General Manager Ethiopia

  • HBO / Higher Education
  • Afrika/Africa -


Our relation is a global player in breeding, producing and marketing of vegetatively propagated ornamental plants with more than 2500 employees worldwide. Fifteen production and distribution sites are located in Europe, Africa, Asia and America. This company has in Ethiopia a greenhouse area of 10 hectares with enough expansion potential. For this production site in Ethiopia, (500+ employees) we are currently looking for a General Manager (m/f/d).


– Direction and development of the operation of the company with the objective to improve the economic result
– Leadership responsibilities for the staff members in Ethiopia
– Responsibility for the yearly financial and production planning of Selecta Ethiopia in cooperation with the planning department (SCM)
– Ensuring the quality of the products and develop the local Quality Management Systems
– Regular reporting on the development status and the effectiveness of the production site to the management
– In close contact and cooperation with the local governmental bodies to improve


– Successfully completed academic studies in horticulture or Business Management. Bachelor or comparable qualification with previous hands-on farming experience and technical knowledge
– Knowledge and methodical competence in project management
– Willingness to live and work in a remote location
– Experienced in using all relevant MS Office tools, good IT skillsĀ 
– Very good written and spoken English languages skills
– Natural understanding of processes, quality awareness, leadership skills and strong analytical skills
– Self-confident and friendly appearance with passion for both quality and processes as well as people and nature


– A challenging position with creative freedom as well as excellent personal development opportunities within our inter-nationally positioned group
– A modern, safe and international working environment
– Flexible working hours; attractive compensation with additional benefits
– A motivated and multicultural team in which sustainability, innovation and stability count


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