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Job Summary

Responsible for the formulation and development of business strategies and conducting market research. Identify and explore new business opportunities and boost company’s growth and sales.

Some Responsibilities

  • Developing actionable strategies that create measurable long-term value for the organization
  • Working with stakeholders to create marketing strategies that incorporate branding, messaging, pricing, and distribution channels to achieve business goals
  • Developing new business opportunities by researching industry trends, identifying potential markets, and analyzing customer needs
  • Developing operational plans to ensure efficient use of company resources while achieving business goals
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans that align with organizational goals
  • Measuring the success of business strategies through metrics such as revenue growth, customer satisfaction, and employee retention rates
  • Developing the organization’s culture and corporate identity through continuous implementation of mission statements, values statements, and strategic plans
  • Conducting market research to identify opportunities for growth within existing markets or identification of new markets to enter
  • Consulting with management to help them achieve their business objectives
  • Identifying environmental factors that could impact the organization’s ability to achieve its goals, and recommending solutions to mitigate risk
  • Managing projects to meet organization’s objectives

Qualifications 

  • A degree in business/management related field 
  • Post graduate degree and /or professional qualification in a related field

Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in strategy and planning (in Agriculture) 
  • High level understanding in strategy and analysis 
  • Demonstrated ability to tackle complex strategic problems 
  • High attention to detail
  • High level of investigative, analytical, and interpretative skills to aid in implementation. 
  • Effective problem solving skills 
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders and consultants
  • Project management skills required, along with advanced presentation skills

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the sales department. Their duties include hiring and training sales staff, relaying information from upper management to department staff about sales quotas and generating leads to divide among Sales Representatives.

Some Responsibilities

  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, coaching, and managing marketing and sales teams to meet sales and marketing human resource objectives
  • Meeting the sales targets of the organization through effective planning and budgeting
  • Setting the targets for the sales executives and other sales representatives. Ensuring the targets are realistic and achievable
  • Understand who can perform a particular task in the most effective way and extract the best out of each employee
  • Devising strategies and techniques necessary for achieving the sales targets and deciding the future course of action for team members
  • Mapping potential customers and generate leads for the organization. Generating new opportunities for the organization
  • Responsible for brand promotion. Make the product popular amongst the consumers by effectively using the right media tools
  • Motivating team members and making the teamwork as a single unit working towards a common objective
  • Effective supervision and tracking of performances. Making sure each one is living up to the expectations of the organization
  • Maintaining and improving relationships with clients
  • Maintaining necessary data and records for future reference
  • Researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans, understanding consumer requirements, identifying market trends, and suggesting system improvements to achieve the company’s marketing goals
  • Gathering, investigating, and summarizing market data and trends to draft reports
  • Implementing new sales plans and advertising
  • Maintaining relationships with important clients by making regular visits, understanding their needs, and anticipating new marketing opportunities
  • Staying current in the industry by attending educational opportunities, conferences, and workshops, reading publications, and maintaining personal and professional networks

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field
  • (travel as required)

Skills & Qualification

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in planning and implementing sales strategies
  • Experience in customer relationship management
  • Experience managing and directing a sales team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedication to providing great customer service
  • Ability to lead a sales team

 

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for the maintenance and management of all staff, processes, systems, equipment, and supplies associated with Agricorp’s blending and spice grinding production and storage. The Production Manager is accountable for quality assurance of Agricorp’s spices and blends, as well as keeping Agricorp compliant and in accordance with all food safety protocols and certifications.

Some Responsibilities

  • Aggregate products for processing
  • Produce Agricorp’s spice blends and product.
  • Ensure all aspects of running the production plant and warehouse are me.
  • Prepare and administer work orders while ensuring that they are completed on time and within budget
  • Schedule production crew assignments
  • Ensure production crew is trained on proper use and handling of equipment & chemicals (as applicable)
  • Recruit, train, schedule, coach and evaluate performance of production crew and production performance
  • Maintain safe working practices
  • Record keeping
  • Be a key operator of the product manufacturing machinery
  • Troubleshoot and perform basic maintenance, schedule servicing as needed
  • Oversee proper scaling of batches in accordance with order volume
  • Assign and record batch codes, observe lot tracking and traceability protocols
  • Upkeep recipes with accurate notes and adjustments
  • Maintain quality assurance standards
  • Schedule/enter production into ERP
  • Lead weekly production meetings
  • Develop burn-rate data for popular SKUs
  • Manage bulk sales program
  • Manage food safety
  • Assist operations with maintaining inventory
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or a related field

Skills & Qualification

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in the food industry is required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in specialty food manufacturing preferred 
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in operations preferred
  • Mechanically savvy, able to take apart, put back together and troubleshoot machines
  • Detail Oriented, organized and efficient.
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of customers, coworkers and management
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs
  • Able to stand for long hours at a stretch

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for monitoring, inspecting and proposing measures to correct or improve Agricorp’s final products in order to meet established quality standards.

