Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

 Employment Nigeria 20-Apr-2021 ₦Not Available LAGOS , KANO , NIGERIA , Banking and Finance   Managerial   Business Development   Technical  


Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has been a part of the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad. Our global vision is to be a leading foods company in Africa providing high quality and affordable products in the most convenient ways to consumers through world class brands like Golden Penny Flour, Golden Penny Semovita, Goldenvita, Golden Pasta and Golden Noodles. The Company's flagship brand, Golden Penny, remains one of the best known and the preferred brands amongst bakers, confectioneries and consumers in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Tax Manager - Finance

Location: Apapa, Lagos

The Job

  • Review and reconcile general ledger entries for tax implications; provide corrective and improvement measures accordingly.
  • Ensure compliance, timely filing and remittance of all taxes and levies (such as Expatriate PAYE, VAT, WHT, CIT, ET, business premises levy, development levy, etc.) within government time frame.
  • Manage relationship with tax authorities and consultants and supervise all tax audits.
  • Provide comprehensive report on every tax audit exercise and give regular status update on tax cases, remittances, levies, fees, payments to agents and consultants.
  • Provide innovative tax management, planning, and tax-savings strategies, backed with statistical data and/or analysis.
  • Be abreast with all tax regulations and new promulgation / enactments and advise finance management accordingly.
  • Provide advisory support to Food Division and Business Units on tax matters as may be required.
  • Apply a holistic approach to determine impact to various taxes and ensure that tax position is optimized.
  • Review contracts for commercial and regulatory compliance and efficiency.
  • Ensure all tax queries and correspondences are responded to, and appropriate steps are taken to avoid penalties due to non-compliance.

Qualification

  • First degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Professional Certification is required e.g, ICAN, ACCA

Experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years cognate experience in a similar role.
  • Consulting or FMCG background from a multinational is an added advantage

The Person Must:

  • Be proactive and have excellent organizational skills.
  • Have problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Be comfortable with at least 50% travel on the job

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


 

Job Title: Technical Manager

Location: Kano

About the Job

  • Lead, organize and control all engineering activities to ensure compliance with legislation, professional, ethical and HSE standards.
  • Implement systems and process optimization systems in accordance with the operating plan.
  • Plan, prepare and present CAPEX and maintenance budget, Including Business cases.
  • Maintain budget expenditure on all Mechanical, Electrical and Energy cost centers.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance software (CMS) and ERP systems.
  • Develop then coordinate performance plans as well as establish objectives in line with NNFM target and budgets.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor the procurement of all spares, consumables and services related to the departments.
  • Manage mechanical workshop and power plant activities to ensure cost-effective operation.
  • Mentor teammates with focus on clear establishment of plans, goals, and deliverables. Knowledge of employee performance management systems.
  • Oversee the installation and overhauling of Equipment, cost effectively.
  • Ensure mills run at optimum efficiency levels by managing downtime.
  • Responsible for Mechanical, Electrical and Power Generation systems.
  • Drive compliance with HSE policy of FMN/NNFM and report on plant utilization and efficiencies.
  • Continuous improvement of plant efficiencies and best practices.

Job Requirements

  • Highly organized and analytical.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suites.
  • Proficient in Hausa and other Nigerian languages are advantageous.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to foster a collaborative manufacturing effort.
  • Foster a professional, respectful, and welcoming work environment, while maintaining high personal and operational excellence.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to achieve success in situations with high degrees of variation and complexity.
  • Innovative with a strong desire to execute.
  • Knowledge of maize, wheat and sorghum Milling is advantageous.
  • Diplomatic and cooperative to positively influence outcome.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from recognized institution.
  • A master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Exceptional project and system management skills. (PMI Accreditation advantageous)
  • Minimum of 7 years similar experience from a FMCG manufacturing environment, 5 Years in a management capacity.
  • COREN Membership

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


 

Job Title: Cost Management Specialist

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Ful Time

The Job

  • Work with relevant stakeholders and a small team to aggressively and sustainably drive cost reduction and efficiency improvement initiatives across the FMN group.  She/he will play an instrumental role in various change management programs and, in general, act as an agent of change always with a focus on cost reduction/productivity improvement.
  • Provide deep and actionable insights into the current cost base/structure supported by clear and accurate analytics and metrics.  Helps line managers understand and act upon such metrics.
  • Conceive, advocate and drive short-, medium-, and long-term cost optimization initiatives by introducing rolling annual and 5-year programs
  • Coordinate and proactively monitor all cost optimization projects by utilizing easy-to-understand, actionable, reports and dashboards.
  • Facilitate adoption of cost avoidance strategies and best practices by providing toolkits and guidance to cost reduction and efficiency improvement.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve productivity/efficiency, and advocate the same to relevant stakeholders.
  • Foster a continuous improvement and cost avoidance culture across all FMN business(es).

