Chief Executive Officer at An Aquaculture Company

An Aquaculture Company in Lagos (RAS, Catfish and Tilapia), is currently recruiting suitable qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Chief Executive OfficerLocation: LagosJob DescriptionLeadership & Personnel Management:The most suited candidate must ensure that company goals are met in a timely fashion by efficiently and effectively managing personnel and resources. This post requires the most suited candidate to have excellent multi-tasking, organisational, interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as a thorough knowledge of the industry and related finances.Specific day-to-day tasks depend on this position, bearing in mind that experience in managing leaders and people is a crucial asset.Operations / Production:Organize the activities of the technical partner and make sure that all milestones and roles & duties of the technical partner under the technical partnership agreement are adhered toIn charge for the documentation of all required policies and operational procedures to guide all the processes undertaken on the farmIn charge for developing an effective organizational structure for the farmOversee all aspects of production process on the farm and In charge  for the achievement of agreed production targets within the stipulated timelineIn charge for securing a long-term supply contracts with identified feed suppliersIn charge for ensuring that appropriate level of feed inventory and other raw materials and spare parts are maintained on the farm at all timeMake sure that target weights are achieved in a timely manner. All fish product from the farm must meet the minimum quality specifications before they are soldLead the expansion activities of the companyLead all Research and development initiatives of the companyAny other ad-hoc projects and duties as required by the board of directorsConstruction:Oversee the day-to-day construction management of the project.Oversee the development and implementation of a cost-effective plan to Make sure that the project is completed within stipulated time and budgetMonitor and report the progress on construction to the board of directors on a weekly basis. Report should include details on each aspect of the construction, identified risks and mitigates with projected work schedule for rest of the construction periodIn charge for defining clear roles & responsibilities and deliverable in terms of both scope and schedule to all the team members.Make sure strict adherence to the Company’s safety standards and ESG corrective action plans and timeline, while also promoting a “safety culture” among the ranks throughout the Company.In charge for the construction budget and any cost overrunAny other ad-hoc projects and duties as required by the board of directorsMarketing & Sales:Create and maintain relationship with industry influencers and key strategic partnersOversee short and long-term sales and marketing development programs for the companyOversee and recommend product positioning and pricing strategy to achieve the highest possible long-term market shareMonitor competitors’ products, sales and marketing activitiesOversee the preparation of sales & marketing activity reports, for presentation to the board of directorsDirect sales forecasting activities and set performance goalsOversee market channel development activity and coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goalsReview and analysis sales performances against programs and forecast to determine effectivenessFinancial:Responsible for the company’s overall financial performanceResponsible for the budget process of the companyConduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunitiesResponsible for the capital budgeting processOthers:Determine staffing requirements and lead the process of filling all vacancies in the CompanyEnsure compliance with all required permits and licensesProvide periodic performance evaluation reports to all departmental heads and direct reportAny other ad-hoc projects and duties as required by the board of directors 

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