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Regional Head of Technical Services and Formulations (Premix/Feed)

Type:

Permanent

Region:

Middle East

Country:

Lebanon

City:

Beirut

Job ID:

VRN2656

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Job Advertisement: Head of Technical Services and Formulations (Premix/Feed)

Location: Lebanon or the Levant

Reports to: Innovation Director

Direct Reports: 5 including Formulation Unit Head, Senior Layer Technical Support Consultant, Broiler Technical Support Consultant

Scope of Work:

  • Review new and customized premixes and concentrates.
  • Oversee RM specifications with ongoing improvements of matrix knowledge.
  • Develop formulation activities (Premix and Feed).
  • Organize technical activities and develop customer services to support sales activities of premixes, additives, and nutritional specialties.
  • Contribute to the company’s business strategies in the MENA area.

Duties, Responsibilities & Authorities:

  • Provide technical monitoring and auditing to ensure high-quality feed and meet customer requirements.
  • Lead, train, organize, and motivate a team of technical and formulation experts.
  • Identify needs of local and regional markets in terms of services, especially in feed formulation and processing.
  • Analyze customer’s nutrition programs and provide recommendations to optimize performance and cost.
  • Develop internal formulation services and provide nutritional expertise.
  • Provide technical support to local/regional customers, distributors, or business partners.
  • Present relevant nutrition/health and product information at customer meetings and exhibitions.
  • Collect and analyze data, value experimental and marketing trials’ results, and develop content for promotional materials.
  • Define new product strategies and work plans to improve knowledge of additives and nutritional specialties.
  • Identify new business opportunities, including new markets, customers, products, and services.
  • Assist Marketing Team in monitoring and analyzing MENA markets trends through research and surveys.
  • Develop business plans for assigned key accounts.
  • Cooperate with the Commercial Department to set forecasts, business plans, marketing strategies, and budgets.
  • Perform any additional tasks required by Top Management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture engineering, pharmacy, veterinarian, poultry nutrition, animal science, production, or equivalent field.
  • Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant managerial experience.
  • Professional certifications in Poultry/Ruminants Gut Health, Management trainings.
  • Required training in ISO standards, GMP+, HACCP, GSDP/GDP.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proficiency in English and Arabic. French language skills highly regarded
  • Computer literacy (MS Office suite).
  • Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Leadership and managerial skills.
  • Emotional intelligence and business ethics.

Work Environment:

  • Physical effort and frequent site visits required.
  • Irregular working hours and occasional travel.

Please note only applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted. This role is only open to those who have the right to work permanently in Lebanon or the Levant and who also have validated experience in the Middle East region. No Visa or Sponsorship offered. Fluent English language skills are expected, in addition to Arabic. French is a bonus. 

Please apply online referencing VRN2656 outlining your suitability for the role in a cover letter. 

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