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Sahara UK Foods are a supplier of dried fruits & nuts in conventional and organic forms within UK and EU. The business has seen good levels of growth in the products that are currently being traded. Business operations i.e. logistics, quality and sales are required to be managed on fulltime basis.

 

This role has emerged in light of recent business expansion and we are looking for an exceptional and energetic individual to take this challenge. In-return we will provide excellent remuneration and experience of managing a truly international business. The role is on work from home basis. The key aspects of the role are detailed below.

 

Main responsibility of this role is to efficiently run day-to day business operations activity of a bulk food commodities importer/supplier business based in UK.

 

  • Calls to third parties such as for outsourcing services, suppliers and customers;
  • Managing supplier/client calls and emails;
  • Managing and liaising third party service providers;
  • The candidate should be quick learner and fluent in English;
  • Import logistics management including but not limited to:
    • Container clearance
    • Delivery arrangements
    • Liaison with storage sub-contractor
    • Stock/inventory records management
    • Product release responsibility and records management
    • Effective liaison with delivery sub-contractor
  • Preparing product specifications – under guidance;
  • Reviewing supplier approval paperwork – under guidance;
  • Keeping accurate records of quality and food safety records;
  • Supporting the Food Quality and Safety Management System audits (internal and external); 
  • Engage in sales activity i.e. speaking to potential clients for winning new business;
  • Identify viability of new dried fruit products in terms of demand, probability and availability;
  • Perform Market Research to explore manufacturing, B2B and e-commerce sales opportunities to grow the business;
  • Find out the main competitors and if possible, understand their market strategy and share;
  • Develop marketing strategies that would help the company promote their products;

 

Required Education, Experience, Skills & Attributes

 

  • Min work experience is 2 years.
  • MS Office Skills is a must e.g. outlook, word excel, PowerPoint, google drive
  • Capable of working remotely, self-starter who requires minimal supervision.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Adapt and agile approach to work
  • Business Acumen
  • Can Do attitude
  • Experience in logistics, quality and sales of food products (preferred)
  • Team player with excellent organization skills
  • Age 24-30

 

Working Hours

Typical working hours will be Mon – Fri 0800-1800 GMT with one hour break. The work load may vary from time to time in peak activity times, therefore it is essential that the completion of required tasks is ensured and the working hours are only as a guide.

It is noteworthy that the job description is likely to evolve to reflect constantly changing business needs, therefore a level of flexibility is expected. There will be an initial probation period of 3 months. The initial salary will be 50K PKR per month, however subject to successful completion of probation period the salary will be increased to an amount agreed before commencement of employment.

 

On the job support and training will be provided in technical areas that are specific to this role.

Job Details

Industry:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year
Apply Before:
Jan 27, 2021
Posting Date:
Dec 26, 2020
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Sahara UK Foods Ltd

Food & Beverages · 1-10 employees - Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar

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