Assistant Regional Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Position: Assistant Regional Manager – (SCAM003)

Reports to: Head – Supply Chain

Job purpose
The Assistant Regional Manager is to report to the Head – Supply Chain in overall depot management in terms of extension services to small holder farmers in the Northern, Luapula and Muchinga Province region, input distribution and grain procurement. There will be a dotted line in reporting to the Country Sales Manager in terms of distribution and sales of finished products within the same area.
Key responsibilities
Assisting the Regional Manager to Execute planning, budgeting and control of farmer recruitment, training, input distribution, farmer field monitoring and procurement activities
Assist the Regional Manager in Managing and control the depot inventory of inputs, grain and finished products and oversee regular reconciliations of stock; must carry out random cross check of physical stock on a day to day/ alternate day basis.
Under the supervision of the Regional Manager, Manage and supervise the district managers (and their extension officers), if applicable, and oversee all out grower operations of the province to ensure they are completed on time and within budget
Assist in managing relationship and monitor activities of 260 Brands’ implementing partners in out grower scheme activities
Communicate with the Project Manager regarding out grower project activities
Responsible for opening and closing depot
Drawing up and requesting Invoices for approval from Country Sales Manager and sending invoices to customers; Verifying invoices are fulfilled accurately by cross checking all products ordered by customers are loaded and delivered and posting cross checking tellers (Compound/Wholesale – Invoices). Order sheet to be sent on a daily basis.
Responsible for printing invoices and stock report.
Petty Cash management and ensuring sufficient supply for operational costs (fuel, offloading charges, etc.). Petty cash reports on daily basis. Keeping day to day Sales Cash safely and to ensure it is been deposited in Company a/c on a daily basis.
Responsible for filling vehicles with fuel.
Responsible for Reporting to management of fraudulent activities are misusing of Company assets by existing employees
Other Operational duties as required and ensuring business operations are carried out smoothly

Key Qualifications & Requirements
Degree in Agriculture, Business Management or equivalent

Language: Fluent in English, Bemba and Nyanja
6+ years relevant work experience
Extensive knowledge of organic farming and organic certification requirements is preferred
Extensive knowledge of small-scale agribusiness and farming
Experience in sales & marketing in FMCG is preferred
Familiarity with Automated Out grower management systems (AOMS) in the form of digital apps, for creating farmer profiles, inputting farmer info and streamlining procurement operations
High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Skills: Excellent coordination, training and communication skills

For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents, with ‘Assistant Regional Manager” in the subject line.

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