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Performance and Planning Manager Jobs – Nile Breweries

Job Title:  Performance and Planning Manager 

Organisation: Nile Breweries Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Nile Breweries Limited is a leading beverage company in Uganda and a subsidiary of SABMiller, the second largest brewing group in the world. We aim to provide for a variety of career paths and patterns of working, a good work-life balance and comprehensive employee benefits.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Annual Plan

  • Define and lead the process for Uganda Logistics operation
  • Communicate annual plan calendar, milestones and PIs to Logistics operation
  • Monitor annual plan calendar implementation on a weekly basis together with PPM/BBP/NoCC and other functions on a need basis
  • Define departmental targets to deliver on 3YP and Zone targets
  • Partner with Zone Procurement organization and GPO on estimating properly all price escalations as well as on identifying and quantifying Procurement Initiatives
  • Provide the facts and figures for all relevant budget calculations
  • Ensure all initiatives are properly embedded in the budget, while avoiding double counting
  • Prepare management review presentations for Uganda and consolidating for BU Southern, respecting Zone guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Ensure final budget is properly uploaded in all relevant tools (Cognos, SCFD, ZBB, TM1, SAP, SYSPRO)
  • Partner with BBP/PPM Commercial organization on identifying cost impact on Commercial initiatives
  • Provide correct bottom-up VLC standards and actuals for MACO reporting
  • Monthly Actuals (reporting/analysis/review)
  • Responsible for actuals reporting in line with Control guidelines
  • Assist the Price and Performance PPM with CTRM inputs (Commodity tracking & risk management) for transactional FX and commodity exposures within VLC
  • Accurately report on price & Performance on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate the actuals reporting process together with Zone Logistics PPM team, BBP and NoCC
  • Do control checks, review and adjust actuals if needed in alignment with control
  • Provide early view on actuals of the month
  • Provide actuals review and analysis during monthly deep dive meetings
  • Deep dive in all new variance drivers, find root cause and work with the operations on identifying adequate gap closing action plans
  • Prepare month results T&M with BU Southern Logistics Director
  • Partner with BBP/PPM Commercial organization on identifying cost impact on Commercial initiatives
  • Monthly Full Year Forecast outlook (LE)
  • Prepare Full Year Forecast outlook (LE) for the Uganda logistics department, for financial and operational KPIs
  • Identify opportunities to continuously improve results
  • Identify risks, respective route causes and identify gap closing action plans
  • Consolidate and report LE to the Zone Logistics PPM team
  • Prepare monthly Deep Dive and T&M decks, respecting Zone guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Ensure the monthly LE is embedded in the regional LE submissions and balances back to BU submission
  • Work closely with BBP to understand any plugs in the LE and ensure these are highlighted to relative teams and plans are put in place to address


  • Define and drive the champions process for all Uganda Logistics
  • Packages focusing on Price and Performance initiatives in line with zone guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Drive the process during preparation meetings and zone meeting
  • Identify owners for each project
  • Ensure all projects are reviewed and updated monthly
  • Ensure proper team resources allocation
  • Align Champions and R&O outlook


  • Coordinate the actuals ZBB reporting process together with Zone Logistics PPM team and Uganda ZBB team
  • Identify opportunities to continuously improve results
  • Identify risks, respective route causes and identify gap closing action plans


  • Perform strategic studies to streamline the business
  • Conduct financial evaluation of Business Projects (Business Case, annual Budget & 3YP). Follow up of related reporting and perform post appraisal assessments
  • Develop Management Reporting needs for Uganda Logistics to enable best-in-class operational performance management including definition of key information requirements
  • Support BU Southern Logistics Director, PPM Logistics Africa Zone with operational reviews

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should have completed a 3-year university degree
  • At least three years of experience in managing financial performance in FMCG or Beverage industry
  • Experience on supporting senior managers on decision making
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and control activities
  • Good knowledge of audit, tax and treasury activities
  • Expertise in Project Management
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, able to convey a clear message (storyline building), making complex matters easy for understanding
  • Masters Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong business acumen, having a wide understanding of other key AB In-Bev business areas (Safety, Quality, Brewery operations, Logistics, Procurement, Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc…)
  • English – proficient in writing and speaking
  • Challenger of the status quo
  • Driven to implement change & transformation
  • Be a true partner with business owners
  • Working in a multi-cultural environment
  • High level of service mindset
  • Coordinating skills
  • High sense for accuracy
  • Communicative, team oriented and open for change
  • Ability to work in a well-organized, accurate and reliable manner
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills & problem solver
  • Used to working with deadlines
  • Highly results focused
  • Leads by example, and lives the company’s values
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively


How to Apply:

All interested candidates who meet the above specifications should apply at the link below.


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Deadline: 2nd May 2023


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