Manager – Backward Integration Programme (Dairy) at Olam Food Ingredients (OFI)

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 Manager – Backward Integration Programme (Dairy)

Location: Kano
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Overview of the Position

  • ofi Dairy has a large backward integration setup in Northern Nigeria, through partnerships with local co-operative bodies.
  • We setup and run milk collection centers and associated cold-chain infrastructure that enables us to offtake fresh milk from Dairy farmers in the region, thereby helping them to realize better value for their product.
  • We also run various capacity building initiatives for our farmer-partners that aim to reduce the demand-supply gap for raw milk in Nigeria. We are looking for a resource that can help us manage and expand this setup.


  • Day-to-day operational management of the Milk Collection Centers (MCCs) and ensuring collection targets are met for each MCC.
  • Manage the cold chain distribution network.
  • Manage sales and customer relationships for raw milk collected.
  • Manage relationship with the local co-operative bodies and the farmers.
  • Liaisoning with various statutory bodies, regulators and government organizations involved in the value chain.
  • Design and implement various capacity building activities and sustainability programmers for the farmers.
  • Liaisoning with our media partners and effectively managing public relations.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dairy Science, Animal Science, Agriculture or a related discipline.
  • Strong understanding of the dairy industry, including knowledge of dairy farming practices, milk production processes, milk collection and transportation systems.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and quality standards.
  • Proficiency in supply chain management principles.
  • Strong project management skills, including resource allocation, budgeting, risk management, and stakeholder communication.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of Hausa/Fulani language is essential.

Application Deadline
25th September, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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