Manager : Mutoko Royal Fruit and Veggies Pvt Ltd

  • Mutoko

Mutoko Royal Fruit and Veggies Pvt Ltd

DUE : 16 DEC 2022

Mutoko Royal Fruit and Veggies (MRFV) Private Limited is a newly established food processing company situated at Tabudirira Vocational Training Centre in Mutoko District. The Company is involved in grading, packaging, cold storage and processing of fruits and vegetables. MRFV is looking for a suitable candidate with experience in facilitating turnaround strategies for corporotes/SMEs in distress, to create economic value and high social and environmental impact.
The person should be a change champion with entrepreneurial and agricultural experience, outstanding analytical skills, excellent writing style and a team player. The successful candidate will work with several stakeholders which include government, development partners, and board of governors, farmers, and Tabudirira Vocational Training Centre.

Develop a bankable business pion for Mutoko Royal Fruit and Vegies (MRFV).
Develop and implement viable business strategies for Mutoko Royal and Veggies (MRFV) limited.
Restructure commercial operations from time to time in response to market forces.
Oversee the execution and implementation of the Business Development plan in line with the stakeholder’s vision.
Develop and maintain good corporate governance and industrial management practices in the company.
Develop an efficient and effective business operating plan.

Formulate a short to medium term investment and resource mobilization plan.
Create and maintain business relationships with suppliers and markets.
Ensure proper product storage, handling and distribution.
Supervise and motivate company staff.
Set up a performance management and reporting system for MRFV management and staff.
Formulate, control and manage the company budget.
Submit monthly, quarterly and annually production and operations report to the Board.

Degree in Agro Value Chain Management, Business Management, Finance/Accounting, Agriculture Economics or equivalent.
A Masters in Business Administration or Masters degree of a relevant field.
A minimum of (4) years-experience working in food aggregation and processing, supply chain development, out-grower networks, and knowledge of Market Systems Development approach preferred.
Experience and strong expertise in facilitation of business turnoround/re-structuring strategies for corporates/SMEs or social enterprises is a MUST.
Knowledge of private and public sector entities investment financing, policies, and regulatory frameworks.
Understanding of the agriculture/horticulture value chain isanadded advantage.
Understanding of NDS1 and government rural industrialisation drive is key.

Skills and Competencies
Excellent interpersonal and oral and written skills a must.
Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses communication and reports.
Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations.
Proven ability and experience working with teams will be an added advantage.
Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Good time-management skills with the ability to prioritise work and manage a number of projects simultaneously.

Job details
This is a one-year contract which can be renewed subject to satisfactory performance.

Interested applicants who meet the above set criteria should submit their applications to

deadline for receiving applications is 16 December 2022.