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Warehouse and Logistics Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

Job Summary:
In charge of the receiving, warehousing, and timely distribution of goods to other units and the administrative aspects related to that.
Planning and coordination of logistics for the group.
- Monitoring stocks
o Weekly reports to management and other units
o always maintaining minimum stock requirement
- Processing requisitions of other units
o Confirm availability with stock
o Inform Procurement if not available
- Follow up on deliveries
- Monitor receipt, order, assembly an dispatch of goods
o Planning and coordination of the logistics between different units
o Planning and coordination of deliveries with procurement
o Planning and coordination of gate passes for contractors and suppliers

Objectives
- Implement value adding services in the warehouse
- Efficient space utilization
- Communicate effectively with the different departments
- Focus on planning, 3 months minimum stock
- Daily updates on availability and requirements to relevant departments
- Weekly stock reports, stock control and reconciliation with the database
- Identification of dead stock
- Planning of future requirements
- Responsible for the administration of the department
- Planning of the rotation of staff (weekend assignment)
- Propose solutions to improve the warehouse and logistics department
- Implementation of a barcode system
- Cost-effectiveness
- Recruitment, coaching of staff

Skills
- Clear and effective communication
- Proactive
- Ability to prioritize works according to urgency and importance
- Ability to multitask, follow up on different projects, respect deadlines
- Problem solving skills, logical reasoning
- Discipline and following of procedure
- Knowledge of warehouse KPI’s
- Writing of reports
- IT Skills
o Excellent excel skills
o Experience with ERP, preference Dynamics/Navision
- Ability to work under pressure
- High level of energy
- Motivator, team leader, strong interpersonal skills
- Pushing people to perform

Requirements:
- Experience of minimum ten years in warehousing and/or logistics
- Good English
- Bsc in logistics, supply chain or business administration
- Strong leadership skills
- Disciplined and trustworthy
- At least 5 years of experience in Nigeria
- Technical knowledge on engineering spares

Offer
- Housing in the company compound
- Transport to and from the work location
- 1 month paid leave per annum
- Flight tickets are covered by the company (economy class) to home country
- Insurance (excluding postnatal and dental)

Are you interested in becoming a Warehouse and Logistics Manager in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Oct 01, 2021
Financial Controller in Nigeria , Nigeria

Position
Financial controller / head of finance and accounts / internal audit

Job description
Overall in charge of the accounts department, internal control, finance. Advising the management and owner on the financial strategy. Ensuring effective and efficient running of the business.
- Cost control; monitoring expenditure
- Internal control, policy creation
- Verification of documents related to inventory, payments, import and export of goods
- Verification of internal documents to ensure compliance and accuracy
- Monthly preparation of the management accounts
- Monthly reconciliation of inventories
o Spares
o Sale goods
- Finalisation of the accounts, coordinating with statutory auditors
- Handling taxation matters and related agencies
- Handling banks
- Handling insurance
- Preparation of Management Information Reports
o Export stock and status of exports
o Imports status updates
o Financial statements (e.g. cashflow statement)
o Financial projections
- Key user of the accounting package; verification that entered information is correct
- Overseeing accounts payable, receivable, payroll preparation

Requirements
- Teamleader
- Excellent accounting knowledge
- Knowledge on import and export formalities
- Internal audit experience
- Knowledge of ERP Package MS Dynamics
- Masters degree in accountancy, finance or relevant field
- Minimum of 15 years experience

Offer
- Expat benefits
o Accommodation
o SUV + Driver
o 2 flight tickets (Premium Economy) per annum
o Health insurance (excluding dental)

Are you interested in becoming a Financial Controller in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Oct 01, 2021
Procurement and Planning Officer in Nigeria , Nigeria

The job
The procurement and planning officer will develop and execute the company’s purchasing strategy. He/she will oversee the complete purchasing process, while maintaining the code of ethics. Purchases need to be planned and sourced from reliable vendors. The procurement officer must ensure security of supply to guarantee business continuity at any time. He/she needs to evaluate prices continuously, timely delivery needs to be ensured, and administration must be followed up.

