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Latest Job Openings at Guinness Nigeria Plc - 4 Openings
« on: August 29, 2014, 06:44:20 PM »
Guiness Nigeria Plc - We are Guinness Nigeria, member of Diageo Plc the world's leading premium drinks business with an unrivalled collection of beverage alcohol & non-alcohol brands across the Spirits, Wine & Beer categories.

Guinness Nigeria operates a Total Beverage Business (TBB). A key contributor to the success of the GNPLC strategic plan is an effective & flexible field sales force demonstrating industry leadership in both volume driving & brand building activity. We put the customer at the heart of everything we do, and through this, will deliver sustained, mutual growth for our brands, categories, customers and partners. Will you partner with us on this journey?

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Reward Analyst
Job Type
Full Time
Job Field
Administration   Sales / Marketing 

AutoReqId: 42998BR
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reports To: Reward Manager

Guinness Nigeria Plc?s (GNPLC) stretch business agenda/strategic priorities focus our Company on achieving strong growth (volume and market share targets) through Consumer understanding, customer motivation and production of premium brands. Inspiring exceptional performance in our people is core to our success.

Purpose of Role
Support the Reward Manager in Driving GNPlc?s Performance and Reward agenda by developing, implementing and managing Reward and Recognition frameworks and processes to align with the Organisation and People strategy and values, attract, retain and motivate talent to deliver outstanding performance that leverages business performance.


        The role reports to the Reward Manager. Role impacts Management and non-Management workforce.

Market Complexity
Working closely with the following on Reward & Performance Management to inspire exceptional performance in our people:

Reward Manager

        Members of the GNPlc HR Team.
        Reward Manager, Key Markets.

External Reward Consultants.

        Association of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) ? surveys/Reward issues.
        Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) on Surveys/Reward issues.
        Networks with Compensation & Benefits professionals in other Companies/ Compensation groups.
        Senior Managers and HoD?s across the Business.
        Team Member- HR Projects/HR Rep in cross-functional Project teams

Functional Capabilities

        Ability to understand and assimilate broad conceptual principles to reward application.
        Good understanding of reward tools/techniques; understands what works within the business and the implications for individuals
        Uses experience and skills to identify and exploit key drivers of Organisational Performance.

Top 3 Accountabilities

        Support the Reward Manager in managing core reward processes ? salary review, bonus, savings plans, benefit administration, communication, job evaluation in GNPlc
        Provide high quality analysis of position against talent market to support reward process and decision-making.
        Ensure access to high quality management information to support reward decision making


        University degree
        M.B.A. or Post-graduate training in HR and/or Compensation and Benefits or other relevant discipline.

Skills and Knowledge

        Analytical Skills
        Knowledge of operational / Industry HR practice and Labour Laws in the operating environment.
        Knowledge of Current labour and tax legislation.
        Strong Team and Interpersonal skills.
        Effective Communication, presentation and persuasive skills.
        Strong MS Excel skills.
        MS Access skills desirable.


    Minimum of 2-3 years broad based HR experience in a multinational Company, preferably FMCG environment

Barriers to Success in Role

        Inadequate knowledge of operational / Industry HR practice and Labour Laws in the operating environment.
        Insufficient knowledge of current labour and tax legislations.
        Weak persuasive/influencing skills.

        Sound organisational / co-ordinating skills.
        Highly professional approach to responsibilities.

Functional Capabilities:
Medical Services-

        Ensures the maintenance of standard practice in Lagos Brewery clinic. Effective manpower deployment planning to provide for 24-hour coverage.
        Undertake routine/periodic medical examination and health screening for patients.

Clinic Administration-

        Oversee the Lagos Brewery Clinic.
        Collate data for various interval reports.
        Maintain appropriate inventory of medical supplies to ensure availability at all times.

Management Support-

        Ensure proper functionality of all medical equipment.
        Facilitate validation and renewal of nurses practice licence.

Purpose of Role
To ensure and maintain healthcare service that produces a workforce that is physically, mentally and socially fit to optimise work performance and increase profitability.

