Head of Business Unit - Snacks and Retail


Company HPW Fresh & D...
Industry Agro- industr...
Category Retail / Whol...
Location Adeiso, Easte...
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 31, 2022
Contact ...

Company Profile

HPW Fresh and Dry Ltd is a Swiss owned fruit processing company in Ghana with 1,200 employees. We are the largest producer of naturally dried mango, pineapple and whole coconut in West Africa, processing over 20,000 tons of fresh fruit and exporting 2,000 tons of dried fruit. We have our sister company in Cote d' Ivoire, cooperating with drying facilities in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Peru to produce dried fruits for the world markets.  
We are committed to the highest quality fruit availability and maximum food safety standards and promote efficient resource use, continuous improvement and innovation.


Job Description

  • Department: Management
  • Reports To:Managing Director - Adeiso
  • Location Onsite at HPW Fresh and Dry Ltd, Adeiso, E/R., HPWAG
Job Purpose
Oversee an efficient product assortment with long-term profitable growth.
Job Duties
  • Manage an efficient production process with continuous improvement.
  • Establish a category strategy for Snacks/Retail.
  • Defines ideal value-chain, packed/bulk.
  • Plan and manage capacity for Snack factory based on internal raw material supply.
  • Research and initiate New Product Development (NPD) to increase revenue for Snack factory.
  • Interacts with sales, HQ (Admin & Purchasing) and the services in Adeiso.
  • Preparation of costing for new products and reports on exiting product yield/ profitability.
  • Anticipates and reacts to capacity and demand mismatches.
  • Communicates regularly with production planning manager on production status and medium-term plans.
  • Exhibit food safety awareness.
  • Attends various weekly meetings.
  • Advises MD on investment plans.
  • Maintain and promote a safe working environment and demonstrate correct Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) behaviours and leadership.

Required Skills or Experience


  • Personality Competencies
  • Leadership
  • Planning skills
  • Product costing
  • xperience in food production and retail
  • NPD processes
  • Business oriented
  • Communication skills
  • Excellent data management and reporting skills (ERP Use)
  • MBA in Business Management/ Agribusiness/Economics or Project Management
  • BSC Food Science + 3 years’ experience leading a marketing unit
  • 5 years’ experience leading a sales or marketing unit in food

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