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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • In Africa our strategy is to grow Diageo’s leadership across beer and spirits by providing brand choice across a broad range of consumer motivations, profiles, and occasions. We are focused on growing beer faster than the market and accelerating the growth of spirits through continued investment in infrastructure and brands with mainstream spirits b...
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    Technical Innovations Specialist

    Job Description :

    Purpose of Role

    • Responsible and accountable for Supply Chain brand change activities.

    Top 3-5 Accountabilities

    • Delivery of “True to Concept” packaging solutions to agreed cost, quality and time commitments.

    • Develop packs for innovation and brand change and translate a prototype concept into a fully commercialised package, working closely with suppliers.

    • Application of required project planning, budgeting, tracking, reporting and stakeholder communications processes to demonstrate required rigour of project management.

    • Application of necessary packaging development skills to ensure “Design for Quality” packaging designed which performs well at all stages in the Supply Chain

    Qualifications and Experience Required

    • Degree level qualification or equivalent.

    • 6 years Technical innovations experience

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills, being capable of developing sound working relationships.

    • Strong project management skills with sound knowledge of a wide range of packaging materials and processes including:

    • Artwork specification and management

    • Reprographics process

    • Design and development of packaging and materials

    • Materials manufacturing and due diligence

    • Materials handling, transportation and transit robustness

    • Risk Management practices and techniques

    • Ability to develop sound understanding of GBTC and Brand Change processes and Ways of Working.

    • Ability to develop sound understanding of Navigate process.

    • Commercial awareness and financially literate.

    • Excellent organisation, report preparation, and presentation skills.

    Essential Attributes for Success

    • Ability to operate independently on own initiative, including being unable to engage and impact on senior managers

    • Ability to fully engage with customer base to define and deliver projects successfully

    • Ownership and accountability for own actions.

    • Project management experience,

    • Ability to work in cross functional teams and influence in that scale

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Diageo on diageo.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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