Yalelo
Yalelo
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9 months ago

Production Planning Manager – (Siavonga)

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Yalelo is a pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly to become the leading fishery business in Zambia and the largest aquaculture operation in Africa. We implement a scalable solution to ease the pressure on Zambia’s struggling wild-capture fisheries sector. We breed and grow our tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sell our product fresh and frozen across eastern and southern Africa. Our pristine water, locally produced non-GMO fish feed, and a robust cold-chain results in a product quality and affordability that is transforming the customer experience.

Yalelo is seeking a highly analytical Production Planning Manager to coordinate harvest and sales volume planning in support of the company’s growth. You will play a critical role in Yalelo’s long-term expansion, working directly with the Production Director and alongside managers from our Production and Commercial divisions. You will be responsible for matching supply and demand of our fish, building production models and sales build-ups. You will also identify and address business constraints to achieving our volume plans.

You will support Business Executives with strategic planning and data analysis to help drive decision-making and accelerate the impact of our organization.

Location: The role will be based in Siavonga

Requirements

  • 5+ years work experience relating to strategy, data analysis, and project management.
  • Exceptional analytical skills (e.g., able to build complex models in Microsoft Excel and/or other data manipulation software).
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-management skills (e.g., through experience in a client-facing role).
  • Independent and critical thinker, able to take initiative and drive long-term projects.
  • Strong attention to detail, especially in a data analysis capacity.
  • Adapts quickly to new digital tools (e.g., can learn and champion new software programs).
  • Searching for a high-impact, high-intensity role in a growing company.

Preferences

  • Familiarity with aquaculture value chain and/or demand planning.
  • Experience working in Southern Africa.

Method of Application

If you meet the criteria above, kindly email your application with supporting documents.e

Application deadline
24 Jul 14:00
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Yalelo is a pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. The company implements a scalable solution to ease the pressure on Zambia’s wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, Yalelo is now a leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. This company breeds and grows its tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sells nation-wide. Yalelo’s pristine water locally produced non-GMO fish feed and a robust cold-chain result in product quality and affordability that are transforming customer experience.