General Manager- Operations at UAC Foods Limited

UAC Foods Limited is Nigeria’s leading manufacturer and marketer of tasty and nourishing convenience foods and drinks. It operates two categories namely “Snacks” and “Beverages”.

We are currently searching for General Manager – Operations

Job Title: General Manager- Operations

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager Operations will manage operations of three (3) manufacturing units.

Specific Job Roles
To monitor the unit’s budgets on an on-going basis and take corrective action where necessary
To monitor the units production costs and implement remedial action where necessary
To hold regular communication sessions with unit management
To manage and achieve volume targets
To assess and recommend the implementation of unit projects
To develop and recommend strategies to the Managing Director/Chief Executive
To draw up and assist with Capex budgets
To stay abreast of new developments in the industry
To complete performance evaluation in respect of senior managers
To mentor, coach and advise unit managers on an on-going basis in all aspects of their duties
To approve payments in line with authority limits

Requirements
A first degree in Food Technology, Engineering, Applied or Social Sciences.
15 years work experience at managerial level of which at least 7 years
must be in related work area.
Cross functional/category experience
Strategic and commercial track record
Knowledge of competitors and market dynamics
Computer literate (MS Office)
Production and maintenance planning process
Business objectives
Project Management skills
Analytical and numerical skills
Financial management – e.g. direct cost variances, budget, (APEX, maintenance cost
Score card
Manufacturing strategy
Leadership and coaching skills and techniques
OE policies and procedures, including recruitment and retention
Results driven
Team player
Strategic thinking ability
Problem solving and decision making skills
Written and verbal communication skills
Innovative
Sound understanding of general management principles
Commercial and business awareness
Presentation skills
Project Management skills
Quality management system

Method of Application
To apply, please send your resume to careers@uacnplc.com not later than 17th November 2011.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.

1 Comment

  • I have national diploma in business administration. please find me a job,i wish to complete my programme,but no one to help.Please its urgently needed.

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