• Vacancies in an Agro Based Company

  • Posted on: 11 July, 2012 Deadline: 24 July, 2012
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    We are globally the largest processor and merchandisers of Palm and Lauric Oils and a major Oil palm plantation owner. We have vacancies existing in our Plantations in the Cross River State, Nigeria for experienced, highly motivated and result-driven professionals in the following roles:

    Reporting to the CSR Department. Plantation Head and General, Manager the candidate will be responsible for the management. monitoring and enhancement of all High Conservation Areas(HCVs) in oil palm plantations in Nigeria, The candidate will provide support in the conservation and enhancement of
    biodiversity in these areas

    Key Duties
    • HCV management and field monitoring for HCV areas for all of Nigerian operations
    • Internal field auditing for RSPO compliance for HCV related matters,
    • Supervision and co-ordination of all operation staff and workers under his/her charge,
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and work effectively with other departments in plantation and stakeholders,

    Required qualifications and skills:
    • A degree in biological sciences or related relevant degree,
    • Field and biodiversity surveys experience,
    • Ability to work independently,
    • Excellent communication and people skills,
    • An understanding of the requirements of the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is preferable but not mandatory,


    Key Duties:
    • The successful candidate will be required to:
    • Effectively coordinate all matters relating to public & government relations, regulatory affairs for the company in the State Capital of Calabar and environs
    • Give effective administrative service where necessary to our business within the region,
    • Handle key stakeholders like community leaders. NGO's, Government departments. immigration. customs, police and other government departments,
    • Attend all relevant stakeholder community meetings on behalf of the organization, Assist the company in organizing events and community welfare activities,

    Required qualifications and skills:
    • Possess relevant degrees in the Humanities/Social Sciences or Law - MBA will be an added advantage,
    • Have minimum Five (5) years working experience in a similar role and/or environment
    • Be exceptional at relationship management and community liaison business development with extensive customer interaction,
    • Have effective written. oral and presentation skills.
    • Be proficient in the use of MS-office packages
    • Be able to work under pressure and with minimal supervision


    Key Duties:
    • Co-ordinate and expedite placement of purchase orders to ensure on time delivery of materials in the most cost effective manner.
    • Be responsible for materials scheduling/procurement and delivery from Lagos to Calabar and other locations
    • Be responsible for Port clearing of imported goods (fertilizer, seedling, Chemicals, Plantation equipment, Plant and Machinery)
    • Track all supply and order from plantation business and coordinate with supplier.
    • Review and develop all current supply chain systems to ensure they are fit for purpose and accurate.

    Required qualifications and skills:

    • Possess a relevant degree In Purchasing and Supply or other relevant disciplines.
    • Have minimum four (4) years working experience in a similar role and/or environment.
    • Possess relevant professional qualifications/membership
    • Possess exceptional negotiation and influencing skills.
    • Have effective written, oral and presentation skills.
    • Be able to work or; own Initiative and under pressure.
    • Be highly motivated and able to build close relationships internally and externally,


    Job Profile:
    • Co-ordinate all legal and regulatory activities and ensure compliance with the laws of land.
    • Responsible for drafting all official documentation related to contracts, tenders. employments and other communication.
    • Support at! legal processes for acquisitions or any form of partnership within Nigeria and coordinate with the Groups overseas Legal advisors.
    • Ensure all investments are efficiently processed and as per the Government guidelines.
    • Represent the Organization at the forums where matters of legal regulatory nature is required to be addressed.

    Required qualifications and skills:
    • Possess a relevant degree in Law and must have been called to Bar.
    • Have minimum two (2) years working experience in a Similar role and/or environment.
    • Possess exceptional negotiation and influencing skills,
    • Have effective written. oral and presentation skilis.
    • Be able to work on own initiative and under pressure.


    The company operates in a SAP environment and hence candidates with prior exposure to SAP or any ERP package will be preferred.

    Job Profile:
    • Posting of Daily/Weekly transaction and accurate maintenance of accounts.
    • Responsible for Cash management, purchase transactions, posting and payment of various suppliers,
    • Monthly bank reconciliation and managing all bank accounts.
    • Presenting financial statements & regular operational and financial reports.
    • Preparation of monthly P&L,BIS and cash flow statements

    Required qualifications and Skills:
    • 5 - 10 years experience in an accounting dept of a large firm.
    • Exposure to an integrated accounting system.
    • Certification in Accounting ( ACA or ICAN )
    • University Degree

    Important: These vacancies exist in Cross River State therefore indigenes of the area/state will be given priority. Positions advertised provides excellent career prospects and advancement.

    Qualified candidates are invited to send their full resume stating qualification. experience. current and expected salary and contact numbers bye-mail at plantationrecruitment2012@yahoo.com
    using the position applied for as subject. Applications must be received
    within 2 weeks of this publication.

    Only short listed candidates would be contacted.
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