Regional Manager Job
To procure high quality raw product, recruit and train suppliers in the region and generally manage the region efficiently and effectively in terms of product collection and delivery to the collection centres.
Supervise Field Officers and entire staff working in the region in procurement of raw product.
Regulate raw product procurement to the levels required by the Company in allocated region.
Handle supplier complaints within the region.
Ensure that product procured meets the quality standards of the company.
Ensure continuous update on new developments within the industry with particular regard to quality and product management.
Organise and participate in Company field days and any other forums, so as to disseminate information to suppliers.
Pay particular attention to the economics of product procurement in all areas allocated.
Ensure that this is within set cost at all times.
Oversee and ensure smooth operations within the allocated areas
Ensure control of expenditure in the region
Oversee staff management and discipline
Submit daily, weekly and monthly reports and explain any variances.
Education and Experience
The ideal candidate should:
Be a Degree holder in Food Science and Technology or Agriculture or related field.
Be in possession of a Diploma in Agriculture
Have 5- 8 years experience in a similar role
Have good management skills
Possess good knowledge and understanding of Dairy Technology
Be skilled in Quality Management Systems
Be a good communicator, and have analytical and problem solving skills
Have tact, with ability to handle suppliers
Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications on e-mail, together with the latest copy of CV, day time telephone number and details of their current remuneration to: firstname.lastname@example.org so as to be received on or before Friday 30th September.