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Position:         Area Sales Manager (General Trade)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Location:        Lusaka, Chipata, Choma, Mongu

Reports to:     Regional Sales Manager

Salary       :     Competitive Salary + Very Attractive incentive

Job purpose
Reporting to the Area Sales manager, the ASM will accomplish business development activities by developing marketing opportunities and plans; implementing sales plans; managing staff members as well as distributors and key accounts in the General Trade, across Zambia
Key responsibilities
  1. Deliver primary and secondary sales target as per Annual Operating Plan in the assigned territory
  2. Timely Tracking & Monitoring performance of Channel partners and Sales team to identify deviation and plan accordingly for risk mitigation
  3. Add new accounts, retail partners for increasing numeric reach and weighted reach.
  4.  Credit Control, damage/Expiry Control for complete SKU and product range availability
  5. Planning and implementation of sales promotional activities in the territory in collaboration with Marketing team.
  6. Support the RSM in managing sales and marketing department personnel, and directly managing key customer accounts, across the general trade
  7. Planning and implementation of sales promotional activities in the territory in collaboration with Marketing team.
  8. Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships with executive decision makers in large accounts
  9. Weekly, Monthly achievement o sales target by each frontline field force
  10. Driving sales team efficiency through regular and effective training, mentoring and coaching of sales team
  11. Strategically device Route Plan, Beat Plan, Lines per call, action on no billing outlets and ensure Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities
  12. Reviewing visibility of product range at retail counters
  13. Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals
  14. Coordinates liaison between sales department, dispatch and/or production
  15. Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.
  16. Monitor customer accounts, and closely monitor receivables against agreed payment terms
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.    Minimum 10 years’ sales experience in Consumer Food Brands (FMCG)

2.    Full Time MBA in marketing

3.    Possessing OWN Car

4.    Strong analytical skills to derive trends/projections/forecasts from reports for planning and risk mitigation

5.    IT Skill: MS Excel, PPT, SFA

6.    Languages, not required but a plus (Gujurati, Nyanja, Bemba, Lunda, Lozi)

7.    Strong Communication & Diplomacy Skills

8.    Customer centric approach and strong relationship management for engagement of channel partners and customers

9.    Direct Distribution Execution

10.  Age: Shouldn’t be more than 35 Years

Solving Problems and Getting Results
  1. Accept responsibility for resolving a problem to its final conclusion
  2. Assist in the achievement and the on-going improvement of business results
  3. Show dissatisfaction with poor performance and drive processes to achieve business goals
  4. Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation changes
  5. Apply a systematic problem-solving approach to identify causes, explore alternatives and recommend the best course of action to resolve the problem now and into the future
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with “Area Sales Manager – General Trade” Application’ in the subject line.
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Position:         Direct to Retail (DTR) Supervisor

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Area Sales Manager

Compensation: Competitive Salary + Attractive Target based incentive

Job Purpose
DTR Supervisor will be responsible of a team of Area Sales Reps who are responsible for generating sales for General Trade. (S)he is expected to ensure that Sales Targets are met by his team members and they perform as per the key productivity metrics.
Key Responsibilities
  1. Lead a team of 12 Area Sales Reps, for achieving planned coverage for order capture in SFA, achieving sales targets and ensuring delivery of all such captured orders.
  2. He is expected to work the markets with each of his team members once fortnight, provide them “On The Job” training, for better productivity in the market
  3. Lead Gate Meetings every morning before releasing his team for market, set targets, discuss issues, provide inputs and motivate them all
  4. He/She would track all his team members during the day to ensure everyone is working for achieving the daily and weekly targets
  5. Review daily performance at the end of the day and submitting reports to the management.
  6. Plan out delivery schedule for the next day and assign responsibilities to his team, apart from ensuring that the vehicles are loaded.
  7. He/She is also expected to ensure all his team members are trained on the CRM and SFA application and they collect orders, collections on the app itself.

 

Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.    Must have a Valid Motorbike License – CLASS “A”

2.    Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba

3.    Strong Communications and Negotiation skills

4.    Personality: Self-motivated, Aggressive in Sales and Marketing activities

5.    At least 4-5 years’ experience of sales with any Food/FMCG organization with notable reference

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘DTR Supervisor” in the subject line.
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Position:         Electrical Forman (PDEF001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Operations Manager

Job purpose
The Industrial Electrician is required to assemble new equipment, installing wiring and other electrical devices in an industrial setting. This function includes bending conduits, running wire, and installing relays, outlets, switches, and other components, including electronic tests, handling terminals, contacts and/or circuit boards, and performing quality inspections. All work will be performed in accordance with applicable codes. The electrician works intensively with electrical drawings, schematics and electrical system wiring diagrams. This function collaborates very closely with all other functions in the factory, especially system engineers, allowing the job holder to gradually develop, and to broaden its operational experience.
Key responsibilities
1.     Assembling & fixing electrical panels, Circuit Breakers, Distribution Panel

2.     Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time

3.     Observe safety procedures and meet electrical codes

4.     Responsible for operating, changing over, setting, repairing, and improving on fillers; packaging equipment, combining equipment, and providing support for the workings of auxiliary equipment

5.     Maintain logs, and record labour, materials, and equipment used

6.     Must have expertise with PLC Controls

7.     Study wiring diagrams and manuals to determine correct installation

8.     Comprehension of fundamental electrical concepts and diagrams.

9.     Comprehension of fundamental product assembly concepts and drawings

10.  Comprehension of fundamental engineering concepts and drawings

11.  Proficient in the use of electrical installation tools

12.  Experience in the proper use of hand tools and small power tools

13.  Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances

14.  Rewinding & trouble shooting of electric motors

15.  Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

16.  Troubleshooting & maintaining all electrical faults

17.  Maintenance & repair of packaging machine, air compressors, FFS packing machines, drive etc.

18.  Maintenance and repair with records of generator, boiler, cooling tower, water softener etc.

19.  Liaise with Production Manager for Daily Production Planning, PMS (weekly & daily start up maintenance), Maintenance & repair schedule and troubleshooting of electrical faults

20.  Assist in installation of new production plant and projects in terms of electrical facilitation

21.  Ensures smooth operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques

22.  Do RCA for reduction on Electrical breakdown

23.  To reduce the power consumption per unit of production, by analysing the power losses, taking power saving initiatives & kaizen.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.   The candidate should have Diploma / ITI / Degree holder in Electrical Field.

2.   3 -5 years of progressively responsible experience in electrical field for a major company or division of a large corporation

3.   Proven Experience in Electrical, Production, Maintenance & Repair

4.   Industry experience in food manufacturing facility will be an advantage

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Electrical Foreman” in the subject line.
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Position:         Electrician

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Production Manager

Job purpose
Reporting to Utility Manager, the Supervisor plays a critical role in day-to-day operations of the entire production line. This includes the control of manpower, machine-man power utilization, maintaining hygiene on the shop floor, quality of production, sanitization and bulk loading and unloading of materials.
Key responsibilities
1.     Must have knowledge of Electrical control wiring

2.     Knowledge of general electrical maintenance

3.     To be fully responsible on the machine, attending breakdown, upgrading or modification

4.     Responsible to alert the Maintenance Leader, Executive or the Manager of any unusual occurrence and /or damage that have taken place or may occur.

5.     To learn and be competent to troubleshoot PLC systems, Drives,

6.     To be proactive, able to troubleshoot problems to prevent lose time or downtime.

7.     Repairs and maintains machinery such as motors, pumps, and fans.

8.     Do daily electrical maintenance and update the checklist.

9.     Repairs and maintain mechanical equipment, including heating and air conditioning. Diagnoses problems. Disassembles units, cleans, lubricates, repairs, and replaces parts.

10.  To ensure spare parts are available and to highlight to the spare parts technicians on the requirements.

11.  Strictly to follow 5S standards, GMP and to maintain housekeeping at line and workshop.

12.  Isolate, troubleshoot and repair electrical malfunctions using various test instruments.

13.  Maintain and repair the electrical components of heavy equipment; test electrical equipment for safety and efficiency.

14.  Plan the layout and wiring of new or remodeled installations.

15.  Inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, participate in the electrical maintenance and operations of a plant related to maintenance; clean, maintain and service tools and equipment used in the performance of duties

16.  Will apply the maintenance policy and procedure correctly.

17.  Will apply the correct quality and HSE standards.

18.  Maintain all tooling (inclusive pickups) under their control and good conditions

19.  Attend toolbox talks in cooperation with team.

20.  Will do shift work as and when required

21.  Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by manager from time to time.

