Olam International Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest Olam jobs vacancies and careers in Nigeria May 2022

Olam Nigeria Limited is located in Lagos, Nigeria and is part of the Farm Support Services Industry. Olam Nigeria Limited has 3,000 employees at this location and generates $222.01 million in sales (USD). With offices and operational units across all geopolitical zones of the Nigerian Federation, Olam has a wide and growing network of farmers, suppliers, wholesalers, local buying agents (LBAs), customers and service providers. Today, these networks encompass approximately 500,000 farmers and have created tens of thousands of jobs in indirect employment.

Olam jobs vacancies and careers in Nigeria

May 2022. Associate – Future Leadership Program

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Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will join the global future leader’s management programme of Olam, which will provide structured learning in various modules within Business Management, Supply chain, Operational roles in different countries across the globe.
  • After successfully completing the program, the candidate will be part of a Global Talent Pool and assigned as a Branch Manager position for their country of origin or where the company has operations

Strategic Effectiveness:
A customized development journey structured to explore your potential within your business/functional stream. It immerses you into the operations from day one ensuring your learning experience is relevant, practical, and hands-on working with experts on the field. There are two distinct phases:

  • Phase I Corporate Onboarding: A leaning zone – formal exposure to all aspects of the business to accelerate your knowledge on the Olam way of doing business, who we are, what we do and how we operate.
  • Phase II Field Rotations & Business Unit Rotations: Hands-on exposures across business models/geographies, mentored by a senior leader, designed to fast track your knowledge of the business/function. You will be placed in your potential role, with clear responsibilities to deliver. You will be closely mentored by a senior leader and supported by an HR Partner during this phase

Organizational Effectiveness:

  • Can you visualize this for yourself? Act as an entrepreneur within the large Olam framework. Exercise initiative, conceptualize and implement business models.
  • Be responsible for key parts of the supply chain from procurement, sales, funding, risk management, and / or people.
  • The successful candidate will join the global future leader’s management programme of Olam, which will provide structured learning in various modules within various value chain elements such as Origination, Supply chain, Trading, Midstream and sales in different countries across the globe. After successfully completing the program, the candidate will be part of a Global Talent Pool and assigned a commercial management role for country of Origin or where the company has operations.
  • Cohesive exposure in managing day to day operations of the business for a specific location in the country.
  • This will primarily include procurement, processing, quality, risk management, import and exports and people management.
  • It is a well-rounded role that acts as first level of management control on the business and provides the experience of managing the commercial operations of the large business location independently.

Requirements

  • Credentials and experience are important at Olam. We seek post-graduate qualifications from Leading schools globally with 2-3 years of experience in Business Management, supply chain & operations
  • Alignment with our culture. Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to stretch, take risks, and an appetite to learn in new environments? This is a must!
  • Mobility is important. A career in Olam is strengthened with multi-location experience including emerging economies.
  • Working in Olam isn’t a 9-5 job! We are globally connected, operating across geographical boundaries and time zones.

Competencies:

  • Aligned to the Olam culture and Shared Values
  • Demonstrates communication, collaboration, managerial and leadership competencies required to perform in the role
  • Demonstrates the functional competencies and skills required to perform in the role
  • Overall is well suited to be selected for the role

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Branch Manager

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Olam thrives around optimizing supply chains. The regional manager is a key position which is directly responsible for the implementation of the regions business road map.
  • The role involves the responsibility of an entire product(s) line in Olam’s business in the region.  The incumbent will play a critical and extremely tangible role in delivering results.
  • You will be controlling the execution of all processes, including managing the supply chain from producer to exports.
  • As a Branch Manager, you’re responsible for inspiring your team, create ownership opportunities, and to deliver on the following key dimensions.

