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  • General Manager at Crest Agro Products Limited

  • Posted on: 12 November, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Crest Agro Products Limited - A fast-growing integrated agribusiness incorporated in 2013 to produce high quality cassava starch for the food processing, pharmaceutical and textile industries. founded out of a strong belief in the transformative power of agriculture in Nigeria with believe that commercial farming and industrial processing have the potential to be key drivers of the Nigerian economy with a vision "To be the leading producer of food grade cassava starch for industrial users in Nigeria and the broader West Africa sub-region”.

    General Manager



    • The General Manager will have ultimate management and financial responsibility for the operations of the farm towards supplying the related processing business.


    • Overarching responsibility is to manage the farm to ensure a timely, consistent supply of raw material to the factory, within target cost parameters

    Specific responsibilities include:

    • Oversee the agricultural, technical, finance and administrative teams towards meeting financial and operational targets for the business
    • Develop an annual budget for the farming business
    • Manage the P&L of the business in line with the agreed budget
    • Guide the development and implementation of policies to ensure operational efficiency
    • Develop and execute an appropriate recruiting and team development plan in line with corporate objectives
    • Ensure compliance with statutory obligations whilst ensuring ongoing and effective management of relationships with all external stakeholders
    • Manage key farm-related stakeholder relationships in the best interest of the business
    • Collate, analyse and present periodic operational and financial reports to management
    • Ensure that the business operates in line with operational best practices, and that environmental, health and safety standards are adhered to


    • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable educational institution
    • Minimum of 7 years general management experience in a real sector, operationally intensive business
    • Previous P&L responsibility
    • A background in agriculture, agribusiness management or supply chain management is an added advantage

    General Competences:

    • Integrity
    • Sound analytical reasoning
    • Strong organizational, time-management and initiative skills
    • Strong relationship, leadership and initiative skills
    • Drive and an ability to work under pressure
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as subject of the email.

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