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Agriculture / Animal Husbandry / Forestry

Fertiliser, Malawi
A strong Operations Manager is required for this large fertiliser company based in Malawi. The role will manage all aspects of the receipt, storage, production and dispatching of fertilizer at the plant in an efficient and sustainable manner. The ideal candidate will have an Engineering qualification and at least 5 years of senior management experience. All nationalities invited to apply.
Applications Invited Candidate Search In Progress Shortlist Sent to Client Interviews In Progress - 1st Set Job Offer Pending
Number of Hits: 159 Short Listed Candidates: 6 Candidates Interviewed: 3 70% Complete
Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToGeneral Manager
Supervision OfWarehouse Manager, Financial Controller and Production Manager
Interacts WithAll staff, labour department, railways, authorities, clients
Job Description
  1. Plan, organize and direct and run optimum day to day operations to exceed customers expectations. Formulates and implements the approved Liwonde fertilizer plant budget for income and expenditure, capital expenditure for each financial year.
  2. Implements strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus. Allocates resources effectively and fully utilize the assets to produce optimal results.
  3. Monitors operations and takes corrective action as and when required. Ensures health and safety statutory standards and internal company policies are adhered to at all times.
  4. Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and performance targets to ensure an effective return on assets. Good order of plant and assets.
  5. Stays up to date with the latest production management best practices and concepts. Ensures that the human resources base at the plant is motivated, and has performance appraisals are conducted in line with company policies.Ensures that all staff has job descriptions and Key Performance Indicators.Financial targets.
  6. Plans, implements, monitors and co-ordinates training and development plans. Enforces quality control procedures are strictly adhered to in the production process to guarantee our brand . Liaison with other stakeholders
Candidate Specification 
Experience15 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsEngineering or related
SoftwareMS Office
EquipmentPC and factory machinery
Knowledge OfFertiliser manufacturing
Skills Toensure smooth operations throughout the process
Ability ToLead and motivate team
PersonalityCommitted, energetic, commercially minded
CultureInnovative and corporate
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 35 and 50 years of age
Terms And Conditions 
Location, Malawi

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