Operations Director – West Africa

Position: Operations Director – West Africa

Location: Nigeria

Salary: Negotiable

Our client, is a global FMCG company and are market leaders in the development and innovative management of a variety of products & integrated supply chain services. The company has a reputable market position in developing high quality consumer and e-commerce management capabilities, and takes pride in ensuring optimized end-to-end supply chain and strategic logistics management to achieve maximized customer satisfaction.

They are currently on an active look out for a suitable candidate as an experienced Regional Supply Chain & Operations Director. He/she will be part of the Senior Management Committee and provides leadership in terms of ensuring optimized supply chain management, as well as optimal supplier and service provider management to ensure on-time distribution/delivery processes, including ensuring accurate fast-moving demand forecast activities in West Africa.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this position will be focusing on the below:

  • Lead key strategic end to end Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing and Logistics work-stream activities to optimally support rapid business expansion in West Africa and beyond
  • Spearhead optimization in overall logistics and warehousing workflow; including that of controlling relevant logistics spend as well as cold chain management
  • Introduce a sound framework to ensure accuracy in regional Demand Forecast Management and Supply Network Optimization processes
  • Strategically translate high-volume online orders into confirmed sales by means of improving existing order management workflow, to achieve maximum fulfilment in ensuring on time last mile delivery


  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 10 – 15 years of relevant experience in end-to-end Supply Chain and Logistics Management role in a complex Retail Distribution Management environment
  • Acquired strategic experiences in managing and optimizing capabilities of a very lean team
  • Proven track record in Supply Chain Planning skills, with acquired solution-oriented mind set to deal with complex range of food products and cold chain management
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to relay and/or drive process improvements to important senior stakeholders
  • Good change management skills to identify and streamline existing operational processes in line with business growth and joint ventures
  • Good understanding of SAP and equivalent ERP system is highly preferred

If you are qualified, please send CV in WORD FORMAT to cv@fmcgsearch.com with subject as Operations Directior’ and you will be contacted shortly after.

Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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