Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Career Opportunities at British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long,
established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

Export Freight Executive

Job number: 11212BR

Job Purpose
  • To support the export logistics team to be an anticipatory pro-active unit that services it’s customers on time while acquiring “best value” in terms of cost, quality and minimum leadtime.
Key Deliverables
  • Support the implementation of Logistics procedures and group best practices.
  • Prepare all the shipping documentation as per Nigeria’s and receiving end-markets legal requirements to ensure smooth transfer of consignments.
  • Ensure cost and quality optimisation and respect of the legislation in force in the end-to-end handling of materials and finished products.
  • Establish partnership with forwarding agents and transporters, and ensure strict respect of any contractual obligations.
  • Follow up with clearing agent the clearance and movements of export consignments.
  • Maintain good working relationships across the supply chain, supporting the functions/departments involved with information and guidance
  • Ensure timely communication/processing of documents required for all necessary government agencies
  • Ensure self development by improving knowledge of the other roles in the department and company
Essential Requirements
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Supply Chain processes especially logistics.
  • BSc. or HND in Sciences or any relevant field
  • Sound knowledge of legal requirements with respect to movement of cargo across ECOWAS
  • Understanding of International Chamber of Commerce Incoterms and International Trade requirements in general
  • Ability to operate across all hierarchy levels, providing information and support as required.
  • Good inter-personal communication skills using electronic and other media.
  • Very good self-organisation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, work independently and deliver according to defined deadlines.
  • Computer literate: ability to analyse and report data, using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and spreadsheet applications.
  • Minimum 3 (three) years’ experience in import/export clearance activities.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and understanding of internal information flows.
Application Deadline
17th June, 2016.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online here.

Repairs & Replacement Store (R&RS) Officer

Job number: 11460BR
Location: Ibadan

Job Purpose
  • To provide just-in-time (JIT) availability of spares critical to support manufacturing requirements in PMD, SMD and Engineering department.
  • Ensure effective execution of Repairs & Replacement Store core processes such as Materials Requirements Planning Run, Spare parts usage analysis and re-order level maintenance on SAP.
Key Accountabilities
Business Objectives:
  • Execute adequate Ordering of Local items for stock replenishment.
  • Adequately manage the Operations of the Tank Farm
  • Proactively respond to out-of-stock situations and stock-outs to avert production downtime.
  • Support Repairs &Replacement Stores (R&RS) in reducing manufacturing cost in Operations
  • Comply with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines for all R&RS activities (Housekeep and safe stacking).
  • Supervise Repairs &Replacement Stores (R&RS) month-end stock take.
  • Participate in periodic collation of Repairs &Replacement Stores (R&RS) reports for management reporting.
  • Participate in Repairs &Replacement Stores (R&RS) projects and identified audit action points.
  • Follow up with the procurement team for prompt delivery of spares/materials.
  • Participate in the periodic review of imported commercial spares for local supply to reduce spend on manufacturing.
People Objectives:
  • Relate with customers/end-users in terms of spares parts status and availability
  • Exhibit good standard of business conduct, by displaying high degree of integrity.
  • Ensure coaching and development of team members.
Essential Requirements    
  • The job holder must possess a minimum of BSc or HND in Engineering or any numeric discipline with a minimum of two (2) years working experience and specific knowledge of inventory management.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of SAP software.
  • Good Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good communications skills are essential, both written and oral.
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills.
22nd June, 2016.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online here on BAT website