Weekly, monthly and yearly budgets need to be drafted.

The Planning Officer will forecast business requirements, monitor inventory, and track consumption to ensure adequate and efficient usage of the services and materials.
This position requires transparency and sound internal communication. With the input of different departments, the maximum of price/quality ratio must be reached.
The environment is fast-paced and rewarding.

Most purchases are for the maintenance of our fleet and then mostly spare parts:
o Generator parts
o Engine parts
o Fishing gear
o Refrigeration parts (compressors)
o Electrical parts
o Winch parts

The profile
- Strong analytical skills
- Technical knowledge of mechanics, engine, compressor, electrical parts
- Strategic mind, forward planning of purchases
- Ability to communicate effectively across different departments
- Experience with MIS reporting
- Willingness to learn
- Transparent
- Good intercultural and personal skills
- Strong negotiator
- Network skills; establish a strong relationship with vendors
- Must function well under pressure (e.g. emergency requirements)
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly excel
- Experience with ERP Microsoft Navision/dynamics
- Excellent English speaker
- Familiar with import/export terminology, INCOTERMS
- Africa experience

Targets and KPI’s

- High compliance rate
o Ensure compliance measures are strictly followed

- Supplier evaluation
o Timely delivery
o Quality of product

- Reduction of emergency purchases
- Planning of purchases in relation to expected lead times, minimum stock levels
- Cost saving
- Local staff development

Offer
- Bachelor status
- Annual leave of 30 days per annum
- Annual ticket economy class to country of residence
- Company provides accommodation, driver and vehicle, househelp
- Medical insurance

Are you interested in becoming a Procurement and Planning Officer in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Oct 01, 2021
Senior HR Manager in Ghana , Ghana

Location: Akosombo with weekly visit to Accra Head Office
Startdate: a.s.a.p.

Job brief
We are currently seeking an experienced Senior HR professional to head the company’s HR function, as a member of the management team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for heading HR for all sites and leading the development and implementation of HR strategies, programs and activities relating to workforce planning, recruitment and staffing, remuneration and benefits administration, labor relations, workforce training & development, HR records management and other relevant diversity initiatives.
The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO. All HR site managers will report directly to the Senior HR Manager.

Responsibilities

• Develop HR strategies and administer HR policies and procedures
• Ensure compliance to the Labour Act
• Develop contracting controls and monitoring procedures
• Support in the implementation of a HRIS
• Support operational efforts through proper staffing and training of staff
• Conduct needs analysis, develop, implement, and monitor training programs
• Provide guidance for the determination of competitive and equitable employee compensation
• Plan and coordinate employee functions, suggestion programme, etc.
• Collaborate with the Corporate HR function for the provision of cohesive HR services to all employees
• Lead the coaching and counselling of employees to imbibe the service standards and procedures of the company
• Develop a method to gauge current labour cost with market cost to ensure cost effective recruitment
• Develop an efficient and effective employee appraisal system

Requirements

Educational Qualifications / Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resources, Industrial Relations or a related field. A Master’s Degree is preferable.
• Professional certification in HR and membership of a professional body
• Over six years working experience of which three years must be in management position
• Experience working in a foreign country and similar structure would be a huge advantage.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Extensive and progressively responsible executive experience with all facets of human resources and labour relations management including labour negotiations, developing and negotiating benefits programs, compensation and performance management, talent management and employee relations.
• In depth knowledge of employment laws in Ghana including labour relations law and practice and government regulations and policies as they impact HR
• Extensive understanding of Human Resources Strategic issues and challenges with the ability to conceptualize and implement Human Resources interventions
• Ability to establish and maintain trust, credibility and confidentiality
• Demonstrates a strong knowledge of organization change / culture transformation process, and dealing with changing situations
• Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS systems.

Supervisory Skills
• General managerial / administration skills
• Team building / conflict management skills
• Coaching / Leadership / Negotiation skills
• Organization and coordination skills

People skills Generic Skills
• Initiative Entrepreneurship / taking ownership
• Analytical Skills / Negotiation Skills
• Self-Management / Interpersonal Skills
• Highly developed senior level management and leadership skills
• Determent and a good decision maker on strategic level

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

Expiring: May 30, 2018
Hatchery Manager (Fish) , Zambia

Position Summary: The Hatchery Manager (HM) will be responsible for production and related activities within our clients large-scale commercial tilapia hatchery. The HM will work closely with the Head of Farming Operations to optimize performance within the existing hatchery and to grow the operation from 4.0m fry per month to >10.0m per month. The HM will provide hands-on leadership and motivation to the hatchery team, with training being a key area of focus. Finally, the HM must be able to contribute independent creative thought and practical actions to overcome operational challenges and meet production goals.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee and optimize regular hatchery operations including breeding, transfers, feeding, sex reversal, and water quality management
• Collect and maintain robust hatchery data, and actively support initiatives to implement production software
• Develop junior staff through hands-on training and basic academic instruction. Motivate, coach, and retain high performing staff
• Develop, establish, and direct execution of policies and standard operating procedures (S.O.P.’s) to improve consistency of execution in the hatchery
• Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc hatchery management reports for communication to HFO, plus specific reports on internal trials and experimentation.
• Perform any other tasks required in order for the hatchery to be developed, professionalized, and operated efficiently

Qualifications:
• Must have 2+ years experience managing a commercial tilapia hatchery in a rural environment (preferably in Africa)
• Four-year degree in aquaculture or related field (preferred)
• Operational, hands-on, problem-solving mindset

Reporting Lines: The HM will report to the Head of Farming Operations. Supervisors of the various hatchery teams will report directly to the HM.

Location: Siavonga, Zambia (Lake Kariba)
Compensation: Competitive based on applicant experience.
Process and Timeline: Startdate a.s.a.p

Expiring: Oct 14, 2016
General Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Industry Background:
The commercial aquaculture industry in East Africa is growing rapidly, based on strong demand and excellent natural resources. Population growth, urbanization, and income growth are all rapidly fueling consumers’ ability and desire to buy fresh fish; however, access to fresh fish has declined driven by dwindling wild-catch stocks (e.g., tilapia population has dropped 90% over the last 30 years and continues to decline).

Victory Farms Kenya:
Victory Farms is a fully vertically integrated aquaculture company, with farm operations in the Lake Victoria region. Its founders are committed to building a global 'best-in-class' company, which means placing sustainability at the core of operations. The company was established in 2015 and is now the fastest growing fish farm in the region, accounting for roughly 50% of local fish production and 75% of the industry’s annual growth, and is uniquely positioned to continue to scale by employing best-in-class technologies, people and processes to build the leading global tilapia farm.

OPEN POSITION: General Manager
As we scale from a start-up farm to a more structured entity, we are looking to add a General Manager to our team who can add immediate value to the organization and will report directly to our COO. The ideal candidate will be able to build upon existing structures, refining where necessary, to drive improvements in operational excellence and efficiency.

A successful candidate will:
• Enjoy farm life living in a beautiful, remote area.
• Have relevant experience from similar management positions.
• Have completed higher education (extended work experience can compensate for this)
• “Be a doer” and like to take responsibility by leading others from the front.
• Never say “it’s not my job” and will have a willingness to solve problems even beyond their scope (as necessary).
• Enjoy “getting their hands dirty” and have an “all hands on deck” mentality to problem solving.
• Have the ability to influence others and win their support.
• Collaborate closely with the fish growing function and take a “fish first” attitude to prioritize and complete tasks.
• Be confident and self-assured even in unfamiliar situations.
• Be well organized and enjoy working with concepts, models and strategies.
• Take a broad perspective and consider wider implications and longer-term consequences of incidents, plans and activities.
• Prioritize tasks and keep the team focused on what matters most.
• Rapidly structure and systematically solve ambiguous problems with pragmatic solutions.
• Follow procedures, respect rules and regulations

We are looking for someone with 10+ years (aggregate work experience should exceed 15 years) working in a senior leadership capacity for an agri-business demonstrating the requisite skills to execute VF’s strategy and achieve operational goals across departments.

