Ongoing recruitment at Nigerian Bottling Company Limited

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.

Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst
Job Reference: CFA/09/2016
Location: Nigeria
Functional Areas: Finance (Commercial)
Department: Finance
Job Details    

  • The Commercial Finance Analyst reports to the Commercial Finance Business Partner

Responsibilities 
The job responsibilities of the role include;

  • Provide robust analysis and insight into Volume & Net Sales Revenue channel activity within to both Commercial and Finance team during month end process on Year to date (YTD), Month to date (MTD) and quarterly full year (FY) analysis by Pack, by Channel, by Brand for Group reporting.
  • Support volume scenario planning especially during mid month re-forecasts and understanding and communicating discount, Net Sales Revenue and Gross Profit risk and opportunity vs plan.
  • Ensure delivery of Channel Net Sales Revenue performance in line with Company targets.
  • Leadership in Rolling Estimate/Business Plan process to ensure effective preparation & analysis by direct reports and provide commercially relevant feedback to the Commercial and Finance team on review.
  • Support Commercial Director and National Key Account Manager with all financial analysis requirements and provide insightful feedback.
  • Regular evaluation and review of Revenue Growth Management strategies ensuring that they lead to Net Sales Revenue and Gross Profit growth especially through the business planning and forecasting processes.
  • Joint leadership of Promotional Effectiveness reviews through participation & review in PAM in addition to scenario planning the impact of the promotional activity on Net Sales Revenue and Gross Profit.
  • Sharing best practice with other markets as appropriate.
  • Provide all financial business support required by commercial leadership team. . Assist Analyst with NAM requests where applicable and liaise with NAMs on Channel specific queries.
  • Liaise with demand planning for volume scenario planning both at mid month and during Rolling Estimate/Business Plan processes.
  • Provide required Group reporting for Net Sales Revenue and Discounts during month end and Rolling Estimate/Business Plan process.
  • Liaise with revenue growth management team on review of revenue growth strategies and post promo effectiveness review.

Requirements
Desired candidate profile: 

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related field or equivalent.
  • At least 6 years work experience
  • Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage.
  • The job holder must be:
    • Proactive, mature and results oriented
    • Demonstrate professionalism, numerical and analytical skills, good inter-personal skills .
    • Have a strong knowledge of commercial operations to be able to carry out thorough review and analysis of data with a view to presenting value adding information to management.


Job Title: Engineering & Project Safety Manager
Job Reference: EPSM/09/2016
Location: Nigeria
Functional areas: Quality and Sustainability
Department: Quality & Sustainability
Job Details

  • The Engineering & Projects Safety Manager reports to the Country Safety Manager.This position will be responsible for implementing and/or administering safety programs during the life of engineering/construction projects.
  • Day to day, the engineering and projects safety manager will be involved in making sure safety design requirements of engineering and construction projects, equipment and machinery are met.

The Key Responsibilities of the role are: 

  • Conducts compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and work in progress to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety, and health standards of the company and all applicable codes are followed.
  • Verifies and ensures that all field project activities are performed according to the Company safety policy, regulations, standards and procedures, promoting all preventive and corrective actions as required.
  • Reviews projects safety management plans, method statements, construction drawings and risk assessments .
  • Reviews plans and specifications for new machinery and equipment to make sure they meet safety requirements.
  • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
  • Guides engineers in how to incorporate safety requirements into the engineering project designs.
  • Oversees safety issues during project development.
  • Prepares and reviews technical reports, correspondence, and safety procedures.
  • Promotes and encourages sustained implementation and continuous improvement of best safety practice, culture and performance.
  • Checks that contractors perform their activities in accordance with all the safety applicable procedures, regulation and standards and contractual Safety requirements.
  • Promoting all necessary action to ensure that the said procedures and regulations are observed.
  • Organize, plan and participate in periodic safety walk-through, assessments,inspections and audits on site, prepare all the relevant reports, action plans, verify the follow up and the timely execution of the corrective action.
  • Organize and participate in all relevant project sites safety meetings, prepares the relevant minutes of meetings (MOM), Lead weekly Safety meetings with contractors.
  • Organize in case of work incidents/accidents a full investigation of the event, finalized to the identification and execution of corrective measures to avoid re-occurrence.
  • Prepare and update the projects safety statistics, verify the performance versus the project and corporate safety objective, targets and performance indicators; propose recovery plan in case of mismatch.
  • Prepare Safety training materials; procedures & processes for construction and Engineering Operations. .
  • Participate in HAZOP, HAZID studies and JSA risk assessments to mitigate Safety risks.
  • Prepare company and project documentations (Plans, procedures, risk assessments etc.) regarding Engineering and Construction Operations.
  • Control, approve and audit of safety documentations of all contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Organize general Safety auditing system for all contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Organize and also execute site audits for all contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Prepare audit reports and record open item to an action item list for tracking.
  • Prepare Contractor evaluation reports.
  • Prepare Safety checklists for Project sites & Engineering inspections.
  • Prepare training matrix, procedure and materials for all project employees.
  • Prepare monthly & weekly reports including KPIs for Contractors.
  • Prepare Safety incentive system for the Project including subcontractors Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • B.Sc. or HND in Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or other related fields.
  • Desired candidate must be a member ISPON (Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria); Recognized Health & Safety qualification (OHSAS 18001 and NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health).
  • Membership of any of the following bodies would also be an advantage; Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)/ National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)/ International Institute of Risk & Safety Management. (IIRSM)

