Catilas Resources Limited is recruiting for fulltime Chief Operating Officer.
Catilas Resources Limited - Our client, an integrated ranch and meat processing company with two retail outlets is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Chief Operating Officer Location: Lekki, Lagos Supervision: To report directly to The Board of Directors
We seek to employ a Chief Operating Officer to drive extensive and sustainable growth.
The ideal candidate will have to maintain control of diverse business operations spanning the farm to delivery of processed meat at the counters, so we expect an experienced and efficient leader.
If you have strong business acumen, exemplary work ethics, are self-driven and entrepreneurial with demonstrated track record of business development in meat processing, food processing and allied business, we would like to meet with you.
Lead the development and implementation of the overall company’s strategy for an extensive and sustainable growth.
Oversee new business development.
Set up a chain of branded butcheries as per the business expansion model.
Supervise and guide the sales team.
Financial management including budget preparation, implementation and tracking and reporting of costs and expenses on weekly, monthly and annual basis
Supervise pricing of products by introducing cost operating efficiencies.
Ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
Grow and sustain business relations with retail, wholesale and institutional clients.
Oversee human resource; recruitment, training, motivation and appraisals processes.
Develop and oversee standard operating procedures covering all aspects of the company’s operations.
Establish and utilize databases and monitoring systems connected with meat production and product distribution, including contact management, source verification, data, and cattle health and weight-gain data; coordinating slaughter, processing, and distribution; and ensuring that business and operational targets are met.
Communication and collaboration with livestock producers, staff of finishing farms, slaughter and processing facilities, and wholesale customers, on a regular and as-need basis.
Ensure compliance with relevant regulations by making sure safety protocols and other regulatory obligations are followed.
Develop and manage effective logistic strategy that will support the company’s business
Min Required Experience:
Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
Must have 10 years senior management experience in the meat processing industry/allied industry
Strong commercial understanding of meat processing operations and margins.
Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities with strong attention to details
Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
An excellent communicator with a collaborative style
Cares deeply about sustainable agriculture and can commit to a triple bottom line: social, environmental and financial
Minimum of Bachelor's in any discipline and a Master's degree in any Business related discipline
Skills and Competencies:
Sales and Marketing
Maintenance and logistics
Cost management and contract negotiation
Excellent Customer Care
Report writing and information gathering
Proficiency in Microsoft and Excel Office
Track record of Exceptional team leading.
Salary Very competitive.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with Subject line: COO/FARM001.
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