Upfield is a worldwide chief in plant-based diet with a fantastic historical past and a portfolio of iconic manufacturers that people have used and trusted for generations. This contains Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.

We are a worldwide meals firm with 6 enterprise items working in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us quick, agile, entrepreneurial, value acutely aware and accountable for our merchandise – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner desk.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Finance Project Regional Deployment Lead, West & East Africa

Location: Nigeria/Ghana
Fixed Term Contract: 7 Months
Reports to: Global Deployment Lead (dotted line into the native CFO)

Want to make an influence the place it issues?

  • At Upfield our objective is evident: we make people more healthy and happier with nutritious and scrumptious, pure, plant-based merchandise which can be good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.
  • We are the biggest plant-based firm on the planet, and we consider in doing what’s proper for our people, our prospects and the planet.
  • We’ve bought iconic manufacturers like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all around the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted class chief since 1871 and but we really feel like we’re solely simply getting began.
  • Performance, Passion and Care outline who we’re as an organization, how we work daily, and the duty we really feel towards our Associates, our shoppers, our enterprise companions and our world.
  • We have large ambitions to develop this enterprise and we wish to entice the best people – people who love what they do, thrive on duty and are wanting for limitless profession defining alternatives.
  • You’ll need to take pleasure in working in a fast-paced setting and it’ll take laborious work and willpower; we provides you with the possession you’ll want to make an influence.
  • You’ll need to ship on the commitments you make. And we’ll provide the freedom and suppleness to do your job and construct your individual profession.
  • If you wish to make an influence the place it issues apply now!

Your Role

  • Upfield is within the means of constructing a world-class enterprise that’s data-driven and customer-centric.
  • This mission will contain a whole lot of transformation in each side of Upfield’s enterprise operations together with the expertise methods we use and that is the place you are available in.
  • The Regional Deployment Lead shall be accountable for the profitable Deployment of the mission to their Region/Country.
  • Working alongside the In-Country Deployment Leads, they are going to be accountable for partaking the Functional Leadership inside the areas to allow decision making, useful resource allocation and exercise execution for total success.

Your major Responsibility shall be to:

  • Provide management and expertise to full deployment crew in area
  • Filter’ questions / points going into central crew to assist nation /cluster leads
  • Definition, possession and upkeep of the Regional Plan, RAID log, resourcing and budgets
  • Establish and preserve common
  • Programme conferences together with managing Regional readiness and adherence to the stage gate course of
  • Manage the dependencies between the Global Template Design & Build crew and the Country deployment groups
  • Support the Country Deployment Leads to ship the deployment by way of in-country cross practical enterprise and IT deployment groups
  • Manage optimum allocation of deployment specialists throughout area
  • Liaise with the Global Template crew, to determine and resolve native points
  • Shadow earlier deployment to construct experience in processes and deployment
  • Support the central crew in communications with nations/clusters
  • Manage dangers and points and escalate to Regional Deployment lead as acceptable
  • Overall accountable for profitable Finance deployment in nation / cluster
  • Ensure sturdy plans in place and observe progress vs plan
  • Manage the deployment of the built-in Global Template for Upfield incorporating new processes, methods, information & reporting throughout a single geographic area (East & West Africa)
  • Support the In-Country Leads to execute their function, offering teaching and steering.
  • Ensure a typical strategy is taken by all nation / cluster leads and methodologies / studying are leveraged throughout the area.

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  • Experience managing Global Deployments of large-scale ERP methods / Global enterprise templates.
  • Experienced Financial Controller with three years minimal on a Financial Controller function
  • Experience in managing dynamic, quick paced Global Projects/Programmes
  • Great Leaderships expertise with capability to handle a various crew successfully.
  • FMCG sector expertise is preferable.

How to Apply

Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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