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Vacancy Announcement – Ahadu PLC

Vacancy Announcement – Ahadu PLC

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We’re searching for a Chief Human Resource officer (CHRO) who has strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business with a creative point of view. The CHRO will lead our team of high-performing professionals to be efficient, productive, and effective. AHADU PLC was established in 1992 by two professional business persons with the aim to spur rapid industrial growth, establish and develop modern Mechanized farms, distribute industrial and commodity products, establish a health and grain & pulses export business, invest in real estate.

Ahadu PLC would like to invite competent and interested candidates for the following position.

Position 1: Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Purpose of the Job:

To support the successful implementation of Ahadu’s strategy by designing and implementing effective talent acquisition, development, motivation and retention strategies and programs.  S/He shall also ensure and comply a performance management system and motivational schemes. The position is also responsible for supporting smooth and effective business operations by driving efficient and effective general support, shared service and administrative operations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define and cascade the HR vision, strategy and priorities aligned with the strategy of the Company.
  • Mobilize, assign and reallocate resources to accomplish human resources strategies as required.
  • Develop and implement or approve human resources and administration related policies and procedures that ensure consistency, transparency, clear demarcation of duties and responsibilities.
  • Articulate and prioritize Company wide and business unit specific HR roadmaps, projects and initiatives.
  • Define and implement HR operating model that is most impactful to meet the Company’s business goals.
  • Conduct forecasting and scenario planning to understand the current and future development requirements of Ahadu and plan human resources programmed accordingly.
  • Monitor the alignment of the organizational structure of Ahadu and individual units under Ahadu with the strategic and operational requirements and initiate appropriate organizational development programs to ensure alignment, increased effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Support Ahadu with large scale change to assure the strategic integration of new organizational structures (can include acquisitions, mergers or reorganizations) and coordinate organizational change and development programs designed to improve people and organization practices at Ahadu.
  • Lead the development and management of an organizational culture conducive to productivity, employee engagement and retention.
  • Develop overarching Talent Management Strategy and Framework aligned with business objectives, using all available levers including employee value proposition (EVP) and employer brand.
  • Lead the development and implementation of key talent management and development programs including succession planning, career development, learning and development, leadership development, workforce planning, sourcing, performance management, and total rewards.
  • Lead the design and implementation of systematic processes to job design, job analysis, preparation of job descriptions and specifications, and to assess job content, evaluate job sizes, and match jobs relative to market benchmarks (job evaluation).
  • Establish close relationship with employment agencies, universities, professional societies and other pertinent bodies to recruit managers and professionals and to maintain a pool of potential candidates to fill vacant posts in the future.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process in such a way that the right people with the right attitude, qualification and skill are employed.
  • Participate in recruitment and selection decisions in relation to appointment of Directors, Managers and Heads.
  • Institutionalize induction and orientation programs for new staff.
  • Lead the design and execution of competitive and effective rewards programs covering reward and recognition philosophy, executive reward, employee reward and benefits policies and procedures to encourage employee behavior towards the achievement of organizational goals.
  • Develop and implement appropriate plan to enhance the maturity of the employee performance management process through regular review and improvement of the process.
  • Monitor that performance planning, review and coaching for staff at all levels are conducted according to Ahmadu’s employee performance management timelines, policies and guidelines.
  • Lead the design and implementation of effective variable pay/incentive programs as well as financial and non-financial recognition programs that are aligned with the business requirements and talent strategy of Ahadu to drive enhanced business performance.
  • Define policy, strategy and processes for learning and development of employees and leaders.
  • Lead the assessment of learning and development needs of employees and executives, and the design and implementation of appropriate learning and development programs.
  • Establish and maintain effective employee relations program and employee grievance handling mechanisms.
  • Monitor the proper implementation of the Company’s employee welfare programs and ensure their compliance with legal requirements as well as their effectiveness in effecting the required level of employee health and safety.
  • Develop and maintain key metrics and success measures, monitor results, identify and mitigate talent and workforce-related risks.
  • Advice senior management of the Company on talent, workforce and workplace issues
  • Initiate the development and updating of standardized Human Resources Administration formats.
  • Participate in the acquisition, maintenance, upgrading and functionality of human resource information system.
  • Oversee the utilization of HR information system and ensure that all relevant HR processes are documented and automated while reviewing the data inputted into the HRIS to ensure accuracy and timely input.
  • Closely follow up that salaries and benefits are managed in line with Company policies and procedures, and ensure that staff compensation and benefits is accurate and commensurate with government legislation, equitable and competitive relative to external labor market rates.
  • Administer employee insurance programs to ensure that staff and their families are compensated in cases of injury or death.
  • Oversee the efficient and effective delivery of general services including security, cleaning, utility, general maintenance, flow of postal messages and correspondences to ensure smooth business operations.

