Job Vacancy at Olam Food For Unit Head – Cocoa in Edo

Closing on: Dec 30, 2023
Job Category: Managerial
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edo

Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) is a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.

Overview of the Position

  • This role involves overseeing and managing the supply chain processes for the business unit, ensuring efficient operations and implementing strategies to improve productivity and product quality.


  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the supply chain strategy for the product within the unit.
  • Develop and implement business plans for the unit, conduct reviews and briefing and lead the team towards the attainment of set goals.
  • Ensure optimal utilization of resources and enhance maximum efficiency by eliminating controllable losses.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and coordination with local governing bodies and authorities.
  • Assess and analyse market conditions and market information to support business decisions in the unit.
  • Collaborate with the team on regular business review and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Manage team members, evaluate their performance and give feedback.

Skills and Requirements

  • A graduate with 1-3 years of post-qualification industry experience.
  • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value. Self-driven with a strong result orientation.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong financial acumen, ability to read and comprehend tasks such as counterparty and credit risk management.
  • Project management and effective implementation and assessment of various projects in the unit.
  • Organisation Skills and attention to details.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills.
  • Previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Stephen Ekpa

Stephen Ekpa

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