22.  To ensure the production machines and equipment operate in smooth without major stoppage

23.  Knowledge in refrigeration maintenance will be an added advantage.

24.  To be hands on, to work as a team and to help other Maintenance on Facilities, Boilers or Chillers, compressor, as when as needed

25.  To ensure SOP are completed and to follow as what written in SOP.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
Experience:

  1. Minimum of 3 years, preferably in the FMCG beverage industry.
  2. Knowledge of beverage manufacturing processes in various packaging types (cold fill, hot fill, aseptic, blow moulding) including knowledge of food safety regulatory requirements (HACCP) and management quality system
  3. Knowledge of the principles of scheduled/ preventive maintenance in order to effectively communicate and accept change in a supply chain environment
  4. Education Level: Diploma in Electrical engineering from a recognized affiliated institute
  5. Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba
  6. Abilities: proven abilities of a quality supervisor background.
  7. Personality: Self-motivated, Completing tasks on Time.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com with “Electrician” in the subject line
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Position:         HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant and Catering) Area Sales Manager (SMHM001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     MT & Horeca- Sales Head

Job purpose
The Horeca (Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering) Area Sales Manager is responsible for overseeing and driving sales within the designated geographic area for the Horeca sector. This role involves developing and executing effective sales strategies to maximize revenue, build strong relationships with key clients, and ensure the successful promotion and distribution of products and services within the Horeca segment.
Key responsibilities
  1. Develop and implement a comprehensive sales strategy for the Horeca sector within the assigned area.
  2. Do cold calling and generate business
  3. This is independent business generate role
  4. Analyze market trends, competitor activities, and customer needs to identify new business opportunities.
  5. Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, including hotels, restaurants, and catering businesses.
  6. Understand client needs and provide customized solutions to enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  7. Achieve and exceed sales targets by effectively promoting products and services to Horeca clients.
  8. Collaborate with the marketing team to develop promotional materials and campaigns tailored to the Horeca sector.
  9. Work closely with the supply chain team to ensure a coordinated and cohesive approach to Horeca sales efforts.
  10. Provide guidance and support to sales representatives to enhance their effectiveness in the Horeca segment.
  11. Conduct regular market analysis to identify emerging trends, customer preferences, and potential business opportunities.
  12. Utilize data and insights to make informed decisions and adjustments to the sales strategy.
  13. Manage the budget allocated for the Horeca sales activities, ensuring cost-effectiveness and efficient resource allocation.
  14. Provide training and development opportunities for the sales team to enhance their understanding of the Horeca sector and improve sales skills.
  15. Generate regular reports on sales performance, market trends, and key metrics.
  16. Analyze data to assess the effectiveness of sales strategies and make recommendations for improvements.
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.     Master’s Degree in Sales & Marketing or Business Administration

2.     5 – 10 years’ experience in Horeca Sales- FMCG business is MUST

3.     Proven experience in Horeca sales, with a successful track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets.

4.     Strong understanding of the Horeca industry, market dynamics, and customer needs.

5.     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

6.     Leadership abilities with a focus on teamwork and collaboration.

7.     Analytical skills for market research, data interpretation, and strategy refinement.

8.     Ability to travel within the assigned geographic area

9.     Preferably female applicants

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with “HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant and Catering) Area Sales Manager” in the subject line.
Position:         Management Information System (MIS) Executive (MMIS001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:        Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola

Reports to:     Head Sale

Job purpose
The MIS Executive will be responsible for collecting, processing, storing, and analysing information related to marketing functions. This information will then be used for decision-making, planning, and strategizing to enhance the overall efficiency and effectiveness of marketing efforts.
Key responsibilities
  1. Gather relevant data from various sources, including market research, customer feedback, and sales reports.
  2. Utilize tools and technologies to automate the data collection process.
  3. Clean, organize, and process raw data to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  4. Convert data into meaningful information that can be used for analysis.
  5. Maintain a centralized database that stores sales & marketing-related information, such as customer profiles, sales data, and campaign results.
  6. Ensure data integrity and security to protect sensitive information.
  7. Facilitate market research activities by providing tools for survey creation, data collection, and analysis.
  8. Generate insights from market trends, competitor activities, and customer behavior.
  9. Provide reports and dashboards to visualize key performance indicators (KPIs) for marketing efforts.
Key Qualifications
1.    A relevant Diploma in Information Technology or MIS, Bachelor’s degree added advantage.

2.    3 – 5 years’ experience preferably in FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry

3.    Thrives working within strict timelines and in ‘high pressure environments’ and demonstrates excellent time management skills

4.    Communication skills (both oral and written) required

5.    Demonstrates a positive and resilient attitude towards challenges

6.    High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Management Information System (MIS) Executive” in the subject line.
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Position:         Merchandise Supervisor (SMS001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:       Kitwe, Zambia

Reports to:     KAM / MT Sales Manager  

Job Purpose
Overseeing the planning, coordination, and execution of merchandise-related activities within the depot. The primary goal is to ensure that the merchandise meets customer demand, drives sales, and aligns with the overall business strategy.
Key Responsibilities
  1. Ensure products are displayed according to the planogram.
  2. Plan and execute product layout, signage, and displays to optimize sales and enhance the customer experience.
  3. Monitor inventory levels and collaborate with inventory management Conduct market research to identify trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape.
  4. Provide guidance and support to ensure that team members meet performance targets.
  5. Conduct regular inventory audits to identify discrepancies and implement corrective measures.
  6. Address customer inquiries and concerns regarding merchandise.
  7. Collaborate with other departments such as sales, marketing, and operations to achieve overall store objectives.
  8. Communicate with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely and accurate product deliveries.
  9. Collaborate with other departments such as sales, marketing, and operations to achieve overall store objectives.
  10. Communicate with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely and accurate product deliveries.
  11. Collaborate with other departments such as sales, marketing, and operations to achieve overall store objectives.
  12. Communicate with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely and accurate product deliveries.
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.    High school Diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field may be preferred).

2.    Previous experience in retail merchandising Supervisor with a proven track record of leadership.

3.    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

4.    Knowledge of inventory management systems.

5.    Ability to analyze sales data and trends.

6.    Attention to detail and a creative mindset for visual merchandising.

7.    At least 5 years’ experience of sales with any Food/FMCG organization with notable reference.

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with “Merchandise Supervisor” in the subject line.
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Position:         Marketing Coordinator (SSC001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Marketing Head

Job purpose
Marketing coordinator will play a crucial role in supporting and executing various marketing initiatives within Seba Foods Zambia Limited. The responsibilities include a mix of administrative, creative, and analytical tasks.
Key responsibilities
  1. Assist in the planning, development, and execution of marketing campaigns.
  2. You will play a crucial role in driving marketing initiatives
  3. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement strategies that enhance brand visibility, drive sales, and ensure a consistent brand experience for our customers
  4. Assist in developing and implementing the company’s brand strategy
  5. Ensure that all marketing efforts serve immediate and long-term business goals by identifying and executing improvements for processes, content, and lead generation
  6. Prepare marketing activity reports and metrics for program success
  7. Compile market research, forecasts, competitor analyses, campaign results, and consumer trends
  8. Support the development and maintenance of internal tools, including credentials database, trackers, global contact directory, and intranets
  9. Build knowledge and education regularly through workshops, research, and seminars, and share best practices and local marketing tactics with team members
  10. Conduct research of market trends, customer behaviour, and competitor landscape, and prepare reports by analyzing and summarizing data
  11. Support the marketing Head and Chief Commercial Head in establishing and evaluating marketing strategy by assembling sales forecasts, setting objectives, organizing promotional presentations, and updating calendars
  12. Communicate campaign objectives, timelines, and deliverables to sales team, and provide instructions for usage and promotion
  13. Plan meetings, events, conferences, and trade shows by identifying requirements, establishing contacts, developing schedules and assignments, and coordinating mailing lists
  14. Maintain inventory of sales support materials, ensuring all are current and accurate, and coordinate the creation of new materials when necessary
  15. Continually seek new sources of prospective customer data and provide recommendations to sales and marketing leadership
Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in marketing, advertising, or communications
  2. Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) and customer relationship management (CRM) tools
  3. Working knowledge of HTML and design and email software
  4. Experience in budgeting and forecasting
  5. Experience in marketing coordination or similar role
  6. Knowledge of traditional and digital marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing
  7. Experience using data analytics software for research
  8. Excellent communication and presentation skills
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line.
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Position:         Modern Trade Assistant

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Modern Trade Sales Superviso

Job Purpose
Modern Trade Assistant is to assist the Modern Trade Sales Supervisor to coordinate orders from stores, monitor merchandiser attendance, and ensure timely delivery of orders to manage on time and in full order placement (OTIF).
Key Responsibilities
  1. Plan and recommend Chain level Monthly Promo Calendar.
  2. Monitor attendance of all merchandisers
  3. Coordinate with merchandisers on displays, and push for orders from stores
  4. Get pricing data from the retail shops and share with the MT supervisor
  5. Assist the supervisor to gather data for Merchandiser contests/ recognition forums at a monthly level
  6. Communicate orders received, vs orders being delivered to sales and distribution teams
  7. Coordinator with regional depots on stock deliveries
  8. Track and monitor progress of focus/ promo SKUs across chains/ stores
  9. Coordinate with Printing vendor for designing store level visibility elements
  10. Assist the MT sales department in achieving Sales targets for the channe
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.    Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba

2.    Strong Communications and Negotiation skills

3.    Personality: Self-motivated, Aggressive in Sales and Marketing activities

4.    At least 2-3 years’ experience of sales with any Food/FMCG organization with notable reference

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with “Morden Trade Assistant” Application’ in the subject line.
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Position:         Procurement Officer – MRO (SCPO001)

Business:        Two Six Zero Brands Africa

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Supply Chain Manager

Job purpose
The Procurement Officer – MRO is to assist the Supply Chain Manager in overseeing procurement activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, vetting purchases, and maintaining accurate records.
Key responsibilities
1.     Leverage 260 Brands’ inventory management system to identify trends and purchase requirements for depleting stock

2.     Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.

