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PostingID : 2301

Job Title:   General Manager ( Agric Industry)

Job Category: Agriculture

Job Type

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

• Provide overall leadership and management, business strategy, procurement and risk planning, stakeholder management as well as hold responsibility for the achievement of overall business results for our client. This also includes the achievement of the Profit & Loss of the business in line with approved budgets. • Actively work with the Country Management to lead the strategic change in the business, provide continuous and real time feedback of the progress of the implementation of the strategy and advice necessary changes based on practical challenges. • Besides overseeing and supervising the procurement of cocoa beans, the General Manager shall be responsible for ensuring the business meets its financial and non-financial targets in addition to satisfying all stakeholders of the business. • Provide weekly and/or monthly business reporting on operational performance as well as profitability, in line with reporting formats. • Develop and execute the overall market strategy which includes: • Tracking competitor activity and recommend and adjust the marketing strategy to be ahead of the competition. • Implementing activities covering the procurement if cocoa and grow it to its full potential by meeting and/or exceeding specific growth, market share and procurement targets. • Developing sales and marketing strategies to achieve successful commercialization of products and services. • Driving business innovation and implementing new technology as per Ecom standards. • Ensure traceability processes and oversee certification requirements of clients in the business. • Lead the resource planning, recruitment, performance management and development of a large team of Regional Managers in conjunction with HR.

Required Skills / Experience

• Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sales, Agribusiness or other business related field. Desirable: MBA or Master’s degree in a related field • At least 10 years’ commercial and management experience, including a minimum of five years at middle/senior management level. • Knowledge and experience of Agric commodity, rural sector, farming communities, agribusiness products and distribution channels are an advantage.

Years of Experience : 10 Years   


• Proven track record of developing and leading high performing marketing/sales teams at regional or national level, ideally with a multi-national or Blue Chip company. • Must be able to work effectively with others, develop and nurture a team and promote collaboration within and across multiple locations. • Must have analytical, conceptual, strategic and planning abilities as well as target driven, performance and bottom-line orientation. • Excellent leadership and management skills • High levels of Integrity • Impeccable prioritization and organizational skills • Exceptional interpersonal and people management skills • Excellent problem solving skills • Outstanding communication skills both written and oral • Strong diplomacy skills • Attention to detail • Good knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel is a must


Education Level : Masters


City: Kumasi


MinSalary GHc: 0.0000

MaxSalary GHc: 0.0000

Job Posting

Posting Date: Jun 20 2018 12:00AM

Date Expires : 30/06/2018

How to Apply

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Send Application (CV and Covering Letter) to : engineering@careersinghana.com

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