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Job Title: Demand Safety Manager

Company: Guinness Nigeria Plc

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Field: Sales / Marketing / Business Development


CELEBRATING LIFE – EVERY DAY, EVERYWHERE. Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of international brands across spirits, wine and beer. Our global priority brand portfolio consists of Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys, J&B, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and many more. Diageo trades in approximately 180 markets and employs over 25,000 talented people around the world. With offices in 80 countries, we also have manufacturing facilities across the globe including Great Britain, Ireland, United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, Africa, Latin America, Australia, India and the Caribbean. Our great range of brands and geographic spread means that people can celebrate with our products at every occasion no matter where they are in the world. This is why ‘celebrating life every day, everywhere’ is at the core of what we do.



To protect People, brands and the reputation of the Diageo Africa Business, processes must operate effectively and efficiently to ensure adherence to legislation, Diageo’s policies and the Diageo Global Risk Management Standards. This is in order to satisfy Diageo’s governance requirements of its operating units.

Diageo has established a requirement to provide operational risk management support across its Demand locations in Africa.




This role impacts on sales volumes in supply centres delivering Net Sales Volume through driving risk management standards and improvement across the Nigeria Demand offices. The role holder will drive the roll out of risk management standards across the Demand locations in Nigeria.


Market Complexity:

The role operates in multiple locations across Nigeria, as well as interacting at a regional and global level with Safety leadership teams and functions. The role includes ensuring compliance with diverse regulatory systems and setting and adapting standards as needed.


Leadership Responsibilities: – Lead and Support the Safety activities across Nigeria’s – Demand business to ensure they embed and sustain a culture of Compliance to all the Diageo Risk management standards including legal compliance. – Lead Safety management initiatives through the  – Demand leadership teams to ensure they are entrenched across all locations. – Embed Diageo Standards in all Demand locations in Nigeria, including training required at the locations


Qualifications and Experience Required: – Proven track record in Safety management – NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) Certificate level in Health & Safety or equivalent – Strong analytical and problem solving skills – Influencing without authority – Change management skills.


Barriers to Success in Role: – Inability to prioritise, plan, manage and delegate the workload. – Failure to convince key stakeholders to prioritise the risk management agenda – Insufficient drive and resilience to achieve desired results.


Flexible Working options: – The position requires a considerable amount of business travel. Therefore the incumbent needs to manage the role effectively from a variety of locations.

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