3.     Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.

4.     Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.

5.     Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.

6.     Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.

7.     Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.

8.     Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.

9.     Consolidate all user department requirements for goods and services, and prepare an annual procurement plan for goods and services, which will also be updated on a quarterly basis;

10.  Ensure compliance with procurement procedures as per company policy

11.  Evaluate quotation/bids received and prepare evaluation documentation for procurement files, including recommendation of vendors.

12.  Prepare all vendors contract documents such as Local Purchase Orders (LPO);

13.  Follow up on orders with contracted vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and services, cultivating vendor relationships and ensuing product availability for user departments;

14.  Work closely with the Finance department to ensure timely payments to vendors for all contracts; as necessary escalate any issues that arise.

15.  Monitor supplier performance and follow up with vendors on performance issues as needed;

16.  Maintain a comprehensive filing system for auditable records for all procurement documentations;

17.  Assist the Supply Chain Manager to maintain the LPO tracking sheet and make sure it is updated on weekly basis;

18.  In collaboration with Finance and Operations units, assist in managing office inventory and ensure the inventory list is up to date.

19.  Maintain Procurement tracking tool

20.  Prepare Procurement status report for management reporting on weekly basis

21.  Maintain Vendor database

22.  Monitoring pending deliveries & advise the users

23.  Advise users on the status of their PRFs

24.  Coordination with custom clearance for imports and exports

25.  Co-ordinate the Van and Tricycle Riders assigned to each Area Sales Rep

Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Degree/Diploma in Procurement, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  2. 3 – 5 years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position (FMCGs is an advantage).
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  4. Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  5. Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  6. Supervisory and management experience.
  7. Attention to detail.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Procurement Officer – MRO” in the subject line.
Position:         Sales Executive (SMSE001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:       All provinces

Reports to:     Sales Manager

Job purpose
The Sales Executive will report directly to the Sales Manager and will be responsible for strengthening current client relationships, building new relations and closing sales deals for all 260 Brands’ products (particular emphasis on HEPS porridge and bulk orders of all 260 Brands products) with clients originating from Alternative Channels countrywide, including but not limited to: hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporates, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
Key responsibilities
  1. Developing a client database of current and potential clients, including but not limited to: hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporate, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
  2. Conduct lead generation activities to create numerous leads for clients from alternative channels, including but not limited to emails, cold calling, attending events, setting up client meetings, following up with clients, etc.
  3. Travel country wide to identify new client opportunities and understand the market in that province.
  4. Generate quotations for potential client opportunities and supporting with writing tender, where necessary.
  5. Ensure all orders made by clients are fulfilled and received accurately and on time.
  6. Nurture current client relationships and resolve client complaints/problems to ensure client retention.
  7. Support with the development and implementation of a marketing plan and strategy to reach clients from alternative channels.
  8. Participate in all sales activities as required by management, i.e. sampling activities promotions, and use of IT (information technology) to carry out sales
  9. Prepare regular sales reports and reconciliations
  10. Prepare market reports and other reports management may require
  11. Ensure targets set by management are met at all times and without fai
Key Qualifications
1.    A relevant Diploma in Marketing, Bachelor’s degree added advantage.

2.    1 – 3 years’ experience working in the field of B2B sales, preferably in FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry

3.    Thrives working within strict timelines and in ‘high pressure environments’ and demonstrates excellent time management skills

4.    Communication skills (both oral and written) required

5.    Good command of English, Nyanja and Bemba

6.    Demonstrates a positive and resilient attitude towards challenges

7.    Enjoys engaging with a host of different people and strong potential to develop business relationships and generate new client opportunities.

8.    High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Sales Executive” in the subject line.
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Position:         Production Supervisor  

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:       Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Production Manager

Job purpose
Reporting to Production Manager, the Supervisor plays a critical role in day-to-day operations of the entire production line. This includes the control of manpower, machine-man power utilization, maintaining hygiene on the shop floor, quality of production, sanitization and bulk loading and unloading of materials.
Key responsibilities
1.     Monitor and control manpower plan for production planning requirements

2.     Supervise the utilization of manpower.

3.     Maintain the hygiene level of plant as per company policy.

4.     Control quality of product including items related to batch code, weight of product, hygiene, wastage control, etc.

5.     Maintain clean and safe equipment and work area

6.     Manage and control all inventory on shop floor

7.     Maintain food safety standards, personnel hygiene and PPE for all staff.

8.     Day to day recording of production data

9.     Day to day coordination with production/shift manager to optimize machine utilization.

10.  Motivate team to increase efficiency of manpower and machinery.

11.  Maintain overall sanitization of plant.

12.  Planning for machine preventive maintenance, Production planning, generate batch report.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
Experience:

  1. Minimum of 3 years, preferably in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry.
  2. Education Level: Grade 12 certificates, Diploma
  3. Qualifications: Diploma and/or degree in Production Management or relevant field
  4. Good knowledge of Microsoft office.
  5. Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba
  6. Abilities: proven abilities of a quality supervisor background.
  7. Personality: Self-motivated, Completing tasks on Time.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com with “Production Supervisor” in the subject line

 

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Position:         Tricycle Rider (SMTR001)

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Location:       Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe

Reports to:     DTR Supervisor

Job Purpose
Tricycle Riders shall report directly to their Area Sales Manager / Sales Operation Manager, who report to the Regional Sales Manager. A Tricycle Rider is the ‘face’ of the company and will be responsible for generating sales, executing on-time deliveries and overall managing the stock he/she carriers in her tricycle on a daily basis.
Key Responsibilities
  1. Market and sell company products in the designated areas as per the route plan, identifying new sales lead and growing the business.
  2. Load vehicles with company products, ensuring goods are loaded correctly and taking precautions with hazardous goods.
  3. Deliver company products to customer base in designated area, following the most efficient routes for delivering goods.
  4. Receive orders on material to be delivered, and collect information on customers such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and delivery instructions.
  5. Obtain signatures and payments, record items received and delivered.
  6. Check with home office after completed deliveries, in order to confirm deliveries and collections and to receive instructions for other deliveries.
  7. Perform routine maintenance on delivery vehicles, such as monitoring fluid levels and replenishing fuel.
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.    Must have a valid Motorbike License – CLASS “A”

2.    Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba

3.    Strong Communications and Negotiation skills

4.    Personality: Self-motivated, Aggressive in Sales and Marketing activities

5.    At least 1 year experience as a successful delivery rider with notable reference

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with “Tricycle Rider” Application’ in the subject line.
ROLE PROFILE
Position:              Area Sales Manager (General Trade)

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Work-level:        Middle Management (M3)

Location:             Zambia (Various Locations)

Reports to:         Regional Sales Manager

Company Overview
A subsidiary of Two Six Zero Brands, Seba Foods (Z) Ltd is an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high-quality products through well-known brands such as Golden Goodness, Emilios and Instant Thobwa.

260 Brands manufactures, markets and distributes reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from

the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

We empower local farmers and small businesses by locally sourcing inputs and materials whenever we can.

We believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships. If we prosper, so should our consumers, employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Job purpose
Reporting to the Regional Sales manager, the ASM will accomplish business development activities by developing marketing opportunities and plans; implementing sales plans; managing staff members as well as distributors and key accounts in the General Trade, across Zambia
Key responsibilities
1.       Deliver primary and secondary sales target as per Annual Operating Plan in the assigned territory

2.       Timely Tracking & Monitoring performance of Channel partners and Sales team to identify deviation and plan accordingly for risk mitigation

3.       Add new accounts, retail partners for increasing numeric reach and weighted reach.

4.         Credit Control, damage/Expiry Control for complete SKU and product range availability

5.       Planning and implementation of sales promotional activities in the territory in collaboration with Marketing team.

6.       Support the RSM in managing sales and marketing department personnel, and directly managing key customer accounts, across the general trade

7.       Planning and implementation of sales promotional activities in the territory in collaboration with Marketing team.

8.       Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships with executive decision makers in large accounts

9.       Weekly, Monthly achievement of sales target by each frontline field force

10.    Driving sales team efficiency through regular and effective training, mentoring and coaching of sales team

11.    Strategically device Route Plan, Beat Plan, Lines per call, action on no billing outlets and ensure Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities

12.    Reviewing visibility of product range at retail counters

13.    Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals

14.    Coordinates liaison between sales department, dispatch and/or production

15.    Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.

16.    Monitor customer accounts, and closely monitor receivables against agreed payment terms

ROLE PROFILE
Position:       Machine Operator Soya Bean Extruders

Business:          Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:  Junior Management (J4)

Location:         Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:      Production Manager

Job purpose
 

Reporting to Production Shift Supervisor, the Operator plays a critical role in day-to-day operations of the TSP/HEPS/THOBWA extruders/ Dryers /Packing Machines. This includes the control of manpower, machine- man power utilization, maintaining hygiene on the shop floor, quality of production, bulk loading and unloading of materials.

