POST – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
The Fiji Sugar Corporation Limited (FSC) owns and operates the country’s four sugar mills and is responsible for milling the nation’s
entire sugar cane crop.
FSC is the largest private sector employer with a workforce of around 2,100 employees during peak crushing season. It is also
responsible for storing, marketing, selling and delivering raw sugar to customers throughout the world.
The majority of the sugar and molasses produced are exported under international protocols and agreements.
FSC seeks to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified professional for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to be based
at its Head Office in Lautoka, Fiji.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will ensure that the Board is informed about policy issues and that high-level decisions
on policy and strategy are implemented as directed.
The CEO’s leadership and guidance will steer FSC towards realisation of its full potential in the implementation of its 5-Year Strategic
With the objective of leading and driving the organisation to develop and grow to another level, the CEO will be required to oversee
and implement the strategic goals and objectives of FSC, enabling the Board to fulfil its governance function and provide the
direction and required leadership towards the achievement of FSC’s business objectives.
The successful applicant will create, build, promote and maintain a productive, safe, healthy, motivated and environmentally aware
workforce consistent with FSC’s work values.
The CEO will engage with sugar cane farmers and other stakeholders to ensure optimal levels of production and modernise the
supply chain with efficacy.
The CEO will also be responsible for FSC’s profitable operations and for its administration within established policy, ensuring the
achievement of current objectives and contribution towards long term growth and viability.
In addition to suitable academic qualifications, the ideal person will have:
- strong negotiation skills;
- a proven ability to manage change;
- the ability to manage complex and sensitive issues including managing shareholder and stakeholders relationships;
- proven ability to successfully negotiate outcomes to conflict;
- prior experience representing a complex organisation in the international arena;
- experience in a management role leading a complex organisation; and
- proven financial acumen with strong understanding of financial issues preferably in an area of primary production.
A 3-year contract with an attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
Written applications to include recent Curriculum Vitae, with names of at least three referees, with one being the current or recent
supervisor and a covering letter of no more than three pages covering your experience and suitability in relation to the criteria
above, are to be sent in one of the following ways:
The preferred medium to receive applications is by email to: email@example.com
Or by post to:
The Permanent Secretary for Sugar Industry
P. O. Box 2353, Government Buildings, Suva
For further information, please contact Rusila Bavoro (senior secretary) – Office of the Permanent Secretary on 6664724,
All applications must be received no later than 4pm (Fijian Daylight Savings time) November 15, 2016. All applications will be
treated with strict confidentiality.