Country Manager (m/f)

AB InBev

AB InBev is recruiting a Country Manager (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Lead, Manage and deliver on KPI's through AB InBev's Global Governance implementation
  • Development and implementation of the company’s business plan to meet and exceed targets Formulate, monitor, execute and interpret the country P&L, budgets, operating expenses, and capital investments. Develop and execute short and long-term Revenue Growth Management strategies
  • Lead the country management team and facilitate integration and communication between all functions within the business
  • Mentor direct and indirect reports, especially in regard to our values and vision
  • Liaising with and delivering on required reporting to Head office and the Company Board
  • Provide leadership, coaching and capability development programs to enable the to deliver business plans and meet growth objectives in line with ABI strategy
  • Act as the head of the Commercial/Sales function which includes:
  • Develop and implement the Route to Market strategy and work across the regions to develop and execute channel and promotional execution strategies
  • Grow team capabilities to manage and develop national and regional account customers
  • Build superior knowledge and understanding of the market including shoppers, consumers, customers, categories, and competitors
  • Manage and implement sales trackers, targets and incentives
  • Network effectively with local clients and develop strong professional relationships
  • Build strong relationships with local key stakeholders including but not limited to the government, media and surrounding medium to large businesses
  • Provide commercial inputs into the business S&OP process, create company LE
  • Minimum requirement: Relevant 3-year Business Degree
  • Six Sigma certification advantageous
  • Agile/SCRUM certification advantageous
  • Experience:
  • Extensive FMCG experience, ABInBev Product & Industry knowledge advantageous
  • Analytical skills, business acumen, excellent negotiation skills, good presentation skills
  • Extensive Management experience at Senior Levels
  • Corporate Governance in line with ABI policies
  • Experience with ABInBev systems such as Syspro, IBIS, advantageous
  • Experience with ABInBev management systems such as VPO, DPO advantageous
  • Six Sigma experience advantageous
  • Agile/SCRUM experience advantageous
  • Effective team and diversity management
  • People Management Skills:
  • Diplomatic and interpersonal skills
  • Sensitive to cultural and gender nuances in the workplace
  • High energy level
  • General management skills
  • People management skills
  • Mental alertness, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Conceptual skills
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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