Key responsibilities
Soya Bean Extruder Operation:

·         Set up and operate the food extrusion machinery according to production specifications.

·         Monitor the equipment during operation to ensure smooth and efficient processes.

Quality Control:

·         Conduct regular quality checks on the extruded products to ensure they meet the required standards.

·         Adjust machine settings as needed to maintain product quality.

Troubleshooting:

·         Identify and troubleshoot issues with the extrusion equipment, taking corrective action when necessary.

·         Collaborate with maintenance personnel for more complex repairs.

Record Keeping:

·         Maintain accurate records of production data, including output, downtime, and any adjustments made.

·         Report any deviations from standard operating procedures to supervisors.

·         Report for Spares Used or Needed for purchase as per the machine Requirment.

Safety Compliance:

·         Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment.

·         Report any safety concerns or incidents promptly.

Working Conditions:

·         Typically works in a manufacturing or production facility.

·         May require standing for extended periods and occasional lifting.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
ROLE PROFILE
Position:          Regional Manager

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Work-level:     Middle Management (M3)

Location:          Zambia (Various Locations)

Reports to:       Chief Commercial Officer

Job purpose
Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, the Regional Manager will accomplish business development activities by researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans; implementing sales and marketing plans; managing staff members as well as distributors, to develop business across the provinces of the respective region / country
Key responsibilities
1.       Develops and implements strategic marketing & sales plans and forecasts to achieve corporate

objectives for 260 Brands’ products in the region as defined above

2.       Formulate Regional Sales, Marketing and Distribution in line with overall strategies for the Business

3.       Align Sales & Distribution plans with sales teams across Region and ensure effective implementation and periodic review of the same

4.       Develop Distribution Infra: Market width, Churn competition, routes, direct distribution, expanding new geographies, Rural market, ND, WD, WS, Key accounts

5.       Evaluate opportunities to maximize volume and value growth for the Region – be the lead resource in planning, recommending and implementation of region specific BTL inputs in close coordination with the Category Development Manager and Brand teams.

6.       Identify key concern areas w.r.t achievement of business plans and make specific interventions and recommendations for mitigating the same

7.       Motivate and Lead the Team to higher levels of performance.

8.       Play a key role in the Development of the team through Developmental plans, Coaching and On the Job training.

9.       Coordinate and ensure effective deployment of Brand & Merchandising inputs in discussion with the Category Development & Brand teams.

10.   Plan and Implement market level BTL Inputs

11.   Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, social media, trade demonstrations amongst others

12.   Develops and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share

13.   Monitor customer accounts, and closely monitor receivables against agreed payment terms

14.   Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets

15.   Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions

16.   Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities

17.   Market work to Identify Market Gaps, Drive Executions and Feedback for Market / Competitor Learnings

18.   Manages key accounts, assisting sales representative and area sales managers, with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals

19.   Coordinates liaison between the region and head office, including departments such as Supply Chain and Marketing

20.   Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements

ROLE PROFILE
Position:            Alternate Channel Sales Head (ACSH) – MT, HoReCa and Intuitional

Business:          Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Work-level:     Middle Management (M3)

Location:          LUSAKA, Zambia

Reports to:       Chief Commercial Officer

Job purpose
Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, the ACSH will accomplish business development activities by researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans; implementing sales and marketing plans; managing staff members as well as distributors, to develop business across the provinces of the respective Country
Key responsibilities
1.       Manage a Team spread of KAMs, Merchandising Managers, HoReCa Managers, Institutional Sales Manager

2.       Prepare the Modern Trade, Horeca & Institutional Sales strategy & growth plans in line with business strategy

3.       To service, develop and manage a sales team and portfolio of accounts in line with the Brand / sales strategy

4.       Align and execute trade marketing and trade promotions interventions with the modern trade sales strategy and overall business strategy.

5.       Lead resource for planning portfolio growth initiatives with accounts, assortment planning, launch planning and execution, development and execution of Joint Business Plans.

6.       Category management and Promotion planning.

7.       Monitoring performance and taking corrective actions

8.       Responsible for achieving planned sales by channel and customer

9.       Lead resource for planning and negotiating for in-store activations, merchandising, sell-out plans with the accounts

10.   Negotiate favourable annual trading and logistic contract with chain

11.   Provide trade information, competitor’s activities and market intelligent to company

12.   Manage Accounts receivables, Responsible for debt collection and resolve all long outstanding debts.

13.   Resolve customer’s trade issues, complaints and operational matters. Coordinates liaison between the region and head office, including departments such as Supply Chain and Marketing

14.   Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements

15.   Rolling Sales forecast

16.   Build an excellent partnership and exceptional collaboratively working relationships with chains, conduct JBP with main clients on annual basis

17.   Identify market opportunity in HoReCa / Institutional Sales, meeting with Chefs, buyers and purchase managers and close the business Deal

18.   Quarterly review with buyer, category manger and purchase manager

ROLE PROFILE
Position:            Production Manager – Beverages

Business:          Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:     Middle Management (M2)

Location:          Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:      Operations / Plant Manager – Beverages

Company Overview
260 Brands Africa, an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high-quality products through well-known brands such as Golden Goodness, Emilios, Instant Thobwa, HEPS, Nutrameal, Nutramilk and Nutrasip.

We manufacture, market and distribute reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

Job purpose
Reporting to the Operations or Plant Manager, the production manager will play a lead role to be responsible for the daily coordination, improvement and execution of all beverage processing operations; overseeing production, planning, quality control and maintenance
Key responsibilities
1.       Planning, organizing production schedules and overseeing production processes

2.       Formulating technical procedures and standards for carrying out mechanical maintenance activities in the Plant.

3.       Planning, training and enforcing good manufacturing practices in manufacturing plants, whilst certifying them with international standards such as HACCP, FFSC 22001, ISO 9001 and ISO 140001

4.       Ensure basic principles of food safety are implemented and adhered to, for the entire food chain, starting from raw material handling, processing, packaging and dispatch of finished goods.

5.       Analysing daily production reports for determining efficiency and productivity within the products range and minimizing wastages as per Plant KPI’s.

6.       Investigate incidents related to the plant and make records/recommendations on preventive or corrective measures.

7.       Cost optimization within all plant operations for meeting OPEX and budgets.

8.       Providing technical specification for mechanical spare parts and equipment purchase.

9.       Supervising all the maintenance staff and undertaking of calibration of equipment as per requirement.

10.    Preparing and timely submitting of production reports, along with variances, if any.

11.    Improve production efficiency of all the packing machines and reduce wastage of packing materials.

12.    Analyze and reduce re-occurrence of break-downs by carrying out RCA within the team.

13.    Monitor dispatches of all products and carry out stocks reconciliation at plant periodically.

14.    Monitoring labour performance, rating their efficiency, building a positive work culture and enforcing good product handling practices during maintenance, production and dispatch.

15.    To ensure optimum capacity utilization of machines, material and manpower for achieving productivity.

ROLE PROFILE
Position:          Plant Technician – Beverage Division

Business:    Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:  Middle Management

Location:     Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:      Plant Manager & Maintenance Manager

Company Overview
A subsidiary of 260 Brands, Seba Foods (Z) Ltd is an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high- quality products through well-known brands such as Golden Goodness, Emilios and Instant Thobwa.

260 Brands manufactures, markets and distributes reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

We empower local farmers and small businesses by locally sourcing inputs and materials whenever we can.

 

We believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships. If we prosper, so should our consumers, employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Job purpose
Reporting to the Plant Manager, and the Maintenance Manager, this role will play a lead role in providing the knowledge and skill to install, repair and do maintenance on all mechanical equipment and machinery in the Beverage production facility. The position is also required to do standby and to be ready for any call out pertaining to mechanical failures. All work will be on schedules and job cards, these documents must be completed timeously and correctly for the in putting of data onto the Pragma system. Responsibilities also include total preventative maintenance, managing breakdowns of both mechanical & electrical in nature. The role also includes the training and assessing of Operators. Primary responsibility will be to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of the plant’s machinery and equipment. You will be responsible for performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting equipment issues, and repairing or replacing defective parts. Your role is crucial in maintaining a smooth production process, minimizing downtime, and ensuring product quality and safety.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com with ‘IT Assistant” in the subject line
ROLE PROFILE
Position:          Business Development Manager

Business:         Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Work-level:      Middle Management

Location:          Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:      Head Sales & Marketing & Regional Manager

Job purpose
Business Development Manager shall report directly to the Head of Sales & Marketing supported by the Regional Manager
Key responsibilities
1.       Conduct market research to identify potential clients and target industries. Proactively seek out new business opportunities through various channels.

2.       Develop and implement effective lead generation strategies to attract and convert prospects into qualified leads. Work closely with the marketing team to align sales efforts with marketing initiatives.

3.       Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential clients. Understand their needs, address concerns, and provide excellent customer service to foster long-term partnerships.

4.       Lead contract negotiations and close deals with clients to achieve revenue targets. Collaborate with legal and finance teams to ensure contracts are favourable and in line with company policies.

5.       Develop and execute business development strategies to penetrate new markets and expand our presence in existing markets. Analyse industry trends, competitor activities, and customer feedback to inform strategic decisions.

