Managing Director (uganda), Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2024-05-20
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2131606869
Managing Director (uganda), Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified April 26, 2024


Your responsibilities The MD is responsible for the overall management of the two production sites in Uganda (almost 1000 employees).

He/she oversees both the cultivation technical and business economic results of both sites.

A permanent focus on quality, order fulfillment and productivity is essential in this (Quality, On Time, In Full).

The MD leads and works closely with the Management Team.

He/she is an inspiring people manager with natural superiority, who secures trust and high dedication among employees.

In consultation with the parent company in the Netherlands, the MD co-determines the multi-year policy plan.

Further focuspoints are: Ensuring a clear structure in business operations and making adjustments where necessary– Managing, motivating and coaching the Management Team and several department heads.– Develop and successfully implement improvement processes in the areas of planning, production and logistics.– Ensuring optimal execution and delivery of the extensive and complex breeding programs.– Maintain and further develop relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, unions, etc.

Taking care of the communication process between Uganda and NL– Supervising the budget results of the production locations in Uganda and in line with this setting up and monitoring KPIs.

You will report directly to the Manager International Operations in the Netherlands.

You are unique We are looking for a colleague who shares our passion for flowers and plants.

You have broad relevant experience in agri cultivation with at least 500fte in Uganda or in one of the surrounding countries, e.g.

as General Manager or Farm Manager.

We are looking for candidates who:– have a completed agricultural HBO or Master’s degree– have good knowledge of production and logistical processes– have a good command of the English language, both oral and written.

Dutch is an advantage.– are result-, action- and quality-oriented– combine decisiveness and conviction with pragmatism and analytical ability– excellent communicative and social skills Royal Van Zanten has a lot to offer We offer you a career and an opportunity to continue to develop yourself and your work.

Our strategy is to invest in the continuous development of our people, products, processes and overall quality.

We are ambitious and we hope you are too.

We offer a good salary, appropriate for this challenging position, good fringe benefits and – most importantly – a passionate team of colleagues who make working at Royal Van Zanten a pleasure every day.

We offer you the opportunity to work in an international working environment.

Our benefits package is generous, with vacation pay, a leasecar, a bonus scheme and also a supplementary pension, arrangements for working at home, 25½ vacation days per year, a bicycle plan, collective health insurance and more.

Are you excited? We would like to hear from you.

Please send your application to

For questions about the position, please contact Dik van Alphen, Manager International Operations, tel: +31 297 387000 Click here to apply with our form Name*E-mail*Phone*Motivation*Add your motivation Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Managing director (uganda)

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