JOB AT Rwanda Farmers Coffee Company Ltd (RFCC) : Managing Director : ( Deadline : 15 May 2019 )
Rwanda Farmers Coffee Company Ltd (RFCC)
Managing Director Jobs Vacancy
Rwanda Farmers Coffee Company Ltd (RFCC) is a new, large-scale coffee roasting and packaging facility producing excellent roasted coffee from the highest quality green beans from Rwanda coffee farmers. We are providing world-class, sublimely rich coffee with the ultimate impact on Rwandan Coffee Farmers where all our profits are reinvested in them… through our “Beyond Fair trade” social business model
With its state-of-the-art roasting machinery can produce 3 tons of roasted coffee per day. The company is roasting, grinding and packing 100% Arabica. Ability to produce high volumes of consistent quality roast profiles makes RFCC an ideal supplier of freshly roasted, high-end quality coffee to hotels, airlines, large to small coffee houses, Coffee importers, wholesalers, Online to Offline retailers/Supermarkets, F&B distributors and agents on local, regional and International Market.
Rwanda Farmers Coffee Company Ltd sets a target of increasing its annual revenue by 30% compared to the previous year achievement, to achieve this target the company want to recruit a dedicated Managing Director to fulfil the following tasks as described below:
Main Purpose of the Job
The Managing Director is responsible for managing all activities for the company.
Position in the organization
Close collaboration with the Board of Directors, He/she reports to the Directors of the Company with close liaison and instruction to be provided by the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Duties of the Managing Director
As MD of the company, the employee shall be responsible for the following:
Regularly evaluate the company direction and balance sheet against business plan and revenue targets and adjust ways of working as necessary to achieve this
Effectively refer to the Board decisions as agreed, providing detailed monitoring indicators and options analysis to aid effective decision making
Identify opportunities for reducing spend and maximizing revenue.
Establish product differentiation and marketing strategy to maintain market leaders position.
Develop all sales leads, and negotiate deals with suppliers, distributors and consumers
Focus on raw materials provision, ensuring the persons responsible are setting up effective supply contracts, and monitoring market price.
Responsible for future planning and ensuring quantities of raw materials will be available to avoid any interruption to supply
Develop contingency plans for when raw materials are in scarce supply, predicting this situation in advance and proactively adjusting strategies accordingly
Network across Rwanda and the EAC community building relationships with suppliers, consumers, related businesses. Purchase from Rwandan suppliers wherever possible
Accomplishes business development activities by researching and developing business opportunities,
Carry out any other duties as may be required by the company from time to time
Participate in the continual improvement of the company’s working operations,
Quality and Environmental systems
Background of the Managing Director
Proven experience in identifying target audiences and in creatively devising and leading across channels of company management.
Excellent motivational and leadership skills to inspire performance.
Relevant retailing coffee industry experience.
Highly motivated with a genuine drive to succeed with the company.
Numerically literate, comfortable working with numbers, making sense of metrics and processing figures with spreadsheets
Good taste, a sense of aesthetics and a love for great copy and communication
Demonstrable experience in Managing food processing company together with the potential and attitude required to learn
Qualifications and experience
University Degree in a relevant subject
Experience of the coffee value chain from farm level to retailing services
Sales experience, ideally in commodities and/or logistics related function toward export
Minimum of 5 to 8 year’s relevant experience in commercial and export operation.
Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels.
Good MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel and power point.
Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
Skills and abilities
Highly proven communication (written and oral) skills
Good Presentation (Pitch deck) and IT skills
Language skill: Kinyarwanda, English, and French is a must
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Highly Efficient and Organized
Hours of work: this is Full-Time employment (8 hours a day)
Salary: Depending on experience
Contract conditions: permanent upon completion of 3 months’ probation period
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications at E-mail: [email protected] copy [email protected] copies of their Degree certificates, application letter, detailed curriculum vitae and any other relevant certificates not later than Wednesday 15th May 2019.
Done at Kigali, on 16th April 2019