Generic Duties of the Position:

  • Develop Departmental strategic plan and objectives and lead in their implementation.
  • Prepare Departmental work plans and monitor their execution.
  • Identify human resources requirements of the Department and develop plan for meeting the requirements and develop future leaders for key future HR positions.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the Department and lead in their implementation and continuous review.
  • Lead, motivate, inspire, develop and manage the HR organization.
  • Develop, approve and monitor HR budgets.
  • Review, approve and submit Departmental reports to relevant organs.
  • Coach and mentor employees within the Department towards effective career development.
  • Evaluate the periodic performance of his/her subordinates.
  • Manage disciplinary concerns of the Department staff.
  • Represent Ahadu in external relationships related with the Department.
  • Take part in the Ahadu’s decision making process by forming part of different committees.
  • Business Unit: Corporate Office
  • Department: Human Resources (HR)
  • Division: N/A
  • Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Direct reports: Manager – Talent Management and Organizational Development, Manager Learning and Development, Manager – Performance and Reward Management, Head – General Service, Manager – Technical, Head – Security
  • Human Resources Business Partner

Job Requirements

Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Management, Business Administration, Public
  • Administration or related field with eight (8) years of experience of which three (3) years should be at managerial level OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Management, Business Administration or
  • Related field with ten (10) years of experience of which four (4) should be at managerial level.
  • Experience in the consumer business industry is desirable.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for the above position, please reach out with a short resume to www.ethiojobs.net

Position 2: Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Key responsibilities of a CFO:

  • Financial Planning and Analysis: Developing and executing the company’s financial strategy, forecasting financial results, and analyzing financial data to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Overseeing the annual budgeting process and the development of financial forecasts to ensure the company operates within its financial means and can achieve its strategic objectives. [Document title] Vacancy Announcement Chief Finance Officer (CFO)
  • Financial Reporting and Communication: Preparing accurate and timely financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, and presenting the financial results to stakeholders, including the CEO, board of directors, and investors.
  • Internal Controls: Establishing and implementing internal controls to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the company’s financial data and safeguard against financial fraud and errors
  • Risk Management: Identifying and managing financial risks, including market, credit, and operational risks, to ensure the company can effectively navigate financial challenges and achieve long-term success
  • Cash Flow Management: Managing the company’s cash flow, including monitoring cash inflows and outflows, maintaining adequate cash reserves, and ensuring the company can meet its financial obligations
  • Capital Management: Overseeing the company’s capital structure and making investment decisions to optimize financial returns and support strategic objectives
  • Compliance and Regulatory: Ensuring the company comply with all financial regulations and standards, including tax filings, financial reporting requirements, and auditing
  • Leadership and Management: Leading and managing the finance team, setting financial goals, and providing strategic financial guidance to the CEO and senior management
  • Strategic Planning: Contributing to the development of the company’s long-term strategy, including providing financial insights and identifying potential risks and opportunities.
  • Finance Department (Corporate)

Business Unit: Corporate Office

Department: Finance

Division: N/A

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Direct reports: Manager – Finance, Manager – Cost & Budget Finance Manager

Job Requirements

Required skills for a CFO

Risk assessment skills, Strategic collaborator, Analytical ability, Leadership, Emotional intelligence, Business intelligence, Communication, Technical experience, Problem-solving

Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Financial Management, Business Administration or related field with eight (8) years of experience of which two (2) years should be at managerial level OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Financial Management, Business Administration or related field with ten (10) years of experience of which four (4) years should be at managerial level.
  • Full professional qualification is desirable.
  • Specialist experience in the consumer business industry is desirable such as [Document title] Vacancy Announcement Chief Finance Officer (CFO)
  • Professional Certification: Obtaining professional certifications, such as Certified Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, or Certified Management Accountant, can enhance a candidate’s credentials and demonstrate their expertise in financial management and analysis
  • Relevant Work Experience: CFO roles often require significant work experience in finance and accounting, with many organizations favoring candidates with a minimum of 10-15 years of progressive experience in finance leadership roles
  • Industry Knowledge: A deep understanding of the industry in which the company operates is often required.
  • Leadership and Management Skills: CFOs need strong leadership and management skills to effectively lead the finance team, collaborate with other departments, and provide strategic financial guidance to senior executives and the board of directors
  • Strategic Thinking and Business Acumen: CFOs must possess strong strategic thinking skills and business acumen to contribute to the company’s long-term planning, make data-driven financial decisions, and identify opportunities for growth and profitability
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Effective communication and interpersonal skills are crucial for CFOs, as they often interact with various internal and external stakeholders, including executives, board members, investors, regulators, and auditors
  • Ethical Conduct: CFOs must operate with the highest ethical standards and adhere to financial regulations and reporting requirements. Compensation:
  • Compensation will be based upon experience and skills. The Company offers a bonus incentive, a unique work culture that strongly encourages a healthy life-work balance, and an opportunity to work with talented teams.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for the above position, please reach out with a short resume to www.ethiojobs.net

Position 3: Chief Operation Officer

Brief Description of Duties:

  • To drive efficient and profitable operation of Business Units by designing and implementing effective operations management plan, directing the design and implementation of the Company’s business strategy as well as business performance improvement program.
  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures that will guide the Export, Import, Logistics and other operations of the company efficiently.
  • Lead and oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Export, Import/Procurement, Supply Chain, Gore Farm and Tea Business.)
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate all inventory, logistics, and warehousing activities to ensure effective and efficient operation/production and on time delivery of products
  • Track market trends to gain customer and marketplace trends and insights, identify growth opportunities, and develop business development recommendations.
  • Consult with Managers of Business Units on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
  • Define short and long-term operational goals/objectives, and corresponding operational programs and initiatives, and coordinate the preparation of annual budget of business units.

Job Requirements

Requirements and skills:

  • BSc/BA and in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a mandatory
  • 10+ years of experience in Operation management
  • Demonstrable experience in Import/ Export trade leadership
  • Proven experience corporate supply chain management
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

Deadline: March 31, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can submit your CV along with your application letter together with your scanned educational and experience credentials through the link

Pre Formality (google.com).

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