Operations Manager

Southern Africa#Eastern Africa
Posted 4 months ago

Reference No. MBJA01

Operations Manager (FMCG/ Manufacturing /Budget Management) –Maputo, Mozambique

Reference Number: MBJA01

Job Description:

Our valued client, a prominent player in the food processing industry since its establishment in 1991, seeks an Operations Manager. Based in Singapore, this organization is a key player in Asia's leading agribusiness group and holds a prominent position among the largest listed companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalization. In the role of Operations Manager, you will oversee all facets of the site's operations, ensuring alignment with customer requirements. This includes managing personnel, products, equipment, and storage facilities to uphold the proper administration and execution of deliveries, collections, and product safekeeping. Compliance with agreed service levels, quality specifications, and health and safety regulations are paramount in this role.


  • Managing all aspects of the site's operations in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Managing people, products, equipment, and storage facilities to ensure that all deliveries, collections, and safekeeping of products.
  • Making sure products are properly administered and executed in compliance with agreed service levels, quality specifications, and health and safety regulations.
  • Manage truck turn-around times, ensuring efficiency in logistics.
  • Prioritize safe loading/off-loading of vehicles, emphasizing clean operations and spillage prevention.
  • Promptly report deviations and significant events to maintain operational integrity.
  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain Manager for raw materials, ensuring ample storage space.
  • Guarantee a consistent product supply for uninterrupted production processes.
  • Facilitate effective communication with processing Plant Managers regarding planning, procedures, housekeeping, and product flow registration.
  • Monitor, record, and direct the business's revenue and expenditures.
  • Analyze financial reports to identify opportunities for increasing profits and reducing costs.
  • Risk Management:
  • Proactively monitor and mitigate safety risks associated with the site, ensuring a secure working environment.
  • Identify and address areas for continuous improvement across operations.
  • Implement and maintain systems and practices fostering an effective, innovative, and safe culture among staff, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Stay abreast of, evaluate, and implement modern world-class manufacturing thinking and techniques to enhance operational efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering, Production, Logistics etc.)
  • Over 5 years’ relevant operational experience of which 3 years must be in a senior operations capacity in Mozambique.
  • Proficiency in English and Portuguese.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing operational best practices in a manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in the FMCG/Manufacturing industry would be advantageous.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing Quality, Safety (including Food Safety) Systems and adherence to legislation.

If you wish to apply for the Operations Manager, please send your CV to Megan Bester at mabester@caglobalint.com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Megan Bester

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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