Country Head Logistics Zambia job at Zambian Breweries Plc


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Vacancy title:
Country Head Logistics Zambia

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: beverages , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Zambian Breweries Plc

Deadline of this Job:
29 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 18, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Company Description
Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria. Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Job Description
The primary purpose for this role is to ensure alignment to overall business strategy from a logistics and planning perspective. To deliver on service level; operational and commercial targets while upholding the required DPO & VPO safety and operational practices, remaining focused on employee engagement and leading an high performance team.

The Key Roles & Responsibilities:
• Ensures a safe and healthy working environment for internal and external stakeholders
• Ensures that legislative requirements are met and fully implemented
• Maintains a robust system of SIO generation and close out
• Weekly safety reviews are conducted with the teams and monthly safety reviews with the Logistics Director to identify risk trends and mitigation plans
• Ensures that logistics teams adhere to quality guidelines specified by the Zone so that customers receive stock as per AB-InBev’s quality guidelines
• Ensures that Daily, Weekly and Monthly Meeting routines are adhered to in line with mandatory DPO/VPO/LCP guidelines
• Ensures that processes are standardized via SOP's and work standards are monitored and improved
• Track KPI's on a daily, weekly and monthly basis in line with DPO/VPO/LCP requirements; Ensures that appropriate problem-solving tools are applied for out-of-range KPI's in line with DPO/VPO/LCP methodology
• Ensures that Daily, Weekly and Monthly Meeting routines are adhered to in line with mandatory DPO, VPO, LCP & internal guidelines
• Ensures that processes are standardized via SOP's and work standards are monitored and improved
• Track KPI's on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis in line with requirements
• Ensures that appropriate problem-solving tools are applied for out-of-range KPI's in line with LCP, DPO 7 VPO methodology
• Publish reports on time as per LCP, DPO & VPO guidelines and internal processes
• Drives a strict adherence to flexed budgets with the delivery, warehouse, inventory management & planning teams
• Ensures that accountability is aligned to package owners
• Assumes overall accountability for Country Logistics spend on both VLC, FLC and SCOH
• Develop annually together with Zone team the bottom-up budgets for all packages (VLC, people, retpack, capex etc.)
• Develop annually the 1YP together with Zone
• Annual Champions initiatives and tracking of the same
• Ensure that the Logistics and Planning Teams are aligned in terms of goals and meeting routines to drive continuous improvement
• Ensures that Monthly One on Ones are conducted in line with the target review process
• Follow up on Engagement Survey results with clear actions to correct areas of concern
• Recruitment of talent and building of pipeline
• Capability building of the logistics team
• Perform 180 reviews and address poor performance where required by means of improvement plans and or disciplinary hearings

Qualifications
• Logistics/Supply Chain degree or another 3-year degree in related field
• Minimum 5 years manufacturing, distribution, and planning management experience within FMCG company
• Deep knowledge of supply chain processes both from operational and planning perspective 2
• Proven experience with ability to influence and interface with senior stakeholders across various functions
• Proven leadership experience with an ability to convert market opportunities into cost saving initiatives
• Customer focused mind set and approach
• Demonstrate problem solving skills with an ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
• Ability to work under pressure and multitask
• Good verbal and communication skills; must communicate across all levels in the organization with personal gravitas and credibility
• Good self-management principles
• Ability to adapt to and implement change effectively
• Strive for continuous improvement
• Strong analytical and numerical skills

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Additional Information
AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality.
1. Internal applicants require Line manager approval
2. Kindly attach CV in PDF format
3. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 29 October 2021 .
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Lusaka, Zambia Full-time Company Description Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years….