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  • Posted: May 24, 2024
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    The South African Breweries (SAB) is a subsidiary of AB InBev. Founded in 1895, SAB is South Africa’s top brewer and leading distributor of beer. For more than 120 years SAB has been an integral thread in the social fabric of our country and continues to play a crucial role in the national economy. The company operates seven breweries and 40 depots in ...
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    Trade Assets Manager (Coolers)

    Key Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Strategy Creation and Operational Execution:
    • Defining a strategy that supports the increased availability of cold beer
    • Development, implementation and Execution of Annual Cold Plans according to cold capacity need by channel/Outlet.
    • Developing a 3-5 year investment plan that supports cold beer availability
    • Development, implementation and management of cold programs to drive the cold agenda in trade
    • Drive strategic and operational execution requirements to improved ROI and profitability in each channel
    • Customer Service and Outsourced Supplier SLA Management:
    • Development of strategic and operational execution standards across all areas of Cold

    Asset Management

    • Design and deliver a “fit for purpose” cooler asset management process and tools to ensure that our competitive advantage is leveraged into the future and our assets protected.
    • End to end asset management aligned to Governance Principles​

    Budget Development and Management:

    • Development and Management of the total Capex and Opex Budget: R200M F15
    • Work with ABI to find efficiencies through synergies to bring down operational costs​

    Project Management and Innovation

    • Project management of national alternative cooling solution installations and roll out according to budget and national need for alternative cooling
    • Source best practices globally and drive the introduction of new innovations on Cold

    Training and Capability Development:

    • Conceptualize and lead the creation and implementation of training material for internal and external use to create/enhance cold culture
    • Conceptualize and lead the development of Cold Capability Building programmes for the SAB organisation, customers and suppliers
    • Ensure Regional Asset Team Capability Building based on cold strategy Responsible for communication programme to build the Cold Beer Culture Internally and Externally


    • Relevant tertiary qualification
    • 5 years experience relating to total asset management
    • Total business knowledge relating to systems, finance, sales, brands and operations
    • Project Management
    • Good understanding of the South African market, route-to-market and operating model
    • Thought leader and innovative thinker
    • Ability to assimilate a complex, competitive and rapidly changing environment into clear projects and prioritised focus areas
    • Ability to deal with multiple complexities

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The South African Breweries (SAB) on to apply

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