16 Jul '18
Agri System Operations Specialist

Agricultural, KwaZulu Natal Pietermaritzburg

Market related -

DUR000550 – AGRI SUPPLY CHAIN SYSTEMS EXPERT (KZN - Peitermaritzburg)

Purpose of the Job:

The successful candidate will be responsible for general support of logistics projects i.e. handling, analysing & visualisation of data to maximise operational efficiencies in bulk supply chain sector as well as technically support, provide problem solutions for info system applications & train users how to utilize systems.

 Required Qualifications

  1. Qualification – degree/diploma in appropriate field e.g. AgEcos, AgMan etc. - ESSENTIAL

 Technical Competencies & Experience:

  1. Software & System Operation
  2. Data Gathering & Business Analysing
  3. Change management skills – (LEAN & Six Sigma – advantageous)
  4. Financial skills - advantageous
  5. Key stakeholder influence throughout value chain & suppliers
  6. Computer literacy – MS Office & databases & other business intelligence/ reporting systems
  7. Systems Engineering – understanding - ESSENTIAL
  8. Experience: 1-2 yrs’ in supply chain, financial, agricultural, analytical/logistics sector-ESSENTIAL
  9. Business Expertise: Demonstrated knowledge of agriculture, supply chain, logistics practices, IT/finance & data – ESSENTIAL
  10. VALID PASSPORT & OWN RELIABLE VEHICLE - ESSENTIAL

Behavioural Competencies:

  1. Energetic, enthusiastic & takes initiative 
  2. Interpreting of info
  3. Working collaboratively
  4. Planning & organising
  5. Openness to new ideas  
  6. Conflict management
  7. Strong communication skills- English
  8. Ability to work independently
  9. Attention to detail
  10. Self-motivated with drive to meet standards
  11. Possibly required complete site work for short periods in nearby African countries e.g. Swaziland, Mozambique etc.  

Remuneration:

Competitive, market-related but dependent upon skills and experience.

IMPORTANT - If you feel you meet the above criteria, contact jobs@hcrecruit.co.za with:

a)       An email motivating how you meet the criteria specified above.

b)      Your CV attached to your email

Only candidates responding in the above manner will be considered

Ad Visible Until: 15 August 2018
Ref: DUR000550/BH

Vacancy Type: Permanent