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Milk Supply Development Manager - Paterson Grade D4 - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8788
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Milk Supply Development Manager - Paterson Grade D4
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $ Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 7
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open
Degree BSC Degree in Agriculture

Job Description

  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Milk Supply Development Manager that has arisen in our Clients organization.

The successful applicants will be reporting to the Milk Supply Development Executive.
Specific Responsibilities:
Formulates department strategy
Manages the performance of the team (MSDOs and Vet Officers)
Provide technical expertise to dairy farmer and farm workers
Implement strategies to increase raw milk intake share
Implement strategies to improve raw milk quality
Liaise with relevant stakeholders in the industry e.g. ZADF, ZDIT, Dairy Services, NDC, Ministry, etc.
Write business proposals
Develop and ensure all producers have valid milk supply contracts
Develop and maintain the Quality Premium Scheme for milk pay-out
Ensure all producers are assisted with queries on test results, rejections, payments, etc Assist producers with heifer loan scheme administration
Management of farmer support, input procurement, distribution and payment of inputs
Milk development activities – pasture development, silage and hay production
Attract new producers; including establishing new milk producer groups
Develop and implement producer communication strategy – engaging producers, providing regular updates

Key Skills
The ideal incumbent should have the following:
Good planner, organized and confident, good report writing skills;
Good communicator with customer focus;
Self-motivated with attention to detail, prioritization skills and ability to manage a team;
Self –starter, sober habits and able to work with minimum supervision;
Excellent negotiation, communication and dispute resolution skills;
Extensive knowledge of the dairy industry;
Computer literacy and knowledge of SAP an added advantage
Clean Class Four (4) Driver’s License;

  • Job Role: Milk Supply Development Manager - Paterson Grade D4
  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
The ideal incumbent should have the following:
A minimum of a BSC Degree in Agriculture
Master of Science in Agriculture or Animal Science an added advantage.
An MBA will be an added advantage;
An certificate in Dairy Technology will be an added advantage;
A minimum of 7 years relevant work experience is required;
Clean Class Four (4) Driver’s License;

Additional Requirements

Paterson Grade D4
Milk Supply Development Manager

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