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Title:  General Manager


Job Summary

GM is responsible for the overall P&L of the business in accordance with the direction established in the Strategic Plans. He/she will provide leadership, develop a strategy roadmap, and successfully execute the organization‘s business plan as per the vision and mission. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Overall Business performance in terms of Market Share, Sales (Value & Volume), Profits and ROCE.
  • Overall performance of the Factory - production capacity utilization, Other Operation areas of Cost to Serve etc.
  • Direct and establish coordination among various departments concerned with the Production, Sales, Marketing, R&D and Supply Chain and drive efficiencies at all levels of the business to ensure maximum performance.
  • Develop and implement (after approval) the Long and Mid Term Business Strategies and Annual Budget Plan for the BU in consultation with the ED, MD and the Board.
  • Maintain awareness of both the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards and keep abreast in exploring new business opportunities (markets, products)
  • Perform periodical business reviews against set and agreed targets.
  • Constant development of  contingency plans to address changes in marketplace
  • Keeping close contact with key customers and stakeholders
  • Ensure full compliance with the Law and Code of Conduct.
  • Provide Leadership to all levels of the organization to ensure full alignment of the same to the Targets set. 
  • In collaboration with HR ensure implementing all elements of all HC Management.
  • Be a role model, coach, mentor the team.
  • Full implementation of IFFCO Values (PIECE), Vision and Policies


  • Sales (Volume + Value)
  • Profitability (PBT)
  • ROCE
  • Market Shares
  • Company Culture & Environment / Retention + Talent Pool
  • Successfully implementing new revenue models
  • New Business Acquired
  • New Projects execution

Work experience requirement

  • Standard Work Experience required    
  • Atleast 12-15 years of experience in the business    
  • Hands-on experience of running the P&L for the FMCG business for minimum 3 Years    
  • Strong Techno-Commercial background
  • Experience in Oleo-chemical, PK Blends, Soap Noodle and Animal Nutrition.    
  • Experience of working in multi geographies/multi cultural environment.    
  • Experience of managing mid - large sized team    
  • Specific Work Experience required   
  • (XXX) Business with commercial background and 3-5 years of managing the end to end P&L experience is a must    


Minimum under graduate, preferable an MBA from a recognized university


Business Acumen
Operations Management
Financial Acumen
Knowledge of Socio, Geopolitical and Economical Issues
Knowledge of International and/or Local Laws and Regulations
People Leadership
Strategic Thinking
Ownership & Result Orientation
Change Management
Business Unit:  IFFCO (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD. (3711)
Business Group:  Chemical (MLY) (3712)