Guinness Nigeria (GN) 2018/2019 Massive Job Recruitment Apply Now

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.

Job Description: 
Level: Senior Management
Reports To:  Supply Chain Director
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

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 Accountability

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

Qualifications and Experience

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

Interested and Qualified Applicant Should Click Here to apply.

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