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Job vacancy; Marketing and Business Development Manager & Production Manager

- November 23, 2018
An upcoming dairy processing plant (DPP) in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania with an estimated capacity of 50,000 litres per day producing fresh pasteurized and long-life products seeks to fill the following vacant positions:

1. Marketing and Business Development Manager
S/he will be responsible for development of the DPP consumer products brand portfolio and achievement of sales and distribution targets.

Key responsibilities include:
I. Setting business and strategy development: that will establish DPP’s market size and target customer; and lead new product market introductions and growth.
II. Lead product development, market launches and expansion for all company products
III. Business Growth management (ensure achievement of sales and revenue targets)

Qualification and Experience
– Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or other related field, with MBA preferred
– Minimum 10 years’ marketing management experience in an FMCG industry, with at least 5 years’ experience in the short and long life dairy or any other related beverage industry
– Proven ability to develop and execute strategic growth plans

Skills and Abilities:
– Strong brand management and new product development proven experience, having had a multiple product category portfolio
– Knowledge of customer service, sales principles and concepts, and key-customer relationships in the Tanzania. new job opportunity November 2018
– Ability to create reports and metrics to track results and prepare and deliver executive presentations.
– Knowledge and proven experience in working with research, promotional and advertising agencies – Proven ability to develop and execute strategic growth plans – Ability to lead, motivate, and work with cross-functional teams
– Results oriented and KPI driven.
– Proficientin Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and word.
– Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be self-motivated and a self-starter
– Ability to travel up to 50%.

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2. Production Manager
S/he must possess the desire and ability to provide leadership and supervisory coordination in all aspects of production.

The Production Manager’s role is to enable plant employees to achieve the strategic and operational objectives of the company, division, and the plant in a customer satisfying and profitable fashion. The Production Manager’s role is for continuous plant improvement, employee development and maintaining a cost-effective operation.

Key responsibilities include:
i. Oversee establishment of Dairy Processing Plant: provide 100% oversight supervision of all phases of factory plant set up and operations; and establish the commercial plans of the plant
ii. Manage daily operation of dairy production including reception of milk, processing, packaging and regular maintenance of machinery.
iii. Follow regulatory standards/compliance and maintain best practices in the Plant that assure product quality and workplace safety; and environment protection
iv. Coordinate and maintain production schedule

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Dairy Science/Food Science/Agricultural Business or other related field
• Ten years’ experience with dairy/food processing equipment, fluid milk production and CIP systems with experience in handling a minimum of 50,000 liters per day
• Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities, organizational relationships, social and cultural constraints and realities, and environmental conditions.

Skills and Abilities:
– Ability to work with groups of people with varying levels of education, expertise and backgrounds in order to achieve results through others – Strong communication and analytical skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
– Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be self-motivated and a self-starter

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should email their applications electronically through the email address: dppjobs2018@gmail.com with the positions title as the subject line of the email not later than December 15, 2018.

Please attach your cover letter and CV/Resume (as one document – labelled with your First Name and Last Name; and indicating your Current and expected salary, and names and contacts of two referees one of whom should be the previous supervisor).




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