JOB DETAILS
GENERAL MANAGER FOOD BRANDS and COMMODITIES
Location   Saudi Arabia
Salary   
Sector   FMCG
Job Type   Full Time
Date   23/07/2014
Job Ref No   LOBO/4348/2014

Company Profile

Our client a highly reputed food manufacturer in KSA wishes to appoint an experienced resource who will be responsible for leading and growing the FMCG Brands and Commodities business . He will assume profit centre responsibility for the business whilst implementing the organization’s strategic goals.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include providing leadership and support to the Head of Sales, the Factory manager and other Senior Managers in order to meet the strategic goals of the organization. He will be responsible for ensuring profitable sales and accounts growth year on year, ensuring that the sales and manufacturing teams produce and sell their branded products as per their targets, support and ensure that the Commodities distributors are managed efficiently Most importantly he will lead, coach and develop direct reports and build effective teams and cross functional team working relationships. He will be accountable for the annual performance of the organization and oversee the food quality, safety, manufacturing and the supply chain.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will have a management qualification /MBA and at least fifteen years of work experience in a food manufacturing /fmcg branded business in the GCC/KSA. He should have a demonstrable track record of achievements in his previous companies and experience in managing a multicultural team . Proven experience in improving manufacturing practices and supply chain activity through continuous improvement techniques will be an added advantage. Experience of P&L and achieving profitable sales growth and cost reductions in an fmcg branded business is essential.