forecasting process.
• Coordinating annual audits with Company auditors.
• Overseeing the production of monthly reports including reconciliations as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by management, as well as the Board of Directors.
• Overseeing the development of standardized Cost of Goods sold and variance analysis
• Assisting in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.
• Investigating cost-effective benefit plans and other benefits, which the company may offer employees and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining high performance individuals.
• Consistently analysing financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicating monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitoring progress and changes and keeping senior leadership abreast of the company’s financial status.
• Managing and monitoring all aspects of company accounts receivable and payable.
• Managing timely computation, payment and submission of all statutory deductions while ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements.
• Overseeing business insurance plans and coverage analysis.
• Overseeing the maintenance of the inventory of all assets.
• Manage the capital needs and capital budgeting process for the company.
• Develop recommendations for currency risk management and procedures for currency conversion.
FINANCING:
• Actively contributing to the strategy to meet the financing needs of the company, in close collaboration with the Chief Investment Officer (CIO).
• Assisting the CIO in preselecting funds, investors and financial institutions, and, on ‘project’ basis, managing an opportunity till closure.
• Driving the effort to get export financing & insurance facilities from European development agencies.
• Managing the relationship with selected financial partners.
• With the CIO, developing materials for potential investors including presentations and data rooms.
POLICIES:
• Developing and implementing comprehensive policies for financial operations and guidelines.
• Ensuring that all finance guidelines and related administrative procedures are adhered to.
• Overseeing all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP/IFRS standards and regulatory requirements.
• Back stopping the accounting team and the quality assurance of the accounting system.
• Applying and demonstrating high quality financial and other related management controls.
• Abiding by, observing and at all times complying with and giving effect to the terms and conditions of the Investment Agreements and ensuring that the Company does not in any way violate or fail to comply with its obligations thereunder.
OPERATIONS:
• Participating in the Operational Review meetings and represent the finance division in those meetings.
• Primary interface on all banking, treasury and board-level presentations.
• Preparing terms of reference and overseeing the consultancy in the field of the financial advisory firms to be engaged by the Company.
• Ensuring adherence to accounting standards and legal compliances.
• Assisting in the development and implementation the company's ESOP program.
• Keeping track of the company's debt and equity capitalization tables, including options granted under the company's ESOP.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
Accountability:
• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Inyenyeri values
Ambition:
• Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development
• Engages and motivates others
• Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
• Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.
Creativity:
· Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Integrity:
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
• Displays consistent excellent judgment
• Acts in the best interests of Inyenyeri
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience:
• Minimum of 7 years of experience in finance function in a for profit organization, of which > 3 years in financial analysis of which >3 years in a senior managerial position;
• Experience in structuring and monitoring equity investments and loans;
• Experience in shaping finance organizations and systems in at least one organization;
• Proven track record in structuring export finance deals with European agencies, in collaboration with suppliers is a pre;
• Having worked in international organizations with various forms and maturity of governance;
• Work experience in at least three out of five EAC countries a real pre;
Education:
· At least a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or business analytics;
· Follow-up courses in finance, governance.
Languages:
· English a must; Swahili and Kinyarwanda will be an added value.
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to jobs@inyenyeri.org specifying the position title heading in the subject line: “VP Finance”

The deadline for receiving applications is 1st September 2018

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Expiring: Sep 01, 2018

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