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  • Posted: Jul 28, 2020
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    Enjoying together around good food" defines the essence of GBfoods. Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, the Group is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading bra...
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    Commercial Finance Business Partner

    • Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage. Today, Jumbo is a well-loved brand reputed as a friend and a partner to women in their efforts to nurture happy and healthy families. Every year 4 billion Jumbo cubes are consumed throughout the African continent.
    • Gino provides a wide range of quality products to African families: tomato paste and mix, seasonings, pasta and rice among other products.

    Role & Responsibilities:

    We are looking for a Finance Business Partner that will support our commercial team having below as key responsibilities:

    • Perform financial support for Business Units according to company policies in order to provide management information, advice and criteria that allow an in-depth analysis of the evolution of the business and providing effective commercial procedures, or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered.
    • Control the budget to provide the Business Units with an in-depth analysis and diagnosis of the identified deviations.
    • Control and analyze the expenses, structure costs and other variables that influence the margins and profitability of the business to evaluate the causes of deviations and their reasoning
    • Directly advise the Business Units to drive and assure follow-up on timely or structural corrective measures for the identified deviations.
    • Direct and coordinate the analysis and resolution of inquiries from the Business Units regarding the economic-financial impact of commercial or marketing projects or decisions
    • Implement processes and follow up on uniform and effective commercial control criteria to improve follow-up on the prices and margins of the Business Units
    • Improving the impact, and understanding of financial reporting on business performance
    • Providing effective commercial procedures, or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered
    • Present to the executive management team at each month end, a precise commentary on the month’s performance, highlighting any areas of concerns and potential risks in future months
    • Modelling of business case to ascertain the commercial viability of key investments and other commercial activities.

    Get to know us better:

    • GBfoods career page
    • Jumbo Linkedin company page
    • Jumbo website

    Requirements

    • At least 4-5 years of experience in a similar role in the FMCG industry
    • Excellent knowledge of commercial finance business partnering
    • Relevant Degree, e.g. Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or similar
    • Fluent in English. French would be beneficial
    • Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
    • Analytical skills with detail orientation
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Open mindset, proactiveness, team work

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    Regional Sales Manager

    • We are in search of a Regional Sales Manager to handle required operations in the assigned territory covering central and Northern Ghana with responsibility of delivering Net Sales and other objectives as defined from time to time.

    The main responsibilities will be:

    • Responsible for driving growth of existing products as well as launching of any new product in his / her assigned region(s).
    • Explore opportunities of developing new products having synergy with core categories.
    • Establish, maintain & expand customer base in his/her region(s) with the help of his/her team.
    • Develop & implement sales strategies in his/her assigned region(s) including sales plan for the region in line with organisation objectives.
    • Work in close liaison with Trade Marketing and Marketing manager in deciding the inputs required in the territory to drive growth in line with organisation objectives.
    • Coach and Mentor team in order to ensure delivery of objectives for team.
    • Close track of competition in operating categories and segment to help take timely decision in staying ahead of competition including and not limited to generation of required MIS pre-decided fixed frequency in order to help management take right decisions.

    What can you expect from us?

    • Being part of a multinational company where you will be able to contribute to growth and development of a business while being developed and equipped for success.

    What do we expect from you?

    We are looking for someone who is committed, has professional field Sales experience, managerial skills and is ready to explore the opportunities and challenges that the role brings.

    Requirements

    • Proven track record of delivering results with 3-5 Years’ Experience in current Role as Regional Sales Manager in a reputable FMCG company.
    • Good Analytical skills with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Should have handled redistribution model sales
    • Should be able to handle a team of 2-3 ASM’s & 4-5 sales officers .
    • Ready to move around his her territory to have hands on understanding to solve problems .
    • Relevant Degree or professional Certificate in Marketing or Sales
    • Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Open mindset, proactiveness, teamwork

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    Table Packing Supervisor

    Ideally the incumbent should have some packaging, operational and/or sorting experience in a production environment. He/she will be responsible for coordinating with shift supervisors to carry out packing/sorting activities of finished goods in order to meet the quality demands in a reliable and cost-effective manner.

    Results / Accountabilities

    • Manage table packing teams
    • Timely closure of stock take with proper documentations passed
    • Conduct RCA for sorting packing and market rejects
    • Coordinate with Quality department on a day to day basis
    • Maintain a sorting target of minimum 95% (SKU)

    What can you expect from us?

    • Working for GBfood will offer you a wide variety of career opportunities that will enable you to utilize your full potential. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plan and much more.

