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  • Posted: May 22, 2024
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    ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. Were a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. Were blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. Were a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. Were an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And were a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow
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    Senior Application Manager (Beverage)-Kenya

    Your Responsibilities

    • The senior application manager is responsible for leading the team of our local beverage and food application lab in Nairobi (Kenya), as well as coordinating customer projects and acting as the technical key contact for our customers in the area.
    • Within the role you will be responsible for managing a successful team, developing and training individuals, fostering relationships with sales, customers and team members.


    • Fully understand ADM Nutrition's product and service portfolio
    • Create, further develop and maintain a local/regional product portfolio
    • Support the African business development plan from the technical site.
    • Follow and understand the business strategy of regional and local key accounts. You coordinate and manage the customer product development projects, supporting the development process from the generation of concepts, to creation of laboratory samples, through to industrial manufacturing. Supporting and leading product and trial fillings at the customer site. Focus on beverage and sweet food applications
    • Provide guidance and technical support on final product formulation and manufacturing to our commercial team for our African customers
    • Set goals and priorities for the team and balance resources to achieve goals
    • Build-up, lead, coach, and train a team of technicians. You are a mentor not only for your team but also for your customers, you provide guidance on processes, equipment, and technical questions.
    • Collaborate and communicate between departments across EMEA, including our development headquarters and technical service team, other application labs and the commercial team.

    You have

    • BS Degree or MS Degree in Food Science and Technology, Chemistry or Pharmacist
    • A minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in food and beverage industry
    • A strong background and experience in product development and application of beverage and food
    • Food and beverage manufacturing experience and are (ideally)well networked in the industry
    • Excellent project management skills
    • The ability to think about, assess and shape the future of individuals, teams and the organization; you understand how an organization needs to change in the face of internal and external trends and influences; you develop with others a shared long-term vision for the organization; you advocate for action to achieve long-term goals and influence others to make the vision a reality
    • Excellent written and spoken English. Another language is an advantage
    • Strong communication skills
    • Solid PC skills and affinity with IT tools (SAP and Salesforce)
    • Strong knowledge in African regulatory environment
    • Travel willingness and no problem to spend about 30% of your time outside Nairobi
    • Enthusiasm to develop innovative solutions and trends in the beverage and food market
    • Joy to collaborate within and between teams

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    • Feed and premix formulation for all species (poultry, swine, ruminants and aqua).
    • Technical support to sales organization, for better delivery, matching with the customer needs in Africa and Middle East region regarding feed formulation, raw-materials quality and purchase criteria, raw-material and finished products quality control plan definition, analyses results interpretation and matrix update.
    • Technical support to our clients in Africa and Middle East regarding formulation tools, formula optimization and training

    Education And Experience

    • University degree in animal science, veterinary medicine, animal health or animal nutrition.
    • Experience in animal nutrition and feed formulation of at least 7 years in different animal species
    • Experience in working in global companies and multiple markets will be an advantage

    Technical skills

    • Good understanding of animal nutrition activities: formulation, production, business, quality control, health, etc.
    • A strong background and experience in feed formulations
    • Practical animal nutrition knowledge
    • Project management skills
    • Solid PC skills and affinity with IT tools ( Microsoft Teams, Excel and PowerPoint, SAP and Salesforce), active knowledge of formulation software.
    • Strong knowledge in African animal nutrition environment including regulatory aspects.

    General skills

    • Strong communication skills
    • Fluent in English (written and oral communication), another language will be an advantage.
    • Teamwork mindset, collaborative personality in a matrix organization.
    • Embracing ADM culture, mission and vision
    • Timely and accurate completion of work
    • Ability to think about, assess and shape the customer need dialogues.
    • Availability to travel outside of Nairobi when required.
    • Enthusiasm to formulate innovative solutions and trends in animal nutrition market

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