General Manager

 

For one of our cutting production companies in East Africa, we are looking for a:

GENERAL MANAGER

All our cutting production locations are run mainly by managers for whom socially responsible business practices are a priority. The fresh cuttings are transported to the Netherlands by plane or find their way directly to our clients all over the world. The cuttings meet strict phytosanitary requirements and they are subjected to strict quality checks at a number of points during the production process. They are checked, among other things, for uniformity, vigour, diseases and pests.


The job:

In this job, you have ultimate responsibility for all the activities of one of our production companies in Eastern Africa. The General Manager is in charge of the general management of the farm.

The very broad range of duties includes:

  • Organisational and financial matters
  • Heading the Management Team
  • Controlling processes
  • Maintaining contacts with the government, service providers and associations


What will be expected from you?

You have completed a degree programme at higher professional level (Dutch hbo) or university level (Dutch wo) or have an equivalent level gained through experience, preferably in Management Science or Business Studies. You have several years of work experience in Africa in a relevant job. You have a practical/pragmatic outlook and a good command of spoken and written Dutch and English. Moreover, you are prepared to move to Africa for a period of at least three years. You naturally have good social skills, you dare to take decisions and you are the connecting factor.


What can we offer you?

We offer you a versatile, challenging and independent job. The organisation is a dynamic company that pays a good salary and also offers excellent employee benefits. There is a pleasant, informal working atmosphere with enthusiastic and motivated colleagues.


Are you interested?

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Arend Hertsenberg, Operations Abroad Manager, or Michelle Dukker, HR officer, tel. +31 (0)174-526200.

To apply directly, send your letter of application and CV by email to



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