Location
Overseas
Position
General Manager
Agriculture
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Reference
VAC - 15649

Job Description

Position: Commercial General Manager (Post Harvest to Sales)

Company: Middle East - Large commercial Fresh Produce producer

Location: Middle East

About: Our client is a leading agricultural company in The Middle East committed to revolutionizing the agricultural sector. Their mission is to elevate the areas farming industry, ensuring stability, security, and prosperity for both present and future generations of farmers. Through research, innovation, and empowering local farmers, we aim to establish a sustainable agricultural model for ongoing development.

Role Overview: As the Commercial General Manager for Post Harvest to Sales, you will be instrumental in overseeing and optimizing the commercial aspects of our agricultural operations, focusing on the post-harvest phase through to sales and distribution. You will drive strategies to maximize the value chain, ensuring that our produce reaches markets efficiently and profitably while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Commercial Strategy Development: Develop and execute comprehensive commercial strategies aligned with the company's mission and objectives.
  2. Post-Harvest Management: Oversee and optimize post-harvest processes, ensuring efficient handling, storage, and packaging of agricultural produce.
  3. Sales and Distribution: Lead sales initiatives, identify market opportunities, and establish strong distribution networks domestically and internationally.
  4. Market Analysis: Conduct market research to identify trends, consumer preferences, and competitor activities to drive informed decision-making.
  5. Financial Management: Manage budgets, pricing strategies, and financial forecasting related to commercial operations.
  6. Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams (production, R&D, logistics) to ensure seamless integration of post-harvest activities with other departments.
  7. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with local and international regulations governing agricultural produce, packaging, and distribution.
  8. Team Leadership: Build and lead a high-performing commercial team, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Agriculture, or related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 20 years in a senior commercial role within the agriculture or agribusiness sector, with a proven track record of driving sales and optimizing post-harvest processes.
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership abilities with experience in managing and developing high-performing teams.
  • Analytical Mindset: Ability to analyse market trends, financial data, and operational metrics to make strategic decisions.
  • Strategic Thinker: Visionary thinking and the ability to translate strategies into actionable plans.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and maybe Arabic, with the ability to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to be at the forefront of transforming the areas agricultural landscape.
  • A dynamic and innovative work environment that encourages creativity and growth.
  • Competitive compensation package with opportunities for professional development and advancement.

If you are passionate about revolutionizing the agricultural sector and possess the skills and experience required for this role, we invite you to join us in our mission.

Application Process: Please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you believe you're the right fit for this role to [email protected]

 

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