Main areas of responsibility:
• Develop, measure and track effective KPIs; make iterative improvements through investing in processes, systems, and talent across the organization
• Structure workflows, processes, and SOPs to achieve a highly standardized approach to handling various farm activities.
• Lead and develop a strong team across farm operations, warehousing, maintenance, construction, and processing
• Manage 6 direct reports with approximately 100 FTEs and 200 casual workers
• Ensure continued training and development of individuals to enable progress and promote personnel growth
• Partner with Director of Ops and COO to draft, manage and track farm operations budget (including both OPEX and CAPEX)
• Assume full ownership of construction projects including coordinating construction timelines and resource planning, driving execution, maintaining quality and safety standards.
• Manage and drive efficiency in in our Processing Centre while maintaining the highest quality standards in food safety.
• Identify opportunities to reduce costs by improving operational and capital efficiency.
• Create and maintain a culture consistent with VF’s values that empower individuals to develop, continually challenge the status quo, take measured risks, and embrace change to continually redefine “Best in Class”.
• Create a safe working environment for all employees by developing, implementing, and adhering to Health & Safety protocols and policies.
• Demonstrate desire to relocate and live at the farm (based in rural Homa Bay County).

Summary

Job Title: General Manager
Location: 90% Farm (Homa Bay); 10% Non-farm
Compensation: Competitive (Base, Bonus, Management Incentive)
Start date: Immediate

Are you interested in becoming a General Manager in Kenya? 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.

Expiring: Sep 04, 2021
Construction Engineering Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Victory Farms Kenya:
Victory Farms aims to be the most sustainable fish farm on the planet whilst it scales to feed 2 billion Africans in the coming 2 decades. Currently, VF is sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing fish farm, and the largest Fish Farm in East Africa. We have operations on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria and distribution capacity throughout Kenya. The Company has the highest standards for performance, execution, culture, and integrity, with best in class talent from across the globe.

OPEN POSITION:
Construction Engineering Manager (located in Homa Bay, 40% travel)

In this role, you will be a key member within the Victory Farms Operations department, and will report directly to our Director of Operations. You will be responsible for identifying, designing solutions, and managing construction crews until the projects are complete.

Your four (4) primary responsibilities will consist of:
• Manage pipeline of requested construction projects across multiple stakeholders
• Identify and design solutions to identified problems
• Manage construction crews and contractors to ensure high quality delivery of projects both on time and on budget
• Report progress on pipeline of construction projects to VF leadership and problem solve as necessary

You will be the primary person responsible for ensuring high quality and on time completion of construction projects across VF. This position requires a strong engineering and project management background and proactively engage and share updates with senior executives across Victory Farms.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage pipeline of construction projects
● Gather input and construction requests from stakeholders across the organization
● Develop project plans, timelines, and preliminary budget for requested projects
● Review current projects underway and align on completion timeline with stakeholders

Identify and design solutions
● Leverage engineering background to identify and propose multiple options/solutions to requests (as necessary) and review and align with stakeholders on path forward
● Design proposed solution and budget; iterate with stakeholder feedback (as necessary)

Manage construction crews and contractors
● Manage internal construction crews to complete identified works ensuring quality and design requirements are met
● Hire and manage contractors to complete identified works as necessary, ensuring price and quality requirements
● Manage and assign work to crews as required by projects

Report progress
● Engage senior management proactively on progress reports across construction pipeline
● Identify and raise road blocks quickly with stakeholders to reduce/eliminate delays
● Prioritize construction projects with stakeholders when team capacity is limited (as necessary)

QUALIFICATIONS:
● 15+ years in construction management or project engineering
● Bachelors in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering is required
● Experience in delivering large scale engineering projects in Kenya is strongly preferred
● Ability to thrive while working collaboratively with colleagues, identifying and solving problems independently in a fast paced environment

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS
● Location: Homa Bay, Kenya
● Status: Full time
● Benefits included
● Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Are you interested in becoming a Construction Engineering Manager in Kenya? 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.

Expiring: Aug 05, 2021

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