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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Safety Support Manager: East Africa Breweries (EABL) Jobs in Kenya


Africa Supply has established a strategy aiming to protect our employees, brand & assets, delivering the LTO requirements across the supply organisation. The identification and development of Safety management capability will be a key enabler.

To ensure Diageo’ s Safety requirements of its operating units, the Manufacturing Sites processes must operate effectively and efficiently to ensure adherence to legislation, Diageo’ s policies and the Diageo Global Risk Management Standards.

This position provides operational Safety management support across the Manufacturing Support Hub.This role reports to the Manufacturing Support Director - East/South Africa.
a) Financial:This role impacts on sales volumes by ensuring continuity of supply in a supply centre delivering £775m NSV through driving safety management standards and improvement across the owned and managed sites inside the manufacturing support hub. They will drive the roll out of Safety management standards across the manufacturing support hub.
b) Market complexity: The role operates across multiple markets in the developing and volatile economies of Africa, as well as interacting at a global level with global functions and other supply centres. The role includes ensuring compliance with diverse regulatory systems in various countries.
c) Leadership responsibilities: The successful candidate will champion Safety management improvement across the manufacturing support hub. They will help develop strategy at the manufacturing support hub level and will develop plans and lead implementation across the operating sites. They will be responsible for communicating and ensuring compliance to the Diageo Global Risk Management Standards (GRMS).

They will lead change in order to create a culture of Zero Harm across the supply operations and supply chain for the manufacturing support hub. A primary part of the role will be extensive mentoring, training and coaching of local Safety managers and brewery operations managers.

The Safety Support manager role will have 2 direct reports.
Purpose of role:

To support the Manufacturing Support Director and Africa Supply Directors to ensure that appropriate and consistent safety management systems are in place across Africa ‘s market remit, in order to protect Diageo’ s people, brands and reputation.

Similarly to work closely with Diageo Global Supply Safety management to ensure that risk management processes are aligned throughout the organisation.
Top 5 accountabilities:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Performance for the Hub leading functional response to support off track targets.
  • Leadership and Coordination of functional area across hub Supply Sites, Sharing best practices across Hub/Region
  • Roll out Zero Harm Strategy to all sites in Hub, Lead Safety awareness campaigns, safety weeks, news letters
  • To support and drive LTO safety improvements across the site
  • Train on Risk Assessments , Supports specialist / adhoc RA. New machine, process Hazops/RA
Qualifications and Experience required:
  • Degree in relevant discipline
  • Recognised Safety qualification, NEBOSH, Safety Post Grad
  • Excellent knowledge of Diageo risk management processes and policies
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Influencing without authority
  • Change management skills
  • Computer literate
  • Proven track record in Safety management (5-10 years relevant experience)
  • Broad brewery operational experience
  • Broad business experience and knowledge
  • Able to lead or work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • ISO 9001 Lead Assessor certified
  • Culturally sensitive and understanding the challenges facing developing countries.
Location: Role to be based in Africa and will require a considerable amount of travel across the Supply Hub markets, therefore the incumbent needs to manage the role effectively from a variety of locations.
How to apply
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