British American Tobacco Vacancies [3 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

British American Tobacco Vacancies [3 Positions]

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11 Aug, 2016

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Engineering Jobs in Nigeria, Finance Jobs in Nigeria, Technical Jobs in Nigeria

British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands. If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

British American Tobacco is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Corporate Finance Manager, Compliance and Controls
Job number: 12073BR
Location: Lagos
Appointment type: Permanent
Job Purpose and Key Deliverables

  • British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Finance Manager to join our team in Lagos.
  • The jobholder will support Management in maintaining an appropriate balance of risk and control through the review of internal controls, investigations followed by recommending action plans to help maintain an appropriate balance of risk and control within the organisation. In addition, the role holder shall promote awareness of control and risk throughout the business and ensure compliance with UK and local Corporate Governance requirements.

Key Accountabilities
Operational / Technical / Professional Results:

  • Produce & communicate control environment progress to BAT Nigeria Leadership Team whilst highlighting potential internal control weaknesses within BAT Nigeria and ensuring that corrective actions are executed effectively on time
  • “Stress test” the internal controls and governance procedures and processes within BATN to proactively envisage likely control gaps for appropriate remedial action.
  • Perform pre-audit preparation as appropriate to evaluate the control effectiveness of BATN and its subsidiaries’ processes, discuss the results of the review and follow up on the Management action plans.
  • Perform investigations at the request of Management where compliance with existing controls are suspected of having broken down and discuss the results and agree relevant action plans.
  • Monitor the process and structural changes within the organization and assess its implications on the control environment. Advise management on remedial action to sustain the control environment as well as reducing business risk exposure.
  • Discuss the compliance checks carried out on each process, the approach used and the timing of the checks with the internal and external auditors. Keep the management and the auditors abreast of any issues that may effect the audit planning, execution or outcome.
  • Review projects & programs in the end market at the initiation, work in progress and completion stages, with the aim of embedding controls, business policies and procedures during implementation to achieve the objective of good corporate governance.
  • Based on the External and Internal audit results, identify and highlight to management the potential processes that require overhauling to achieve transparency and control efficiencies with in BATN and its subsidiaries.

Leadership Results:

  • Provide guidance during the implementation of new business processes to ensure that controls and compliance with policies & procedures are duly considered, and fully incorporated in the Process Improvement plan.
  • Develop means and methods within the organisation to promote and monitor the compliance with Group/local governance rules and requirements; – (BAT Plc combine code / Standard of business conduct, relevant provisions of Company & Allied Matters Act and Central Bank of Nigeria’s Manual on Foreign Exchange & Miscellaneous provisions).
  • Act as custodian for BATN and its subsidiaries’ Delegation of Authority as well as monitoring deviations from Regional and Global Delegation of Authority. Ensure DoA is kept up-to-date to reflect current business reality and operating structures needs; also raise awareness and drive compliance with DoA throughout Nigeria end market.

Management Results:

  • Coordinate with AME Region the request for exemptions from applying certain policies and procedures when necessary by providing the region with justifications for such exemptions.
  • To provide administrative support to the Nigeria Area Audit & CSR Committee, as well as its Risk Management Committee.

Relationship Results:

  • Develop a collaborative relationship with the senior management as a centre of excellence for controls and risk management. – – Actively support management in Group governance framework (e.g. Control Navigator, Internal Control Signoff, IRIs, SOBC, etc).
  • Work closely with security function in promoting and embedding the company risk management guidelines and support the production of robust business risks templates.

Innovation Results:

  • Leverage technology to proactively manage control & governance issues associated with various on going Change Programs in Nigeria market, with a view of ensuring appropriate balance of risks and controls during and after the transition periods.

Essential Requirements  

  • The Corporate Finance Manager, Compliance and Controls will preferably be a qualified Finance / Audit Professional (ACA or ACCA or CIMA) and / or Audit professional with 4 years post qualification experience;
  • The complexity and subjectivity of marketing requires an individual with proven potential and strong management and interpersonal skills. The following attributes and behaviours are required.
  • Possession of MBA and membership of Chartered Institute of Taxation are added advantage with a highly commercial approach, though a graduate with finance & accounting majors and extensive commercial experience will also be considered.

Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Sound analytical and statistical skills
  • Excellent people leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP applications and its in-built controls.
  • Minimum of 4 years knowledge and experience in FMCG environment;
  • High strategic thinking ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

Application Deadline  17th August, 2016

 

Job Title: Engineering Utilities Team Leader
Job number: 12070BR
Location: Ibadan
Appointment type: Permanent

Job Purpose and Key Deliverables     

  • This work involves the controlling, operating or maintaining of Engineering/Utilities machines within the Engineering Department in order to support the manufacturing department to manufacture products on time and in full according to specified quality standards and at optimum cost.

