Guinness Nigeria Plc at Route to Consumer – Finance Lead Nigeria 2013

Guinness Nigeria Plc – We are continuously interested in talented individuals who want to progress their careers and make a difference to our business.

Guinness Plc is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Route to Consumer – Finance Lead

AutoReqId: 37260BR
Function: Finance
Location: Lagos

Organisation: Reports to the market Route to Consumer Director.

A finance role that requires functional expertise and high leadership standards. The Route to Consumer (RtC) Finance lead is responsible for leading the Cost to Serve analysis, investment modelling for supply & commercial, and ensuring a transformational solution for working capital constraints through the full chain (retailer, distributor, wholesaler, Diageo). This individual will be involved and accountable for all stages of the Route to Consumer transformation, including Diagnosis, Design, Pilot and Implementation.

This is a hands-on position that has a key leadership role to deliver the overall Route to Consumer –Finance Framework.

Key Outcomes:

Lead the Route to Consumer Finance work streams during all stages of the Route to Consumer transformation; Diagnosis, Design, Pilot and Implementation
    Lead the Cost to Serve analysis and modelling against the various Route to Consumer models. It will be imperative that the incumbent delivers both the analysis as well as the insight generation and highlights the impact of various outcomes.
Co-Define the commercial trade terms for Distributors and 3rd party customers with in market Commercial lead and Supply lead
Lead all product pricing modelling and deliver recommendations
Lead analysis on current investment levels, provide recommendations on commercial and supply investment levels that support the delivery of the Route to Consumer models to be implemented
Complete all CAPEX analysis and recommendations
During the Diagnosis phase provide key financial data and information to help share the output of the Diagnosis and vision setting phase
Active participation in the in-market governance as well as Africa Regional governance (to include members of Diageo Africa Executive & Global Route to Consumer team)

Key Stakeholders:

Market General Manager & Executive team
In Market Route to Consumer team
In Market Finance Director, Sales Director & Supply Director
Africa Route to Consumer Director
Africa Governance team comprised of members of Diageo Africa Executive & Global Route to Consumer team
External partners (i.e. McKinsey)

Top 3 functional capabilities for this role:

Qualified Accountant with minimum 7+ years post qualification experience
Significant experience with Commercial & Supply Finance ideally both, experience in 1 is required as minimum; as well as cross functional experience
Experience with SAP & Magnitude this individual needs to be a recognized functional expert within the business

Top 3 leadership capabilities for this role:

Proven ability to influence senior stakeholders (i.e. members of in market executive)
Conceptual thinking – open to possibilities mind set, with a pragmatic approach to implementation of concepts and problem-solving skills
Ability to lead and supervise virtual teams and work under tight deadlines

Essential Qualifications / knowledge / experience required / languages:

Experience with various Route to Consumer models
Extensive project management skills, both as a leader and key team member
Local language(s) & English
Proven ability to generate insights from data sources & provide clear direction and recommendations
Experience with Excel and SAP

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2013.

How To Apply
Interested candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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