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  • Posted: May 7, 2024
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    ofi - We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where ou...
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    Manager - Backward Integration Programme (Dairy)

    Overview of the Position

    • ofi Dairy has a large backward integration setup in Northern Nigeria, through partnerships with local co-operative bodies. We setup and run milk collection centers and associated cold-chain infrastructure that enables us to offtake fresh milk from Dairy farmers in the region, thereby helping them to realize better value for their product. We also run various capacity building initiatives for our farmer-partners that aim to reduce the demand-supply gap for raw milk in Nigeria. We are looking for a resource that can help us manage and expand this setup.


    • Day-to-day operational management of the Milk Collection Centers (MCCs) and ensuring collection targets are met for each MCC.
    • Manage the cold chain distribution network.
    • Manage sales and customer relationships for raw milk collected.
    • Manage relationship with the local co-operative bodies and the farmers.
    • Liaisoning with various statutory bodies, regulators and government organizations involved in the value chain.
    • Design and implement various capacity building activities and sustainability programmers for the farmers.
    • Liaisoning with our media partners and effectively managing public relations.

    Skills and Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Dairy Science, Animal Science, Agriculture or a related discipline.
    • Strong understanding of the dairy industry, including knowledge of dairy farming practices, milk production processes, milk collection and transportation systems.
    • Familiarity with relevant regulations and quality standards.
    • Proficiency in supply chain management principles.
    • Strong project management skills, including resource allocation, budgeting, risk management, and stakeholder communication.
    • Strong leadership and team management skills.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
    • Knowledge of Hausa/Fulani language is essential.

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    Unit Head - Cocoa

    Overview of the Position

    • This role involves overseeing and managing the supply chain processes for the business unit, ensuring efficient operations and implementing strategies to improve productivity and product quality.


    • Contribute to the design and implementation of the supply chain strategy for the product within the unit.
    • Develop and implement business plans for the unit, conduct reviews and briefing and lead the team towards the attainment of set goals.
    • Ensure optimal utilization of resources and enhance maximum efficiency by eliminating controllable losses.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and coordination with local governing bodies and authorities.
    • Assess and analyse market conditions and market information to support business decisions in the unit.
    • Collaborate with the team on regular business review and continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Manage team members, evaluate their performance and give feedback.

    Skills and Requirements

    • A graduate with 1-3 years of post-qualification industry experience.
    • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value. Self-driven with a strong result orientation.
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
    • Strong financial acumen, ability to read and comprehend tasks such as counterparty and credit risk management.
    • Project management and effective implementation and assessment of various projects in the unit.
    • Organisation Skills and attention to details.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills.
    • Previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would be an added advantage.

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