Technical Manager, Agro Plant - Kaduna

Job Summary

Our client, an award winning, high impact, financially sustainable and highly scalable agribusiness seeks to hire a Technical Manager, Agro Plant

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

  • This position reports to the Head of Partnerships
  • This role would be based in Northern Nigeria.
  • Lead the production of agrochemical products in compliance with world-class standards - instilling a culture that exhibits continuous improvement regarding Safely, Quality and Cost Delivery. 
  • Organize agrochemical programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization. 
  • Develop new programs to support the strategic direction of the agrochemical plant and the organization. 
  • Develop a budget and operating plan for the program. 
  • Develop an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement. 
  • Write program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services. 
  • Manage a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities. 
  • Ensure goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance. 
  • Implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved. 
  • Meet with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services. 
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle. 
  • Analyze program risks and work on a strategy to market the product. 
  • Profound know-how in chemical assembly processes and product technologies 
  • Leadership experience in project coordination, agrochemical production coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of Operational and Supply Chain Management 
  • Experience in collaborating with contractors, and partners 
  • Expertise in agro-resource management (inventories, planning and project implementation) and invasive species management (planning, identification and control). 
  • Ability to mentor, manage and supervise employees and interns. 
  • Experience in and ability to perform fieldwork. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Access) and managing geographic databases. 
  • Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision - independently and as part of a team. 
Start-Up Environment 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities. 
  • Unlocking Potential of Team Members 
  • Extensive experience and passion for coaching/ mentoring a team. 
  • Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity 
  • Extensive experience leading a complex organization and passion for getting into details to identify root cause of issues and create innovative solutions.

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