Essential Requirements   

  • O’ Level School certificate (Technical)
  • Trade Test certificate
  • City & Guilds of London certificate or National
  • Diploma certificate in Engineering
  • BSc/HND Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of Ten years experience on utilities plants and equipment  in a fast moving consumer goods environment will serve as an advantage.

Desirable Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate relevant experience and professional capabilities
  • Sound understanding of Standard code of practice as it relates to Electrical/Mechanical services.
  • Ability to read mechanical/electrical drawings and schematics as it relates to Electrical/Mechanical services.
  • Good understanding of Basic principles of fluid mechanics as it relates to Electrical/Mechanical services.
  • Understanding  of Quality Inspection and Certification of Electrical/Mechanical systems.
  • Basic Knowledge  of Costing and budgeting techniques.

Application Deadline: 11th August, 2016.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Country Security Manager
Job number: 12074BR
Location: Lagos
Appointment type: Permanent

Job Responsibilities
The main responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Advise the Director responsible for security, on an on-going basis, on:
    • The current security situation, including criminality, in the country as a whole.
    • Any specific threats to company personnel, assets and information and business operations / activities, as soon as these are known.
    • The general security threats to company personnel (including families and visitors), assets, information and business operations/activities (including the distribution chain) and of any changes in the threat as soon as this occurs.
    • Cost effective, timely and appropriate measures to counter threats to security.
    • The implementation of security Policy, Common Platforms, ‘Best Practice’, and Guidance Notes received from British American Tobacco (H) Ltd and other sources.
  • Advise:
    • British American Tobacco Nigeria Directors/Managers/Supervisors, on the appropriate security measures, so as to ensure that standards are maintained consistent with actual or potential threat levels.
    • Relevant Directors/Managers on the technical standards of security and the quality of professional expertise required throughout the Company, including that required for office/residential accommodation, and provide security assistance where necessary.
  • Formulate, propose, implement and revise when necessary, the security policy for the Company.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of a suitable ‘Security Overlay’ for British American Tobacco Nigeria, in accordance with British American Tobacco ‘Best Practice’.
  • Formulate, direct and supervise security procedures for the protection of:
    • Company personnel/families/visitors.
    • Tobacco products in respect of their manufacture, storage and distribution.
    • Company assets, information, property and business operations activities.
    • Ensure that a report, in standard format, is submitted monthly to the Area & Regional Security Managers.
    • Ensure that security&fleet procedures within the company are according to British American Tobacco Policies and Best Practice.
  • Adequately protect company personnel, assets, business operations/activities and Intellectual property/information throughout the area.
  • Develop and maintain the professional standards and effectiveness of all subordinate security staff, by conducting such inspections and reviews as necessary for this purpose.
  • Produce a suitable Succession Plan
  • Control the functions of other security personnel, employees and contractors and those with security responsibilities so as to provide a properly co-ordinated and cost effective service.
  • Provide the input and advice necessary for the development, review and updating of the security element of contingency plans throughout the Company.
  • Provide briefings for international staff/visitors on ‘in-country’ security issues.
  • Conduct any security enquiry, investigation and survey/review in relation to any aspect of security, draw appropriate and supportable conclusions and make recommendations to prevent any recurrence.
  • Devise and co-ordinate appropriate specialist security training in respect of security and / or other nominated personnel employed within the Area.
  • Devise and implement induction driver training packages and refresher training packages for BATN / BATM drivers.
  • Compile and agree budgets and manage within them.
  • Management and oversight of the Business Continuity Management programme and requirements for Security function.
  • Monitoring the business activities and risk exposure to properly review and update the functions risk register on a quarterly basis.
  • Maintain and oversight on the review of the functions BCP document using the BCM manual as a guide and creating awareness of the BCM activities within the function.

Essential Requirements
The Country Security Manager, Nigeria will preferably be a graduate or expert in security management; with not less than 2 years in a similar managerial role. The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a mature individual, with a broad experience in corporate security management.
  • Possess good communication skills in English, which he is able to exercise at all levels.
  • Be capable of exploiting all sources of information to obtain and collate detail on all threats or potential threats to the Company.
  • Be capable of issuing clear written and verbal orders.
  • Have the ability to produce timely, accurate, detailed and concise written and verbal reports/reviews.
  • Have a detailed technical and operational knowledge of all aspects of physical and electronic security, specifically, locks, building security, control of access procedures, perimeter protection, the use of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) and Intruder Detection Systems (IDS).
  • Have a detailed knowledge of the operations of manufacturing facility.
  • Keep abreast of current trends and techniques in the security field and disseminate the product of such knowledge to relevant personnel within the company.
  • Be capable of commanding a contracted and/or ‘in-house’ guard force.
  • Be capable of carrying out and managing effective investigations involving breaches of security and security incidents.
  • Able to prepare, conducting and record interviews.
  • Understand the principles involved in the protection of Company information, including that which is computer based, and the measures/procedures required to achieve this.
  • Have the ability to provide security input to contingency plans.

Application Deadline: 24th August, 2016.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

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