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  • Vacancy in a Fast Growing FMCG/Snack Company

  • Posted on: 28 April, 2015 Deadline: 12 May, 2015
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  • A fast growing FMCG/Snack Company located in Ota Ogun State requires the services of an experienced General Manager to oversee the General Administration of the Business.



    Person's Specification:

    • A Nigerian or Expatriate (with good communication skills).
    • Must have lunched new products to the market successfully.
    • Should posses a minimum of bachelors Degree from a reputable university in business operations, Sales, Technical or any other related discipline.
    • Possession of Master degree oriand related professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
    • 10-15 years of relevant experience to include sales and marketing with exposure to general management.
    • Strong knowledge of FMCG/Snack industry and experience in all the associated areas including technical, general management, finance, people management etc
    • Sound commercial business understanding and good knowledge of health and safety.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and get results through others
    • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities at a strategic and functional level
    • Must be familiar with current trends, practices and metrics in the industry
    • Ambitious and driven by results, should be ready to take on the challenge of growing and building up a business and a brand.
    • A strong strategic thinker and team leader.
    • A creative person who will bring new ideas of business to top management team.


    • Formulate and execute company's strategic plan;
    • Introduce new products to the market
    • Establish and lead execution of operation strategy
    • Set and achieve key performance targets for: sales, delivery, cost, expenses and other measurements of operational performance;
    • Support and lead company products sales, growth and continuous cost & quality improvements in the business;
    • Manage all sales related activities covering, setting and strictly monitoring of sales targets and ensure accurate delivery of products in all sales channels;
    • Ensure timely collection of company's money from the market.
    • Develop plan to minimize expired products from the market;
    • Understand the risk associated with business including sales, operations, finance and people.
    • Able to devise and implement plans to mitigate the risk for smooth process.
    • Timely presentation of competitors' activities and provision of market feed-back on new products, price changes, new launches, etc to top management.
    • Communicate operationalfsales results, activities, etc. to the Management Board and provide recommendations and plans for ongoing improvement
    • Work closely with HR department on recruitment, training and developing people and their business skills and the agility and commercial acumen to adapt to a diverse range of business challenges

    Required Skills:

    • Good Sales, Technical and Management skills    
    • Strategic Thinking skill    
    • Good communication skill
    • Creative skill    
    • Interpersonal skill    
    • Good problem-solving skills    
    • Ability to manage a varied workload


    Method of Application

    To apply, send your application and CV to on or before 12th May 2015, using GM as the subject of the Mail.

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