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Guinness Nigeria, member of Diageo PLC the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol and non alcohol brands across spirits, wine & beer categories.

Guiness Nigeria is currently seeking highly competent and experience professionals to join its teams:

Retail Development Manager (RDM)

Personal Attributes

Graduate calibre (at least with 1 year commercial experience).

Fair knowledge of sales & marketing principle

Basic knowledge of brewing industry, key players in the industry, consumer trends etc.

Good understanding of trade channels and supply chain.

Good analytical skills.

Good verbal & written communication skills.

Good facilitation & presentation skills.

High degree of integrity.

Good interpersonal skills.

Geographically mobile.

Healthy and physically fit.

Experienced driver with valid license.

Procurement Category Manager

Personal Attributes

University Degree in any commercially biased-discipline, with proven relevant 7+ years post-qualification-including some quality Procurement-functional experience within a forward thinking, fast-paced and valve-adding blue-chip FMCG environment.

Professional procurement qualification desirable (CIPS/ISM/MBA), and capable of rapidly developing full understanding of world-class procurement systems and practices.

Strong commercial acumen, with excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills, both verbal and written with the ability to readily engage and influence a range of colleagues and senior stakeholders.

Analytical, numerate, enthusiastic, tenacious. Sound commercial awareness and the ability to contribute to the wider business process outside immediate Functional responsibilities.

Excellent attention to detail,and ability to prepare clear and professional presentations or reports for utilization at senior levels within Guinness, Diageo and our supply base.

Able to deal with ambiguity, and manage multiple relationships in matrixed environment, with an ability to take criticism and learn from feedback.

Strong IT skills base, including intermediate proficiency in Office applications


Previous experience of working within or closely with an FMCG Procurement Function (prior SAP Experience an advantage) for extended period.

Proven track record of delivery in challenging & complex business environments.

Strong communication skills evident in the ability to work in a team environment and build great relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and end users.

Full understanding of Nigeria import/Export constraints, duties and taxation.

Previous experience of working in developing economies would be an advantage.

Application Procedure

1.log on to www.diageo.com
2.click on 'Careers'
3.Click on 'Search & Apply'
4.Click on 'Search Openings'
5.In search for openings page please go to 'Key word' (5th Box) and enter Ref No '20331BR' for Retail Development Manager and '20334BR' for Procurement Category Manager.
6.Click 'Search'
7.Click on 'Submit to job(s)' and submit CV

Please Note: Closing Date is 20th of August, 2009.

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