The Person Must:

  • Ensure percentage variance of actual direct and indirect cost to the budget.
  • Ensure percent of cost optimization projects completed on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Must have data accuracy.

Qualifications

  • First Degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
  • A Master's Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Professional qualifications such as ICAN or ACCA or CFA are a plus advanced finance competency and numeracy are expected. Mastery of software applications such MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc is essential. Some familiarity with ERPs would be a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


 

Job Title: Head, Business Process Improvement

Location: Nigeria

The Job

  • The Head of business process improvement (BPI) will work closely with the relevant stakeholders and a small team to catalyze continuous improvement by helping BU line management to identify and capture opportunities for efficiency (and effectiveness) gains across the group.
  • Apply process reengineering and continuous improvement methodologies and principles in a structured, actionable, and measurable way.
  • Reinforce a winning culture of excellence by championing process improvement projects and initiatives
  • support various change management programs and, in general, acts as an agent of change.
  • Interact with all levels of management to understand deeply and document existing processes, analyze data, and recommend enhanced (or entirely new) business processes in line with best practices.
  • Maintain electronic inventory of business processes and coordinate updates to the inventory.
  • Actively seek and identify opportunities to improve work processes, enhance the quality of service and productivity, and advocate convincingly such opportunities to the process owners and senior management.
  • Develop and monitor scorecards and/or trackers to measure the success of process improvement initiatives
  • Support the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve best practices in all areas of operations.
  • Stay abreast of leading practices for business process documentation and execution
  • Champion process improvement methodologies.
  • Foster a process-based (but still entrepreneurial) culture via communication, performance management and measurement, knowledge management, and people development.
  • Partner with functional heads and BU leaders to share continuous improvement best practices.
  • Coach functional teams on best process improvement practices, drive behavior change, and change adoption.

Qualification

  • First degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
  • A master’s degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus.

 Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm.

The person must:

  • Ensure better planning and forecasting capabilities because of lean and automated processes.
  • Ensure internal & external SLAs (gold standard) for all major processes.  
  • Ensure savings or other productivity gains because of process improvement and/or other initiatives.
  • Ensure cost savings and cost avoidance.
  • Ensure the improved level of stakeholders’ alignment.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


 

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Nigeria

The Job

  • The Project Manager in the PMO office will work closely with relevant stakeholders and a small team to partner with one or more business units to facilitate the implementation and smooth running of an effective and lean project management framework in such a Business unit.
  • Provide governance, oversight, and support to projects managed by various business units
  • May assume full responsibility to manage certain projects that are not directly managed by business units
  • Support various change management programmes and, in general, act as an agent of change
  • Support project/programme planning, execution, and tracking of FMN’s portfolio.
  • Coach and train BU project owners/managers on best practices and project management methodologies (e.g.: cost management, tracking, etc).
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and project charter, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Help Business units project managers to better coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure flawless execution of assigned projects.
  • Apply a system to monitor, track progress, manage changes to the project scope, schedule and cost.
  • Measure and report project performance and escalate proactively to management and/or project owners as needed.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and database (digitally)
  • Support and facilitate the adoption of breakthrough business practices and technologies such as Continuous Improvement, Process Automation, AI, Service Delivery Excellence, etc to boost productivity and competitiveness.
  • Coach and mentor project managers at the Business unit level on lean and efficient project management methodologies and practices; provide the necessary toolkits, and recommend training.
  • Participate actively in and is instrumental to the development of FMN’s strategy with regards to project pipeline development, evaluation and selection, and prioritization.

Qualifications

  • First degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
  • A master’s degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus
  • Advanced finance competency and numeracy are expected. Some understanding of basic accounting would be a plus.
  • Some familiarity with ERPs would be a plus.
  • Project management qualifications would be a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm and contininious improvement of the project. 

The Person Must:

  • Ensure percent deviation in projects approved outside the FMN project management framework.
  • Ensure the percentage of a completed project.
  • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on time.
  • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on budget.
  • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on specs.
  • Process approving, monitoring, and reporting standardization in a business impactful fashion.
  • Rolling training plans

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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