Branch Manager - Bunda/ Mwanza

Branch manager - bunda/ mwanza

Rest of Tanzania Full Time Agriculture
TSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

Olam is seeking to hire a Branch Manager to manage day to day activity of the current Cotton Business in Tanzania

  • Qualification Level: Masters
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

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)   

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