6.       Collaborate with cross-functional teams including marketing, product development, and operations to ensure seamless execution of business development plans and strategies.

7.       Prepare and present regular sales reports, forecasts, and performance analysis to the senior management team. Use data-driven insights to continuously improve sales strategies and processes.

8.       Stay updated with industry trends, market conditions, and emerging technologies to anticipate opportunities and challenges in the market.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.       Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.

2.       Proven track record of successful business development and sales experience, preferably in a similar industry.

3.       Strong understanding of sales principles, lead generation, and customer relationship management.

4.       Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to influence and persuade clients effectively.

5.       Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong organizational and time management skills.

6.       Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data, create reports, and make data-driven decisions.

7.       Proficiency in using CRM software and other sales tools to manage leads and sales activities

SEBA FOODS 260 BRAND

JOB DESCRIPTION

1.  JOB IDENTIFICATION

JOB TITLE :    SHIFT INCHARGE -MECHANICAL
GRADE   :
DEPARTMENT :   MAINTENANCE
LOCATION  :     LUSAKA

2.  ORGANISATION RELATIONSHIPS

DIRECTLY REPORTS TO:  ASSET CARE MANAGER

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: 05 SUPERVISORS/FITTERS

3. JOB SUMMARY

The responsibility of a Shift Mechanical Fitter is to oversee the machinery PM/Breakdown Maintenance/ RM Cost/ spares management, to make sure the production department is running smoothly and efficiently. The position has to work closely with Production Manager to plan daily or weekly PM maintenance schedule, set targets, assess the resource requirement and make sure the finished product meet the quality standards.

4.   SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

PRODUCTION PROCESS

·         Responsible to make sure the machine/ production proceeds smoothly.

·         To check the machines are in proper conditions before starting the production.

·         Assisting production manager in scheduling the weekly maintenance plan.

·         To execute the weekly maintenance plan and delegate the work duties to the supervisors and mechanical maintenance staffs.

·         Ensuring the sufficient spares available for machines or instructing maintenance support supervisor to request for spares from stores department as per the order.

·         To check and maintain SAP maintenance module / minimum spares available in stock.

·         History card update for each machine and sending weekly planned /actual maintenance /RM costs.

·         Determines priorities with the Plants, implements assigned projects and maintains detailed documentation as required.

·         Recommend, initiate, coordinate, and manage any equipment or material trials required for analysis or improvements. Coordinate trial schedules with production.

PROCESS SETTING

·         Ensuring the availability of the machines for production.

·         Machine setting for the next production (what previously was running on the machine is different to what the next production is planned on that particular machine.)

·         To instruct the supervisors/fitters for any change in the process and guide them.

·         Responsible for process improvement efforts aimed at reducing loss, and improving efficiency.

260 Brand’s Limited, Zambia JD – SHIFT MECHANICAL Page 1 Date Issued: 15-09-2023 By: Senthil Kumar
ROLE PROFILE
Position:           IT Assistant

Business:          Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:      Junior Technical Team

Location:          Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:       Systems Administrator

Company Overview
A subsidiary of 260 Brands, Seba Foods (Z) Ltd is an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high-quality products through well-known brands such as Seba’s Golden Goodness, Emilios, Instant Thobwa and Nutramilk.

260 Brands manufactures, markets and distributes reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

We empower local farmers and small businesses by locally sourcing inputs and materials whenever we can.

We believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships. If we prosper, so should our consumers, employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Job purpose
Reporting to the Systems Administrator, the IT Assistant will be responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of our computer systems, ERP, SFA, servers, and data security systems.
Key responsibilities
  1. Provide technical support to end-users, resolving hardware and software issues promptly.
  2. Support IT equipment lifecycle tasks including deploy, upgrade, repair, recommission, replace & recycling, including laptops, desktops & mobile devices
  3. Conduct routine maintenance on shared IT services like AV equipment, printers and shared workstations
  4. Collaborate with the IT team to ensure network infrastructure is secure and efficient.
  5. Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to local and cloud-based applications.
  6. Assist in managing and maintaining IT inventory and documentation.
  7. Conduct user training sessions to enhance digital literacy.
  8. Monitor and respond to IT helpdesk tickets in a timely manner.
  9. Compile monthly reports related to IT operations
  10. Stay updated on industry trends and advancements to recommend innovative solutions.
  11. CCTV monitoring and trouble shooting.
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.     Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.

2.     Proven experience as an IT Assistant or in a similar role.

3.     Proficient in troubleshooting hardware and software issues.

4.     Knowledge of network protocols, security, and infrastructure.

5.     Familiarity with Windows and MacOS operating systems.

6.     Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

7.     Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.

8.     Certifications such as CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), or equivalent is a plus.

9.     Work experience with SAP Business one is a plus.

Solving Problems and Getting Results
  1. Accept responsibility for resolving a problem to its final conclusion, and developing preventive measure plans
  2. Assist in the achievement and the on-going improvement of business results
  3. Do not accept and deal with poor performance and drive processes to achieve business goals
  4. Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation changes
  5. Apply a systematic problem-solving approach to identify causes, explore alternatives and recommend the best course of action to resolve the problem now and into the future

Functional expertise
1.    Remain up to date in your area of specialty or expertise

2.    Apply a body of knowledge and experience to current business situations in order to add value and improve business efficiencies and profitability

3.    Apply technical or specialist expertise and experience for the benefit of the organisation and consider the context in which these are applied

4.    Ensure that your functional expertise supports that of other experts, rather than being in competition with them (e.g. colleagues)

5.    Persuade or negotiate with others by relying on technical or specialist knowledge and experience;

6.    Present documented material or proposals in a credible and professional manner

7.    Share the technical implications of a situation with non-specialists, or explain it to them

Interpersonal skills
The ideal candidate must be able to:

1.     Speak English clearly and confidently i.e. must be articulate;

2.     Listen actively to fully understand the other person’s view or perspective;

3.     Tailor feedback to the specific needs and communication styles of others;

4.     Prepare effective presentations and where required, concisely present/communicate a complete and accurate picture of the current situation or of the company’s products and services;

5.     Develop and maintain two-way communication with a variety of people at different levels both within and outside the organisation;

6.     Suggest proposals to address vital concerns and important business issues; and

7.     Build a network of relevant role-players both within and outside the organization.

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com with ‘IT Assistant” in the subject line

Position: Area Sales Manager (General Trade)

Business: Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Work-level: Middle Management (M3)

Location: Zambia (Various Locations)

Reports to: Regional Sales Manager

Company Overview

A subsidiary of Two Six Zero Brands, Seba Foods (Z) Ltd is an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become

household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high-quality products through well-known brands such as Golden

Goodness, Emilios and Instant Thobwa.

260 Brands manufactures, markets and distributes reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from

the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always

be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

We empower local farmers and small businesses by locally sourcing inputs and materials whenever we can.

We believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships. If we prosper, so should our consumers, employees, customers,

suppliers and the community.

Job purpose

Reporting to the Regional Sales manager, the ASM will accomplish business development activities by developing marketing

opportunities and plans; implementing sales plans; managing staff members as well as distributors and key accounts in the

General Trade, across Zambia

Key responsibilities

1. Deliver primary and secondary sales target as per Annual Operating Plan in the assigned territory

2. Timely Tracking & Monitoring performance of Channel partners and Sales team to identify deviation and plan

accordingly for risk mitigation

3. Add new accounts, retail partners for increasing numeric reach and weighted reach.

4. Credit Control, damage/Expiry Control for complete SKU and product range availability

5. Planning and implementation of sales promotional activities in the territory in collaboration with Marketing team.

6. Support the RSM in managing sales and marketing department personnel, and directly managing key customer

accounts, across the general trade

7. Planning and implementation of sales promotional activities in the territory in collaboration with Marketing team.

8. Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships with executive decision makers in large accounts

9. Weekly, Monthly achievement of sales target by each frontline field force

10. Driving sales team efficiency through regular and effective training, mentoring and coaching of sales team

11. Strategically device Route Plan, Beat Plan, Lines per call, action on no billing outlets and ensure Monitors competitor

products, sales and marketing activities

12. Reviewing visibility of product range at retail counters

13. Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals

14. Coordinates liaison between sales department, dispatch and/or production

15. Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.

