GBfoods Africa Jobs 2018

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1 Nov, 2018

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IT Jobs in Ghana

Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods. Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, the Group is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage. Today, Jumbo is a well-loved brand reputed as a friend and a partner to women in their efforts to nurture happy and healthy families. Every year 4 billion Jumbo cubes are consumed throughout the African continent.
Gino provides a wide range of quality products to African families: tomato paste and mix, seasonings, pasta and rice among other products.

Job Description

Job Title: IT Organization & Processes Regional Manager

The Organisation & Processes Regional Manager will be responsible for supporting the applications and business processes that run our business day to day, ensuringthat assigned projects are completed in time, budget and expected quality, and applying defined standard methodologies to manage scope, risk, issues and communication throughout the entire project life cycle.
Based in our Headquarters in Accra (Ghana), the selected candidate will be responsible for helping to manage the regional resources (mainly external SAP maintenance team) coordinate with the global IT and Organization & Process area.

Role & Responsibilities:

Regional Project Pipeline Management:
-Capture regional project demand: business needs, challenges and opportunities.
-Oversee all aspects (budget, timelines, scope and risks) of all regional projects
-Prepare report for management regarding project status within region (internal customers) and corporate Org&IT

Project Management:
-Elaborate project timeline and organizational structure
-Manage project budget and Capex Approval Process
-Liaise and engage with project team members, business management and other internal and external stakeholders about projects’ updates
-Proactive assessment of project risks and initiation of risk mitigation measures
-Manage the availability of project resources and external project consultants including time sheet control and invoice review


Application Maintenance:
-Coordinate day to day support to end users of business applications. This includes alignment with corporate application maintenance (corrective and improvement)
-Prepare report for management regarding application maintenance service status within region.

-Regional business applications suppliers management: screening, follow-up, negotiation, etc.

What can you expect from us?
-Being part of a growing international organization, in a cross cultural and modern environment.
-You will have the opportunity to lead transformational projects inside your area, inside a high skilled team.
-Good working environment and a department with strong integration into the organization.

What do we expect from you?
-We are searching for a positive and a proactive person, willing to do new things and to growth in our company.
-Managing Organization & Process needs and goals for our Africa business, innovating and instigating transformational changes, making them sustainable.


-University degree in Computer science, Telecommunications, etc.
-5+ years’ experience as SAP consultant (FI, SD, MM or PP)
-3+ years of experience as project manager of small to medium size project (SAP implementation and roll-out)
-Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint to identify, solve and communicate results.
-Experience interfacing with consulting resources to solve business issues.
-Effectively work with technical and business people
-Fluent in English both spoken and written, knowledge of French a plus
-Availability to travel around Africa.

-Experience in FMCG sector.
-Certificates in Project Management (PMP, agile or similar) or Service Management (ITIL or similar)
We look for someone with a very efficient communication style, service and detailed oriented.

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