Job Opportunities at Flour Mills

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  • Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc was incorporated in September 1960 as a private limited liability company, and commenced operations in 1962 with an installed capacity of 600 metric tons per day. The Company was converted to a public limited liability company in 1978, and its shares were subsequently listed on The Nigerian Stock Exchange.
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    • Open Jobs
      1. Project Manager
      2. Head, Business Process Improvement
      3. Cost Management Specialist
      4. Business Process Reengineering Specialist
      5. Business Analyst
    • Method of Application

    Project Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Other
    • Job Field Project Management&nbsp

    The Job

    • The Project Manager in the PMO office will work closely with relevant stakeholders and a small team to partner with one or more business units to facilitate the implementation and smooth running of an effective and lean project management framework in such a Business unit.
    • Provide governance, oversight, and support to projects managed by various business units
    • May assume full responsibility to manage certain projects that are not directly managed by business units
    • Support various change management programmes and, in general, act as an agent of change
    • Support project/programme planning, execution, and tracking of FMN’s portfolio.
    • Coach and train BU project owners/managers on best practices and project management methodologies (e.g.: cost management, tracking, etc).
    • Assist in the definition of project scope and project charter, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
    • Help Business units project managers to better coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure flawless execution of assigned projects.
    • Apply a system to monitor, track progress, manage changes to the project scope, schedule and cost.
    • Measure and report project performance and escalate proactively to management and/or project owners as needed.
    • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and database (digitally)
    • Support and facilitate the adoption of breakthrough business practices and technologies such as Continuous Improvement, Process Automation, AI, Service Delivery Excellence, etc to boost productivity and competitiveness.
    • Coach and mentor project managers at the Business unit level on lean and efficient project management methodologies and practices; provide the necessary toolkits, and recommend training.
    • Participate actively in and is instrumental to the development of FMN’s strategy with regards to project pipeline development, evaluation and selection, and prioritization.

    Qualifications

    • First degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
    • A master’s degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
    • Project management qualifications would be a plus
    • Advanced finance competency and numeracy are expected. Some understanding of basic accounting would be a plus.
    • Some familiarity with ERPs would be a plus.
    • Project management qualifications would be a plus.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm and contininious improvement of the project. 

    The Person Must:

    • Ensure percent deviation in projects approved outside the FMN project management framework.
    • Ensure the percentage of a completed project.
    • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on time.
    • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on budget.
    • Ensure the percentage of completed projects on specs.
    • Process approving, monitoring, and reporting standardization in a business impactful fashion.
    • Rolling training plans

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    Head, Business Process Improvement

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Other
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    The Job

    • The Head of business process improvement (BPI) will work closely with the relevant stakeholders and a small team to catalyze continuous improvement by helping BU line management to identify and capture opportunities for efficiency (and effectiveness) gains across the group.
    • Apply process reengineering and continuous improvement methodologies and principles in a structured, actionable, and measurable way.
    • Reinforce a winning culture of excellence by championing process improvement projects and initiatives
    • support various change management programs and, in general, acts as an agent of change.
    • Interact with all levels of management to understand deeply and document existing processes, analyze data, and recommend enhanced (or entirely new) business processes in line with best practices.
    • Maintain electronic inventory of business processes and coordinate updates to the inventory.
    • Actively seek and identify opportunities to improve work processes, enhance the quality of service and productivity, and advocate convincingly such opportunities to the process owners and senior management.
    • Develop and monitor scorecards and/or trackers to measure the success of process improvement initiatives
    • Support the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve best practices in all areas of operations.
    • Stay abreast of leading practices for business process documentation and execution
    • Champion process improvement methodologies.
    • Foster a process-based (but still entrepreneurial) culture via communication, performance management and measurement, knowledge management, and people development.
    • Partner with functional heads and BU leaders to share continuous improvement best practices.
    • Coach functional teams on best process improvement practices, drive behavior change, and change adoption.

    Qualification

    • First degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
    • A master’s degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
    • Project management qualifications would be a plus.

     Experience:

    • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm.

    The person must:

    • Ensure better planning and forecasting capabilities because of lean and automated processes.
    • Ensure internal & external SLAs (gold standard) for all major processes.  
    • Ensure savings or other productivity gains because of process improvement and/or other initiatives.
    • Ensure cost savings and cost avoidance.
    • Ensure the improved level of stakeholders’ alignment.

