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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Proten is an international Human Capital Development firm that offers a wide range of Training, Coaching and Consulting services to individuals, small businesses and corporate and governmental organisations. Our client base spreads across Europe and Africa with head offices in London, United Kingdom and Lagos, Nigeria. Human Capital is undoubtedly one of the...
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    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Company Description

    Our client is a fast-rising agribusiness conglomerate – formed out of the need to create quality local substitutes for imported rice products in Nigeria.

    They are a vertically integrated producer of high-quality whole grain parboiled rice and work directly with their farm estates and network of out-growers to ensure the finest, export-quality products for our local and international customers.

    Job Description

    • Develop a strong vision for the company in alignment with the priorities established by the board and drive a sustainable plan to achieve the short-term, medium-term and long-term objectives of the business.

    • Develop frameworks that translate strategic and operational objectives into measurable and achievable business results.

    • Provide leadership oversight and drive all operations and business activities from pilot stage to execution ensuring that all results are consistent with the overall strategy and vision.

    • Formulate and champion strategies, high-quality business initiatives and processes that support profitable execution of the company’s rice business.

    • Oversee business expansions, project delivery and strategic business planning to drive the achievement of defined goals.

    • Responsible for the project execution of the Company’s rice business.

    • Expand and diversify the scope of deliverables across the agricultural value chain leveraging on advanced technology and knowledge of the business landscape.

    • Lead the team through cost-effective production with low wastage and high-quality standards whil


    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Business-related discipline.

    • A Master's Degree or MBA is required.

    • Minimum of 10 years senior management experience in Agribusiness or Manufacturing

    • Extensive knowledge and experience in strategic business management, formulating and executing strategic plans, strategic analysis and review & strategic market development.

    • A strong, dynamic leader with an entrepreneurial mindset with sound knowledge of food production operations

    • Knowledge of quality and food safety management

    • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

    • Quality assurance process design for startup operations

    • Ability to execute and plan quality projects.

    • Ability to drive value chain initiatives

    Additional Information

    • Salary is competitive
    • Benefits include: vehicle & assigned driver, rent (off plant premises in Adamawa), accommodation within the plant premises, annual performance bonus, local medical cover.
    • If candidate is a foreigner; will be entitled to local cost of living allowance, 1 return ticket to home country per annum and payment of all immigration related permits.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Proten on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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