Some Responsibilities

  • Analyze possible reasons into process deviations and for product defects and quality lapses
  • Develop SOPs and infrastructure requirements for factories and optimal calibration standards in line with good factory practice requirements
  • Develop inspection and testing protocols for materials, products and packaging
  • Develop methods for the testing quality of materials, products and packaging
  • Develop product and process quality metric reports
  • Develop sampling plans for quality control purposes
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) that align with regulatory requirements, industry guidelines and Agricorp’s policies
  • Establish SOPs and conditions for handling, storage and preservation of samples
  • Implement plans and strategies to support provision of safe food products
  • Inspect facilities, equipment, products or production lines to ensure food is prepared according to safety regulations and situational health sections
  • Investigate technical faults and practices that impact factory equipment operations
  • Lead quality and food safety related audits
  • Lead traceability investigations on the source of quality lapses and other product issues
  • Oversee corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) implementation and documentations with other departments

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Skills & Qualification

  • Minimum 4 years in quality assurance
  • Certificate in quality assurance
  • Previous experience in quality assurance or a similar field
  • Working knowledge of tools, methods, and concepts of quality assurance
  • Solid knowledge of relevant regulatory standards
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent data collection and analysis skills
  • Strong attention to detail

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

 

Responsible for providing safety management, advice, monitoring, and reporting in the workplace, and engage staff in programs that ensure safe practice in the workplace.

Some Responsibilities

  • Assist Agricorp in the pursuit of an injury-free work environment
  • Provide guidance to the management staff in regulatory compliance with federal and state safety regulations as well as company directions
  • Develop and maintain site specific safety programs, including co-ordination of all safety committees and co-ordinate all safety training for management and employees
  • Conduct safety and fire audits of all facilities and give feedback to all appropriate management
  • Lead emergency on site response by creating/maintaining emergency response plans, co-coordinating practices and maintaining expert knowledge of site hazards and tools/equipment/practices necessary for response
  • Create and distribute reports showing status, trends, concerns and other statistical data
  • Supervise annual facility evacuation and Emergency Response exercises in conjunction with site management and security

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Skills & Qualification

  • Minimum 3 years in safety and hazard management in the workplace
  • Valid competency certificates
  • Registration as a Health and Safety Officer
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Applications

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

 

Responsible for overseeing and analyzing cost expenditures and purchases within Agricorp.

Some Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents, and records of Agricorp
  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings
  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
  • Analyze the data collected and log a detailed record of the results
  • Analyze any changes in goods or services provided to determine what effect it has on the cost
  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
  • Assist in audits and general ledger preparation
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program
  • Working with Heads of spices, food, livestock to work out standard costs of our product
  • Work with head of project to ensure efficiency in funds spent
  • Performing account reconciliations and work with the company’s accountant on accurate reporting
  • Visit operation locations to carry out frequent checks on activities at the company’s locations and presenting findings and implement change that will plug loopholes and ensure effectiveness
  • Recommending and implementing changes to the company’s processes and policies to reduce cost and maximize profit
  • Ensure appropriate costing based on financial data
  • Work with the accountant to manage the company’s balance sheet and accounting books but with greater focus on expenses, inventory, fixed asset, trade receivables and loan payables

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

Skills & Qualification

  • Problem solving with strong financial analysis skills
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as an accountant
  • Ability to prepare financial reports and give recommendations based on available data
  • Knowledge of financial reporting software tools
  • In-depth knowledge of financial guidelines and regulations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective communication, including writing, speaking and active listening
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Experience in internal control will be an advantage.

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

 

Responsible for maintaining accurate human resources files, records and documentation for Agricorp. 