16. Monitor customer accounts, and closely monitor receivables against agreed payment termsKey Qualifications & Requirements

1. Minimum 5 years’ sales experience in Consumer Food Brands (FMCG)

2. A diploma/degree in communication, business, sales or marketing

3. Strong analytical skills to derive trends/projections/forecasts from reports for planning and risk mitigation

4. IT Skill: MS Excel, PPT, SFA

5. Languages, not required but a plus (Gujurati, Nyanja, Bemba, Lunda, Lozi)

6. Strong Communication & Diplomacy Skills

7. Customer centric approach and strong relationship management for engagement of channel partners and

customers

8. Direct Distribution Execution

9. Age: Below 35 Years

Solving Problems and Getting Results

1. Accept responsibility for resolving a problem to its final conclusion

2. Assist in the achievement and the on-going improvement of business results

3. Show dissatisfaction with poor performance and drive processes to achieve business goals

4. Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation

changes

5. Apply a systematic problem-solving approach to identify causes, explore alternatives and recommend the best course

of action to resolve the problem now and into the future

ROLE PROFILE
Position: Electrician (PDEL007)

Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:  Lusaka, Zambia 

Reports to: Operations Manager

Job purpose
This role entails making sure electrical systems are safe, and are running with utmost efficiency

The Industrial Electrician is required to assemble new equipment, installing wiring and other electrical devices in an industrial setting. This function includes bending conduits, running wire, and installing relays, outlets, switches, and other components, including electronic tests, handling terminals, contacts and/or circuit boards, and performing quality inspections. All work will be performed in accordance with applicable codes. The electrician works intensively with electrical drawings, schematics and electrical system wiring diagrams. This function collaborates very closely with all other functions in the factory, especially system engineers, allowing the job holder to gradually develop, and to broaden its operational experience.

Key Functions of Industrial Electrician are:

1. Install New Electrical Systems

2. Troubleshoot Problems with Electrical Equipment

3. Repair and Maintain Existing Equipment

4. Maintain Repair and Maintenance Logs and Records

Key responsibilities
  1. Assembling & fixing electrical panels, Circuit Breakers, Distribution Panel
  2. Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time
  3. Observe safety procedures and meet electrical codes
  4. Responsible for operating, changing over, setting, repairing, and improving on fillers; packaging equipment, combining equipment, and providing support for the workings of auxiliary equipment
  5. Maintain logs, and record labor, materials, and equipment used
  6. Must have expertise with PLC Controls
  7. Study wiring diagrams and manuals to determine correct installation
  8. Comprehension of fundamental electrical concepts and diagrams. 
  9. Comprehension of fundamental product assembly concepts and drawings 
  10. Comprehension of fundamental engineering concepts and drawings 
  11. Proficient in the use of electrical installation tools 
  12. Experience in the proper use of hand tools and small power tools
  13. Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances
  14. Rewinding & trouble shooting of electric motors
  15. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  16. Troubleshooting & maintaining all electrical faults
  17. Maintenance & repair of packaging machine, air compressors, FFS packing machines, drive etc.
  18. Maintenance and repair with records of generator, boiler, cooling tower, water softener etc.
  19. Liaise with Production Manager for Daily Production Planning, PMS (weekly & daily start up maintenance), Maintenance & repair schedule and troubleshooting of electrical faults   
  20. Assist in installation of new production plant and projects in terms of electrical facilitation 
  21. Ensures smooth operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  22. Do RCA for reduction on Electrical breakdown
  23. To reduce the power consumption per unit of production, by analysing the power losses, taking power saving initiatives & kaizen
Key Qualifications & Requirements 
1. The candidate should have Diploma / ITI / Degree holder in Electric Field

2. 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in electrical field for a major company or division of a large corporation 

3. Proven Experience in Electrical, Production, Maintenance & Repair

4. Industry experience in food manufacturing facility will be an advantage

For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com 
ROLE PROFILE
Position: Maintenance Manager (PDMM003)

Business:                   Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:  Lusaka, Zambia 

Reports to: Head – Factory and Operations 

Job purpose
Reporting to the Head – Factory and Operations, the Maintenance Manager will play a lead role to be responsible for all maintenance and reliability activities at all factory sites, to ensure smooth, safe, optimum running of operations equipment. 
Key responsibilities
  1. Develop and implement a maintenance schedule to execute weekly, monthly, and quarterly planned and preventive maintenance procedures in all plants, 
  2. Address emergency breakdowns, to minimize downtime in the plant, lead Root Cause Analysis investigations, formulate and implement defect elimination plans.
  3. Responsible for developing an Asset Care Strategy for the organisation (assessment of status and requirements, planned and scheduled maintenance and related information management (equipment specifications and work history, spares and tools requirement, cost and inventory) using a computerised maintenance management system.
  4. Develop and maintain a production/ maintenance partnership to ensure high equipment availability 
  5. Develop and implement inspection schedules for all production value streams, to ensure continuity of production and maintenance as necessary 
  6. Responsible to supervise and train workers for all disciplines of maintenance (Instrumentation, mechanical, electrical, welding, fabrication, utility maintenance etc.)
  7. Proposing, developing, implementing and commissioning new projects based on suppliers or manufacturer’s instructions. 
  8. Determine requirements for and implementing plant changes including automation and modifications to maximise plant efficiency and safety and minimise losses.
  9. Oversee all repairs being carried out through team leaders, as well as works for the repair of buildings, landscapes, and structures.
  10. Co-ownership over all spare parts, alongside store managers and shift in charge, and responsible for MRO spares approvals.
  11. Ensure maintenance is carried out safely with hygiene clearance approvals and maintain food safety and PPE standards at all times during the works carried out.
  12. Responsible for plant and maintenance personnel safety and health, and environmental management relating to maintenance activities, in liaison with the EHS officer.
  13. Responsible for developing and controlling maintenance department budget. 
Key Qualifications & Requirements 
  1. Degree holder in engineering, preferably instrumentation or related field, but with good working knowledge of mechanical engineering.
  2. A minimum of 8 years of experience in all fields of maintenance of equipment in a food manufacturing operation. This will include boilers, compressors, water treatment plant, generators, inverters, electrical switchgear, VFDs and PLCs, silos, hammer mills, dryers, extruders, tanks, minglers, conveyors, packing machinery, beverage plant equipment such as pumps, pouch and carton fillers and cappers, sterilizers, UHT and CIP systems, and other food processing machinery. 
  3. Previous managerial experience in a similar industry is a requirement
  4. Will be required to work hands-on with machines.
  5. Working knowledge of the technical features of plumbing, carpentry, building, fabrication and welding.
  6. Strong knowledge of facilities machines and equipment.
  7. Proven Experience as Technician- Electrical, Mechanical, Production, Maintenance & Repair.
  8. Industry experience in food processing or manufacturing is a requirement
  9. A combination of experience and qualification may be considered
  10. Good team-leader and working skills, able to manage a multidisciplinary engineering team.
  11. English – Good verbal and written communication skills
  12. Able to cope under pressure and with a flexible approach to working hours specifically in peak periods
  13. IT literate with experience of using Microsoft Office package is a requirement

 

For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com 
ROLE PROFILE
Position: Assistant Manager – Marketing – ATL/BTL Campaign (SMAS008)

Location:  Lusaka, Zambia 

Reports to: Marketing Manager

Job purpose
The Assistant Marketing Manager will report directly to the Manager- Marketing and ensure all Marketing channels are utilized and that opportunities are identified and effective strategies are delivered. The Asst. Manger will also ensure product awareness across different segments is bolstered.
Key responsibilities
1. Proven ability to identify opportunities and deliver effective strategies to generate results. Experienced in marketing planning, branding, and campaign development.

2. Adept in online and traditional marketing, and highly skilled in visual communications.

3.  Build and execute ATL campaigns to support specific marketing objectives across different segments to bolster Product awareness, consideration & differentiation in support of our overall strategic marketing plan.

3. Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in the market. Devising and presenting ideas and strategies.

4. Lead the execution of marketing programs from start to finish, driving collaboration with the stakeholders and leveraging the right internal processes.

5. Oversees the production of all promotional materials and marketing campaigns.

6. Produce valuable and engaging content for our website and social handles that attracts and converts our target groups

7. Partner with creative teams, other internal stakeholders, and external agencies and vendors

8. Tracking and analysing the performance of advertising campaigns, managing the marketing budget and ensuring that all marketing material is in line with our brand identity.
Key Qualifications
1) For entry level positions, a Bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement

2) Associate degree in art, design or advertising is an added advantage.

3) An elaborate work portfolio for reference is a must in case of long years of experience with no certified course or degree in Marketing.

4) At least 3 years of experience in marketing.

