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Agronomy Manager - Tanzania
Our Client is a large organisation that is involved in providing support to many small-holder farmers and then processing and sales. They are a large organisation who is part of a Global company, who now require an Agronomy Manager to manage and control all agricultural operations based in Tanzania.

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To manage, develop and expand the business, providing direction and leadership, ensuring profitable growth, satisfactory cash flow, enhance market leadership and be acknowledged as the provider of Industry leading service standards. Delivering great results without compromising on Respect.
Key Responsibilities:
Enable and manage the achievement of service performance that exceeds customer expectations and differentiates the company from the competitors.
Liaise with key and strategically important customers at the appropriate level to ensure customer retention, development and growth of new business.
Create, maintain and develop a favourable image with its various influential audiences such as customers, business partners, industry bodies, trade bodies, trade unions and government/ regulatory bodies to facilitate the company’s growth and development.
Ensure that the annual business plan including revenue, cash flow, profit and service levels are met and corrective action is taken to rectify any negative variance.
Determine local tactical plans, aligned with regional and global strategy and market approach within overall regional and global context.
Provide strong leadership to ensure agreed strategies and goals are communicated and effectively implemented.
Contribute to the regional direction, ensuring that local environment factors are taken into consideration in the setting of strategies and policies.
Ensure revenue yield enhancement and market share growth through development.
Actively monitor the market, ensuring full awareness of competitor strategies and actions.
Continually review and improve business processes to improve productivity and add value to services.
Ensure the financial well-being of the company from a legal, statutory and management perspective.
Improve liquidity through good capital and debtor management.
Plan and implement corrective actions to improve service and transit time performance whilst managing costs.
Determine country organization structure, roles and responsibility and performance targets and goals.
Manage the allocation of appropriate resources and commitment of staff to the achievement of Global, Regional cluster and Country objectives and targets.
Provide strong leadership, identify training needs, opportunities, and develop a highly skilled functional workforce through the periodic deployment of CIS/CIM modules to employees ensuring the company is a great place to work.
Align people and competencies to meet the business objectives and manage staff competency levels and performance according to service requirements and business needs.

  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum Requirements<br> Education and experience<br> University degree and relevant commercial / business qualifications.<br> Significant experience in Senior management or General management experience in the express / logistics / aviation industry or within similar service related businesses.<br> Broad understanding of all functional aspects of the business and sound experience managing a complete Profit and Loss entity of relatively similar size.<br> High degree of business acumen and understanding of the external economic environment and how this may affect the companies short and long term planning.<br> Exceptional leader and motivator of people that displays exceptional leadership attributes.<br>
Key Skills

Additional Requirements

20Sep

Our client is looking for a Country Manager to join their team.
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Duties and Responsibilities:

* Manage every aspect of our newly expanding operation in-country .
* Recruit the very best talent in this new market.
* Negotiate with vendors and service providers needed for production.
* Collaborate with local businesses to acquire all necessary resources and services.
* Conduct extensive research regarding the market and learn everything possible.
* Develop marketing and production teams with local expertise.
* Collaborate with leadership to strategize how best to roll out the product line.
* Become a student of the culture, remaining aware of customs and manners always.
* Synthesize monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development.
* Network effectively with local clients and develop strong professional relationships.
* Work to ensure deadlines are met and budgets are maintained.
* Adapt the business model to be culturally relevant without losing its identity.
* Mentor direct reports, especially in regard to our values and vision.
* Contribute to the overall global success of our company.

  • Industry: Other
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
* Master’s degree, MBA or other relevant fields, strongly preferred.<br> * Experience in management in hardware tools and machinery.<br> * Significant experience in the finance and marketing fields strongly preferred.<br>
Key Skills
* Good communication skills.<br> * Exceptionally well organized and driven by success.<br> * Ability to thrive in high-pressure situations.<br> * Outstanding negotiating skills.<br> * Analytical thinker with superior problem-solving skills.<br> * Solid history of data-driven strategic development.<br> * Decisive and committed.<br> * A natural leader who inspires and motivates those around them.<br>

Additional Requirements

#Manager

Our client is looking for a Marketing & Sales Promoter to join their team.
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Duties and Responsibilities:

* Maintain the old customers and develop new customers at local market, Select the strategic partners (good regional layout).
* Formulate and improve the strategies of advertising and promotion.
* Assist the headquarter to accurately communicate the brand positioning and value.
* Track and analyze the current brand competition situation in the market?and feedback the marketing information to the headquarter timely.
* Formulate and improve the strategies of customer service.
* Assist the headquarter to build the overseas team (including recruitment, staff training, work system establishment, office leasing, new company establishment, etc.)
* Supervise the implementation of wholesale prices.
* Manage the promoters.

  • Industry: Sales / Marketing / PR / Advertising
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
* Must have hardware selling experience. <br> * 3 years’ experience.<br>
Key Skills
* Communication. <br> * Creativity and Problem-Solving. <br> * Attention to Detail. <br> * Interpersonal Skills. <br> * Leadership. <br> * Adaptability. <br> * Writing. <br>

Additional Requirements

Our client is looking for a Production & Processing Manager (Sugar Cane) to join their team
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Create a production and processing schedule of Sugar Cane.
Train new employees.
Schedule regular maintenance for equipment.
Discuss budget expectations with clients.
Purchase the required materials.
Ensure that health and safety protocols are adhered to.

