Job Vacancy at AB InBev / TBL Group


Job Vacancy at AB InBev

PPM Supply Manager Job Vacancy at AB InBev / TBL Group

Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.

Job Purpose

The PPM Manager will be responsible for planning, reporting and control cycle of Supply budgets (VIC, FIC, ZBB, CAPEX) on a monthly, quarterly and year end base for the plant. The role will also include validation of Transfer prices where applicable as well as completion of the monthly LE and submission to the zone PPM team. The PPM Manager will be responsible for reporting of monthly price & performance across key financial metrics for the Bop East and for special analyses and involvement in various projects. The role entails Development of existing systems and reporting-tools. The PPM manager will also be a Finance contact person for the Plant Manager and Country and BU Functional Leads.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Annual Plan / Budget

  • Adhere to all deadlines, milestones and submission requirements to the Zone Supply PPM team
  • Complete all budget calculations for OPC’s/BOMs and own the end to end process
  • Lead the ZBB budget process for all Supply Operations in East and ensure all guidelines, templates and timelines are adhered to
  • Support on the completion of the CAPEX budget as required
  • Ensure all champions initiatives are properly embedded in the budget while avoiding double counting
  • Prepare management review presentations for Zone, respecting guidelines, templates and timelines
  • Ensure final budget is properly uploaded in all relevant tools (COGNOS, SCFD, SAP, TM1)
  • Provide correct bottom up VIC standards and actuals for MACO reporting
  • Completion of headcount & pay cost budgets


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Monthly Process (reporting/analysis/review/LE)

  • Responsible for the preparation of a full year forecast outlook (LE) for Bop East for both price & performance:
  • Identify opportunities to continuously improve results
  • Identify risks, respective route causes and identify gap closing action plan
  • Consolidate and report LE on a monthly basis to the Zone Supply PPM team
  • Ensure the monthly LE is embedded into the Country LE submissions and balances back to the zone LE submission
  • Work closely with BBP to understand any plugs in the LE and ensure these are highlighted to the relevant teams and plans are put in place to address
  • Completion of new PCE’s/BOMs on a monthly basis as and when required
  • Leads the completion of the monthly T&M deck with the Bop Director
  • Monitors coherence between Budget, CAPEX and ZBB Performance of the countries in East
  • Responsible for monthly and year end closing activities in supply (e.g.. validation of accruals)
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results in line with approved policies & procedures
  • Manage Relationship with Network of Capability Centre (NoCC) for outsourced activities
  • Tracks performance targets for the Brewery Operations to reach World Class Excellence Operational efficiency. (e.g. TEL calculation, by product income tracking, packaging & brewing beer loss etc)
  • Assess Operational efficiency Supply, identify initiatives and lead actions plan to optimize the Supply performance and to close the gaps towards 3YP, Budget, LE, Global Benchmarking.
  • Executes Management Reporting for the Bop East to enable best-in-class operational performance management
  • Ensure completion of monthly headcount and pay cost reporting
  • Ensuring the add & timely completion of process orders within costing system

PPM Supply Manager Job Vacancy at AB InBev / TBL Group

Ad Hoc

  • Define recommendations to support Senior Management decisions.
  • Manage projects as required; participate in ad hoc projects
  • Challenge and monitor capacity utilization and footprint strategy where applicable
  • Perform detailed analyses to determine cost opportunities at a plant level and participates actively in zone benchmarking activities.
  • Perform strategic studies to streamline the business.
  • Ensure the application of coherent definitions and reporting requirements.
  • Mediate on behalf of Supply PPM on performance (P&L) issues/ conflicts across functions.
  • SPOC for the Supply function towards Plant.
  • Maintain an effective financial control environment at the plant, this includes but is not limited to ensuring that the following activities take place:
    • Fixed asset verification
    • Inventory control effectiveness
    • Stock counts
    • Excise return reviews
    • Decant compliance
    • Facilitate SARS audits

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Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant 3-year university degree in Accounting/Business/Economics, Engineering or similar. MBA / CIMA / ACCA/CPA would be advantageous.
  • 3+ years of experience in finance in a manufacturing or logistics environment (preferably)
  • Experience Product Costing (preferably)
  • Knowledge of Financial Reporting
  • Knowledge of general accounting and consolidation practices
  • Project management, problem assessment and solving skills
  • Working in an ERP environment
  • Working in a process-oriented organization

Additional Information:

Behavioral Competencies

  • Working in a multi-cultural environment
  • High level of service mindset
  • Coordination skills
  • High sense for accuracy
  • Communicative, team oriented and open for change
  • Ability to work in a well organized, accurate and reliable manner
  • Basic business sense
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills & problem solver
  • Used to working with deadlines
  • Highly results focused
  • Leads by example, and lives the company’s values
  • Presentation skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively

Technical Competencies

  • Computer skills (MS Office: Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Good knowledge of consolidation & reporting tools (Cognos, TM1, BI)
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems SAP R/3 Module FI/CO, SAP B

Language Skills:

  • Fluent English in speaking, reading and writing

Main characteristics: (Challenges)

  • Work in a quick changing environment
  • Work in a work environment that is not fully aligned nor fully developed

Key contacts: (internal – external)

  • regular interaction with all supply and financial departments esp.:
  • Supply Zone PPM Team
  • Plant Management Team
  • BOP Director (Monthly Reviews)
  • Network of Capability Centre
  • Control
  • Internal and external audit

Job Vacancy at AB InBev

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev’s employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 14 July 2022.

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