SABMiller Plc Recruitment for Logistics Manager


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for SABMiller Plc Recruitment for Logistics Manager.

SABMiller Plc was a multinational brewing and beverage company headquartered in Woking, England on the outskirts of London until 10 October 2016 when it was acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Prior to that date, it was the world’s second-largest brewer measured by revenues (after Anheuser-Busch InBev) and was also a major bottler of Coca-Cola. Its brands included Fosters, Miller, and Pilsner Urquell. It operated in 80 countries worldwide and in 2009 sold around 21 billion litres of beverages. Since 10 October 2016, SABMiller has been a business division of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a Brazilian-Belgian corporation with headquarters in Leuven. It is in the beer and soft drinks business, bringing refreshment and sociability to millions of people all over the world who enjoy our drinks. We do business in a way that improves livelihoods and helps build communities. We are passionate about brewing and have a long tradition of craftsmanship, making superb beer from high-quality natural ingredients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Reference Number: SAB-521
Location: Ilesa, Osun
Work Level: Senior Management
Type: Permanent


  • An opportunity exists for a qualified Logistics Manager in International Breweries Plc, Ilesha Plant, to manage the flow of containers and goods, from point of production through to the final point of selling.
  • This includes scheduling the transportation, allocating and managing space requirements internal and external, managing on the ground operations within the sites and controlling inventory throughout this process.  This position reports to the Logistics Director: West Africa.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage asset acquisition
  • Ensure optimal human resourcing
  • Ensure stock availability
  • Minimize breakages, losses, and wastage
  • Assure product quality through sound Inventory Management Practices
  • Control expenditure against budgets and forecasts
  • Analyze and respond to operational performance measures (KPIs)
  • Develop employees
  • Translate divisional core strategies with key focus on VLC (Variable logistics cost) FLC (Fixed logistical cost)
  • Implement VPO & DPO processes and safety standards
  • Develop annual budgets and forecasts
  • Management of KPI’s
  • Optimize warehouse capacity and layout
  • Determine the optimal fleet configuration
  • Contract Management with Contractors
  • Manage and maintain a good commercial relationship with Transporters
  • Maximize fleet availability

Qualifications, Experience and skills required:

  • A commercial degree or in logistics management
  • Well rounded FMCG supply chain experiences 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.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Key competencies and attributes:

  • Understand forecasting and business modeling
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical skills – able to perform analytical studies and gain insights
  • 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

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How To Apply
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