Branch Manager Job Opportunity At Olam International

Company Overview

A global agri-business, Olam grows, sources, trades and processes food and industrial raw materials across 16 product platforms for over 13,800 customers. With a direct presence in 65 countries, our team of 23,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses – including cocoa, coffee, cashew, sesame, rice and cotton.

Job Title: Branch Operations Manager

Location 
Lagos

Job Field
Administration, Secretarial

Overview
The Branch Operations Manager role will involve managing day to day activity of the current product in the country including procurement, processing, quality, shipments and logistics. Its a well-rounded role that gives the experience of managing a large business in a fast growing origin.

Main Responsibilities
Design, implement and manage the procurement Strategy for Product in the country with the respective teams below him to drive and deliver volumes as per the overall business plan
Optimize utilization of processing and quality resources in the country to derive maximum capacity utilization and efficiency and to eliminate controllable losses and minimize the impact of non-controllable losses
Support in implementation of the required infrastructure to deliver volumes as per the business plan
Ensure strict adherence to all the laid down systems and procedures without exception
Ensure that all the direct and indirect costs for the business are within budgets
Counter-party & Credit Risk Management
Ensure high motivational levels in the team and get the team aligned with the overall Product & origin strategy
Support the PCH in trading and positional decisions by providing adequate and timely market information
Interface with appropriate regulatory bodies for obtaining permissions, approvals, etc
Capability building among the local staff
Procurement & supply chain experience in an export commodity would be desirable
The role requires residing in upcountry locations and frequent traveling

Desired Skills and Experience
1 to 2 years post MBA experience from Top B – Schools, IIM, NITIE, IIFT, SIBM

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