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Regional Industrial Project Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

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Job Details

Job ID: #9835
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type FMCG/Retail
Job Role Regional Industrial Project Manager
Joining Date SAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Degree Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking a Regional Industrial Project Manager to join their team

The Regional Industrial Project Manager will strategically plans and manages projects, and provides leadership and support to achieve Lactalis business objectives in Africa (Zambia, Botswana, eSwatini, and Mozambique,)
Manage projects with the local team to assemble, upgrade, renew and improve plants and production lines (from design to installation and commissioning), coordinating and monitoring any activity performed by external resources / suppliers
Minimise the cost of plant operation by analysis utilities usage and saving opportunity on all 4 countries.
Evaluate quality of work done by outside contractors and internal project teams.
Supply infrastructure at different plants to support the maintenance and development needs (liaise with Technical support in France).
Define technical specifications related to the purchasing of technical material, spare parts, equipment and technical services
Collaborate with Purchasing Department, contributing to negotiation and suppliers qualification
Collaborate with R&D Department for feasibility analysis, prototyping and new products / new processes engineering and industrialization
Evaluate the financial, productivity and business viability of technical systems, identify problem areas
Provide support to the technical manager of the factories in case of important breakdown

Key Skills
Good planning and organizing skills is essential
Ability to understand the different (work) cultures across countries and ability to integrate this approach in daily working environment.
Good knowledge of Excel
Engaged with the ambition to achieve

  • Job Role: Regional Industrial Project Manager
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
At least 4 years post qualification job experience in a food maintenance environment
At least 2 years’ experience in a FMCG environment
Tetra Pak machinery experience
UHT experience will be advantageous
Be mobile (could stay 2-3 weeks to follow projects)

Additional Requirements

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