Manager: Operations and Sales (Masindi) Employment Opportunity – Quantum Foods Uganda




Organization: Quantum Foods
Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
About Us:
Quantum Foods Uganda (formerly known as Bokomo Uganda), a subsidiary of
Quantum Food Group Ltd, a South African listed company, is a poultry breeder
that has been operating in Uganda since 1999. The company produces day-old
chicks (layers and broilers) and poultry feeds of the highest quality.
Job Summary: The Manager:
Operations and Sales (Masindi) will focus on meeting the needs of clients (both
external customers and internal unit managers). The incumbent will analyze work
flow (of commercial poultry rearing and laying facilities, a feed mill as well
as a distribution/sales function), evaluate systems and formulate work plans
and procedures. The jobholder is also required to formulate strategies and
communicate the desires of clients to other staff members to ensure
understanding of the clients’ demands, challenges and goals. He/she will also
be charged with monitoring progress against a set of benchmarks.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Building and maintaining a profitable business
in a highly competitive market.
·        
Taking overall responsibility for the health and
wellbeing of commercial layers. (This include, but is not limited to: being
able to identify, communicate and control vaccination- and feed programs, being
able to identify flock health challenges and take corrective action.)
·        
In charge of reviewing production- and sales
records; scheduling production-, maintenance- and employee activities to meet
set profitability- and sustainability targets.
·        
Responsible for evaluating efficiency and
effectiveness of procedures, employees and equipment and taking corrective
action.
·        
In charge of developing procedures, policies and
standards.
·        
Motivating a diverse team to reach and exceed
set targets.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in
Veterinary Sciences or Agriculture, Animal production and Husbandry, Food and
Nutrition from a reputable academic institution.
·        
A minimum of seven years’ management experience
in the poultry industry.
·        
High level of technical knowledge and
competency.
·        
Excellent management and communication skills.
·        
Ability and willingness to take responsibility
for a commercial poultry farm.
·        
Ability to communicate complex technical issues
to his/her team, to identify training gaps and to provide training where
necessary.
·        
Excellent organization, communication and
problem solving skills.
·        
Self-motivated and adaptable to be able to work
with minimal supervision.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills.
·        
Must be fluent (speak, read, write) in English,
Lunyoro, Luganda, and Kiswahili.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
E-mail applications (including supporting documentation) addressed to: Ellen
Odendaal, Managing Director, Quantum Foods Uganda with the subject of the
E-mail as Application: Manager: Operations and Sales (Masindi)
E-mail to:
quantumfoods.uganda@gmail.com
Deadline: 28th October, 2016 by
1:00PM
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