Job Description

At Silafrica, the phrase best-in-class is as much about who we truly are as it is about what we do. It’s about employing people who come to our organization with a “best-in-class” set of beliefs, and mindset. It’s about Lion University, our unique in-house education platform through which all employees learn and apply best-in-class leadership and technical skills. It’s about upholding best-in-class standards of ethics and morality in the way we interact with each other, our clients and the public at large. And of course, it’s about our best-in-class processes, systems and manufacturing technologies that deliver packaging solutions that respect the environment and consumers prefer. Best-in-class. It makes Silfarica and our packaging roar.

About the job

Silafrica Plastic Packaging International Ltd (SPPIL) is seeking to interest, a lady with strong Commercial and HR orientation to the role of a Non-Executive Director which has arisen within the SPPIL Board. Suitable candidate should have expertise or skills in most of the following listed areas:

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ leadership experience, preferably (but not necessarily) in manufacturing businesses
  • Strong International work experience and networks
  • Professional and with local geographic work experience in one or more of the Countries of SPPIL’s operations.
  • Demonstrated Private sector experience within the Region of SPPIL operations
  • Strong Commercial & HR experience preferably within Manufacturing industry
  • Financially literate (Finance, audit, or accountancy skills or experience)


The NED will have most of the following attributes:

  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated commercial and HR acumen
  • Maturity and Charisma to hold the respect of Board members and Shareholders
  • A straightforward but diplomatic personality
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong personality with decision-making skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good people management skills and patience
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