Guinness Nigeria Plc Jobs [3 Positions]

Posted on :

4 Apr, 2018

Category :

Brewery Jobs in Nigeria, Quality Assurance/Control Jobs, 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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

 

Job Title: Brand Protection Manager
AutoReqId: 61318BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Legal
Type of Job: Non-Employee
Reports to: Head of Brand Assurance & Corporate Security
Duration: 6 months Contract

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage and build cordial working relationships with relevant Regulatory Enforcement agencies across East and central divisions
  • Develop cordial working relationship with market associations to manage counterfeit issues in each market
  • Carryout market inspections monthly to scale the size and nature of counterfeit and copycat issue within the divisions and report back on a monthly basis
  • Support our 3PP on matters relating to counterfeit and intellectual property investigations within the East and Central
  • Gather intel on counterfeit operations to support actionable raid actions against production, storage and retail facilities
  • Prepare monthly reports on BP activities in the East and Central.
  • Support the Sales teams in resolving complaints on counterfeiting within East and Central divisions.
  • Support all Brand Protection initiative East and Central divisions

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Good analytical Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional experience NDLEA, counterfeit/ illicit management will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work under little supervision

KPI to measure progress:

  • Identify and provide intelligence on major hubs in East and Central
  • Identify and establish relationships with key players in these markets (Executives of each market association)
  • Quarterly formal engagement sessions with market associations to discuss our challenges and chart ways forward
  • Sustain and maintain trust between GN and these association and ensure the association support and drive GN anti-counterfeit drive
  • Get association to support quarterly engagements with Spirits and wine meeting with Diageo
  • Intelligence gathering and dissemination against production, storage and retail
  • Carryout market inspection to not less than 120 outlets across 6 trades monthly
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder map within the region (NAFDAC, SON, CPC, Police & Customs) Names, designation and telephone numbers of regulators.
  • Use stakeholder map to develop cordial relationship with all stakeholders

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Supplier to Plant Quality Specialist
AutoReqId: 60799BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Reports To: Head of Governance

Context of the role

  • The need to remain competitive and conduct business in a sustainable and responsible manner requires 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

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Head of Consumer Planning and Research
AutoReqId: 61279BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Marketing
Type of Job: Employee
Reports To: Marketing Director

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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