Africa is one of the highest growth areas within Diageo and the plans for financial year 2013 (F13) – Financial year 2015 (F15) in Africa include breakthrough levels of trading profit growth. Guinness Nigeria Plc (GNPlc) is the biggest market within Diageo Africa and one of the biggest beer markets for Diageo worldwide and key to Diageo™s strategic intent of becoming a more sizeable player in beer.
Supply is critical to enable such high levels of growth.
Job Title: Supply Finance Director
Type of Job: Full Time
Reports To: Commercial Director, Nigeria
This role has a direct impact on Guinness Nigeria’s F13 targets which includes – Net Sales Volume, Trading profit and Diageo Africa’s F13 growth plans.
b) Market Complexity
Nigeria has 2 Diageo companies, Guinness Nigeria, a plc listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, which manufactures and sells beer and RTDs and Diageo Brands Nigeria (DBN), a newly formed spirits IMC which imports and sells Diageo™s spirits brands.
The market is challenging as there is significant competition in beer and spirits, Nigeria is a heavily regulated environment.
c) Leadership Responsibilities
Responsible for direct reports and a semi large team with strong functional influence spanning 3 breweries
Manage wide range of stakeholders including Supply Director, Commercial Director, Senior Group finance etc.
Play key role in Supply leadership team, Commercial leadership team and Africa Supply finance leadership team.
Take the lead in embedding excellent CC&E standards in Supply
Lead the development of an expert Supply Finance function in Nigeria
Purpose of Role
Developing and leading an expert Supply Finance function in Nigeria, covering performance management, decision support and process / control excellence across COGS, inventory and Capex.
Partnering with the Supply Director and Leadership team to deliver excellent, well planned outcomes.
Developing a strong Supply Finance organisation in Nigeria to enable sustainable delivery of excellent financial results with no surprises
Driving performance management in Supply across COGS, Inventory and Capex, ensuring transparency, accuracy and delivery of targets
Building decision support capability in Supply Finance to ensure all key decisions are properly supported locally by quality financial analysis to drive value maximisation
Ensuring that Supply processes are efficient and well controlled and make best use of SAP functionality
Partnering with the Supply Director to ensure that CC&E is well embedded across the Supply organisationb>
Required Qualifications and Experience
Qualified Accountant with minimum 10+ years post NYSC experience
Significant hands on Supply Finance experience, ideally in a SAP environment
Broader demand finance experience is an advantage
Experience of working in developing markets with both in market