5) Candidates should have experience working with ATL/BTL portfolios

 

For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com 
ROLE PROFILE
Position: Logistics Officer

Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:  Lusaka, Zambia 

Reports to: Logistics Manager

Job purpose
Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the Logistics Officer will support the Logistics Manager through coordination of drivers/tricycle riders, record keeping and data entry on key functions of drivers & tricycle riders, to contribute to efficiency, timeliness and cost optimization within the Logistics department.
Key responsibilities
  1. Providing reports and updates to branches daily of vehicles due for services, license renewals and drivers PDP’s
  2. Expediting of vehicle maintenance and services
  3. Provide weekly reports to finance and management
  4. Analyzing and providing feedback on data reports
  5. Developing efficient driver schedules to maximize daily operations.
  6. Managing drivers so they adhere to strict schedules.
  7. Registering and licensing all vehicles under their management.
  8. Finding ways to cut costs and maximize profits.
  9. Developing strategies for greater fuel efficiency.
  10. Maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection.
  11. Utilizing GPS systems to monitor drivers and track vehicles in case of theft.
  12. Assisting in the recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet.
  13. Ensuring strict servicing and -maintenance times to minimize downtime and maintain schedules.
Key Qualifications & Requirements 
  1. A minimum of a Diploma in Fleet Management, Transport and Logistics or related field
  2. At least 3 years’ experience in FMCG.
  3. Good communication skills and command of the English language
  4. Experience in fleet management

 

For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com 

Position:               Sales Executive (SMSE001)

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Reports to:           Country Sales Manager

Job purpose
The Sales Executive will report directly to the Country Sales Manager and will be responsible for strengthening current client relationships, building new relations and closing sales deals for all 260 Brands’ products (particular emphasis on HEPS porridge and bulk orders of all 260 Brands products) with clients originating from Alternative Channels countrywide, including but not limited to: hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporates, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
Key responsibilities
  1. Developing a client database of current and potential clients, including but not limited to: hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporate, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
  2. Conduct lead generation activities to create numerous leads for clients from alternative channels, including but not limited to emails, cold calling, attending events, setting up client meetings, following up with clients, etc.
  3. Travel country wide to identify new client opportunities and understand the market in that province.
  4. Generate quotations for potential client opportunities and supporting with writing tender, where necessary.
  5. Ensure all orders made by clients are fulfilled and received accurately and on time.
  6. Nurture current client relationships and resolve client complaints/problems to ensure client retention.
  7. Support with the development and implementation of a marketing plan and strategy to reach clients from alternative channels.
  8. Participate in all sales activities as required by management, i.e. sampling activities promotions, and use of IT (information technology) to carry out sales
  9. Prepare regular sales reports and reconciliations
  10. Prepare market reports and other reports management may require
  11. Ensure targets set by management are met at all times and without fail
Key Qualifications
1.      A relevant Diploma in Marketing, Bachelor’s degree added advantage

2.      1 – 2 years’ experience working in the field of B2B sales, preferably in FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry

3.      Thrives working within strict timelines and in ‘high pressure environments’ and demonstrates excellent time management skills

4.      Strong communication skills (both oral and written) required

5.      Good command of English, Nyanja and Bemba

6.      Demonstrates a positive and resilient attitude towards challenges

7.      Enjoys engaging with a host of different people and strong potential to develop business relationships and generate new client opportunities.

8.      High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

 

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Sales Executive” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/97JGMP3

Position:              Procurement Officer (SCPO001)

Business:             Two Six Zero Brands Africa

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Supply Chain Manager

Job purpose
The Procurement Officer is to assist the Supply Chain Manager in overseeing procurement activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, vetting purchases, and maintaining accurate records.
Key responsibilities
1.      Leverage 260 Brands’ inventory management system to identify trends and purchase requirements for depleting stock

  1. Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  2. Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  3. Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.
  4. Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  5. Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  6. Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  7. Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  8. Consolidate all user department requirements for goods and services, and prepare an annual procurement plan for goods and services, which will also be updated on a quarterly basis;
  9. Ensure compliance with procurement procedures as per company policy
  10. Evaluate quotation/bids received and prepare evaluation documentation for procurement files, including recommendation of vendors.
  11. Prepare all vendors contract documents such as Local Purchase Orders (LPO);
  12. Follow up on orders with contracted vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and services, cultivating vendor relationships and ensuing product availability for user departments;
  13. Work closely with the Finance department to ensure timely payments to vendors for all contracts; as necessary escalate any issues that arise.
  14. Monitor supplier performance and follow up with vendors on performance issues as needed;
  15. Maintain a comprehensive filing system for auditable records for all procurement documentations;
  16. Assist the Supply Chain Manager to maintain the LPO tracking sheet and make sure it is updated on weekly basis;
  17. In collaboration with Finance and Operations units, assist in managing office inventory and ensure the inventory list is up to date.
  18. Maintain Procurement tracking tool
  19. Prepare Procurement status report for management reporting on weekly basis
  20. Maintain Vendor database
  21. Monitoring pending deliveries & advise the users
  22. Advise users on the status of their PRFs
  23. Coordination with custom clearance for imports and exports
  24. Co-ordinate the Van and Tricycle Riders assigned to each Area Sales Rep
Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Degree/Diploma in Procurement, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  2. 3 – 5 years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position (FMCGs is an advantage).
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  4. Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  5. Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  6. Supervisory and management experience.
  7. Attention to detail.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Procurement Officer” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.de/r/9LVRRS7

Position:              Procurement Officer – MRO (SCPO001)

Business:             Two Six Zero Brands Africa

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Supply Chain Manager

 

Job purpose
The Procurement Officer – MRO is to assist the Supply Chain Manager in overseeing procurement activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, vetting purchases, and maintaining accurate records.
Key responsibilities
1.      Leverage 260 Brands’ inventory management system to identify trends and purchase requirements for depleting stock

2.      Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.

3.      Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.

4.      Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.

5.      Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.

6.      Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.

7.      Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.

8.      Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.

9.      Consolidate all user department requirements for goods and services, and prepare an annual procurement plan for goods and services, which will also be updated on a quarterly basis;

10.   Ensure compliance with procurement procedures as per company policy

11.   Evaluate quotation/bids received and prepare evaluation documentation for procurement files, including recommendation of vendors.

12.   Prepare all vendors contract documents such as Local Purchase Orders (LPO);

13.   Follow up on orders with contracted vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and services, cultivating vendor relationships and ensuing product availability for user departments;

14.   Work closely with the Finance department to ensure timely payments to vendors for all contracts; as necessary escalate any issues that arise.

15.   Monitor supplier performance and follow up with vendors on performance issues as needed;

16.   Maintain a comprehensive filing system for auditable records for all procurement documentations;

17.   Assist the Supply Chain Manager to maintain the LPO tracking sheet and make sure it is updated on weekly basis;

18.   In collaboration with Finance and Operations units, assist in managing office inventory and ensure the inventory list is up to date.

19.   Maintain Procurement tracking tool

20.   Prepare Procurement status report for management reporting on weekly basis

21.   Maintain Vendor database

22.   Monitoring pending deliveries & advise the users

23.   Advise users on the status of their PRFs

24.   Coordination with custom clearance for imports and exports

25.   Co-ordinate the Van and Tricycle Riders assigned to each Area Sales Rep

Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Degree/Diploma in Procurement, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  2. 3 – 5 years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position (FMCGs is an advantage).
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  4. Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  5. Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  6. Supervisory and management experience.
  7. Attention to detail.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Procurement Officer – MRO” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.de/r/9LVRRS7

Position:              Marketing Manager (SMMM001)

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Ltd

Work-level:        Middle Management

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Head Sales & Marketing & Chief Operations Officer

Job purpose
Marketing Manager shall report directly to the Head of Sales & Marketing further supported by the Chief Operations Officer

 

He/ She will be responsible for Marketing of existing and new brands of the organization. This is a fairly senior role within the organization, therefore it is expected that the ideal candidate should have leadership qualities, exhibit sober mindedness and maturity.

Key responsibilities
Marketing

  1. Existing Categories
    1. Plan the annual marketing calendar for all existing product categories and align with the Mgmt team
    2. Brand management and segregation to understand commercial opportunities to drive sales
    3. Coordinate with Sales Teams to understand their requirements for marketing support
    4. Identify and coordinate with Marketing, Research and Activation agencies to execute all the strategies
    5. Work out budget requirements for the year, break it down to quarters and manage the spends within approved plans.
    6. Evaluate execution quality with respect to actual results and take corrective actions
    7. Spend at least 5-10 days in the market to understand brand and corporate needs
    8. Develop marketing programs/inputs for export markets such as DRC, South Africa, USA and others through collaboration with in Country Managers as required
    9. Take lead with designers to create and enhance packaging design elements for pillow-pouch and tetrapak formats
    10. Closely collaborate with Marketing Agencies for ATL / BTL designs and execution
  1. New Categories
    1. Plan and execute complete Marketing strategy for new range of products
    2. Workout ATL – TV/Radio/ Outdoor/Digital content though Agencies and execute with most feasible / cost effective method
    3. Plan and execute BTL activations through Agencies
    4. Coordinate with other commercial team members for best execution of all marketing inputs

3.      Marketing and Brand strategy experience

    1. Conceptualize, design and Execution
    2. Some level of participation in Concept and design, mostly Execution
    3. Assigned tasks to complete
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.      Degree/Masters in Sales & Marketing or any relevant field

2.      Excellent communication and presentation skills

3.      Expert in MS Office Suite

4.      Working Knowledge of Illustrator or Photoshop

5.      Team and Leadership Management

6.      Digital Media and E-commerce conversant

7.      Personality: Self-motivated, Aggressive in Sales and Marketing activities

8.      At least 10 years’ experience with leading Food/FMCG organizations with notable reference

9.      Must have managed BTL activities in their previous assignments

10.   Must be an Affiliate/Member of Zambia Institute of Marketing

 

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Marketing Manager” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5GCWFYD

Position:              Electrical Forman (PDEF001)

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Operations Manager

Job purpose
The Industrial Electrician is required to assemble new equipment, installing wiring and other electrical devices in an industrial setting. This function includes bending conduits, running wire, and installing relays, outlets, switches, and other components, including electronic tests, handling terminals, contacts and/or circuit boards, and performing quality inspections. All work will be performed in accordance with applicable codes. The electrician works intensively with electrical drawings, schematics and electrical system wiring diagrams. This function collaborates very closely with all other functions in the factory, especially system engineers, allowing the job holder to gradually develop, and to broaden its operational experience.
Key responsibilities
1.      Assembling & fixing electrical panels, Circuit Breakers, Distribution Panel

