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Managing Director, Tilapia Fish Business

Tilapia fish farming business

Harare, Zimbabwe

Our client, African Century, is an African investment business with interests in agri-processing, financial services and private equity. The Group requires a Managing Director who will be based in Harare, Zimbabwe, to lead its white Tilapia fish business.

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

African Century intends to develop a leading Tilapia fish farming business with large scale operations in several sub-Saharan Africa countries.

 

African Century Foods

 

LOCATION:

Harare, Zimbabwe


REPORTS TO:

The Chairman and Board of African Century Foods Limited

 

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:

Increasing annual turnover to US$100 million in five years

 

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY:

± 450 people

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Managing Director,  Tilapia Fish Business, will be responsible and accountable for the operational management,  growth and profitability of a fast-growing business with current operations in Zimbabwe and Uganda. He/she will also expand the business in sub-Saharan Africa through organic growth, acquisitions and greenfield developments.

KEY ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Ideally a graduate with BSc Food or Agricultural Science or Business degree
  • Ideally have managed an operation in the FMCG or agricultural processing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa and distributed products via wholesalers/retailers
  • Experience in the fresh/frozen foods sector would be advantageous
  • Must have had at least fifteen years experience and worked at a senior management level
  • A hands-on, energetic and entrepreneurial manager with strong analytical skills, good people skills and strategic vision

 

 

 

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