Key Deliverables
Strategic Effectiveness:

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the business road map, as well as managing the procurement and supply chain strategy for the product(s), within the country
  • You will demonstrate sound judgement within defined practices and policies and select techniques for obtaining solutions that will contribute to future results and successes
  • Strong financial acumen, ability to read and comprehend tasks such as counterparty and credit risk management
  • Developing and implementing business plans for the region, conducting reviews and briefing the team on organizational goals.
  • Building the brand and its awareness and resolving customer problems as needed

Operational Effectiveness:

  • As a branch manager, you are responsible for the optimal utilization of country resources
  • You will be required to support the implementation of required infrastructure as per the business plan and derive maximum capacity efficiencies by eliminating controllable losses
  • Coordinate with appropriate regulatory bodies for obtaining permissions, and approvals
  • Complying with all applicable laws and regulations for the industry within your region
  • Assessing market conditions and identifying opportunities
  • Adhering to high ethical and professional standards

Organizational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to build teams – hiring, training, and developing team members
  • Your market information and analysis would be critical in supporting the business head in trading and positional decisions
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders involving formal business reviews and ongoing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Managing team members and evaluating employee performance and providing feedback and guidance as needed
  • Recognising employee achievements and encouraging excellence in the work environment

Requirements

  • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value. Self-driven with a strong result orientation.
  • MBA with 1-3 years of post-qualification industry experience
  • You should be able to communicate at all levels and have distinct leadership skills.
  • Outstanding Organisation Skills along with an approach that pays attention to detail.
  • Basic Computer Skills, Advanced Skills with Microsoft Office,
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills
  • Previous experience in Sales, Supply chain and Operations would be a big positive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Associate – Finance (FLP)

Olam International | Location: Nigeria | Function: Finance | Sub-Function: Origin Finance

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will join the global future leader’s management programme of Olam, which will provide structured learning in various modules within Finance & Accounts, Audit, Treasury and Risk Management in different countries across the globe.
  • After successfully completing the program, the candidate will be part of a Global Talent Pool and assigned as a Finance Manager position for their country of Origin or where the company has operations
  • A customized development journey structured to explore your potential within your business/functional stream.
  • It immerses you into the operations from day one ensuring your learning experience is relevant, practical, and hands-on working with experts on the field. There are two distinct phases:
  • A customized development journey structured to explore your potential within your business/functional stream.
  • It immerses you into the operations from day one ensuring your learning experience is relevant, practical, and hands-on working with experts on the field. There are two distinct phases:

Key Deliverables:

  • Can you visualize this for yourself? Act as an entrepreneur within the large Olam framework. Exercise initiative, conceptualize and implement business models.
  • Be responsible for key parts of the supply chain from procurement, sales, funding, risk management, and / or people.

Finance Roles:

  • Cohesive exposure in managing finance function, handling large scale complex operations for business in different countries and regions.
  • The individual would be act as Finance business partner and manage financial reporting, treasury, budgeting, risk management.
  • In the role you would manager demonstrate conceptual ability to ideate and implement robust systems & processes suited to business/ country. You also display accuracy and efficiency in MIS reporting, budgeting.

Strategic Effectiveness:

  • Phase I Corporate Onboarding: A leaning zone – formal exposure to all aspects of the business to accelerate your knowledge on the Olam way of doing business, who we are, what we do and how we operate.
  • Phase II Field Rotations & Business Unit Rotations: Hands-on exposures across business models/geographies, mentored by a senior leader, designed to fast track your knowledge of the business/function. You will be placed in your potential role, with clear responsibilities to deliver. You will be closely mentored by a senior leader and supported by an HR Partner during this phase

Requirements
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  • Professional Degree: CA, ACCA, CIMA ,CPA or equivalent Financial/ Accounting Degree.
  • Credentials and experience are important at Olam. We seek post-graduate qualifications from Leading schools globally with 2-3 years of experience in Finance
  • Alignment with our culture. Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to stretch, take risks, and an appetite to learn in new environments? This is a must!
  • Mobility is important. A career in Olam is strengthened with multi-location experience including emerging economies.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

Graduate Trainee

Brand Management | Olam International | Location: Nationwide

Person Specification

  • First Degree in any discipline from a reputable institution
  • Minimum of second-class upper grade
  • 0 -2 years’ work experience
  • Young and energetic
  • Ability to thrive in different working conditions
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Strong team spirit
  • Strong analytical and numeric skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be open to relocation and willing to work in any part of Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online