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Olam Food Ingredients is an esteemed global player in the realm of food and beverage ingredients. Driven by innovation, we stay at the forefront of consumer trends to offer food and beverage manufacturers delightful products and ingredients. We are committed to making a positive impact on both people and the planet, all while bringing joy to consumers.

1). Sales Manager – (B2B) Dairy at OFI (Olam Food Ingredients)

Location: Lagos


  • Market mapping of the B2B segment
  • Identifying key players and markets. Defining the addressable space for ofi in this segment
  • Set up a sales network to effectively address customer needs in the B2B segment
  • Establish productive and professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts
  • Negotiate and close agreements with big distributors.
  • Monitor and analyse performance metrics and suggest improvements
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales forecasts. Forecasting and analysis of business/market trends
  • Undertake research activities and liaise with product development team to identify new product opportunities
  • Provide timely and effective solutions aligned with clients’ needs.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field (preferably in the FMCG Industry)
  • Proven track record of success in B2B sales, preferably in a managerial capacity.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry, market trends, and customer needs.
  • Ability to develop and execute effective sales strategies.
  • Proficiency in sales techniques, including prospecting, lead generation, and negotiation.
  • Experience in managing key accounts and building long-term client relationships.
  • Analytical skills to assess sales data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of financials.
  • Adaptability to changing market conditions and willingness to learn new sales methodologies.



2). Manager – Backward Integration Programme (Dairy)

Location: Kano


  • 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.

Deadline: Jun 20, 2023

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