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General Manager at GSM

Open Position: General Manager – GSM Beverages

Duty station: Dare es Salaam, Tanzania.

Deadline: 11th July 2024


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive growth-oriented strategic plan aligned with company vision and industry trends.
  • Oversee the entire manufacturing process of water and carbonated soft drinks and juices from raw material procurement to finished product distribution.
  • Oversee entire production of rigid packing process from raw materials to finished goods distribution.
  • Develop and implement strategies to enhance production efficiency, reduce costs, and improve product quality.
  • Monitor and manage production schedules to meet customer demands and delivery deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Implement robust operational management systems, processes, and policies to enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage product selection, logistics, and distribution processes to ensure timely delivery and maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and customers to drive business partnerships and ensure a diverse and reliable product portfolio.
  • Set clear sales targets, align distribution strategies with market demands, and monitor performance metrics to drive continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to align production output with market demands and promotional activities.
  • Stay updated on evolving industry trends, regulatory requirements, and technological advancements to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and adopt new technologies to optimize production processes.
  • Manage the annual budget for the manufacturing facility, including capital expenditure projects.


  • In-depth knowledge of business processes and functions, with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Outstanding budgeting, financial management, and accounting skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Exceptional organizational and delegation skills, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proven leadership ability, with a track record of inspiring and motivating teams to achieve and exceed targets.
  • Strong work ethic, reliability, and a dedication to maintaining high standards of quality and efficiency.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to navigate challenges and pressures inherent in the industry.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and development, with a continuous improvement mindset.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Engineering, Food Science, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior managerial role out which 5 years in top management within the beverage manufacturing industry, with a strong focus on water, carbonated soft drinks and juices
  • Proven track record of success in a General Manager or similar executive role, preferably within the fast-moving consumer goods
  • Extensive experience in Beverages manufacturing, sales, marketing and distribution with a strong understanding of distribution logistics and supply chain management.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate import/export regulations, logistics, and shipping processes.
  • Exceptional proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and industry standards.
  • Proven track record of improving production efficiency and product quality.
  • Knowledge of production machinery, quality control standards, and industry regulations.
  • Proficient in using ERP systems and production scheduling software.