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    Cost Management Specialist

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Other
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    The Job

    • Work with relevant stakeholders and a small team to aggressively and sustainably drive cost reduction and efficiency improvement initiatives across the FMN group.  She/he will play an instrumental role in various change management programs and, in general, act as an agent of change always with a focus on cost reduction/productivity improvement.
    • Provide deep and actionable insights into the current cost base/structure supported by clear and accurate analytics and metrics.  Helps line managers understand and act upon such metrics.
    • Conceive, advocate and drive short-, medium-, and long-term cost optimization initiatives by introducing rolling annual and 5-year programs
    • Coordinate and proactively monitor all cost optimization projects by utilizing easy-to-understand, actionable, reports and dashboards.
    • Facilitate adoption of cost avoidance strategies and best practices by providing toolkits and guidance to cost reduction and efficiency improvement.
    • Continuously identify opportunities to reduce cost, improve productivity/efficiency, and advocate the same to relevant stakeholders.
    • Foster a continuous improvement and cost avoidance culture across all FMN business(es).

    The Person Must:

    • Ensure percentage variance of actual direct and indirect cost to the budget.
    • Ensure percent of cost optimization projects completed on time, within scope, and budget.
    • Must have data accuracy.

    Qualifications

    • First Degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance.
    • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
    • Professional qualifications such as ICAN or ACCA or CFA are a plus advanced finance competency and numeracy are expected. Mastery of software applications such MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc is essential. Some familiarity with ERPs would be a plus.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm.

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    Business Process Reengineering Specialist

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Other
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    The Job

    • Work closely with relevant stakeholders and a small team to apply process improvement and re-engineering methodologies and principles in identifying opportunities for process and service improvement and catalyzes for continuous improvement to consistently improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the group operations.
    • Support the reinforcement of a winning culture of structured project management by championing process improvement practices and culture.
    • Support various change management programs and, in general, act as an agent of change
    • Interact with all levels of management and be able to document existing processes, manage and analyze data, and recommend enhanced business processes.
    • Maintain inventory of business processes and coordinate updates to the inventory working with relevant teams.
    • Identify opportunities to improve work processes, enhance the quality of service and productivity, and communicate opportunities to relevant stakeholders.
    • Develop and monitor a scorecard and/or tracker to measure the success of process improvement initiatives.
    • Support the development and implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve best practice operational processes.
    • Stay abreast of leading practices for business process documentation and execution.
    • Champion process improvement methodologies.
    • Foster a process-based culture via communication, performance management and measurement, knowledge management, and people development.
    • Partner with functional teams to share continuous improvement best practices.
    • Coach functional teams on process improvement practices, drive behavior change and adoption

    The Person Must:

    • Ensure electronic mapping of processes (and sub-processes) across the Group.
    • Must deploy, own and drive business process management system.  
    • Must Initially drive Business Process Re-engineering and, subsequently, continuous process improvement across the following dimensions: customer ease of doing business with FMN / elevated customer experience, efficiency/productivity gains (incl. turnaround times and cost avoidance), transparency & visibility / lean methodologies.
    • Improve level of stakeholders’ alignment.

    Qualifications

    • First Degree preferably in the fields of Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Finance
    • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
    • Project management qualifications would be a plus

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a major manufacturing player or a top-notch management or technology consultancy firm, in business reengineering and continuous improvement projects.

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    Business Analyst

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Other
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    The Job

    • Support the Group Business Transformation Team with quantitative and qualitative analytics and insights for the entire group to allow management to identify critical areas of intervention, opportunities, and trends with a view of radically improving our processes and systems, elevating our project selection and management capabilities, and driving continues improvement with regards to efficiency and productivity in all activities.
    • Quantify and demonstrate the expected economic and broader impact of various transformative projects and initiatives  
    • Assist the Business Transformation Director with change management and project management
    • Build awareness and enhance alignment on transformation initiatives across the Group
    • Interact efficiently with peers and senior members of staff to get a first-hand understanding of issues and opportunities.   
    • Source and process large amount of data into comprehensive and actionable analytics.

    The Person Must:

    • Have an In-depth understanding of the industry and financial analysis, including advanced valuation techniques and business modeling
    • Must be highly numerical
    • Must have proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint

    Qualifications

    • First Degree in Finance, Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Operations Research, Organisational Behaviour, Mathematics or Accounting.
    • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related fields and/or an MBA would be a plus.
    • Project management qualifications would be a plus

     Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of Cognate Experience.

    Method of Application

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