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Shopper Planner



·         Transforming consumer and shoppers’ relationships with our category through the creation and implementation of compelling shopper based growth driversShopper Planning in KBL will develop the understanding, insights and implications enabling Shopper Marketing to create growth drivers that deliver category growth and Diageo share disproportionately by changing shopper/consumers’ attitudes and behaviour.

·         A best practice Learning Plan is in place for every growth driver within the Shopper Planner’s remit including concept testing to maximize effectiveness at the point of purchase (Create only), measuring the impact of the activity on consumer/shopper behaviour and identifying opportunties for improvement with the customers within their remit.
·         Driving a culture of Customer Collaboration based on a deep understanding of our shared consumers and shoppers
·         The Shopper Planner is responsible for developing the shopper/consumer content delivered at collaboration events for the customer(s) within their remit and leads the shopper/consumer sessions.
·         The Shopper Planner is customer facing and an indispensible business partner to the Customer Marketers and KAMs/TMRs assigned to the customer (s) within their remit.
·         Inspiring leaders and stakeholders
·         Shopper Planning is the voice of the shopper/consumer in the on-trade.
·         We will challenge thinking internally with our stakeholders and externally with our agencies and achieve breathrough results by working with and through other people.
·         Building Talent and Teams
·         Customer Marketing and Sales leadership see Shopper Planning as an indispensible partner
·         Shopper Planning operates as a high performing team charactised by a culture of:
·         Bias for action; understanding and insight only create value through implementation Create
·         Channel Development
·         Understand the category dynamics and the shopping missions in the channel and recommend the corrective actions to capture growth opportunities and adapt our plan.
·         Watch and Beat the competition
·         Own and carry out customer data analysis e.g. Nielsen, Salesforce+, customer data and ex-factory data, for the channel. Translate shopper- and consumer trends into tangible in store propositions.
·         Commercial Planning & Joined Up Business Planning
·         Lead JUBP and Commercial Planning process set-up & roll-out. Ensure that all plans and projected agreed on during JUBP are realized. Provide all the right input to deliver great JUBP and work closely with CP&A team to set up the right plans, covering JVC process/strategy and M&E process.
·         Decision maker for:
1.   Allocation and deployment of shopper planning resource and investment
2.   Organisation Effectiveness & Business Processes
3.   Measurement: share versus competition, category growth, NSV, GM, OP, Cash, Brand health, Distribution, Visibility, Promotion.


·         University graduate with a minimum 5-7 years experience.
·         Experience with all types of qualitative and quantitative research techniques ideally including shopper/retailer environment research.
·         Experience in similar roles within Consumer Packaged Goods ideal.
·         Experience managing research agencies is essential.
·         Some commercial experience/exposure is highly desirable.
·         Strong communication skills are a must.
·         Confidence to:
·         challenge existing thinking
·         be in customer-facing situations (as part of a multifunctional team)
·         Able to create alignment within cross-functional teams.

·         Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
How to Apply
Shift Quality Lead

Proposed Level: L6
Reports To: Shift Operations Manager
Kenya Breweries Ltd is the largest producer of alcoholic and adult non-alcoholic beverages in the country. At the Nairobi site, the company has a capacity of >5.5 million Hls of beer and >1.5million for spirits. The Kisumu site is designed to supply to the high demand for senator lager and senator dark lager beers.
The Kisumu plant is designed with the capacity for end to end manufacturing operations starting with raw materials and supplying the end product to the customer.
Purpose of Role
To provide timely analytical measurement activities to operations team to guarantee Quality assurance at every stage and on the finished product while meeting the production targets.
To provide quality technical support in problem solving in operations and carry out training on quality assurance processes at all processing stages for operators.
Provide training to operators for quality assurance of online measurement systems.


·         Adherence to all company safety regulations including operating equipment in adherence to the safety guidelines to ensure all safety requirements for self and those working around the machines are met
·         Ensuring that chemical reagents and equipment are well calibrated. Ensure that processes are accurate and checking the performance of measuring systems.
·         Preparation and certification of reagents for use by operator and third party chemical providers.
·         Carry out laboratory measurements as per the sampling schedule and in accordance to the SOPs and ensure 100% results reliability.
·         Real time posting of materials out of quality stocks location.
·         Develop and sustain SPC (statistical process control) for quality analysis
·         Train operators on online meters calibration and accuracy check.
·         Develop and participate in inter lab ring scheme programme to guarantee lab accuracy and certification.
·         Analysis and coordination of monthly samples. Ensuring that actions arising from samples are handled. To monitor process critical control points and data generation.
·         Recording, processing and reporting of in process quality data and IPQI and raising actions for improvement.
·         Leading RCPs and 5whys for quality related failures.
·         Conduct measurement and data surveys aimed at process control improvements.
·         Sustaining the hygiene state of the laboratories plants in accordance to the food safety standard by ensuring cleaning schedule is adhered to and CI activities are carried out to eliminate sources of dirt.
·         Participate in ISO and food safety audits preparations
·         Participate in scheduled deep/technical cleaning activities to guarantee microbiological sterility.
·         Champion hygiene and 5S activities in the process to ensure high level awareness in the entire team
·         Ensure Implementation of Food safety, Quality, Environment and Safety Management Systems according to FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, ISO14001 and BS 18001 requirements respectively
·         Complies with flexi deployment on shift to deliver improvement targets


·         A holder of BSc. in food science and technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Industrial Chemistry or microbiology
·         Minimum of 2 – 3 years relevant work experience.
·         Knowledge of Quality, Safety and Environmental Management systems.
·         Working Knowledge in Microbiology/ hygiene, Brewing and Packaging process.
How to Apply

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