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Company Info

Seven-Up bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest manufacturing firms in Nigeria. It creates and distributes some of the most popular soft drink brands in the nation, including 7up, Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, H2oH!, Teem, Lipton Ice Tea, and Aquafina premium water. SBC is proud to have nine bottling operations with cutting-edge production facilities strategically positioned around the nation.

1). Demand Planner

Location: Ijora, Lagos

Main Purpose of Job

  • The Demand Planner will be responsible for driving forecasting activities across the business product portfolio at the customer level.
  • This role involves creating and maintaining accurate forecasts, analyzing market data, tracking sales performance, and ensuring optimal product availability.
  • The Demand Planner will collaborate with various stakeholders to enhance forecast accuracy and support the overall sales and marketing strategies.

Main Responsibilities
Demand Forecasting:

  • Develop monthly statistical forecasts for a 6-month horizon at the customer and pack format level.
  • Translate qualitative sales discussions into actionable quantitative data to impact baseline forecasts.
  • Analyze and incorporate marketing and trade information into baseline forecasts.
  • Aggregate customer-level forecasts to budget center forecasts and break them down by SKU with relevant product mix.
  • Capture and assess the impact of new product development activities on the baseline forecast.
  • Review and validate forecasts across different sales levels within the region.
  • Submit forecasts to HQ within set deadlines, ensuring accurate data capture and assumptions.

Sales Business Operations, Analysis, and Tracking:

  • Track customer performance against forecasted pack formats.
  • Conduct customer trend and change analysis.
  • Identify customers not meeting growth targets and escalate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain inventory standards to ensure optimal product availability at customer locations.
  • Conduct quarterly customer business health-check analysis, measuring key variables such as average daily stock, the split of business between TDI & Cash Route, average daily vehicle on the establishment, and customer P&L.
  • Collaborate closely with the supply planning team to ensure timely product availability.
  • Monitor order fulfillment rate by the customer to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Provide daily sales operations reports to relevant stakeholders.
  • Track and manage forecast accuracy and bias, implementing necessary adjustments.
  • Conduct gap analysis and develop mitigation plans aligned with the regional sales team.

Trade Insight and Analysis:

  • Establish and update the market universe on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct market visits to collect data on distribution, weighted distribution, and share of shelf.
  • Engage with customers to identify gaps and communicate them to relevant channels for resolution.

Selection Criteria (Qualifications, Experience & Knowledge) Essential

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in General Management or General Sciences (BSc/HND).
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in demand planning or a similar role.
  • High proficiency in Excel and other analytical tools.
  • Understanding of the financial impact of decisions.
  • Ability to build and leverage relationships to improve results.
  • Open-mindedness and willingness to experiment with new improvement initiatives.

Desired:

  • Good understanding and application of Power BI.
  • Knowledge of bottling operations.

Key Competencies / Skills: Generic:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage resources and operations at multiple levels.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Assertiveness.
  • Teamwork.

Functional:

  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • High numeracy and analytical skills.

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2). Core Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Lagos

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Summary:

  • We are seeking a skilled and motivated Core Infrastructure Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of our company’s core infrastructure, including servers, storage, networking, and security devices.
  • Additionally, you will play a key role in developing and implementing IT policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain the company’s core infrastructure.
  • Develop and implement IT policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical support to users.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve IT problems.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest IT technologies.
  • Collaborate on projects to improve implementation and design.
  • Assess current systems to ensure best practices and compliance.
  • Manage the host environment, ensuring proper tuning and capacity.
  • Share knowledge across the organization and contribute to company projects.
  • Manage computer system security and inter-application information transfers.
  • Demonstrate competency in infrastructure automation.

Competencies:

  • Extensive experience with IT infrastructure technologies, including firewalls, switches, virtualization, servers, storage, networking, security, and software development.
  • Proficiency with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • Familiarity with Fortigate Firewalls, Supermicro Switches, and other relevant infrastructure tools.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Core Infrastructure Engineer role.

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3). Sales Representative

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Summary

  • Play a pivotal role in driving business growth, achieving sales targets, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Generating new business opportunities, building and maintaining strong customer relationships, and achieving sales targets within the assigned territory.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and pursue new sales opportunities to expand the customer base.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential customers.
  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Meet or exceed sales targets by effectively presenting and promoting our products.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies to maximize revenue and market penetration.
  • Provide excellent customer service and resolve any issues or complaints promptly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing and logistics, to ensure smooth order fulfilment and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare and submit accurate sales reports and forecasts on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 1-year cognate experience.
  • Strong knowledge of FMCG products and market trends.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and close sales deals.
  • Self-motivated and target-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.

Functional Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently.

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4). Credit Control Associate

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Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Collect and reconcile credit notes and invoices owed to the company.
  • Manage customer accounts, ensuring that new customers have healthy credit and that existing customers have settled monthly accounts in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all invoices and support documentation are dispatched in good time to the clients from the billing department.
  • Resolve any disputes or complaints from clients to ensure a good business relationship.
  • Daily reconciliation of debtor’s accounts.
  • Ensure that account statements are sent to customers regularly.
  • Verify balance of account receivables to ensure all figures are accurate on the ledger.
  • Prepare monthly debtors and collection reports.
  • Develop, implement and periodically update the credit control policy.
  • Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Credit Control Manager from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting.
  • At least 4 years’ relevant working experience, preferably in the manufacturing industry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (added advantage).
  • Experience in accounting, credit handling and auditing.
  • Prior experience working with SAP software and Microsoft Navision.
  • FMCG sector knowledge with good understanding of business dynamics of the industry will be an added advantage.

Functional Skills and Competencies:

  • Good leadership skills and experience in problem solving, negotiation and turnaround management.
  • Highly developed analytical and reporting skills with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to form effective working relationship with staff and other stakeholders.

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5). Sales Representative

Location: Ilorin, Kwara
Employment Type: Contract
Industry: FMCG

Job Summary

  • Play a pivotal role in driving business growth, achieving sales targets, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Generating new business opportunities, building and maintaining strong customer relationships, and achieving sales targets within the assigned territory.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and pursue new sales opportunities to expand the customer base.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential customers.
  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Meet or exceed sales targets by effectively presenting and promoting our products.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies to maximize revenue and market penetration.
  • Provide excellent customer service and resolve any issues or complaints promptly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing and logistics, to ensure smooth order fulfilment and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare and submit accurate sales reports and forecasts on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 1-year cognate experience.
  • Strong knowledge of FMCG products and market trends.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and close sales deals.
  • Self-motivated and target-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.

Functional Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently.

Application Closing Date
19th June, 2023.

Note: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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6). Sales Executive

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We are looking for a youngmotivated Sales Executive with 1-3 years of experience in the FMCG industry to contribute to the growth and success of our organization.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for generating new business opportunities, building and maintaining strong customer relationships, and achieving sales targets within the assigned territory.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and pursue new sales opportunities to expand the customer base.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential customers.
  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Meet or exceed sales targets by effectively presenting and promoting our products.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies to maximize revenue and market penetration.
  • Provide excellent customer service and resolve any issues or complaints promptly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing and logistics, to ensure smooth order fulfillment and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare and submit accurate sales reports and forecasts on a regular basis.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Sales Executive (1 – 3 years).
  • Strong knowledge of FMCG products and market trends.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and close sales deals.
  • Self-motivated and target-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel within the assigned territory.

Deadline: 24th June, 2023.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should use the links below to apply:

Note

  • If you are a proactive and results-oriented individual looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of a leading FMCG company, kindly use the link above to submit your application.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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