Operations Manager at Tunga Nutrition Uganda Limited

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Our client, Tunga Nutrition Uganda Limited is a joint venture business of Nutreco BV and Unga Group Plc. Established in March 2022, the business distributes animal nutritional products from the parent
companies and is currently building a state-of-the-art animal feed and concentrate production facility at Plot M229, factory close in the Ntinda Industrial area of Kampala, that is due to start operations in
Quarter 3 of 2023. The feed production facility will be tapping into local input supply chains to produce the famous Hendrix brand of concentrates and animal feed.
Tunga Nutrition is recruiting staff to strengthen its operations and if you would like to be part of this exciting new venture, below are the positions we are seeking to fill:

Operations Manager

Job Purpose
The Operations Manager is a member of the Site management team and has prime responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating all operational/production activities of the site including production,
maintenance, supply chain/logistics & warehousing. They ensure the production and whole supply chain in the most cost effective and efficient way, while meeting all safety, quality, environmental and
compliance standards and requirements and sales commitments.

Key Accountabilities include (not limited to):
• Contributing to the Business Strategy and developing/ implementing policies, systems and processes in line with relevant company standards
• Manages the operational activities in the plant, within the applicable Nutreco standards and procedures,
• Leader of the S&OP (Demand and Supply) process in the OpCo with the support of the Supply Chain, sales and finance department
• Provides leadership to their area – managing and coaching the team, setting individual objectives, reviewing performance, giving feedback, succession planning etc
• Develops and/or monitors the relevant KPI’s to maintain an insight in the performance of the OpCo in the assigned area against the set targets, and to make recommendations to improve effi ciency and effectiveness
• Assures that all activities and operations are executed in line with HSE / Quality / Environment rules, regulations, procedures, instructions, guidelines, and promotes awareness thereof, including addressing anomalies to others.
• Identifies and implements improvements to the OpCo’s systems, processes and practices in order to improve / optimize effectiveness and efficiency of the processes.

Required Academic Qualifications, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or relevant discipline
• Minimum of 5 years experience working in Operations Management role
• Strong leadership skills
• Demonstrable infl uencing skills
• Thorough knowledge of regulations concerning safety and quality standards
• Solution oriented and pragmatic
• Ability to communicate at all levels

• Lean/Operational Excellence experience

How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply for this position by sending copies of their academic documents, resume and cover letter to the Human Capital Consultant, Inspire Talent by email on info@talentconsults.com by 3rd April 2023

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.