Saro Agro Sciences Limited 2018 Job Recruitment


Saro Agro Sciences Limited 2018 Job Recruitment – Saro Agro Sciences Limited is the pioneer in the Nigerian Crop Protection Industry.

We are an entirely indigenous organization, focused on the arrangement of trustworthy answers for trim generation issues in a particular, fulfilling and mindful way.

We have our Head Office situated in Ibadan and workplaces crosswise over Nigeria and in the West and Central African nations.

We are enlisting to fill the accompanying positions underneath:

Job Title: Marketing Manager

Locations: Lagos and Kaduna

Job Summary

  • The Marketing Manager’s role is designed to deliver the above top objectives with a strategic emphasis fashioned to deliver an enhance relationships with refreshed approach and management models.
  • The role will assume a strong leadership role with multi-functional teams including direct reports.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide information about the products (4Ps).
  • Gather and analyse market information.
  • Conduct market research.
  • Develop and implement product plan and marketing strategy.
  • Defines and creates added value for the organisation.
  • Coordinate project development.
  • Extension and content building.
  • Lead all areas of content generation and production across all media platforms.
  • Innovation in service and products
  • Ensure brand messages are consistent.
  • Nurture and enrich all external perceptions of the company and growth of market share.
  • Engage consumers on social media.
  • Collaborate with the sales and technical team to develop strategic partnership activities and implement the execution framework and strategic plan on identified opportunities.
  • Develop and lead a marketing team that will develop and execute new concepts, business models, channels and partners to position business as innovator and leader.
  • Communicate with various media buyers, advertising agencies, printers and other services to help marketing projects come to fruition.
  • Planning and implementing promotional campaigns.


  • Minimum of a second Class upper in University degree in any of the Social Sciences, Marketing / Business, Mass communication, Public Relations or other related discipline.
  • Proven and strong Marketing experience (5 years+)
  • Can demonstrate excellent Commercial judgment & acumen.
  • Understands customers and the selling process.
  • Is experienced at managing key stakeholders.
  • Required Age: 27 – 36 years

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • FMCG marketing background with sound knowledge of industry dynamics.
  • Proven leadership of a marketing team.
  • Understanding of agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • Should be open-minded.
  • Should have high analytical skills.
  • Should have the ability to project into the future.
  • Passionate and Result oriented.
  • Very articulate.
  • Understand the data, and how to present it.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Must be a trend-setter: must keep up to date and have the desire to know more.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must have strong business acumen.
  • Must be a vision creator.
  • Ability to Identify New Business Opportunities and define investment priorities.
  • Must have experience creating marketing plans from scratch.
  • Must have extensive experience of experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
  • Must be proven in a multi-channel marketing campaign role.
  • Extensive customer and field experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and business level audiences in a compelling manner.

Job Title: Production Manager

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Job Summary

  • The Production Manager takes charge of the planning, coordination, and implementation of Saro consumer business manufacturing processes.
  • The responsibility will include all Manufacturing and production assets under the company’s Strategic Business Units.
  • He/ She will ensure the adequacy of competence and motivation within team.
  • Also will be a strategic partner in the development of technologies for expansion and acquisition of productive capabilities, as well as the development, production and commercialization of New Products.
  • He ensures that products are produced with the right level of efficiency, cost, quantity, & quality.
  • Also responsible for the maintenance the Production assets and processes, as well as their continuous improvement to extract more value.

Primary Responsibilities
Coordination & Implementation:

  • Lead total production processes.
  • Meet yearly, monthly, & weekly products’ volume budgets.
  • Monitor & track all production performance Indices, including yield, per quantity (ton) Production, Labour & Energy costs.
  • Ensure materials & production efficiency / cost effectiveness in line with approved budget
  • Line Optimization & Facilities Maintenance:
  • Drive line optimization to deliver on ideal output, and continuous improvement
  • Supervise Factory Engineers to minimize down time within approved limit
  • Organize for weekly and periodic Machine Maintenance and Repairs
  • Implement SOPs, and develop revisions that will ensure lines and equipment Optimum performance & Longevity.