2.      Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time

3.      Observe safety procedures and meet electrical codes

4.      Responsible for operating, changing over, setting, repairing, and improving on fillers; packaging equipment, combining equipment, and providing support for the workings of auxiliary equipment

5.      Maintain logs, and record labour, materials, and equipment used

6.      Must have expertise with PLC Controls

7.      Study wiring diagrams and manuals to determine correct installation

8.      Comprehension of fundamental electrical concepts and diagrams.

9.      Comprehension of fundamental product assembly concepts and drawings

10.   Comprehension of fundamental engineering concepts and drawings

11.   Proficient in the use of electrical installation tools

12.   Experience in the proper use of hand tools and small power tools

13.   Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances

14.   Rewinding & trouble shooting of electric motors

15.   Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

16.   Troubleshooting & maintaining all electrical faults

17.   Maintenance & repair of packaging machine, air compressors, FFS packing machines, drive etc.

18.   Maintenance and repair with records of generator, boiler, cooling tower, water softener etc.

19.   Liaise with Production Manager for Daily Production Planning, PMS (weekly & daily start up maintenance), Maintenance & repair schedule and troubleshooting of electrical faults

20.   Assist in installation of new production plant and projects in terms of electrical facilitation

21.   Ensures smooth operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques

22.   Do RCA for reduction on Electrical breakdown

23.   To reduce the power consumption per unit of production, by analysing the power losses, taking power saving initiatives & kaizen.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
1.    The candidate should have Diploma / ITI / Degree holder in Electrical Field.

2.    3 -5 years of progressively responsible experience in electrical field for a major company or

division of a large corporation

3.    Proven Experience in Electrical, Production, Maintenance & Repair

4.    Industry experience in food manufacturing facility will be an advantage

 

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Electrical Foreman” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9VL5G33

Position:              Assistant Regional Manager – (SCAM003)

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location:             Northern, Zambia

Reports to:         Head – Supply Chain

Job purpose
The Assistant Regional Manager is to report to the Head – Supply Chain in overall depot management in terms of extension services to small holder farmers in the Northern, Luapula and Muchinga Province region, input distribution and grain procurement. There will be a dotted line in reporting to the Country Sales Manager in terms of distribution and sales of finished products within the same area.
Key responsibilities
  1. Assisting the Regional Manager to Execute planning, budgeting and control of farmer recruitment, training, input distribution, farmer field monitoring and procurement activities
  2. Assist the Regional Manager in Managing and control the depot inventory of inputs, grain and finished products and oversee regular reconciliations of stock; must carry out random cross check of physical stock on a day to day/ alternate day basis.
  3. Under the supervision of the Regional Manager, Manage and supervise the district managers (and their extension officers), if applicable, and oversee all out grower operations of the province to ensure they are completed on time and within budget
  4. Assist in managing relationship and monitor activities of 260 Brands’ implementing partners in out grower scheme activities
  5. Communicate with the Project Manager regarding out grower project activities
  6. Responsible for opening and closing depot
  7. Drawing up and requesting Invoices for approval from Country Sales Manager and sending invoices to customers; Verifying invoices are fulfilled accurately by cross checking all products ordered by customers are loaded and delivered and posting cross checking tellers (Compound/Wholesale – Invoices).  Order sheet to be sent on a daily basis.
  8. Responsible for printing invoices and stock report.
  9. Petty Cash management and ensuring sufficient supply for operational costs (fuel, offloading charges, etc.). Petty cash reports on daily basis. Keeping day to day Sales Cash safely and to ensure it is been deposited in Company a/c on a daily basis.
  10. Responsible for filling vehicles with fuel.
  11. Responsible for Reporting to management of fraudulent activities are misusing of Company assets by existing employees
  12. Other Operational duties as required and ensuring business operations are carried out smoothly
Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Degree in Agriculture, Business Management or equivalent
  2. Language: Fluent in English, Bemba and Nyanja
  3. 6+ years relevant work experience
  4. Extensive knowledge of organic farming and organic certification requirements is preferred
  5. Extensive knowledge of small-scale agribusiness and farming
  6. Experience in sales & marketing in FMCG is preferred
  7. Familiarity with Automated Out grower management systems (AOMS) in the form of digital apps, for creating farmer profiles, inputting farmer info and streamlining procurement operations
  8. High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  9. Skills: Excellent coordination, training and communication skills
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Assistant Regional Manager” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TVQCLHD
Position:              Supply Chain Officer (SCSO001)

Business:             Two Six Zero Brands Africa

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Supply Chain Manager

Job purpose
The Supply Chain Officer is to assist the Supply Chain Manager in overseeing purchasing & supply activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Supply Chain Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, vetting purchases, and maintaining accurate records.
Key responsibilities
1.      Leverage 260 Brands’ inventory management system to identify trends and purchase requirements for depleting stock

  1. Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  2. Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  3. Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.
  4. Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  5. Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  6. Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  7. Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  8. Consolidate all user department requirements for goods and services, and prepare an annual procurement plan for goods and services, which will also be updated on a quarterly basis;
  9. Ensure compliance with procurement procedures as per company policy
  10. Evaluate quotation/bids received and prepare evaluation documentation for procurement files, including recommendation of vendors.
  11. Prepare all vendors contract documents such as Local Purchase Orders (LPO);
  12. Follow up on orders with contracted vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and services, cultivating vendor relationships and ensuing product availability for user departments;
  13. Work closely with the Finance department to ensure timely payments to vendors for all contracts; as necessary escalate any issues that arise.
  14. Monitor supplier performance and follow up with vendors on performance issues as needed;
  15. Maintain a comprehensive filing system for auditable records for all procurement documentations;
  16. Assist the Supply Chain Manager to maintain the LPO tracking sheet and make sure it is updated on weekly basis;
  17. In collaboration with Finance and Operations units, assist in managing office inventory and ensure the inventory list is up to date.
  18. Maintain Procurement tracking tool
  19. Prepare Procurement status report for management reporting on weekly basis
  20. Maintain Vendor database
  21. Monitoring pending deliveries & advise the users
  22. Advise users on the status of their PRFs
  23. Coordination with custom clearance for imports and exports
  24. Co-ordinate the Van and Tricycle Riders assigned to each Area Sales Rep
Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Degree/Diploma in Purchasing & Supply, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  2. 5 years of experience as a Supply Chain/Procurement Officer or in a similar position (FMCGs is an advantage).
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  4. Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  5. Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  6. Supervisory and management experience.
  7. Attention to detail.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com, with ‘Supply Chain Officer” in the subject line. Please also fill in the short candidate assessment survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/97JGMP3

ROLE PROFILE
Position:          Regional Manager

Business:        Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:    Junior Management

Location:        Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:     Project Manager

Job purpose
The Regional Manager is to report to the Project Manager in overall depot management in terms of extension services to small holder farmers in the Lusaka Province region, input distribution and grain procurement. There will be a dotted line in reporting to the Area Sales Manager in terms of distribution and sales of finished products within the same area.
Key responsibilities
  1. Execute planning, budgeting and control of farmer recruitment, training, input distribution, farmer field monitoring and procurement activities
  2. Manage and control the depot inventory of inputs, grain and finished products and oversee regular reconciliations of stock; must carry out random cross check of physical stock on a day to day/ alternate day basis.
  3. Manage and supervise the district managers (and their extension officers), and oversee all out grower operations of the province to ensure they are completed on time and within budget
  4. Manage relationship and monitor activities of 260 Brands’ implementing partners in out grower scheme activities
  5. Communicate with the Project Manager amongst others regarding project activities
  6. Responsible for opening and closing depot
  7. Drawing up and requesting Invoices for approval from Country Sales Manager and sending invoices to customers; Verifying invoices are fulfilled accurately by cross checking all products ordered by customers are loaded and delivered and posting cross checking tellers (Compound/Wholesale – Invoices).  Order sheet to be sent on a daily basis.
  8. Responsible for printing invoices and stock report.
  9. Petty Cash management and ensuring sufficient supply for operational costs (fuel, offloading charges, etc.). Petty cash reports on daily basis. Keeping day to day Sales Cash safely and to ensure it is been deposited in Company a/c on a daily basis.
  10. Responsible for filling vehicles with fuel.
  11. Responsible for Reporting to management of fraudulent activities are misusing of Company assets by existing employees
  12. Other Operational duties as required and ensuring business operations are carried out smoothly
Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Degree in Agriculture, Business Management or equivalent
  2. Language: Fluent in English, Bemba and Nyanja
  3. 6+ years relevant work experience
  4. Extensive knowledge of organic farming and organic certification requirements is preferred
  5. Extensive knowledge of small-scale agribusiness and farming
  6. Experience in sales & marketing in FMCG is preferred
  7. Familiarity with Automated Out grower management systems (AOMS) in the form of digital apps, for creating farmer profiles, inputting farmer info and streamlining procurement operations
  8. High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  9. Skills: Excellent coordination, training and communication skills
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as copies of your educational qualifications to careers@260brands.com with ‘Regional Manager’ in the subject line
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