From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve.
Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.
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About the Role
The Supply Planning Manager Africa is responsible for leading the efforts for the production and distribution planning of products within each country’s network, both for local and imported SKUs.
You will be responsible for the supply network planning, more precisely for the capacity levelling across plants and production lines in Africa.
Contributing to growing Diageo business, making improvements and crafting solutions in order to deliver excellence in service, inventory & savings.
You’ll have the ability to navigate the rapidly changing environment through finding quick solutions for critical decisions regarding Sales & Operations Execution.
Leading the implementation of different Supply Chain analytical tools, significant supply network projects, and different operational excellence methodologies.
You will drive scenario planning across the region through the IBP cycle to ensure delivering against regions strategic objectives including CAPEX investment requirements.
Responsible for leading and develop a team of supply and distribution planners towards operational and leadership excellence.
To be successful in role you will have a broad supply chain planning experience in a CPG company and hands on experience in S&OP. Key to success is in balancing the needs of senior stakeholders.
You will have experience with systems within supply chain optimization platforms (ERP / master data, time-phased replenishment planning systems).
You’ll understand, implement, and sustain our global supply planning agenda with strong understanding of supply chain operational processes within Diageo e.g. Demand Planning, I&BC, RCCP, Portfolio Segmentation, DRP, MPS and MRP.
Leadership influencing and partner engagement skills. This includes the ability to challenge senior partners and handle tension in demand/supply conversations.
It is crucial that you have team management experience.
Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.
We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.
Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.