Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a large multinational conglomerate to recruit an Expatriate Chief Operating Officer (COO) for its operations in the Agro Commodity sector. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Building a competent, empowered, efficient and result driven organization.
Identifying and executing business development opportunities
Defining and implementing strategic projects
Ensuring zero defect and efficiency in supply chain, logistics and warehouses processes.
Co-managing relationships with regulatory & public bodies
Implementing suitable HR strategy, recruiting, performance management and people development.
Keeping track of regional and global trends of Company Industry
Handling all administrative activities of the company and liaising with group functions/ group management
Implementation and maintenance of quality systems across all parts of business.
Regular reporting and performance tracking in close cooperation with CFO.
Desired Skills and Experience
MBA from a Reputed Business School
More than 18-20 years experience in Edible Industry in Agro Commodity Farming, procurement, Processing, Distribution, Branding & Trading Domain
At least 10 years in Leadership Role
Should have worked in any Part of Africa at least for a period of 5 years (desirable)
Should have experience in handling the Procurement & Physical Trading of Grains, Oils & Fats etc.
Should have experience in import soya beans and distribution of edible oils
Should have experience in edible oil processing
Should have experience in managing oil sales various distribution channels ranging from bulk trading, institutional sales and packed oil distribution.
Should have a good standing in the Industry & Trade Circles
Should have sound knowledge on the end to end value chain for Soyabean Oil starting from Farming, Procurement, Processing, Trading, and Local Distribution & Branding.
Should have In-depth Knowledge on the International S & D for the above crops
Should have in-depth knowledge about the competitors in the Physical Trading side
Should have knowledge on the International Trade Negotiation Terms
Should have knowledge on the Bulk Vessel & Freight Market Internationally
Should have knowledge on the container Freight market
Should have knowledge on the Local Laws, Local Culture & Local Operations
Should have knowledge on the Internationally Accepted Quality Standards for the above Agro commodity & the Internationally Accepted Quality Institutions
Should be well versed with all the International Reports pertaining to Agro Commodities.
Should have sound knowledge on all the International Currency & its implications and hedging
Should have good knowledge on all the Banking Instruments and Banking Relationships
Should have knowledge on the Risk Management Aspects of Local & International Trade
Should be possessing a good entrepreneurial mind to create new markets for Existing products and New Products in Existing Market.
Should have a good analytical mind
Should be good in Biz Modeling & Simulation
Should be good in Strategic Thinking
Should possess good leadership skills
Should be a Good Team Player
Should be able to Coach and Guide the Team in the right way
Should have abilities to develop and nurture both Internal and External Stakeholders
Should have sound knowledge on the global Macro Economics and should be able to co-relate the global Macros to the impact in respective Business.
Should have strong Ownership and Commitment
Should be Good in Planning & Organization and Execution
Should be Good in Conducting Periodic Review, Giving Feedback and Taking Corrective Actions
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.