Experience: 

  • Safety/Engineering/ Construction/ Project Management experience (Minimum of 5 years) within a beverage/soft drinks or similar process manufacturing / Construction/ Engineering Company.
  • In depth knowledge of key Health & Safety practices and associated legislative requirements at national level essential.
  • Ability to investigate and identify root causes behind H&S issues/incidents and develop pragmatic options for resolution.
  • Safety Management and Technical understanding

Project Management skills: 

  • Able to review Designs, Specifications and Plans
  • Good time management skills essential.
  • Ability to organize and manage mixed ability teams in order to solve specific H&S related problems.
  • Good awareness of organizational structures for effective ownership and management of Health& Safety; Job design; performance management.
  • Audio/visual skills in presentation of information and training material are essential.
  • Enthusiastic with the ability to drive and enforce standards and influence people.
  • Ability to design and deliver training courses to different levels of Employees and Contractors.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good relations at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Post holder must be highly motivated and flexible in approach, with ability to prioritize, plan and implement his or her own work with little direct supervision.
  • Excellent command of English language required – written and spoken.
  • Willingness to travel within and outside the country.
  • Good understanding of CAD/CAM Design application, MS Office Applications
  • Experience working in high-stress environments and a proven ability to exercise judgment even in a crisis.

Job Title:  Financial Planning Manager
Job Description
The Financial Planning Manager reports to the Financial Controller.
Job Responsibilities 
The key responsibilities of the role are;

  • Annual Business Plan Co-ordination and Submission:
  • – Leadership of business plan preparation – Issuance of guidance / timelines to in-country functions inline with corporate guidance;
  • – Monitor completion of tasks inline with deadlines and flag issues / non-compliance as early as possible, so as to take corrective action to get back on track;
  • – Issue Senior Management Team with timetable, so a coherent Annual Business Plan (signed off by relevant functional / finance line managers where appropriate) is delivered to them in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group. #Rolling Estimate Co-ordination and Submission:
  • – Issuance of guidance / timelines to in-country functions inline with corporate guidance;
  • – Monitor completion of tasks inline with deadlines and flag issues / non-compliance as early as possible, so as to take corrective action to get back on track;
  • -Issue Senior Management Team with timetable, so a coherent Rolling Estimate (signed off by relevant functional/finance line managers where appropriate) is delivered to them in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group.
  • Balance Sheet Planning and Reporting:
  • – Forecast for all planning sessions by issuing guidance to contributors;
  • – Collate information ensuring sign off by relevant functional / finance line managers where appropriate;
  • – Issue CFO with timetable, so a coherent Balance Sheet file is delivered in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group.
  • Working Capital Planning and Reporting:
  • – Forecast for all planning sessions by issuing guidance to contributors;
  • – Collate information ensuring sign off by relevant functional / finance line managers where appropriate;
  • – Issue CFO with timetable, so a coherent Working Capital file is delivered in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group;
  • – Collate data and report on actual FI-Controlling and Profitability Analysis co-ordination and submission:
  • – Oversee completion of Actual / Rolling Estimate / Annual Business Plan, FI – COPA in line with agreed CPA -Monitor completion of tasks inline with deadlines and flag issues / non-compliance as early as possible, so as to take corrective action to get back on track. Deck and Template Review:
  • – Review of Finance Deck / Senior Management Team Deck / Deep Dive / BP Templates prior to issue.
  • Deep Dive Preparation and Co-ordination of Meeting:
  • – Review of finance / general management areas and co-ordination of deep dive meeting
  • – Preparation and distribution of opex deep dive tracker.
  • Payment approvals and bank transfers.
  • Ad-hoc queries – Group visit / Trend Report.
  • Compliance with Internal Audit Controls + Requests.
  • Liaise with Group Business Planning Manager and Team.
  • Only candidates who meet the advertised criteria,will be shortlisted and contacted.

Requirement

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related field or equivalent. .
  • Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage. .Additional professional degrees in related field will be an advantage. .
  • Minimum of 3 yrs managerial experience in financial planning or related function .
  • Analytical proficiency .Proficiency in MS Office Suite(Power-point, Excel,Word) .
  • Attention to details .
  • Proactive in accounting matters with strong analytical, presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standard


 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Only candidates who meet the advertised criteria,will be shortlisted and contacted.

Application Deadline  28th September, 2016.

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