Minimum Qualification: Masters
Minimum Experience: 10 years
The Branch Manager role will involve managing day to day activity of the current Cotton Business in Tanzania, East Africa including Extension, procurement, processing, quality, logistics. It’s a well-rounded role that gives the experience of managing a large & complex business in one of the fastest growing regions.
Key Performance Matrices include:
Design, implement and manage the extension and procurement Strategy in the geography with the respective teams below him/her to drive and deliver volumes as per the overall business plan.
Oversee processing/ginning facility
Responsible for driving procurement volumes and market shares in the region covered by the Branch
Support the trading team in trading and positional decisions by providing adequate and timely market information
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
Be responsible for the ginning operations – efficiency, cost of production, volumes as per agreed budgets. This is in addition to general administration at the ginnery.
Interface with appropriate regulatory bodies for obtaining permissions, approvals, etc
Optimize utilization of processing and quality resources in the country to derive maximum capacity utilization and efficiencies, to eliminate controllable losses & minimize the impact of non-controllable losses
Capability building amongst local staff & build seamless alignment with strategy in the region.
MBA with 5 – 7 years of post-qualification industry experience. Non MBA with at-least 10 years of managerial experience in an independent role.
Prior experience in handling of agri commodities – both procurement and processing – is a must.
Bunda/Mwanza, Tanzania (flexible, anywhere in East Africa)
Olam is seeking to hire a Branch Manager to manage day to day activity of the current Cotton Business in Tanzania