Guinness Nigeria Plc Fresh Job Recruitment [4 Positions]

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29 Mar, 2017

Category :

Brewery 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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Sustainable Development and Alcohol in Society Manager
AutoReqI.D: 55690BR
Location: Lagos
Reports To: Corporate Relations Director
Level: 5

Context/Scope

  • Guinness Nigeria Plc is one of the largest beverage companies in Nigeria. It is quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and a significant player in the economy.
  • Guinness Nigeria Plc’s vision is to become the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer Products Company in Nigeria.
  • The Corporate Relations function is committed to support the achievement of this vision by transforming our relationships with different groups of stakeholders.
  • We recognize that everything we do, everything we say and everything our key stakeholders say about us define our reputation.
  • We want to earn recognition for our amazing people, our unrivalled brand portfolio, our outstanding performance as a business, and our success as an innovator in everything that we do and for our commitment to the communities that we operate in.

Purpose of the Role

  • The Sustainable Development and Alcohol in Society Manager is responsible for providing leadership, consultancy, project management and support to the business on the implementation, development and delivery of delivery of responsible drinking and community development programmes and positively contributes to corporate reputation.

Market Complexity:

  • The Corporate Relations function in Guinness Nigeria covers Corporate Communications, Public Affairs & Policy, Employee Communications & Engagement, Community Relations management, Sustainable Development and Alcohol in Society.
  • The role liaises closely with Plant Managers in each of the company’s breweries; business heads and representatives of the various Functions to achieve sustainable development objectives.
  • Contact with the NGOs and developmental organization world will be essential.
  • A close relationship with government ministries, departments and agencies across the country will also be essential in this role.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • An inspiring leader in the business at large
  • Key member of the Corporate Relations team
  • Proactively identify, drive and lead business improvement across the company

Top Accountabilities:

  • To provide leadership, consultancy and support to the business on the implementation, development, and delivery of Sustainable Development and Alcohol in Society programmes and positively contribute to corporate reputation
  • To support the Guinness Nigeria Leadership team and other employees in understanding corporate social responsibility and Alcohol in Society programmes and how these fit into the company’s  corporate citizenship agenda
  • Earn public recognition for Guinness Nigeria’s Sustainable Development and Alcohol in Society strategy by key government, community and media stakeholders through thought leadership and advocacy

Qualifications and Experience

  • Business degree and a post graduate qualification or equivalent experience in one or more than the following: Marketing, Consulting, Sociology, Communication, Public Affairs, Issues Management
  • Good industry and commercial understanding – able to translate regulatory threats into commercial impact
  • Superior Written and verbal skills
  • Project management – highly organized
  • Ability to mobilize people and teams and exposure to influencing at senior management level
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior or middle management role in a leading industry working in a related discipline (communications, consulting, sociology, public affairs, issue management, marketing or policy development or influencing roles) working at a strategic level, developing and implementing sustainable development, community, policy  programmes either in the corporate or voluntary sector.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Corporate Communications Manager
AutoReq ID: 55693BR
Location: Lagos
Reports To: Director of Corporate Relations
Level: 4c

Context/Scope

  • Guinness Nigeria Plc is one of the largest beverage companies in Nigeria. It is quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and a significant player in the National Economy.
  • Guinness Nigeria Plc’s vision is to become the most celebrated company in Nigeria. The Corporate Relations function is committed to support the achievement of the vision by transforming Guinness Nigeria Plc to become trusted and respected by our key stakeholders every day, everywhere.  We recognize that everything we do, everything we say and everything our key stakeholders say about us define our reputation.
  • This role sets standards for leadership in our brand and corporate reputation as well ensuring our leaders are able to effectively engage our employees across the business.

Purpose of the Role

  • The purpose of the role is to help Guinness Nigeria achieve its vision of becoming the most celebrated company in Nigeria and to beat the competition through defining and driving standards of leadership engagement, brand and corporate PR.
  • Specific responsibility for creating and managing an integrated communication strategy and driving implementation of the strategy

Market Complexity:

  • The Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for engaging one of the Company’s key stakeholder groups – employees – behind the business strategy.  In so doing, the Corporate Communications Manager sets the tone for the Company’s ongoing information sharing capacity with its employees. The role is also responsible for external communication to key stakeholders to the business
  • Focused on the delivery of local, regional and global programmes in Nigeria. Advising and supporting the corporate relations team in the development and delivery of best practice brand and corporate PR programmes and employee communications

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Drive the creation of best practice leadership communications and drive standards of leadership engagement within the company
  • Lead on raising leadership communications capability across the company especially in the area of external engagement
  • Support the building and development of GN’s reputation both internally and externally

Top Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the formulation of strategy for the organization ensuring that all communication policies and programmes support the organization’s overall strategic direction. This will include:
    • Directing the development of company positioning messages to be adopted into all Communications/PR materials
    • Directing the preparation and maintenance of regular and special reports desired by the business

