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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Diageo Ethiopia

Diageo Ethiopia

Meta Abo Brewery Share Company

Job Vacancy

Export Manager


External Job Description

Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giantslocal stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.
We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and it is our ultimate goal to have a positive impact in the society we are operating in. As a result of that, we launched our Water of life projects in Ethiopia with our NGO partners on 2009. We worked with AMREF to bring water and sanitation facilities to the 56,000 residents of Kechene area and benefiting 20,000 people in South-eastern Ethiopia in collaboration with USAID and Care international. We also supported the implementation of WASH promotion in two districts  in Hadiya Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia, that benefited 44,154 people to gain access to safe water and 66,680 with sanitation (including school users) which is implemented by Water Aid. Furthermore, we also invested on a project that provides clean water to 2,000 households in Sebeta through a borehole that the community is independently managing.
We are one of the signatory of CEO commitments, commitments to reduce harmful consumption of alcohol, signed by 13 international Wine, spirits, beer producers’. These Commitments demonstrate our united pledge as leading alcohol producers to build on our longstanding efforts to reduce harmful drinking.
Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond?  We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.
Key accountability
The Export Manager primary responsibility is in leading Meta - Diageo in delivering or exceeding its agreed performance targets, and beating the competition in the identified export markets. Moreover, S/he will have the following specific responsibilities

  • Ensure Mainstream Spirit products export reaches 20% in 2 years time;
  • Drive exports code for growth i.e. right communication, effective distribution, and right partnerships;
  • Develop the Exports strategy;
  • Exceptional  implementation of exports plan;
  • Develop deep understanding of customers insights that will unlock exports success

Qualification and Experience required

  •  Suitable university degree or masters is an added advantage.  
  • 4+ years’ experience gained across senior roles in commercial, customer services and other functions – cross functional and international export related experience is an advantage. 
  • Ability to grasp complexity of market or Exposure across different channels and different levels of customer sophistication (multiple channels, languages, cultural differences, norms and practices).
  • Track record of success; Strong knowledge & demonstrated delivery in challenging trading environments.
  • Build and manages relationships with stakeholders ; Organized and Broad business thinker
  • Makes effective decisions in shortest possible time
  • Understands and interprets financial data
  • Strong written and verbal communication with the ability to network and influence decision making in the interest of the brand. Fluent in Amharic and English ( other foreign languages are a plus)

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