Location   UAE
Sector   FMCG
Job Type   Full Time
Date   25/06/2014
Job Ref No   LOBO/4272/2014

Company Profile

Our Client is an innovative agricultural cultivation, food production & distribution company based in Dubai, supplies a variety of domestically grown, quality organic & hydroponic fresh vegetables & fruits as well as distributes locally & re exports the best imported fresh vegetables & fruits sourced from some of the best international growers & producers.

Job Description

The incumbent will be responsible to develop the strategic and business plans for the division within the strategic context, vision and goals of the organization. Develop an effective division structure, processes and operational frameworks to support the implementation of the strategic and business plans. Provide leadership for all merchandising, procurement and exports/imports functions for the purpose of enhancing productivity, efficiency, and profitability. Foster high level business partnerships throughout the local and regional markets to achieve and exceed retail, wholesale and food service related business goals. Prepare proposals and respond to solicitations/tenders to industry standards and in alignment with the company’s distribution protocols. Prepare and control the business’ annual budgets, review financial statements and utilize financial data for the enhancement of profitability in addition to assuming control of the inventory. Identify new business opportunities, negotiate competitive terms where applicable and ensure appropriate allocation of Company resources in order to enhance productivity and profitability. Assume accountability for the comprehensive scope of cold chain management.

Candidate Profile

Applicants should be Graduates from a reputed University. Minimum 12 - 15 years of experience in the fresh fruits & vegetables industry, out of which 5 years in a senior management position with a well reputed & leading Fresh Fruit & Vegetable trading & distribution company. Knowledge of financial principles & practices.