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Olam Agri Associate, Future Leaders Programme

Olam Agri is a market-leading, differentiated food, feed, and fiber agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities, and deep understanding of market needs built over 33 years. With a strong presence in high-growth emerging markets and products across grains & oilseeds, animal feed & protein, rice, edible oils, specialty grains & seeds, cotton, wood products, rubber and commodity financial services.

Olam Agri is at the heart of global food and agri-trade flows with more than 40 million MT in volume traded annually. Focused on transforming food, feed and fiber for a more sustainable future, it aims at creating value for customers, enabling farming communities to prosper sustainably, and strive for a food-secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate, Future Leaders Programme

Location: Iganmu, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Future Leaders program offers a customized development journey structured to explore your potential within your business/functional stream.
  • It immerses you into the operations from day one ensuring your learning experience is relevant, practical, and hands-on working with experts on the field.
  • The successful candidate will join the global future leader’s management program of Olam, which will provide structured learning in various modules within Business Management, Supply chain, Operational roles in different countries globally.

There are two distinct phases:

  • Phase I Corporate Onboarding: A learning zone – formal exposure to all aspects of the business to accelerate your knowledge on the Olam way of doing business, who we are, what we do, and how we operate
  • Phase II Field Rotations & Business Unit Rotations: Hands-on exposures across business models/geographies, mentored by a senior leader, designed to fast track your knowledge of the business/function. You will be placed in your potential role, with clear responsibilities to deliver. You will be closely mentored by a senior leader and supported by an HR Partner during this phase.

Key Deliverables
As a Branch Manager, your responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • Design, implement and manage the Strategy for the product in the country with the respective teams below him to drive and deliver volumes as per the overall business plan.
  • Optimize utilization of processing and quality resources in the country to derive maximum capacity utilization and efficiencies and to eliminate controllable losses and minimize the impact of non-controllable losses
  • Support in implementation of the required infrastructure to deliver volumes as per the business plan
  • Manage and support Credit Exposure, Pricing Strategies, Forwards / Future/ Hedging, and working capital management
  • Ensure high motivational levels in the team and get the team aligned with the overall product strategy that we follow in the country
  • Support the business head in trading and positional decisions by providing adequate and timely market information
  • Interface with appropriate regulatory bodies for obtaining permissions, approvals, etc.
  • Capability building amongst local staff.

Requirements

  • Credentials and experience are important at Olam. We seek post-graduate qualifications from Leading schools globally with 2-3 years of experience in Business Management, supply chain & operations
  • Mobility is important. A career in Olam is strengthened with multi-location experience including emerging economies.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

 

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