QUALIFICATIONS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial Management, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Logistics or related field
Any other academic or professional qualification in the field of agriculture will be an added advantage
Minimum of 8 years people and plant management experience; fertilizer blending or rice milling production.
In-depth knowledge of fertilizer blending, formulations, milling and packaging equipment and systems including, maintenance activities
Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
Ability to create accountability and lead by example
Strong team building, decision making and people management skill
Must be a hands-on plant manager
Proven leadership, communication and teamwork skills with demonstrated ability to both work collaboratively
Strategically contribute to the system development to minimize product failure or reprocess to reduce the cost of poor quality and improve customer satisfaction
Adaptable to changing priorities and capable of working efficiently under pressure
Personal relationship skills; Internal: team, employees; External: community, relevant government agencies, organized private sector, decision-makers/influencers
Develop, maintain an internal communication platform and cascade regularly to ensure involvement, participation and commitment to the objectives of the company at all times.