Some Responsibilities

  • Process new hire paperwork; guide employees through orientation and onboarding documentation
  • Maintain employee database, records and applicant tracking database
  • Facilitate employee relations through regular communication and surveys
  • Assist with payroll processing
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Support HR management in all workforce development, recruitment and training initiatives
  • Contact candidate references and verifying education listings
  • Assist with the development of training programs/ materials
  • Manage employee benefit programs and vendor relationship
  • Continually works with department to streamline the hiring process and improve internal policies
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of all HR-related information
  • Coordinate flights, cars, hotel and relevant resources for out of office deliverables
  • Respond to HR-related queries within the company

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business management or related field

Skills & Qualification

  • Previous experience working in human resources (manufacturing industry experience will be an added advantage) with at least 3 years minimum experience
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Knowledge of database software, email systems, and office software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Good organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of employment law
  • Superior attention to details

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing all Agricorp’s machinery and plants.

Some Responsibilities

  • Develop Agricorp’s equipment and electrical installation maintenance processes; ensuring that all equipment is well maintained and tested at appropriate intervals
  • Suggest upgrades and new equipment with costings where appropriate and to ensure service records and manuals are retained and updated
  • Manage maintenance issues, ensuring good repairs and contribute to any upgrade works, as required
  • Keep abreast of changing technology and to advise Agricorp on future developments
  • Ensure that all storage spaces are kept tidy and in good condition
  • Oversee the inspection of equipment in accordance with relevant regulations
  • Maintain and develop good relations with relevant suppliers, seeking out competitive deals for hires and equipment

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or related field

Skills & Qualification

  • A relevant license or certification is required
  • First aid qualification
  • Thorough understanding of plant engineering, industrial engineering and tooling
  • Significant recent Technical and/ or Production management experience across the food, beverage, spices & poultry industry with a minimum of 6 years’ experience
  • Proven leadership ability with excellent people management skills, ability to build and lead a team of technicians
  • Knowledge of appropriate Health & Safety rules, regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with people at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent numerical and budget management skills

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for overseeing Agricorp’s interactions with the public through implementing  content strategies across all media platforms (especially on social media). You are to increase our brand awareness through the effective use of social media outlets. You are responsible for analyzing engagement data, identifying trends in customer interactions and planning campaigns to build an active community.

Some Responsibilities

  • Use social media marketing tools to create and maintain Agricorp’s brand
  • Build audience and ensure active engagement
  • Develop social media marketing campaigns
  • Interact with customers and other stakeholders via the company’s social media accounts
  • Analyze the company’s marketing plan and social media strategy and identify strategic weaknesses and make recommendations for improvements
  • Research social media trends and inform management of changes that are relevant to the company’s marketing activities
  • Track key performance indicators (KPIs) for social media campaigns, such as targets for a certain number of shares or likes and measure the campaign’s performance against the KPIs

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Mass communication or related field

Skills & Qualification

  • A minimum of 1 year experience creating strong, engaging content for varied audience
  • A portfolio od applicable outputs
  • Excellent research, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • The capacity to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work efficiently without compromising quality or accuracy
  • Search optimization expert – an understanding of SEO best practices
  • Experience with text content creation as well as non-text media
  • Ability to understand the customer/ audience and deliver appealing content
  • Data analysis for reporting purposes
  • Expert skills in content promotion

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for selling Agricorp’s products and services to customers.

Some Responsibilities

  • Sells Agricorp business by establishing contacts and developing relationships with prospects, recommending solutions
  • Maintains relationship with prospects and clients by providing support, information and required guidance
  • Research and establish new businesses and opportunities
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Attend trade exhibitions, conferences and meetings
  • Organise sales visits
  • Generate sales

Qualifications

Minimum of HND in a related field

Skills & Qualification

  • Experience selling spices, food or beverage related products
  • Past sales experience is required
  • Excellent customer relationship skill

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com

Responsible for operating Agricorp’s industrial equipment, work with manufacturing related tools, and perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing settings.

Some Responsibilities

  • Operates industrial equipment
  • Works with manufacturing related tools
  • Perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing settings
  • Inspect and test finished products for flaws
  • Optimize production efficiency by adjusting machinery and equipment settings as needed
  • Perform minor repairs and reporting breakdowns in a timely manner
  • Keep equipment maintenance logs, as well as maintaining a safe and tidy work environment
  • Update productivity records and writing incident reports
  • Comply with internal policies and industry regulations

Qualifications

Minimum of high school diploma with specific experience in machine handling

Skills & Qualification

  • At least two years’ experience as a manufacturing technician
  • Knowledge of production processes in a related industry preferred
  • Extensive experience in performing quality control procedures and meeting production standards
  • Working knowledge of computers and office software
  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Great communication and collaboration skills
  • Keen attention to detail and problem-solving techniques

To apply, please send your CV to workwithus@agricorpinternational.com