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  • Posted: Apr 24, 2024
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    Alan & Grant, is a Human Resources and Business Advisory firm. By combining creative and strategic minds, we co-create relevant and impactful solutions to our clients. ...additionally, we are developing capabilities to create and manage a portfolio of HR & Enterprise Products aimed at enhancing employee performance, business agility and overall pr...
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    Head of Strategic Partnerships

    Job Summary 

    Our client is looking for a Head of Strategic Partnerships to develop and manage relationships with external partners to help drive revenue and expand the company's reach. This role requires someone who is a strategic mission-driven and impact obsessed self-starter with intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn about a range of issues quickly. The ideal candidate will also be passionate about technology and sustainability solutions that can be applied in the African context.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop an overarching partnerships strategy, framework and implementation plan for sourcing, engaging and managing strategic relationships.
    • Create a systematic, process-driven approach to partner engagement, relationship management and continuously capture knowledge and understanding about our strategic partners.
    • Work with the CEO and senior leadership team to identify current high-priority partners for individual initiatives and projects.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the market and industry trends.
    • Identify partners to support the execution of company's goals and objectives with the goal of securing mutually-beneficial partnership agreements.
    • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure partnerships are implemented and delivered as agreed.
    • Forecast, measure, and report the results of various projects and initiatives with partners, including co-created and/or co-sponsored initiatives, and/or event partnerships.
    • Lead reporting activities for the company's impact performance, including monitoring and evaluation.
    • Develop relevant partnership communications aligning company’s goals and objectives to partners’ focus.
    • Coordinate and lead on proposal submission as required, including joint development of budget with the Finance team.
    • Understanding of financial metrics, ability to evaluate the financial impact of partnerships and make data-driven decisions.
    • Coordinate and lead on partnership report submission as required.
    • Work with the internal Marketing and Communications team to develop and update external facing communication content.
    • Deliver a great experience to our partners when working with our company - you will represent our brand and be our partners’ liaison internally.


    • Bachelor (Master’s a plus) degree in relevant field
    • 5+ years of experience in institutional fundraising and corporate partnerships in sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, climate, and education.
    • Strong understanding of funder goals, objectives, requirements and procedures.
    • Knowledge and experience of responding to funding calls from funders and developing funding relationships with private and corporate foundations.
    • Experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with organizations to collaborate on project ideas.
    • Business development pro with strong relationship building skills.
    • Builds networks and makes connections in relevant industries.
    • Goal-oriented, dependable, and understands Câm's mission.
    • Grasps complex issues and sees the value of partnerships.
    • Adapts between teamwork and independent work.
    • Self-motivated, resourceful, and has an entrepreneurial mindset.
    • Excellent communicator with strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.

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    Junior Operations & Maintenance Manager

    Job Summary 

    The Operations & Maintenance Manager supervises dairy production, optimizes schedules, and ensures equipment runs smoothly. You'll lead the team to follow best practices, meet safety standards, and fix any breakdowns.

    Key Responsibilities

    •  Provide strong and inspirational leadership to the production and maintenance team, cultivating a culture of teamwork, accountability, and continuous improvement.
    • Take charge of day-to-day production operations, ensuring adherence to production schedules, quality standards, and food safety protocols.
    • Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements, leading initiatives to enhance overall production performance.
    •  Work collaboratively with various stakeholders to ensure factory facilities and resources are adequate and in good conditions to ensure product quality and safety through strict adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Hygienic Practices (GHP).
    •  Implement and maintain rigorous quality control measures to uphold the company's commitment to delivering premium dairy products to our consumers. Lead the factory team to maintain readiness status for Quality and Food Safety certification and surveillance audits, e.g. NAFDAC, ISO 9001, FSSC 22000, MANCAP.
    • Foster the professional development of production team members through training, mentoring, and creating a learning-oriented work environment.
    • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Field Operations, Quality, and Logistics and Distribution to streamline production processes and address challenges proactively.
    • Effectively manage production resources, including manpower, raw materials, consumables and equipment, to meet production goals efficiently.
    • Enforce and promote a strong safety culture, ensuring that all production activities comply with relevant safety regulations and guidelines.
    • Support consumer and customer complaints investigations ensuring root cause analysis and effective corrective and preventive actions.
    • Oversee the installation, repair and upkeep of the company’s equipment and facilities to ensure zero downtime and optimise equipment operational efficiency.


    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Dairy Science, Food Science, or a related field. Advanced degrees or relevant certifications are advantageous.
    • Experience: Minimum of 5 years proven leadership experience in a dairy manufacturing role, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of production processes and industry standards.
    • Technical Skills: In-depth knowledge of dairy manufacturing processes and equipment, with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation.
    • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse production team.
    • Problem-Solving: Excellent problem-solving abilities with a proactive approach to addressing challenges in the production process.
    • Communication: Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with team members and stakeholders.
    • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced production environment.
    • Exceptional attention to details
    • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a team.
    • Pragmatic, self-starting, and team player.
    • Able to deliver results in a fast-paced environment, under pressure with little or no supervision.
    • Good knowledge of Quality Management Systems, food safety /HACCP, food microbiology, foreign body prevention, etc.
    • Proficiency in Non-Conformity Management. Able to analyse problems, detect root causes and proffer corrective and preventive actions to resolve issues.
    • Generally tech-savvy with competency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint as a minimum

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    Gender Specialist

    Job summary:

    As a gender specialist you will play a key role in promoting gender equality and social inclusion within the organisation. 


    • Conduct gender analysis and assessments to identify gender disparities, inequalities and opportunities for promoting gender equality within our organizations' program and projects..
    • Collaborate with program teams to integrate gender considerations into project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
    • Advocate for gender responsive policies, practices and programming both internally and externally.
    • Support the collection and analysis of gender-disaggregated data to track progress towards gender equality goals and outcomes.
    • Facilitate workshops, seminars and learning sessions to promote awareness and understanding of gender issues and promote gender sensitive practices.
    • Develop and implement gender sensitive monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track progress towards gender equality goals and outcomes.
    • Provide training, mentorship and capacity-building support to staff, partners and stakeholders on gender equality concepts, principles, tools and methodologies.
    • Stay up to date with current trends, best practices, and emerging issues in gender equality.
    • Provide regular reports on gender-related indicators and recommend corrective actions as needed.


    • Bachelor’s degree in gender studies, women’s studies, sociology, international development, or a related field required.
    • Experience working as a Gender Specialist or in a similar role, with a strong understanding of gender equality and women’s rights issues, including in-depth knowledge of gender analysis methodologies, gender mainstreaming, and gender-responsive programming.
    • Experience heading task teams to deliver client deliverables, including research, assessments, and training.
    • Proficiency in project management, including the ability to plan, coordinate, and monitor gender-focused initiatives.
    • Experience presenting technical content or thought stewardship to external audiences, such as through conference presentations, workshops, webinars, white papers, or journal articles required.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and collaborative tools such as GSuite and Slack
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage with diverse stakeholders effectively and facilitate discussions on sensitive gender topics.
    • Results-oriented collaborator who builds a positive team culture.
    • Makes data-driven decisions and pushes for positive change.
    • Excellent listener and facilitator who encourages open communication.
    • Quick learner who thrives with autonomy and is committed to growth.
    • Strategic problem-solver with a "Get Stuff Done" attitude.

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