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Location: Kaduna
Salary: 75_100k

Direct Reporting Line: Manager, Procurement Services, Lagos
Job Purpose:

To oversee Jeeptrade International NG Commodity Risk Management & Quality Control.
Key Relationships (Internal and External)

Designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the Organisation, which includes an analysis of the financial impact on the company when risks occur

Performing a risk assessment: Analysing current risks and identifying potential risks that are affecting the Company

Performing a risk evaluation: Evaluating the company’s previous handling of risks, and comparing potential risks with criteria set out by the company such as costs and legal requirements

Establishing the level of risk the company are willing to take

Preparing risk management and insurance budgets

Risk reporting tailored to the relevant audience. (Educating the board of directors about the most significant risks to the business; ensuring business heads understand the risks that might affect their departments; ensuring individuals understand their own accountability for individual risks)

Explaining the external risk posed by corporate governance to stakeholders

Creating business continuity plans to limit risks

Implementing health and safety measures, and purchasing insurance

Conducting policy and compliance audits, which will include liaising with internal and external auditors

Maintaining records of insurance policies and claims

Reviewing any new major contracts or internal business proposals

Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company
Quality Control

• Plan, organize, direct and control activities of the Unit;

Oversee the quality control and assurance process of commodities across all procurement points and with all procurement agents

Develop, regularly review the implementation of relevant operational policies, systems and quality operating procedures of the procurement process;

Update Quality standards and specification for commodities;

Support, monitor and control the grain quality inspection and certification process;

Develop new commodity standards and specifications;

Work with stakeholders on quality assurance and improvement initiatives on commodities;

Perform internal quality assurance audits that are compliant with the consistency and validity of issued grades, procedures and protocols that enable to increase efficiency and effectiveness;

Collaborate with other divisions and units to ensure customer satisfaction;

Cooperate and participate to ensure ongoing compliance with local, national and international quality standards and procedures;

Ensure report on quality operations is timely compiled and submitted to the Manager;

Identify relevant commodity Quality assurance training needs and opportunities;

Deliver on-going-training to Jeeptrade Operations staff;

Ensure that grading equipment satisfy the set minimum standard as per the Quality Operations Manual;

Conduct on-site review of grading activity at each facility;

Design and periodically updates the Unit’s manual.

Direct, lead, guide, support, orient, mentor, assign responsibilities and control staff responsible to him/her to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained to meet all Unit targets and that they carry out their responsibilities to the required standards;

Ensure that periodic performance reports are prepared and submitted to the Manager;

Implement audit recommendations related to the Unit’s activities

Have knowledge of national and international risk management, standards and specification on agricultural commodities;

Knowledge and ability to create and review technical documentation, including test procedures and design documents;

Completed special training and knowledge on commodity risk management, quality control & inspection;

Knowledge of agricultural commodity risk management, quality management system, standards, and specification;

Strong knowledge of risk/quality management system.
Required skill

Excellent leadership, planning, time management & prioritizing organization and decision making skills;

Ability to motivate staff and build teams;

Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills; Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs

Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word

Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues

Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem

Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers

Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties

Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability

Ability to take initiative.

Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work

Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace

Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
Skills & Abilities
• Fluency in English and Hausa language.

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