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Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam
31 Jan 2021

Head of South East Asia, AB Agri

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Head of South East Asia

Location: In region – Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia preferred. Regular region wide and international travel will be required. 

We’re AB Agri, a community of leading animal nutrition products and services businesses with ambitious plans for future international growth.   As we expand our portfolio of products and services across South East Asia we’re looking for a talented leader with significant commercial acumen to drive future growth, profit and customer delivery in the region.

In the newly created role of Head of South East Asia, you will collaborate across AB Agri to ensure that we deliver solutions to support regional, species and customer strategies that create strong overall performance across the group.  Key to this will be to deliver business performance and sustainable growth whist assuring a high regard to our organisational responsibilities, especially health and safety, feed safety and continuous improvement of our extensive supply chain and manufacturing capabilities.

A role model for organisational leadership you will deliver synergistic value and opportunities, mutualise resources and increase the overall profit for AB Agri within the region.    You will ensure optimal organisation design and performance for current and future growth, this will include the creation and establishment of a new premix plant in Vietnam. 

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Significant commercial leadership (Director/VP level) experience, with end to end P&L ownership, in a high performing multi-species agri-feed or animal nutrition business.
  • Proven success in establishing and developing highly effective and high-performing customer facing teams with expertise negotiating at senior levels.
  • Demonstrable success in leading the management and development of supply chain capability and excellence in operational manufacturing processes.
  • A deep knowledge of the animal nutrition / agri-feed market in South East Asia. Able to gather and interpret insight and use this to influence organisational thinking and to build strategic plans.

Good for people, Good for business

We are a growing, innovative business and we value diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

We are united by our family values that represent who we are, how we work together and how we help our customers.

  • Pioneering – Curious, spirited and bold. We lead, the right way.
  • Excellence – We seek excellence in all that we do.
  • Growth – We create ways for our people and customers to thrive.

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.  Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we can improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

About The Company

AB Agri is an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. Based in Peterborough (UK), the company operates across the agri-food supply chain from research to retailer, straddling high performance compound feeds and feed co-products from the food, drink and biofuels industries, feed micro-ingredients, analytical and consultancy services, livestock and poultry marketing. For more information please visit http://www.abagri.com/

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and seek to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. We’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, and with respect and dignity throughout the recruitment process.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

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