Guiness Nigeria Plc Jobs [2 Positions]

Posted on :

26 Mar, 2018

Category :

Research Jobs in Nigeria

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast-growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast-growing off-trade channel.

 

Job Title: Head of Consumer Planning and Research

Context of the role
Guinness Nigeria is a focused business unit that delivers significant volume and profit to Diageo (parent company).
Consumer planning has a critical role and responsibility for proactively identifying and driving consumer insights into the business

Purpose of the role
To champion & drive world-class understanding of consumer attitudes, motivations and trends that can be leveraged to grow our brands

  • To be the custodian of consumer insights
  • To build an understanding of the consumer which is:
  • Based on issues & opportunities
  • Rigorous & grounded
  • Compelling/easy to understand
  • Proactive & timely
  • To ensure that brand strategy & communication is founded upon a deep understanding of the consumer
  • To deliver Measurement and Evaluation for key advertising and promotional projects

Top Accountabilities
Brand planning
Work closely with the brand teams to ensure that market and consumer insight drives the brand strategy and marketing activity; evaluating marketing activity; GAME planning & managing continuous brand tracking and feedback
Market planning
Manage, monitor, interpret and communicate trade data (including local trends and sales trends); portfolio planning (including Consumer Scope segmentation, pricing etc.) and ad hoc data to the business (marketing, customer marketing, and strategy)
Innovation planning
Work closely with the innovation team to develop, test and evaluate new concepts, products or brand extensions for the market

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Graduate
  • 6-8 years’ experience either within an FMCG organization with a planning, brand & consumer focus, or a research agency background
  • Experience in both quantitative and qualitative research techniques
  • Experience of the drinks industry is advantageous however not essential.

 

Job Title: Supplier To Plant Quality Specialist

Job Description:
Level: Skilled
Reports To:  Head of Governance

Context of the role
The need to remain competitive and conduct business in a sustainable and responsible manner requires the establishment of effective supplier quality management. .
Enhancement of Supplier inputs quality is critical in meeting the quality improvements required to achieve this standard.

Purpose of the role
To collaboratively manage Quality Audits and on-going improvement of delivered inputs for Packaging components and Services activities across Nigeria.

Complexity of the role
Liaise with Procurement, Production, Packaging, Brewery Logistic and Customer Services departments to ensure that target volumes and quality are achieved.

Leadership responsibilities
The role holder ensures that adequate guidance is provided to the team members.

Top Accountabilities

  • Develop the introduction of new Vendors through implement accreditation audits of Supplier premises before engagement, Liaison visits, and incoming inspection/ plant scale trials.
  • Implement the Audit schedule for all component stores to ensure adherence to storage and handling standards.
  • Implement the programme for Third Party Operations (TPO) audits and prepare annual plan/schedule for Third party Operation audits and Technical Liaison visits.
  • Ensure adherence to specified quality standards through rigorous accreditation audits of Supplier premises prior to engagement.
  • Manage fitness for purpose and due diligence checks for new glass bottles through in-house and third party analyses and plant scale trials.
  • Manage supplier non-conformance report (SNCR) for all packaging components and liaise with Vendors on SNCR and ensure corrective actions are duly closed out.

Qualifications and Experience Required 

  • HND/University degree in sciences or related field. Master’s degree may be an added advantage.
  • IBD Brewing Qualification is an added advantage.
  • 5-7 year’s brewery experience across Inbound Quality Management and Supply Operations
  • Good knowledge of Diageo GRMS, DWB and other Local/International regulatory standards
  • Auditing experience and Trainings
  • Self-motivated and achievement-oriented leader. Good cultural awareness.

How to Apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.