Operations Manager (Agroindustry / Imports / Exports / Distribution / Business Management) – East Africa

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 461-1204LH

Reference Number: 461-1204LH


Job Description:


Our client, specialising in exports, imports and distribution in the agroindustry in East Africa, is seeking an experienced Operations Manager to lead company activity to ensure delivery of strategy and targets.



  • Planning, sourcing and improving forecast across expansive areas of business.
  • Evaluating potential collectors, collection area and engagement models.
  • Supporting Fiel Managers to ensure team motivation and efficiency.
  • Continuous improvement on internal systems and processes.
  • Coordination of all procurement activities to ensure sufficient inventory levels are maintained.
  • Budgeting and cost control to ensure expenditure remains within budget.
  • Develop of quarterly and annual targets and work plans and overseeing their execution.
  • Recruiting, mentoring, training and management of the team including seasonal operational staff.
  • In collaboration with Location Managers ensure staff are dispatched for daily tasks to ensure accurate and efficient completion.
  • Liaison and coordination between sales and dispatch teams to ensure accurate product delivery.
  • Ensure services delivered to the client are efficient and effective.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements is maintained.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or similar.
  • 5 years’ experience in operations management roles within East Africa in imports, exports and distribution environments, preferably in agroindustry / food sectors.
  • Well-versed in all business processes and functions including operations, finance, HR, procurement etc.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, leadership and communication skills.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and ERP systems.
  • East African nationals encouraged to apply.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Residential status; relocation will be required.
  • 28 days leave provided per annum.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.


Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.


Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.


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