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

Years of Experience
Qualifications
A Degree in Business Management would be advantageous or related.<br> Industry-related experience is essential.<br>
Key Skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills.<br> Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.<br> Excellent verbal and written communication skills.<br>

Additional Requirements

Production
Management
Agriculture
Sugar Cane

Our client is looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their team based in Kenya.Read More

Designing, manufacturing, maintenance and installing components that fulfill requirements.
Analyzing problems or deficiencies and developing solutions to resolve them.
Conducting experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate product designs.
Creating plans and designs using CAD technology.
Estimating budgets and time scopes for each project.
Writing technical documentation for machine operators.
Ensuring that products meet compliance regulations.
Collaborating with project managers and other engineers in our team.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering <br> Licensed as a professional engineer.<br> Experience working in the Mechanical and Maintenance Engineering field.<br>
Key Skills
Superior computer skills, with solid experience in CAD, CAM, and Matlab/LabView programs.<br> Ability to run simulations and analyze test data.<br> Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.<br> Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.<br>

Additional Requirements

Mechanical
Maintenance
Manufacturing
Engineer

Our Client is looking for a Production Manager in Kenya to join their team
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Responsible for ensuring that the company's products are produced safely and at a high level of quality to ensure on time delivery all while controlling production costs. Engage associates in safely manufacturing wood panels that meet customer needs and drives improvement in key business metrics. Manage and lead in the overall manufacturing process.
People development, reliability, procurement, productivity, environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities are the ultimate responsibility of the Production Manager.
Ensure that business and individual goal setting processes such as capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and performance management plans are developed and executed with excellence.
Enforce safety guidelines and company standards.
Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate effectively to employees.
Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules.
Oversee and coach employees.
Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance.
Follow up the production output according to specifications.
Submit daily, monthly and annual reports on performance and progress.
Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements.
Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow processes.

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in a Technical, Engineering or relevant field in any reputable institution.<br> Minimum of 15-20 years of operations/manufacturing leadership within wood production plant.<br> At least 10 year as Production Manager in wood" production plant.<br>
Key Skills
Experience with MS Office products.<br> Proven record of positive accomplishments in safety, quality, and production initiatives.<br> Ability to develop and engage a high performing workforce.<br> Ability to build leadership and talent to support retention & continuous employee development<br> Proven record of effectively engaging employees in behavior-based safety techniques Knowledge and experience in the use of statistical process control techniques.<br> Proven experience as a Production Supervisor or similar role.<br> Exceptional organizational and leadership abilities.<br> Communication and interpersonal skills.<br> Self-motivated with a results-driven approach.<br> Problem-solving skills.<br> Flexible work hours are required<br> Demonstrated ability to develop financial and operating plans and implement course of action.<br> Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.<br> Strong written and verbal communication skills.<br> Knowledge of LEAN manufa

Additional Requirements

Production
Management
Manufacturing
Wood Plant

Our client is looking for a Production Manager (Lamination and Glue Plant) to join their team in Kenya Read More

Planning and organizing production schedules
Assessing project and resource requirements
Estimating, negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers
Determining quality control standards
Overseeing production processes
Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary
Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials
Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
Manage and lead in the overall manufacturing process.
People development, reliability, procurement, productivity, environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities are the ultimate responsibility of the Production Manager.
Ensure that business and individual goal setting processes such as capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and performance management plans are developed and executed with excellence.
Enforce safety guidelines and company standards.
Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate effectively to employees.
Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules.
Oversee and coach employees.
Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance.
Follow up the production output according to specifications.
Submit daily, monthly and annual reports on performance and progress.
Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements.
Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow processes.

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in a Technical, Engineering or relevant field in any reputable institution.<br> Minimum of 15-20 years of operations/manufacturing leadership within Lamination and Glue production plant.<br> At least 10 year as Production Manager in Lamination and Glue production plant.<br>
Key Skills
technical skills<br> project management skills<br> organization and efficiency<br> leadership and interpersonal skills<br> problem solving skills<br> IT and numerical skills<br> communication skills<br> teamworking skills.<br>

Additional Requirements

Production
Management
Lamination and Glue
Manufacturing

Our Client is looking for a Head of HR to join their team in KenyaRead More

Role Context
To streamline the HR value-chain by delivering Human Resources programs and interventions for all stakeholders in Kenya and to ensure the effective alignment of the Human Resources department with the country’s strategic and functional business plans including legislation.
Key Responsibilities
Manages the implementation of the Regional HR strategy within Kenya
Provides Human Resources leadership to ensure an integrated and synergistic service offering.
Supports external stakeholder management and customer relationships.
Design and delivers reward strategies in line with Regional strategy and country needs.
Oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs through the country HR teams.
Collaborates to develop and implement policies and ensures that HR services, policies and processes are aligned to the business needs.
Identifies and manages (future) people requirements, including talent, key positions and succession plans.
Manages the development of resourcing strategies and analyses trends.
Provides HR leadership, support, advice and coaching and provides input on the people, organizational and business issues.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with Unions and staff committees.
Negotiates, jointly with legal department, with Unions and staff committees.
Oversees HR governance with the aim of mitigating organization HR risks.
Leads and embeds business change plans in line with international targets and initiatives.
Manage Human Resource policies, programs including practices and advise management and staff.
Oversee the HR systems like Payspace, myTW and Taleo
Build Human resources capacity within Kenya and capable people who will enable the achievement of Human Resources objective.
Align people, competencies to meet the business objectives and manage staff competency levels and performance according to service requirements and business needs.

  • Industry: Human Resources / Training
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Human Resources Degree or Equivalent.<br> Post-Graduate in Management or Human Resources.<br> 8 years’ experience in Human Resources Management <br>
Key Skills
Solid Experience in Collective bargaining/ convention collective processes.<br> Solid experience of employment contract and labour law as well as dispute handling experience.<br> Able to track and manage budgets, people and employment costs and headcount forecasting.<br> Experience in the Express / Logistics / Aviation / Service industries preferred plus solid top management experience.<br> Fluent in written and spoken English.<br>

Additional Requirements