19 April 2016

Standards & Compliance Officer Job Careers - Brookside Limited

Organization: Brookside Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager – Manufacturing

About US:
Brookside Limited is a subsidiary of Brookside Africa Limited, a dairy processing company in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. Brookside Dairies was established in 1993 by members of the Jomo Kenyatta Family, including his son Uhuru Kenyatta, who was elected President of Kenya in 2013. In 2009, the Gulf-area-based private equity firm Abraaj Capital paid US$18.7 million for 10 percent shareholding in the business. In 2014, French yoghurt maker Danone paid an undisclosed sum to acquire a 40 percent stake in Brookside. Beginning in 2013, Brookside has expanded by buying stakes in rival milk processing plants in Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Uganda. In Uganda, they partly own a subsidiary, Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Limited.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Standards & Compliance Officer will be tasked with the development, maintenance and updating of legal and statutory obligations for the company
  • Ensure compliance to identified legislations within set deadlines
  • Implement quality management systems and ensure compliance to standard
  • Schedule and report on audit findings
  • Co-ordinate audits for all management systems
  • Work closely with relevant systems certification bodies the company subscribes to
  • Process licenses and permits for the company
  • Stay abreast with all legal notices, acts and other supplements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Brookside Standards & Compliance Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Food or Dairy Science and Technology or related field
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Food or Beverage industry and systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join Brookside Diary in the aforementioned capacity should send their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, contacts of three referees, daytime and evening telephone contacts to these Email addresses: hr@brookside.co.ke and hrm@brookside.co.ke

Deadline: 30th April 2016 by 5:00PM

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