Laboratory General Manager (Ethopia)
DescriptionBless Agri-Food Laboratory service plc is looking for a dynamic and experienced leader to join our company in the role of General manager.
Bless Agri-Food Laboratory - within the Nutriset Group, France, is a laboratory for food, water and environmental analysis. Bless is operating since 2014 and its ambitious is to become the Quality House in the Horn of Africa.
Bless has become the first accredited private food laboratory in the country and is certified to issue food product certifications. Bless is based in Ethiopia, Addis Abeba.
The General manager will work closely with the Board of Directors, serving as managing director of corporate operations and as the main link between the different divisions within the company :
- Setting strategy and direction
- Setting company's culture
- Making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of a company, and acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors and corporate operations
- Direct the company in keeping with the vision outlined for the company by the Board of Directors
- Partner with high-level officers to grow the company, strengthen it and ensure its sustainability
- Represent the company as required, including attendance of important functions, industry events and public meetings
- Work closely with the Technical, Marketing and Administration and Finance directors to prepare annual budgets, complete risk analysis on potential investments, and advise the Board of Directors with regard to investment risk and return
- Work closely with Human Resources (HR) regarding hiring practices, payroll and benefit disbursement
- Oversee quality control throughout the company, establishing goals for each department in partnership with division managers
- The General manager also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and regulatory bodies and oversees special projects
- Others jobs that will be given from Board of managing director(s).
ProfilMBA in business management
Prior experience in management of testing laboratory, inspection and certification area is an added advantage
Excellent communication and public speaking skills. And at least 5 years Proven work experience as a top managerial position in testing laboratories, certification and inspection.
Contract: Local contract
Duty Station : Oromia liyuzone, Legetafo town, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia