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You’re not just driving
our growth. You’re
driving their growth too.
General Manager – Nigeria
At Arla, we do so much more than make some
of the world’s favourite dairy products. We
make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth
getting up for and family dinners unforgettable.
Puck®, Dano®, Lurpak® and Castello® – names
like these make us a vital, natural part of
modern life in over 100 countries around the
world. There are 1,200 employees in the
Middle East and Africa and 19,000 global
employees at the heart of our business. Every
single one of us plays an important role and
together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover
and establish our position as one of the largest
dairy companies in the world.
Are you ready for a high-profile challenge in a
challenging environment in Lagos, Nigeria? This
could be a grand opportunity for you to unfold
your leadership skills in a geographical area
with a tremendous growth opportunity. This
position is at Director level and organisationally
you become part of Consumer International
(CIN) and will be a member of the management team for the Sub Saharan Region.
You set ambitious growth strategies –
and adhere to them
As General Manager you will have overall
responsibility for 80 people and the operation
of Arla Foods in Nigeria. Your focus will be to
deliver on ambitious strategic marketing and
sales targets. This includes ensuring compliance with the overall business strategy. One of
your prime objectives will be to make sure that
the business targets are met, and for this you
lead, coach and develop the management
team to achieve maximum performance.
Moreover, you will facilitate a smooth
cooperation with our local partner, develop
and establish relationships with other key
stakeholders – at local and regional levels – to
ensure that Arla’s business is protected and
further developed. All in all, you will have a
tremendous chance to pursue your dreams of
working in a truly international and fast
growing environment.
Energy, FMCG experience and interest
for delivering results
Your CV shows a relevant high-level education
and specialisation within business administration, commerce or an equivalent area. Your
theoretical background has been complemented with solid training within the FMCG
industry covering at least 7 years of management and sales experience.
Your managerial style is enthusiastic and
motivating, and you know what it takes to
make things happen – and you are willing to
take decisive action. It is natural for you to go
the extra mile to be a success, and if you
perform well, this job could be a stepping stone
for your future career in Arla Foods. Lastly, you
must be proficient in written and spoken
English and have good financial and IT skills.
Application and contact
Send your application to [email protected]
no later than 15th February 2015 and include
“290115” in the subject field. All applications
will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
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