Planning & Performance Manager Job Careers – Nile Breweries Limited

Job Title:    Planning & Performance Manager

Organisation: Nile Breweries Limited

Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda


About US:

Nile Breweries Limited is the leading beverage company in Uganda and a subsidiary of ABInBev, the largest brewing group in the world, provides equal employment opportunities – promoting equality in the company. Our dream is to be the growth engine of AB InBev, creating and sharing superior value.


Job Summary:  The purpose of the Planning & Performance Manager role is to continuously drive Uganda’s Jinja Supply costs to an optimal level by coordinating in a challenging fashion the Financial Planning and Performance


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Define and Lead the process for Supply Uganda
  • Communicate annual plan calendar, milestones and PIs
  • Monitor annual plan calendar implementation on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis together with regional PPM/NoCC and other functions on a need basis
  • Define departmental targets to deliver on 3YP and Zone targets
  • Partner with country, BU and zone procurement on estimating properly all price escalations as well as on identifying and quantifying Procurement Initiatives
  • Provide the facts and figures for all relevant budget calculations
  • Ensure all initiatives are properly embedded in the budget, while avoiding double counting
  • Ensure final budget is properly uploaded in all relevant tools (Anaplan, Syspro, SAP)
  • Partner with Logistics and Commercial PPMs on identifying cost impact of their Initiatives on supply
  • Assist the price and performance PPM with CTRM inputs (Commodity tracking & risk management) for transactional FX and commodity exposures within VIC
  • Lead the ZBB budget process for the plant and ensure all guidelines, templates and timelines are adhered to
  • Support on the completion of the CAPEX budget as required
  • Prepare Full Year Forecast outlook (LE) for the Uganda supply department, for financial and operational KPIs
  • Identify opportunities to continuously improve results
  • Identify risks, respective route causes and identify gap closing action plans
  • Consolidate and report LE to the BU & Zone supply PPM team
  • Ensure the monthly LE is embedded in the regional LE submissions and balances back to BU submission
  • Work closely with BU to understand any plugs in the LE and ensure these are highlighted to relevant teams and plans are put in place to address
  • Define and drive the champions process for Supply Packages focusing on Price and Performance initiatives in line with zone guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Accurately reporting on Price & Performance on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Coordinate the actuals reporting process together with BU supply PPM team and NoCC
  • Prepare management review presentations for Uganda respecting zone guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Conduct financial evaluation of Business Projects (Business Case, annual Budget & 3YP). Follow up of related reporting and perform post appraisal assessments
  • Support Plant Manager & HODS, PPM with operational reviews
  • Validation of transfer prices where applicable
  • Prepare monthly Deep Dive and T&M decks, respecting zone guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Do control checks, review and adjust actuals if needed in alignment with control
  • Stock take coordination at the site
  • Enforcement of the Minimum Internal Controls (MICs) at the Site as per the policies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant University degree in finance or related field
  • Solid knowledge of financial accounting and control activities
  • Good knowledge of audit, tax and treasury activities
  • Experience in Product Costing
  • Expertise in Project Management, problem assessment and solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, able to convey a clear message (storyline building), making complex matters easy for understanding
  • Computer skills (MS Office: Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Good knowledge of consolidation & reporting tools
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems
  • Fluent English in speaking, reading and writing
  • Strong business acumen, having a wide understanding of other key AB InBev business areas (Safety, Quality, Brewery operations, Logistics, Procurement, Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc)
  • Working in a process-oriented organization
  • Working in a multi-cultural environment
  • High level of service mindset
  • Coordination skills
  • High sense for accuracy
  • Communicative, team oriented and open for change
  • Ability to work in a well-organized, accurate and reliable manner
  • Basic business sense
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills & problem solver
  • Used to working with deadlines
  • Highly results focused
  • Leads by example, and lives the company’s values
  • Presentation skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 13th December 2021


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