Agribusiness Development Manager Vacancy at Diageo
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Diageo -Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’)
Agribusiness Development Manager
External Job Description
Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion. Be it our global giants,local stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide. We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.
We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and it is our ultimate goal to have a positive impact in the society we are operating in. As a result of that, we launched our Water of life projects in Ethiopia with our NGO partners on 2009.
Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond? We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.
Role purpose The Agribusiness Development Manager will collaboratively develop and manage the LRM (Locally Sourced Raw Materials) supply chain, quality audits and on-going sustainability and improvement (yield and quality) of delivered LRM for production of current and future Meta Abo beer brand portfolio.
S/he will be in charge of managing grain quality activities across Ethiopia through active liaison and consultation with the operational site, demand functions, East Africa Hub and GBTC, local and international cereal base research institutions.
Ensure supply chain stability and growth of LRM (grains and other starch sources) through ownership and delivery of agreed business KPI’s for Meta Abo Brewery.
Ensure the agri-business partnerships, investments and future opportunities for LRM lead to sustainable improvement in quality, cost and flexibility throughout the supply chain.
Manage the quality of LRM for Meta Abo across the entire supply chain in Ethiopia, from intake, storage, processing and movements till usage in the brewery.
Ensure activities within are done in full compliance with Meta /Diageo standards. This includes EISC and SAP processes where required
Required qualification and experience
Degree in Agriculture, Economics or equivalent in any technical discipline.
Diploma in brewing and good knowledge of grain production will be of advantage.
At least 3 years experience in cereal value chains, particularly in roles that require strategy development, stakeholder coordination and quantifiable delivery with multiple partners across the value chain
Awareness of Diageo and Meta Abo’s quality, risk management, environmental and safety standards.
Thorough understanding of the local culture, government and agricultural systems is required for the role.
An established network of government and business contacts in the field of agri-business development will be of advantage.
Specific experience within the barley value chain in Ethiopia
Strong, persuasive leadership and influencing skills will be of advantage
Strong computer skills: MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook
Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry. Arthur Guinness, John Walker and his sons and all those many talented people that followed in their footsteps, cared deeply about the people, businesses they fostered, and the communities in which they operated. Today we stand on the shoulders of these giants and act with the same entrepreneurial spirit