The position involves management of total business and is responsible to profitably build seed production and processing capacity in line with agreed targets. As General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible to oversee seed production and related issues, for finance functions (budget & costing management), developing and implementing business processes, preparation of financial and performance reports, staff management and overall administration functions of the company.The General Manager will be responsible to manage a team of field-based staff that contract seed production with growers in a number of areas around Myanmar. In addition, he/she will also manage the efficient operation of a seed processing plant, most likely based in upper Myanmar. The incumbent will ideally have previous primary production experience in senior management roles and will be responsible to: • Develop a company structure that supports the targets of the company.• Responsible for managing the overall business practices, policies, and procedures to ensure the achievement of business goals and objectives. • P&L responsibility• Develop clear staff objectives and KPI’s in line with business goals• Build team spirit and drive improvement in all business departments. • Analyze and interpret financial schedules and reports for senior management.• Manages and optimizes efficient seed production and processing to ensure costs are maintained to acceptable levels • The General Manager will need to liaise with multiple partners including farmers, government departments, large corporate farms and external stakeholders. In addition, the General Manager may be called upon to represent the company at national and international meetings.• Monitor, review and improve the operational process and internal control systems. • Manages and overseas potential risks, including monitoring of internal controls.
The company is seeking a highly qualified candidate with strong commercial experience in senior management. The candidate needs to show proven experience in small to mid-sized company management and must also have:• Minimum of 10 years’ experience as General Manager; preference given to proven experience with primary production.• Proven success in operation and financial• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance, Business management. Knowledge of agriculture will be an advantage.• Strong knowledge of business process flow.• Strong analytical, decision making, and problem-solving skills. As General Manager, he/she will need to accurately analyze the entire production chain to identify inefficiencies and issues that ma impact the performance of the company.• Strong leadership and communication skills; The applicant must have a strong command of both written & spoken English.• Computer literate• Mature, with self-initiative and integrity. • Based in Yangon, with travel to country areas as requiredLEADERSHIPMotivated staff with clearly defined roles and responsibilities, developed within a collaborative team environment are key to the success of the company and the General Manager will be tasked to develop such a working atmosphere. He she will: • Sets ambitious strategic goals in line with company objectives as set by the board.• Drives Results• Communicates inspirationally• Steps beyond comfort zones• Fosters a culture of creativity and innovation – liberates potential of staff.• Manages performance to high standards• Develops self and others, manages staff KPI’s• Recognizes and celebrates success
Attractive salary & bonus
Team consists for Expats & locals.
- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques
Myanma Awba is the leading Myanmar-owned group of companies focused on agriculture.We leverage the world's best agricultural technologies and services to develop the most suitable solutions for growers to produce more, safer and better quality food.We believe that realizing the untapped potential of Myanmar agriculture can transform rural communities and accelerate economic and social improvement across the country.The group is a broad-scale agribusiness player active across the agriculture value-chain with upstream and downstream assets and trading capabilities. We have particular focus on crop protection and nutrition, high quality seeds, micro-finance, digital tools, modern-farming methods, manufacturing and logistics. We also work in partnership with a number of globally-respected organizations and welcome further collaboration opportunities across the private, government or NGO sectors.Specialties: Agriculture, Crop Protection, Fertilizer, Manufacturing, Micro finance, Value chain, Seeds, Distribution