Ongoing recruitment at SABmiller Plc, Port Harcourt, March 2016

SABMiller is one of the world’s leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. We also have growing businesses in soft drinks and we are one of the world’s largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.

SABmiller Plc has built an over 100million dollars beer brewery at Onitsha, it represents the highest foreign direct investment in Nigeria in recent times.

SABmiller Plc is currently recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Operations Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Permanent

Job Descriptions
Key Accountabilities:

  • Translate divisional core strategies with key focus on TCD (Total cost of Distribution)
  • Develop annual budgets and forecasts
  • Minimise breakages, losses and wastage
  • Assure product quality
  • Control expenditure against budgets and forecasts
  • Analyse and respond to operational performance measures (KPI’s)
  • Develop employees
  • Optimise warehouse capacity and layout
  • Determine optimal fleet configuration
  • Maximise fleet availability
  • Manage asset acquisition
  • Ensure optimal human resourcing
  • Ensure stock availability

Competency and Skill Requirements:

  • A Commercial Degree or in Logistics Management
  • Well rounded FMCG supply chain at a senior level
  • Extensive line management experience, preferably experienced in a matrix managed environment
  • Familiarity with planning systems
  • Effective at collaborating upwards, downwards cross-functionally and across borders
  • Financial knowledge: Break even analysis, Interpretation of income-statements, balance sheets, cash flows, capital expenditure, depreciation, fixed and variable costs.
  • Excellent leadership qualities with the ability to deliver results within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work under enormous pressure
  • Have a highly developed understanding of finance and its interrelationships into other functions
  • Understand forecasting and business modeling
  • Communication and presentation skills

Job Title:   Quality Controller
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Permanent


  • Develop and Manage standard procedures (SOP), CIP’S & GMP’S on quality
  • Ensure accurate quality of production process.
  • Ensure laboratory audit is been carried out regularly.
  • Monthly submission of updated DTC/TCM to HUB.
  • Liaise with procurement on inspection of material deliver as per procedure.
  • Highlight out control issues in the bottling quality control processes and report same
  • People management.
  • Ensure raw material supplied are of high standard.
  • Audit supplier’s compliance to good corporate governance.
  • Liaise with NAFDAC and SON on product registration.
  • Ensure conformance to SABMiller /WHO standard (Africa watering steering committee).


  • Minimum of BSc/HND in food sciences, microbiology, industrial chemistry/biochemistry.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience preferably in a fast moving consumer Goods (FMCG) environment.
  • Experience in water business will be an added advantage
  • Good analytical skill.
  • Good understanding of quality Assurance/control system in water business
  • Training and development of Lab. Technicians and Water treatment Operators.
  • Good knowledge of Lab instruments.
  • Promoting quality excellence in value chain.
  •  Must be computer literate

Job Title:   District Manager
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan for sales and operational effectiveness
  • Develop District strategy and Sales and Operational plans
  • Manage customer database
  • Drive sales volume and market share growth
  • Manage third party contractors
  • Review sales and operational performance
  • Manage financial (budget) performance
  • Manage human resources
  • Plan for effective customer service and distribution
  • Resource for sales and operational effectiveness
  • Comply with company credit policy
  • Build business acumen
  • Execute sales and operational plans

  • Minimum of B.Sc. in a commercial field or sales and marketing
  • 5 years’ experience in FMCG/Beer market environment
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skill
  • High level of planning and organizing competencies
  • Ability to work long hours and to travel
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Professional certificate in Sales and Management will be an added advantage
  • Commercially astute, able to understand and implement commercial arguments
  • Good analytical skill
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Coaching skills

Job Title:  Warehouse Supervisor
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Permanent


  • Daily stock inventory and reporting of physical stock
  • Supervising all warehouse staff and processes
  • Optimizing team performance and integration
  • Implementing an effective HSE system and creating a safe and healthy workplace.


  • Minimum of B.Sc in inventory management or any other social science
  • 3 years experience, preferably in the FMCG industry
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills

Job Title:  Credit Controller
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Permanent


  • Implement company’s credit control policies, procedures and strategies.
  • Ensure regular reconciliation of sales and distributorships transactions, and report same to Management.
  • Manage customer payments and bad debts.
  • Provide customer service
  • Utilise information systems


  • HND or B.Sc. in Accounting, Business Management or its equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, preferably in an FMCG environment.
  • Membership of professional bodies such as ICAN or ACCA is compulsory
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must possess excellent communication, negotiation and analytical skills

Job Title:  Production Engineer
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Permanent


  • Maintain safe healthy and risk free working environment Manage human resources Ensure manufacturing systems and instrumentation integrity Ensure engineering standards compliance Lead asset care strategy lead as per manufacturing way princiles Manage small site projects Manage financial performance


  • Minimum Qualified Mechanical or Electrical Engineer Must be registered engineer Must have 2 – 3 years experience in manufacturing field Must be a Nigerian

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