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Branch Manager - Sesame Kano

Date:  6 Dec 2023
Country:  Nigeria
Function:  Operation Common
Sub-Function:  Operation Common

About Olam

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

As a Branch Manager, you’re responsible for inspiring your team, create ownership opportunities, and to deliver on the following key dimensions.

  • Managing procurement operations of significant volumes in a year.
  • Handling complete purchase and assisting in logistics from Nigeria region.
  • Directly handling big cooperatives and suppliers. Stakeholder management which involves Government relations, Buyers etc.
  • Map the Potential in the region and the market.
  • Deliver on key KPIs’ – Volume, GC/MT, & PBT
  • Planning and executing the buying strategies basis factory and export needs
  • Pricing ideas – Adopt to market practices and ensure cost-effective buying
  • Raw material quality practices - make sure the best quality materials are bought through innovations and better approaches
  • Developing deep understanding of Product, grades & blends from regions
  • Optimizing Supply Chain efficiencies in the business by being the sharpest buyer in the Industry and region, managing operations at the highest level of efficiency & becoming the most reliable counterparty in the Trade.
  • Good communication and negotiation qualities


Responsibility of the position/ KPI:
• Buying / procurement
• Suppliers’ development
• Managing Operations / Efficiency Generation
• Stakeholder management
• Team collaboration


  • Management Graduate from one of the premier institutes with 1-3 years of handling Procurement & Operations in Agri Business Industry / Commodity industry.
  • Developing and managing an efficient procurement 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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