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Commercial Manager in Côte d'Ivoire , Ivory Coast

1. FOB Business for Cocoa Beans and Products
a. With the support of the manager, develop market understanding and relationships with FOB suppliers for cocoa beans and products in West and East Africa.
b. With the support of the manager and the trading desk in Malaysia, advise on purchasing of cocoa beans and products, and eventually independently negotiate purchase contracts with suppliers.
c. With the support of the trading desk, advise on the hedging of outright contracts and the fixation of differential contracts.
d. Ensure smooth execution of contracts, including lot approval, provision of shipping instructions, quality and weight control, approval of export documentation and payment to the supplier.
e. Further strengthen relationships with the cocoa regulatory bodies in Ivory Coast (Conseil Café Cacao) and Ghana (Cocobod).
f. Provide weekly updates on the execution of purchase contracts, identify market and logistical risks and resolve issues immediately.
g. Travel within Ivory Coast and within the region required to build relationship with suppliers and understand situation on the ground.
h. Identify suppliers that offer the potential for a partnership, including among others sustainability activities and logistics solutions.
i. Provide monthly reporting on quality and weight loss performance of FOB purchases on arrival.

2. Local Bean Exports in Ivory Coast
a. Produce a feasibility study on local bean export license in Ivory Coast including among other things: potential suppliers, cocoa bean cleaning operators, financing facilities, forwarding operators, HR requirements, costing based on minimum volume, deadlines by the regulator.
b. Move from the feasibility study to application for an export license if market conditions are favourable and management decides to go ahead.
c. Hiring of necessary staff required to run bean export operations.
d. Establish supplier network of local middlemen (traitants) and later integrate cooperatives to supply project cocoa

3. Processing Factory in Ivory Coast
a. Support the country manager in necessary administrative and official tasks to obtain land, licenses and knowledge required to build a cocoa processing factory in Abidjan.
b. In particular provide input on the operational side of the cocoa beans supply for the plant.

4. Market Info
a. Discus with local and international market participants to get insights into local and international market developments.
b. Share market insight and updates with the trading desk in Malaysia.
c. Develop your own view on the physical and paper markets.
d. Provide weekly and monthly updates on arrival figures, export statistics, weather and other available information.

5. Sustainability
a. Support the sustainability manager in the integration between sustainability projects and commercial suppliers, ranging from international traders, local exporters to local cooperatives.
b. Support the sustainability manager on the management of credit balance.

6. Other
a. Assist the country manager and the trading team in Malaysia on any other tasks and projects requirement. This might include pricing and margin management on the sales side and providing market updates to our sales teams in Asia, Europe and US.

Are you interested in becoming an Commercial Manager in Côte d'Ivoire? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: May 07, 2021
Human Resource Manager in Ghana , Ghana

For a company within the agricultural industry, we are seeking an experienced HR Manager to become the Head of department. The start date for this role is January 2021 preferably, because of a replacement. The company is offering all kind of services to farmers and they are working according to international standards. The overall responsibility of this role is to ensure all Human Resources related policies, procedures and standards of practice are in place, are current and adhered to. Recruiting, orientating, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees. Payroll management.

The company is currently going through a restructuring and we are therefore seeking a strong candidate with an experience in restructuring of departments and/or companies.
In this role you are directly reporting to the Operations Manager and you will have an Assistant that is reporting to you in this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
• Accomplishes human resource objectives by facilitating processes for: recruiting, orientating, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; and manage existing employees.
• Monitoring, appraising, reviewing and maintaining personnel records of performance reviews
• Developing, reviewing, revising and ensuring compliance with of HR policies and procedures.
• Maintaining records, management and analyses of all staff training, workshops, seminars and meetings attended by or organized for staff development.
• Management of Payroll
• Execute Management decisions, change management proposals, dismissal, resignation and end of service
• Contributing information and analysis to functional strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; providing leadership in professional societies

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Degree/Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management
• Preferably experience in an agricultural environment
• Minimum 3 – 5 years proven leadership and management experience in a Human Resources Management role and a total of 7-10 years of experience in HR.
• Current knowledge and application of labour and labour related legislative frameworks
• + 2 years of experience with change management, restructuring of department or companies
• Putting procedures and processes in place
• Experience with Unions in Ghana
• Employee branding and employee satisfaction

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

Expiring: May 07, 2021
Global Sales and Procurement Manager Fresh Produce , Kenya

Location: Kenya or remote.

Overview:
Our client, an agricultural technology and data science company, is looking for a Head of Offtake & Partnerships (HOP) with deep expertise in buying and selling produce in Europe, Africa & Middle East. The HOP will be a key member of the leadership team and primarily responsible for driving the company's global selling strategy and building future offtake capacity to accommodate our client's growth. The HOP will be instrumental in building the growth plan as the management team will rely on their expertise to provide insight into which products (fresh and processed) the company should grow into. In the longer term, the HOP will be responsible for building scalability into the business model by forging long term partnerships with offtakers. The Farm General Manager will report directly to the CEO and CFO (the co-founders).

A successful HOP will ensure that the company has guaranteed contracts in place prior to deploying more acres under management. Successful contracts guarantee volume and price to reduce risk of failure to pay & lock in revenue targets. The HOP will be responsible for managing and maintaining buyer relationships and be responsible for buyers paying on time.

Responsibilities:
● Securing offtake contracts with agreed volume and price for existing products (Garlic and Herbs - Thyme and Mint)
● Finding other opportunities for high value produce contracts for fresh or processed (i.e. powdered, oil, dried, etc.) produce
● Managing all buyer relationships in Kenya and abroad
● Growing our non-kenyan buyer base
● Building capacity and using the company's network/reputation to get contracts signed before produce is available

Outcomes:
● You are directly responsible for:
○ Executing offtake contracts and making sure they are in place and honoured before the company deploys resources for associated acreage growth (i.e. creating a runway of demand)
○ Finding new opportunities for growth within different product categories & reporting back with detailed pricing and demand
○ Managing buyer relationships and making sure they pay on time
○ Hiring and managing a team as needed
○ Reporting opportunities to management team

Requirements (non negotiable):
● 7+ years working in produce buying/selling and or ingredient sourcing
● Strong proactive communications ability, verbally and in written communications, i.e. you will be expected to provide weekly updates on progress with metrics
● Familiarity with all Google Suite products (Gmail, google docs, sheets)
● Availability to live and work in Kenya (not mandatory)
● 3 strong references from established companies/procurement operations

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Offtake & Partnerships in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: May 07, 2021
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

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