Managerial Position in a Food and Beverage Company in Nigeria

Posted on :

6 Jun, 2016

Category :

Food and Drink Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria

Productive People – Our Client in the foods and beverages industry is recruiting for the following job position in Nigeria

Job Title: General Manager
Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • The General Manager will report directly to the Board of Directors and is primarily concerned with establishing and accomplishing business objectives and integrated growth of the organization.
  • The role will require a combination of strong business ownership and management skills, process improvement, with business development skills.
  • The GM will grow and develop the management team by setting performance standards, coaching and training them to consistently achieve and surpass the organizational goals/objectives.
  • He will act and think as a leader while inspiring confidence and generating excitement, enthusiasm and commitment towards the mission.


  • Implementing and achieving organization mission, goals and financial objectives.
  • Ensuring effective communication of the organisation’s vision, values, purpose, objectives and outcomes to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Exercising full accountability for managing Sales & Marketing, Finance, Manufacturing, Distribution and HR & Administration
  • Leading the development of annual strategic plans, annual business plan/budget and operating plans that supports the strategic objectives set by the board from time to time with a view to achieving the vision and mission of the company.
  • Developing and monitoring strategies for ensuring the long term financial viability of the company.
  • Directing the development of the corporate & competitive strategy of the company and serve as a catalyst for change in the evolving company.
  • Working with the Board to ensure that they have information and advice necessary to enable them make informed decisions at all times
  • Developing appropriate policies and strategies aimed at maximizing the company’s financial performance.
  • Leading management in ensuring effective execution discipline which achieves corporate results and ensuring the development/implementation of effective processes, procedures, systems, quality assurance and improvement methodologies at all times.
  • Developing and implementing an effective branding and communications strategy geared towards creating a positive image for the company as well as portraying the company in excellent light before all stakeholders and the public.
  • Ensuring that the company has the best people at all levels and leading/ inspiring staff with a clear direction in order to achieve the company’s objectives, goals and targets at all times.
  • Providing leadership to and work with the Directors to articulate and implement a performance management system which creates and rewards a culture of performance in the company in all key performance areas.
  • Actively promoting and encouraging cross departmental coordination
  • Overseeing and ensuring performance of company budgets as well as maintaining approval limits as contained in the corporate governance manual of the company

Key Attributes:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Business, Operations Management, Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Required minimum 10 years of manufacturing or production services experience; with a minimum of 7 years in a management or related leadership equivalent role within a manufacturing environment. Relevant experience in the Food & Beverage industry would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian business environment
  • Excellent Project Management skills and experience.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong management skills including the ability to make decisions with minimal
  • Supervision, strengths in goal setting, delegation, coaching, mentoring and motivating.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Problem solver– Brings a problem solving mindset to any challenging situation.
  • Ability to comprehend complex strategic topics and specialized information and multi-task
  • Ability to deliver against set objectives while operating on some occasions in stressful situations.
  • Ability to deal with shifting priorities and issues inherent to a fast growing organization.
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of business plans and strategies.
  • Strong communication skills, in both written and oral presentations.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal negotiation skills.
  • Capacity to conceptualize as well as operationalize strategies.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Superior organizational awareness.
  • Experienced at managing diverse and geographically remote teams

How to Apply
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