Top 3 Accountabilities

        Overall supervision/Management of Lagos Brewery Clinic in line with accepted Diageo/International standards.
        Inculcate in colleagues and associates the need to aim for the highest level of professionalism ? i.e. best practice principle.
        Seek to develop synergy with other key client units of GNPLC as a proactive step in health care management.

Qualifications and Experience Required

        Internationally recognised professional certification in Nursing.
        Registration with Nursing Council of Nigeria
        Valid and current practising licence.

Experience -

        10-12 years of post-qualification experience in nursing practice and at least 5years experience working in an industrial setting.
        Proactive in decision-making especially in confidential matters.
        Swift to impart knowledge / information on relevant issues as relates to the job.
        Computer literacy is mandatory.

Demand Planning Manager
Job Type
Job Field

Job Title: Demand Planning Manager
AutoReqId: 43020BR
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reports To: Sales & Operations Planning (S & OP) Manager


    The Demand Planning position is responsible for all forecasting activities for Guinness Nigeria and Diageo Brands Nigeria associated with customers and products.
    The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for Guinness Nigeria and Diageo Brands Nigeria customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, sales operation, and other sources (i.e.: Nielsen or other syndicated consumer data).
    The Demand Planner is the integration point into the sales and marketing organizations. Basic forecast modeling is the responsibility of this position. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales, Customer Marketing and Marketing.

a) Financial
This role manages the demand planning process to guarantee delivering of overall business performance

b) Market Complexity
The Alcoholic beverage industry is highly competitive with 3 key players and constantly expanding with low end entrants. Spirits consumption is expected to fuel more growth within the industry.

c) Leadership /Functional Capabilities
i. Ability to work with and gain alignment from relevant decision makers (Demand Community), embrace change and take ownership.
ii. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skill to build amazing relationship
iii. Demonstrate strong analytical skill and logical approach to decision making
iv. Communicate clearly & use information to influence decision making.
v. Demonstrate good presentation skill with excellent skill in Microsoft offices (especially in excel and PowerPoint)

Purpose of Role

    To ensure that the best possible short, medium and long term forecast of demand for all Guinness Nigeria Plc & Diageo Brands Nigeria products are available at all times
    Work with customer marketing, marketing and sales team by providing and maintaining very robust informed and statistically based forecast of forward demand for Guinness Nigeria Plc & Diageo Brands Nigeria
    Manage monthly demand planning process with proper documentation of assumptions, identified risk and business opportunities for Guinness Nigeria Plc & Diageo Brands Nigeria

Key Accountabilities

    Developing baseline statistical forecast using demand planning system
    Supporting the Sales & Operations Planning (S & OP) Manager to embed Sales and operations planning in the market.
    Maintain demand planning system and software(-Enter & modify data and ensure correctness of product hierarchy,-Monitor trends in forecast error)
    Providing detailed analysis of forecast trend and accuracy to guide the gap management process
    Conducting root cause analysis and corrective action planning to understand sales forecast accuracy &Bias
    Ensure effective Marketing & Evaluation (M&E) analysis of the assumption and input used to develop activity forecast

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required
Graduate calibre in the Sciences, Social Sciences or other relevant field.

    A Master?s degree in business is an added advantage
    5 years Supply Chain planning experience with a proven track record including demand, minimum 2 years Supply Chain experience in an FMCG
    Previous experience of Advanced Planner & Optimiser (APO) & SAP Enterprise Central Components (ECC?s) is preferred
    Prior experience in similar planning roles preferred (Demand Planning, Production planning, Commercial/Sales Planning etc.)
    Strong understanding of core Demand Management process and understanding of forecasting heuristics
    Good knowledge of the end to end supply chain and the impacts of the demand signal

Barriers to Success in Role

    Inability to employ analytical skills to contemporary problems.
    Inability to influence broadly across all internal (across levels) and external stakeholders to achieve expected objectives

Working options
Lagos Based with some local travel between distribution centres
Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job title to apply online.

   Reward Manager application
    Brand Manager application
    Nursing Manager Application
    Demand Planning Manager Application