Olam Nigeria Limited Recruitment 2021 (Graduate & Exp. Job Vacancies) (9 Positions)

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Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers.

Through our purpose to ‘Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems’, Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

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Olam Nigeria Limited Recruitment 2021

1). Job Title: Logistics Manager

Location: Nigeria
Function: Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable

Requirements

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  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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2). Job Title: Materials Planning Manager II

Location: Nigeria
Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS

Job Description

  • Manages and ensure availability of locally sourced and imported raw/packaging materials. Maintain stock levels of ordered materials as per the agreed stock norms to help in achieving the supply chain objectives whilst optimising working capital and ensuring stock availability at the lowest cost.
  • Materials Planning Manager is responsible for the management and communication of material forecasts with suppliers and pro-actively identifying and managing any potential supply constraints. S/he also manages supplier relationships and accountability in conjunction with Procurement and resolve materials supply issues or conflict escalations from other internal stakeholders.

Key Deliverables

  • Stock is to be managed within working capital targets.
  • Ensure regular update and maintenance of MRP Master Data.
  • Ensure planning parameters and information on MOQ, Lot size, shipping and clearance lead-times are updated in SAP.
  • Ensure the integrity of Material Forecasts generated by ERP and work closely with suppliers to ensure supply capacity and reliability.
  • Communicate with suppliers on material requirement forecasts on an ongoing basis and ensure purchase orders are issued to suppliers within the agreed lead-time and lot sizes.
  • Establish material requirements to meet Production Plans with the use of MRP Planned Orders and ensure that all MRP orders are based on the latest production plans.

Procurement:

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  • Ensure the timeous delivery of stocks to site and escalate to Procurement where required
  • Track Working Capital of packaging and raw materials on a weekly basis.

Working Capital:

  • Use appropriate tools and Inventory Planning Models to determine safety stock targets.
  • Manage call offs to suppliers in a manner that meets both working capital targets and cash flow needs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND in any discipline from a reputable Institution
  • Supply Chain (APICS etc) qualification (added advantage).

Experince:

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  • 7-10 years experience – Essential
  • 1-3 Years exposure to broad based procurement. – Essential
  • Working Knowledge of Operations Planning / Supply Chain modelling and optimization – Essential
  • Experience in managing external parties. – Essential
  • Experience working and interacting with all levels in a business. – Essential

Competencies:

  • Overall is well suited to be selected for the role
  • Demonstrates the functional competencies and skills required to perform in the role
  • Demonstrates communication, collaboration, managerial and leadership competencies required to perform in the role
  • Aligned to the Olam culture and Shared Values.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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3). Job Title: Branch Manager

Location- Abuja Nigeria

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Job Description:

  • Supply Chain Management is at the heart of what we do at Olam. The role involves taking responsibility for a product 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 export. As a Branch Manager, you’re responsible for inspiring your team, create ownership opportunities, and to deliver on the following key dimensions.

Key Deliverables:

Strategic effectiveness

  • 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
  • Coordinate with appropriate regulatory bodies for obtaining permissions, and approvals

Organizational effectiveness:

  • Ability to build teams – hiring, training, and developing team members
  • Your market 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.
  • Fulltime MBA is a must with 3-6 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

Deadline: Not Stated

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4). Job Title: Business Manager

Location: Nigeria
Function: Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable

Product Information
Grains:

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  • Grains is one of the 6 prioritized platforms in Olam The Grains business consists of 4 verticals: Wheat Milling (in sub-Saharan Africa), Origination & Trading (Origination in the Black Sea and Latin America, Destination in the Middle East & North Africa, Prop trading in Wheat/Corn/Soy), Animal Feeds & Proteins (starting in Nigeria, but plan to expand to 4-5 countries in Africa, Asia & MENA by 2020) and Ocean Freight (vessel charter, Prop trading).
  • Our manufacturing facilities in Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, and Senegal helping these countries to reduce import costs of refined wheat. With an unrelenting focus on food safety, innovation and cost efficiencies, we produce a range of quality flours for bread, baguettes, pasta noodles, biscuits, semolina, and confectionery.

