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Director Agri Input - Expatriate

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a large conglomerate to recruit an expatriate Director - Agri Input. The position will be based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Should have experience in managing various distribution channels ranging from bulk trading, institutional sales and packed distribution.
    • Should have a good standing in the Industry & Trade Circles
    • Should have in-depth knowledge about the major competitors in local/Africa Market and their modus operandi
    • Should have knowledge on the container Freight market
    • Should have knowledge on the Local Laws, Local Culture & Local Operations
    • Should be strong in Channel Management
    • Should be strong in Credit Control aspects in Agri Input Business
    • Should have knowledge on the Internationally Accepted Quality Standards for the Agri Input
    • Should be well versed with all the International Reports pertaining to Agri Inputs
    • Should have good knowledge on all the Banking Instruments for International Trade

Desired Skills and Experience

    • MBA from a Reputed Business School with degree with Chemicals
    • More than 18-20-year experience in Agri Input Industry handling Sourcing and Procurement of Agri Input from International Market, Sales & distribution of Agro Chemical, Fertilizer, Farm Machineries and Seed
    • Must have worked towards Product Development in Agri Input space
    • Minimum 10 years in Leadership Role, at least playing a Vice-President role with a reputed MNC
    • Should be possessing a good entrepreneurial mind to create new markets for Existing products and New Products in Existing Market.
    • Should have worked in any Part of Africa at least for a period of 5 years (desirable)
    • Should have knowledge of Agro Chemical formulation
    • Should have knowledge of Fertilizer Blending
    • 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 impacting respective Businesses.
    • 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
    • Should walk the Talk and able to create energy within the team
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Operations and Production

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

15 - 20 years

Skills

Entrepreneurship, Product Development, Freight, Export, Procurement, Business Development, Leadership, Finance, Team Management

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