Operations Manager at Talent House

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Talent House

Job description

About Our Client

Richmond Farms Limited is an agricultural business with operations tracing their origins to Zambia. The company has strategic partnerships and farms producing a range of products forming a significant part of the daily nutritional requirements. The company has put in place a food integration system aimed at producing and delivering high quality and nutritious food products.

About the role:

Our client is seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Operations Manager to join their team and lead all company operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will have responsibility for driving the operational aspects of the business including sales, logistics/supply chain and warehousing
  • Build on existing and develop new key retail supermarket accounts through effective business development activities and client relationship management
  • Develop a trade marketing plan tailored to each account and new business opportunity
  • Negotiation of terms of sale, credit terms, returns, margins & volume
  • Be responsible as a point of contact for retail customers regarding any product / merchandise-related issues
  • Be aware and have sound understanding of competitor analysis and distribution

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 7 years of industry experience in a food distribution or FMCG Supplier
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience in Operations Management / with key accounts experience ideally with Supermarkets customers
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with customers & suppliers
  • Strong negotiation skills in building relationships and effectively closing the deal for a win/win outcome
  • Solid computer skills with particular knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) products & retail merchandising systems & POS etc.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills are essential

Compensation:

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

If you are interested and meet the criteria outlined above, please email your cover letter and CV to careers@talenthousepeople.com by the 24th of May 2024.