New Production Capabilities & Expansion Projects:

  • Liaise and provide inputs for Equipment planning and development, of expansion or new capacities, providing specific business requirement from optimum technology/tooling goals.
  • Provide reviews and technical evaluation of conceived and in-development machinery, and facilities towards stated goals.
  • Carry out desk research, harness contacts in industry for inputs and advisory reports on technical options and methodologies, as will be requested.

New Products Development:

  • Work with Research and Development in championing new products production & bringing market, based on agreed timelines and budget
  • Propose new products’ processes, technologies, or applications based on findings, or research projects.

Performance Management:

  • Provides regular verbal & written feedback tall associates working directly with him in the achievement of the above deliverables with a clear objective of ensuring 100% strategy execution. Furthermore, she conducts Quarterly and Yearly appraisals of all Associates reporting them directly using a robust and clear Balanced Scorecard linked with the Strategy of the and Company.
  • Establish people developmental needs and provide informal & structured training opportunities for personal development and competence building.
  • Maintain a suitably motivated, driven & compliant team aligned with the vision and goals of the business, developing and employing incentives and sanctions.
  • Maintain incident free record on company assets -Materials, Products, Equipment, Computer, Cash, etc.


  • Lead production planning processes, providing both strategic and operational master, and periodic plans, from business aligned goals, to resource requirements, and controls.
  • Produce yearly / monthly / weekly production budgets – Capex and operational
  • Work with Supply Chain to Ensure Timeliness & Adequacy of stocks & raw materials sourcing, that will guarantee above
  • Ensure timely planning & organization of production schedules.
  • Liaise with the Supply Chain in the selection, ordering & sourcing of production materials and inputs.

Process Improvement:

  • Lead production improvement process that will lead to better optimization, safety of personnel, cost savings and higher yield
  • Lead bi-annual general review of standard operating procedures with a view to update them in line with new trend in good manufacturing practices.
  • Continuously seek ways and means of cutting down wastages, & operational / materials inefficiencies.
  • Reporting
  • Train team members on good manufacturing practices bi-monthly.


  • Second Class Degree Upper (2.1) in University degree in any of the Pure Sciences, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, or other related discipline.
  • Minimum of 7 Years’ experience in Production Management/ Manufacturing Activities
  • Proven and strong Production & Manufacturing Experience in FMCG Company
  • Age: 30 – 38 Years
  • MSC in Chemistry or related is an added advantage
  • Membership of Professional body is an added advantage
  • Candidates who do not currently work in an FMCG companies and meet the primary experience requirements, need not apply.

Job Title: Customer Relationship Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The CRM’s role is to work with customer service, marketing staff and operations to maintain a customer-focused attitude with a focus on activities that create lifetime customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deliver all information to and from customer using ICT
  • Creation of e-channel for sales
  • Will be responsible for retention campaigns, from conceptualization through to analysis. This includes idea generation, proposal preparation, overseeing the production process and overseeing execution.
  • Engage the customer in one-on-one interaction
  • Maintain long-term, post-sales relationships with existing customers
  • Act as the liaison between the customer and other departments within the company such as marketing staff and operation
  • Identify and close opportunities for improvement and growth of the product


  • Minimum of a second Class upper in University degree in any of the Social Sciences, Marketing / Business, Mass communication, Public Relations or other related discipline.
  • Proven and strong CRM experience (5 years+)
  • Can demonstrate excellent Commercial judgment & acumen.
  • Understands customer management process.
  • Is experienced at managing key stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience of experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
  • Budget & cost control management

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have previous managerial experience in this position
  • Must be highly innovative
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must have experience with physical customer facing
  • Must have customer relationship experience either in the FMCG industry or in the financial industry
  • Must be Able to analyse customer data in terms of financials, volumes and growth
  • Proven experience in influencing customers to deliver business growth(Not picking calls)
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Must have a strong understanding of ICT
  • Ability to manage scale(Large customer base)
  • Understanding the business value of the customers
  • Age: 27 – 36 years

15th January, 2018.

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