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Branch Manager

Date:  14-Sep-2021
Country:  India
Function:  OGA
Sub-Function:  OGA


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Job Description

Location- Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

Olam is the leading Rice exporter in the country & Kakinada Handles more than 60% of the Olam Rice Business volumes.

This position has not only to manage the existing operations but scale up the business over the next couple of years to generate the maximum efficiency in the Trade.

  • Managing Rice Operations of more than 5,00,000 MT volumes in a year.
  • Handling complete purchase, logistics & execution of 5.00 lakh MT exports from Kakinada & Other southern ports
  • Managing 3 toll processing units in AP & 1 in CG for converting semi-finished goods to Finished goods & extracting maximum efficiency out of it.
  • Stakeholder management which involves CHA, Inspection agencies, Fumigators, Shipping line, port authorities & vessel agents
  • Managing Rice Millers (more than 500), Brokers & FOB shippers for buying Rice
  • Handling team of 12-15 people for managing Rice Operations including back-end Office operations
  • Developing deep understanding of Product, grades & blends from Southern, Central & Eastern regions
  • Optimizing Supply Chain efficiencies in the business by being the sharpest buyer in the Industry, managing operations at the highest level of efficiency & becoming the most reliable counterparty in the Trade.
  • Good Communication and command on Local language (fluency in Telugu language is must)


Key Responsibility

  1. Buying / procurement
  2. Managing Operations / Efficiency Generation
  3. Stakeholder management
  4. Team Management
  5. Managing Toll Processing Operations


Management Graduate from one of the premier institutes with 6-8 years of handling Procurement, Logistics & Operations in Agri Business Industry / Commodity industry. Developing and Managing an efficient distribution network as per distribution strategy.

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.

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