    What do we expect from you?

    • We are looking for someone who is committed, action oriented, problem solver and excellent relationship skills, pays attention to detail and is ready to explore the opportunities and challenges that the role will offer.

    Requirements

    Education and Work Experience:

    • Minimum of an HND in related fields
    • Experience in sorting finished goods
    • Able to pass drug/background check
    • Able to work nights weekends and holidays
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Pays attention to details and monitor quality of inventory
    • Computer literate

    Preferred skills:

    • Strong work ethic.
    • Good computer skills.
    • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
    • Physically and mentally fit.
    • Proven ability to supervise teams in faced paced environments.

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    Category Manager

    We are in search of a Category Manger who thrives in complex and ambiguous situations, possess a strong knowledge in product innovation and is passionate about brand strategy. As the job holder, Innovation you should have experience with brand innovation, assisting with the development of product innovation pipeline, and building a holistic brand strategy. The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, energetic and able to work as part of a team and at a fast pace. This role reports to the Director Marketing, Africa and works closely with cross-functional partners including operations, design, procurement, quality assurance, sales, regulatory, and R&D.

    What can you expect from us?

    • Guiding the development and execution of global Africa product innovation pipeline and leading projects from ideation to launch
    • Assessing the market sizing of potential new categories leveraging a consumer, company, and competitive analysis while considering price, product, promotions, and placement
    • Building a consumer-driven innovation pipeline and product propositions with collaboration from key cross-functional teams (insights, analytics, R&D)
    • Developing business cases (in collaboration with R&D, operations, sales, finance, supply chain, procurement, etc.) that deliver on key performance indicators including developing cost estimates, pricing, and capex
    • Lead projects commercialization taking projects from idea to execution in collaboration with key cross-functional teams (product development, operations, regulatory, legal, finance, sales, etc.) – includes product and packaging development, manufacturing pathways, marketing
    • Developing integrated new product launch campaigns, POS, digital, etc.
    • Collaborating with sales and retail partners to effectively execute commercial plans and to develop programing for key customers
    • Collaborate and develop the talents of others with the potential of leading a team of direct reports
    • Managing and tracking A&P and innovation budgets

    What do we expect from you?

    • Being part of a multinational company where you will be able to contribute to growth and development of a business while being developed and equipped for success.

    What do we expect from you?

    • We are looking for someone who is committed, has excellent communication and relationship skills, pays attention to detail and is ready to explore the opportunities and challenges that the role brings.

    Requirements

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing or related subject matter. Advanced degree is a plus
    • 5+ years’ relevant experience; consumer goods/alcohol experience
    • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative consumer-driven product plans and commercialize with excellence
    • Ability to set agenda and chart course forward in a lean team environment
    • Ability to think out-of-the box and drive creative solutions
    • Ability to read/analyze consumer research and syndicated data and trends
    • Experience with understanding/interpreting financials and in managing a budget
    • Experience involving product pricing, packaging and brand positioning
    • Passion for the consumer with creative thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills while being process orientated
    • Very organized and hard-working with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

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    Route-to-Market Manager

    We are looking for a new Route-to-Market manager who can perform below tasks.

    • Develop and execute Best in Class Standard Operating Procedure for sales redistribution, deployment and execution for Ghana
    • Highlight and mitigate areas of non-performance and potential project gaps while prioritizing those needing action and escalation to prevent delays in execution
    • Appoint key distributors using specified, tested and measurable processes.
    • Develop sustainable and excellent distribution strategy design and structure for GBfoods Ghana
    • Develop Annual Business Plan for RTM implementation in conjunction with commercial team and regional sales manager team
    • Lead the Redistribution team across the country
    • Generate and define RTM metrics dashboard and monitor distributors performance dashboard leveraging IT tools
    • Coordinate execution of all product launch, activation exercise and re-launch of existing products in desired locations / regions
    • Engage all Market Development Team members in Weekly Rural Market Development activities.

    Get to know us better:

    • GBfoods career page
    • Jumbo Linkedin company page
    • Jumbo website

    Requirements

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
    • 10 years’ relevant experience in Sales, Trade Marketing and Operations in the Food and Beverages industry /FMCG
    • Strong experience in handling Key distributors and ability to develop RTM Model & Strategy
    • Experience living and working in multiple markets (developed and emerging)
    • Deep knowledge of Sales, Distribution and Logistics
    • Individual must be detail orientated with high level analytical skills

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