Job Description

  • Supply Chain Management is at the heart of what we do at Olam. The role involves taking responsibility for a product in Olam’s AFP 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 export.
  • As a Branch Manager, you’re responsible for inspiring your team, create ownership opportunities, and to deliver on the following key dimensions.

Strategic Effectiveness:

  • 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
  • Develop strong S&D (Supply and Demand) capabilities to dynamically formulate a price view and a strategic buying plan throughout the crop year.

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
  • Be responsible for all Raw Material buying, including Core RM (Corn & Soy), Alternative RM (BDG, GNC, Rice bran, PKC, Bone meal etc. for its respective territory i.e. managing requirement of one of the factory- Ilorin or Kaduna.
  • Work closely with AF & FF PCHs, Head- Nutrition and Plant Managers in developing and executing plans for efficient buying, storage and working capital utilization.
  • Manage the primary / secondary procurement of over all 350 TMT Corn and 170 TMT soybeans to meet internal feed mill requirements for 2 BC’s in total.

Organizational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to build teams – hiring, training, and developing team members
  • Manage a team of 5-6 Unit Heads, with each Unit supported by a Warehouse In-charge and Accountant.
  • Collaborate with key stake holders involving formal business reviews and ongoing continuous improvement initiatives

Requirements

  • MBA with 3-8 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.
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills
  • Previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would be a big positive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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5). Job Title: Rice Seed Breeder

Location: Nigeria
Function: Not Applicable
Sub-Function: Not Applicable

Job Description

  • The Rice Breeder, under immediate supervision of the General Manager / Business head. He / She will undertake activities related to the breeding pipelines development for Olam Rice Farm.

Key Deliverables

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  • Develop high yielding varieties corresponding to desired product profiles, in close collaboration with farm and mill teams, by combining good agronomic traits, desirable grain quality, and tolerance / resistance to abiotic and biotic stresses through conventional breeding approach.
  • Plans and carries out breeding studies to develop and improve varieties of Rice: Improves specific characteristics, such as yield, quality, maturity, and resistance to drought, disease and insect pests in plants, utilizing principles of genetics and knowledge of plant growth.
  • Produce pure parent line, breeder and foundation seed for multiplication.
  • Breeds plants, using methods such as inbreeding, crossbreeding, backcrossing, outcrossing and selection.
  • Select progeny having desired characteristics and continues breeding and selection process to reach desired objectives.
  • Lead the testing of advanced breeding lines developed at inhouse Center for various breeding product segments (Early duration, Mid duration, long grains, High amylose content, High yielding germplasm)
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders (Private organization/Public institutes) for new germplasm introduction and breeding collaborations.
  • Facilitate varietal release and adoption at farm and create demand for superior varieties;

Requirements
Qualifications / Selection Criteria Education and work experience:

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  • PhD in Breeding, Genetics or other related fields with a minimum of 2-year experience in Rice breeding; or M.Sc.  in Breeding, Genetics or other related fields with a minimum of 5-year experience in Rice breeding in a reputed seed company or research institution.

Knowledge and Key Competencies:

  • Highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, and innovative;
  • Strong record of innovation and process improvement in breeding;
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics in field experimental design and data analysis;
  • Good project management, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong scientific writing skills;
  • Ability to work in multicultural environments;

Language:  

  • The candidate should communicate fluently (oral and writing) in English.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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6). Job Title: Miller

Location: Nigeria
Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS

Product Information
Grains:

  • Grains is one of the 6 prioritized platforms in Olam The Grains business consists of 4 verticals: Wheat Milling (in sub-Saharan Africa), Origination & Trading (Origination in the Black Sea and Latin America, Destination in the Middle East & North Africa, Prop trading in Wheat/Corn/Soy), Animal Feeds & Proteins (starting in Nigeria, but plan to expand to 4-5 countries in Africa, Asia & MENA by 2020) and Ocean Freight (vessel charter, Prop trading).
  • Our manufacturing facilities in Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, and Senegal helping these countries to reduce import costs of refined wheat. With an unrelenting focus on food safety, innovation and cost efficiencies, we produce a range of quality flours for bread, baguettes, pasta noodles, biscuits, semolina, and confectionery.