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree and post graduate qualification in PR, Marketing or Journalism is preferable.
  • Minimum 8 year’s experience working at a strategic level on business or brand related communications.
  • Superior writing and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record of managing communication’s issues in a sensitive / controversial environment.
  • Proven track record in communications and communication strategy development
  • Capable of leading the communications planning process and facilitating broader involvement in this process.
  • Exposure to influencing at senior management level.
  • Line manager experience and a track record of leading, developing & coaching a team

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Territory Manager
AutoReqI.D: 55604BR
Location:
Lagos
Reports To: Area Manager – Retail
Level: 6

Purpose of the Role

  • To support GNPLC’s business objectives through the effective management of designated sales territory with a focus on developing the capability of his/her team through coaching and accompaniment of team members.
  • Responsible for delivery of full territory depletions and total outlet activation standards & program executions within the retail sales territory

Complexity of the Role:

  • Individual territory – geographically based.
  • Manages a team of Sales Executives (SEs), Retail Sales Executives and Van Sales Reps (VSRs) across a territory.

Leadership and Functional Capabilities:

  • The role holder must be able to influence, inspire and drive performance across Distributor and Guinness Nigeria employees within his territory.
  • Be Authentic
  • Find Solutions
  • Connect to the Diageo purpose
  • Manage people for success
  • Consistently deliver great performance
  • Grow yourself

Functional Capabilities:

  • Managing Relationships: Developing
  • Commercial Planning: Baseline
  • Sales Drivers: Developing
  • CDOS: Developing
  • Insights: Baseline
  • Trade Strategy Baseline

Top Accountabilities:

  • Ensure full delivery of the territory business objectives – including depletion volumes through sell-out from distributor to retail channel, market share, distribution scores, etc.
  • Ensure effective customer/business development to counter competitive activities in all outlets within assigned territory
  • Has accountability for Point of Sale materials, Chillers, Light signs etc deployed in retail outlets within sales territory.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate with minimum 2 years commercial expertise gained across Sales/Consumer Marketing or Sales Management.
  • High level awareness of the application of Health & Safety Standards
  • Good communication skills –written and verbal
  • Geographically mobile.
  • Experienced driver with valid license

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Head of Agribusiness
AutoReq ID: 55835BR
Location: Lagos
Reports To: Supply Chain Director
Level: Senior Management

Context/Scope

  • Guinness Nigeria (GN) has embarked on a high-value, high profile project (Project King). The project seeks to unlock end-to-end value in sourcing local raw materials to be used in current and innovation brands of GN.
  • There is an urgent need is to deliver on Project King, and to build a resilient raw material supply chain, which is well insulated from macro and micro shocks. GN LRM (Local Raw Material) supply chains should consistently deliver over 80k tons material at globally competitive prices.
  • LRM has a pivotal role in innovations as well: given Nigeria’s vast Agricultural potential, LRM should actively couple with other GN functions to explore land innovation opportunities in both beer and spirits, across the spectrum of product portfolios.  GN has a solid reputation, and LRM can play a role to build this even further.

Purpose of the Role

  • To lead development and execution of GN LRM sourcing strategy, working collaboratively with a complex set of internal and external partners.
  • To lead Project King from inception to implementation, working closely with Guinness & Diageo Leadership, all external stakeholders including private and non-profit partners.

Market Complexity:

  • The role is part of the governance structure for GN LRM strategy and executions, accountable for delivery of key LRM business goals in GN.

The following are the market and role complexities:

  • Liaises with, consults and advises the GN Managing Director, Supply Director, CR Director, Heads of Procurement, and Finance Director and links closely with the Africa Head of Sustainable Agriculture Sourcing, to ensure application of lessons from other markets in Africa and globally.
  • Works across functions and with the leadership team to ensure the development and implementation of GN LRM strategy that can guarantee cost-effective and sustainable local supply chains for core materials
  • Working with the Head of Sustainable Agriculture Sourcing and across markets to identify and implement partnerships and breakthrough business models that deliver value across all markets.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • The role will be focused on leading the development and execution of best-in-class LRM strategies for GN. It would work closely with GN Exec and functional teams to ensure that LRM strategies are fit-for-market, and are pursued with rigor and pace.
  • The role would also interface with Senior State and Federal Govt. officials, as well as Senior Management of partner organizations both in the private and non-profit sectors.

Top Accountabilities:

  • Lead development and delivery of Project King
  • Lead development and execution of GN 5 year LRM strategy, and as priority implement a sustainable sourcing model for sorghum
  • Ensure supply chain stability and growth of LRM working closely with internal and external partners

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in exceptional development and execution of local sourcing strategies, involving multiple and diverse set of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong, persuasive leadership, communication and influencing skills will be essential
  • An astute commercial sensibility, with proven experience in delivering on clear financial outcomes
  • Degree or equivalent in any Technical discipline
  • Good knowledge of Agriculture Supply Chains will be a strong advantage
  • Awareness of Diageo quality, risk management, environmental and safety standards.
  • An established network of government and business contacts in the field of agri-business development will be of advantage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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