Operations Manager(OM)

Posted 5 months ago
  • JOB TITLE:             Operations Manager(OM)
  • DEPARTMENT:      Operations
  • LOCATION:           Yaounde
  • REPORTING LINE: General Manager
  • START DATE:         1st October 2019
  ROLE SUMMARY   The OM has as key responsibilities:
  • Supply planning with the Poultry farmers
  • Quality control of the products
  • Logistics management
  • Warehouse management
Facilities and fleet management   KEY TASKS Supply planning with the Poultry farmers
  • Analyse the potential of different supplier partners (poultry farmers)
  • Participate in negociations of trading terms with suppliers (poultry farmers)
  • Plan supply of products with the poultry farmers
  • Coordinate cleaning of the broilers and their packaging with the teams
  • Coordinate movement of the packaged products from the poultry farms to the cold storage warehouse
Quality control of the products
  • Develop quality control standards for chicken and egg products
  • Train the poultry farmers on these standards
  • Ensure that these standards are met with a minimal deviation from the norm
  • Innovate on quality control, and ensure this is well communicated to all stakeholders
Logistics Management
  • Manage all logistics aspects of the business
  • Make proposals to management on improvements to logistics and innovations on this
Warehouse management
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the cold storage warehouse
  • Manage space allocation in the cold storage warehouse
  • Ensure all stock movements at the warehouse are captured and properly reported
Facilities and Fleet management
  • Manage the fleet of vehicles and tricycles of the business
  • Plan and follow up periodic maintenance of the fleet
  • Manage the fuel budget in liaison with the Finance Manager
  • Manage the facilities of the business and ensure their optimal utilisation
  ORGANISATIONAL AND STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS With the GM
  • Carry out a proper liaison with the GM for all operational planning activities
  • Carry out a proper liasion with the Finance manager for all finance related activities
With the National Sales Manager
  • Work in close collaboration with the National Sales Manager in carrying out demand planning
  • Provide full support to the commercial team, ensure they always have products on time and in full to drive sales
  • Liaise with the NSM to get consumer feedback on products in order to improve product quality and drive innovation
With other colleagues
  • Maintain a cordial and professional relationship with all colleagues
  • Contribute to the achievement of team objectives
  • Drive team awareness on product quality
With the Poultry farmers
  • Manage relations with Supplier partners (the poultry farmers)
  • Train the poultry farmers in improving the quality of the finished products
  • Build a collaborative and win-win relationship with the poultry farmers
With Stakeholders
  • Drive a close collaboration with key stakeholders who provide services for us (fleet maintenance, cold storage maintenance)
Work with stakeholders to get the best value for money on services provided to our business   REQUIRED SKILLS  
  • Bachelors degree in Agricultural Sciences/ Commerce
  • Experience in poultry farming, with an advanced knowledge of the operations of a poultry farm (broilers, layers)
  • Experience with working with poultry farmers
  • Experience in quality control of poultry products
  • Fluent in either English or French, with a business knowledge of the second language
  • Good collaboration skills, good at managing supplier relations
  • Budget management skills
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Good mastery of aviculture and such farming practices
  COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Closing date : 18/09/2019.   If the above role interest you send CVs ONLY IN WORD FORMAT specifying the position  Operations Manager(OM)

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Job CategoryAgriculture/Operations

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