Africa Personnel Services Ltd

General Manager

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Job Description

At Africa Personnel Services, our people are the most important resource. We pride ourselves in the quality of our employees and ensure employees condone all our values. Our international business is built on sound Human Capital principles, while offering all our clients the highest levels of loyalty, integrity, and respect. Since 1996, we have been facilitating livelihoods for thousands of people across Africa and beyond.
We are looking to recruit a General Manager for a milling company whose core responsibilities will be to improve efficiency and increase departmental profits while managing the company’s overall operations. They oversee several elements in the business, including hiring staff, operating budgets, and launching price promotions that could attract more customers.
If designing strategy, multitasking, and setting goals for growth is something you are passionate about, then we would love to hear from you.

Oversee day-to-day operations of the plant.
Design strategy and set goals for growth.
Maintain budgets and optimize expenses.
Set policies and processes.
Oversee recruitment and training of new employees.
Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance.
Direct the employee assessment process.
Prepare regular reports for upper management.
Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations.
Train staff members on company and mill operations
Direct daily operations in the mill
Forecast and schedule procurement.
Monitor inventory.
Performance benchmarking
Manage employees, taking into consideration their needs and push them to improve performance when needed.
In charge of attracting, hiring and retaining staff.
Support company’s overall business objectives

Key Skills

A good understanding of business and finance.
Computer knowledge.
Highly organised
Sound management and leadership skills
Ability to make decisions quickly.
Values product quality and customer satisfaction
Can work effectively in a team environment.
Strong communication skills
Action oriented
Strong data management skills


BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus.
Proven experience as a General Manager of at least 5 years in similar executive role
Experience in planning and budgeting
Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
Strong analytical ability
Excellent communication skills
Outstanding organizational and leadership skills


ALL CVs shared must be in PDF FORMAT and the position being applied for must be clearly indicated in the subject line of your email.
Attach at least 3 traceable references.
Valid email addresses of references must be included on the reference list.
Your Full names should be the Tile of your CV.
DO NOT share your certificates at this time.
Any applications that do not follow the above instructions will not be considered.

Job Summary

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Chipata, Zambia Location
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Africa Personnel Services Ltd

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