Careers - GM, Operations

Macro Diary Ventures Limited (MDVL) is the largest dairy farm operator in India with more than 6,000 animals across nine farms in district Ludhiana, Punjab. MDVL produces the cleanest milk in India, disease free herd, develops trade relations with farmers for cultivation of animal fodder, thereby ensuring better returns at regular intervals for that farmer over conventional crops and thereby reducing dependence on money lenders/commission agents.

MDVL processes its internally produced milk as premium “TruMilk” and related products.

MDVL is also the biggest breeder of milk animals in India with over 2,000 calving’s projected for 2016-17. MDVL aims to provide the best quality of milk and milk products to consumers. MDVL also aims to achieve accelerated genetic advertisement of its herd of the use of imported sexed semen together with embryo transfer.

Being a community based project with extensive procurement from farmers, the Veterinary Officer has to work closely in the community

MDVL strives to be the industry leader in all areas of the organization.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The DGM Operations (DGM OPS) will report to Managing Director and work closely with Senior Management to anticipate and meet the evolving needs of the organization, and to deliver best results in the organization. The position will nurture relationships with prospective talent and manage relationships along with ensuring smooth financial and operations for the company.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing India’s largest Dairy Farm.
  • P&L of integrated dairy operations and improve the profitability of the plant.
  • Managing the operations of procurement of fodder for making silage.
  • Planning the budget for procurement of fodder on  annual basis
  • Planning and utilization of budget for animal medicine and other consumable used for animal management.
  • Managing a team with handles multiple dairy farms and giving guidance on issues related to the animal breeding, animal health, animal nutrition, animal management and improving the
  • Overall animal production.
  • Ensure highest standards of milk processing.
  • Present new milk products to increase the revenue of the company.
  • Oversee the smooth dispatch of various goods into the market in timely manner.
  • Maintain the plant and machinery in optimum condition to ensure maximum productivity out of them.
  • Coordinate security and facilities
  • Deliver economies of scale
  • Managing Operations and day to day affairs of multiple units.
  • Pro actively implementing the disease control plan with vaccination schedule and other preventive measures.
  • Collaborate with Farm team and other departments to ensure implementation of protocols.
  • Prepare and manage Operational budget.
  • Improve upon the existing SOP’s to increase the efficiency of operations.
  • Minimizing the risk of exposure to infectious agents requires excellent environmental management, good housing, sanitation, and control of potential disease carriers such as people, animals or equipment
  • Achieve operational & financial performance as per agreed plan.
  • Liaison with the internal and external agencies on tech/operational issues.
  • Benchmarking the various processes in dairy farm management.
  • Implement best practices to ensure quality milk production at low costs.
  • Support the senior management team in delivery of programming, operational (including Breeding, Quality Milk production, nutrition, Animal Health & Mortality strategies.
  • Develop positive relationships with suppliers and key stake holders.
  • Maintain positive relationships.
  • Ensure that appropriate licenses and health and safety protocols are obtained in a timely manner.
  • Advise management on all aspects concerning corporate services, Human Resources, Finance and Technical Cooperation as well as decentralization, including the functional relationship between headquarters and decentralized offices.
  • Ensure that the company is operating appropriate financial management processes.
  • Regular training and development of staff for better performance.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • B.Sc (agriculture)/Agribusiness/ B.V.Sc & AH/preferably with MBA.
  • 7-8+ years of experience with specific exposure in managing dairy/agri business.
  • Should have proven track record of techno-commercial leadership,  and experience in working for vertically integrated Agri-enterprise.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, communication skills and team based project experience. 
  • Must be outgoing and self-motivated with a strong desired to excel; and the ability to lead others.
  • Must have strong time-management skills and ability to multitask and maintain focus and discipline
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, the Internet and computer aptitude