Job Descriptions

  • Responsible for efficient daily milling activities to assure operations are optimized.
  • The primary activities of this position include the operation of the milling process, prioritizing and assigning proactive and reactive milling maintenance, troubleshooting milling issues and maintaining quality product output.
  • The role also includes activities like repairing day planning, procuring needed milling materials, controlling spare parts inventory for rolls, sifters, purifiers, and other milling equipment. This is a people management position and requires managing hands-on training for new and existing millers, ensuring best practice execution and performing work quality checks.
  • A keen understanding of costs and a business acumen to ensure profitability is critical for the position.

Key Deliverables
Strategic Effectiveness

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  • Ensure all areas operate efficiently within agreed financial budgets.
  • Purchase of all materials necessary to maintain efficient production – ensuring availability and cost-effectiveness of the purchase process.
  • Handling and packaging of animal feed products and aqua feed-based products
  • Control stock levels of both raw materials and finished products. Optimize inventory for efficiency in working capital deployment
  • Ensure efficient response to product specifications and volume requirements (in line with forecasts and new product development)
  • Maintain and monitor production in respect of output yield / extraction capacity against set targets – exceed the targets
  • Continually analyse output for variances and effectively manage negative variance.

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Implement work environment safety guidelines – ensure the health and safety of all subordinates within company guidelines and current legislation
  • Regularly monitor the entire operations. Hold regular health and safety meetings as chairman of the site committee
  • Implement agreed on recommendations from the annual contracted audits, reduce audit observations.
  • Ensure all functional managers are aware of the correct codes of practice, both statutory and advisory, that govern accepted standards of safe operation at all premises
  • Ensure production plant produces minimal dust and noise both internally and externally
  • Build a structured site inspection and employee training plan, ensure effective implementation of the same.
  • Ensure full employee awareness of safe working practices and their role in maintaining the required standards

Organizational Effectiveness:

  • Vendor management, contracts and cost control for routine services like cleaning, refuse disposal, gardening, and other routine services
  • Discuss the costs and performance with external contractors to ensure cheap yet quality service, explore innovative approaches to improve delivery.
  • Ensure perimeter and yard areas are well maintained, build an aesthetically pleasing workplace
  • Maintain and administer all personnel records and systems relating to employees (excluding records of sickness, absenteeism and holidays, recorded in the general office)
  • Coordinate with managers to ensure the safekeeping of all company agreements and financial instruments
  • Encourage excellent communication across plant workplace through team briefing, formal and informal discussions. Use multi-channel communication for better outcomes.
  • Coordinate with managers to identify personnel training needs. Actively promote training and personal development on site
  • Exhibit a flexible approach to working, explore new possibilities.
  • Performance of other management tasks may be required for the wellbeing and advancement of the business


Requirements

  • The candidate should have proven experience in production, milling operations role in flour / feed products, and managed large independent operations
  • Excellent people management skills and should be able to lead a diversified team of different nationalities and skillsets.
  • Communicate and interface with all levels of the organization and external agencies / contacts including statutory bodies
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple activities concurrently (Multitasking)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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7). Job Title: Electrical Manager

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Location: Nigeria
Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS Common

Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for maintenance of electrical and automation system in the entire plant.
  • Implementation of TPM, 5S etc.
  • Responsible for 24 Hours availability of air, water, electricity, steam and instrumentation systems.
  • Responsible for minimal (Zero) down Time and Kaizen activities.
  • Generate MIS and maintain documentation on all aspects of operation and maintenance activities including power, fuel, check sheets and AMC documents etc.
  • Raising capital proposals, annual budgeting of utility, electrical power, steam air, water and automation system.
  • Responsible for maintaining the MTTR, MTBF and overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Utility section: 2 MVA DG sets, HT/LT distribution, 8TPH Husk fired Boiler, 400 KLD ETP, RO plant, Water softener, firefighting system.
  • Coordinate and provide support to different departments including quality, mechanical, production and administration.
  • Manpower management and departmental training.
  • Responsible for maintenance of targeted KPI’s.
  • Responsible for vendor development and spare parts management.
  • Ensuring adherence to statutory standards in the factory and liaising with Government

Requirements
Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Electrical Engineering.

Experiences / Knowledge / Skills:

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  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Strong bias for action
  • Excellent inter-personnel skills and ability to influence.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentation).
  • Ability to multitask with little or no supervision.

Competencies:

  • Overall is well suited to be selected for the role
  • Demonstrates the functional competencies and skills required to perform in the role
  • Demonstrates communication, collaboration, managerial and leadership competencies required to perform in the role
  • Aligned to the Olam culture and Shared Values.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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8). Job Title: Sales Development Head

Location: Nigeria
Function: Not Applicable
Sub-Function: Not Applicable
Functional Area: Sales
Dept. / Product: Packaged Foods Business

Project Details
Band:

  • Senior Leadership role

Overview of Position / Detailed Job Description

  • The Sales Development Manager would be responsible for enabling the Business Units to build route to market, distributor automation, salesforce capability, salesforce automation and performance score cards.

Responsibilities
Key responsibilities include:

  • Help develop & deploy the right ‘Route to Market’ model for each Business Unit – both short term & long term.
  • Develop RTM with deep channel, customer & category understanding – General Trade, Modern Trade, E-Commerce, Institutional Trade, Hub and Spoke Rural distribution
  • Develop and implement common sales processes/ systems & tools across businesses and categories
  • Develop & Deploy the ‘Olam Way of Selling’ across sales organizations:
    •  Ritualize – ‘Day in the life’ ‘One language’
    •  Standardized Sales Call (at various levels).
  • Managing Redistribution: Outlet Mapping, Target Setting, Daily Route Coverage Plans, Beat Plans, PJP, Productivity
  • Salesforce productivity score cards (Direct Coverage, Effective Coverage, Productivity, Lines Sold…)
  • Reporting Systems including DSRs, Retail Cards, Monthly Reporting, Monthly Claims (if any), Damage & Shortage Claims.
  • Distributor Management: Briefing, Order Management, Stock Management, Credit Management., ROI calculations
  • KPI formulation & tracking.
  • Route Optimizations Devise appropriate checks and balances in the process & reporting formats.
  • Develop and implement sales and distribution metrics, Drive efficiency and productivity of our Sales force and Redistribution assets
  • Work on Sales Automation in the medium to long term, identify capability needs of the sales organization in terms of skills and competencies based on the business & sales

Strategies:

  • Develop training modules for various levels of sales teams.
  • Either in-house or with external help
  • Innovative Methods: Role Plays; Videos…
  • Adapted to local cultures.
  • New members to be inducted with focus on product & functional knowledge.
  • Drive structured ‘On-the-job’ training for company sales team & merchandisers – new recruits as well as current personnel.
  • Provide coaching, guidance and work out professional development plans to help the sales force reach their full potential & create a world class sales force.
  • Lead and develop process of field force incentive systems & recognition programmes.
  • Help in developing Trade Marketing Plans. Lead with ideas for different categories.
  • Independently access quality of service to customers. Work with Business Heads & Sales Managers to improve the same.

Must Haves

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  • Candidate with extensive exposure in Sales, Route to Market, Sales Capability Development, who has worked up from the ranks.
  • Minimum 12-15 Years of work exposure in Leading Foods & Beverages Company
  • Premier Institute MBA preferred.
  • Willing to relocate to Lagos, Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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