Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Guinness Nigeria PLC Recruitment for Reward Manager, November, 2019

Guinness Nigeria PLC is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Reward Manager (Cameroun & Partner Emerging Markets (PEM)

Ref. No.: JR1030124
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Worker Type: Regular

Job Purpose

  • To develop and implement a reward management system which supports the operating company’s business objectives and is aligned to the group’s global and regional reward strategies.

Key Accountabilities
Operational/Technical/Professional Results:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of  an integrated reward strategy in line with Diageo Global and regional reward principles and with Diageo Cameroun & PEM business priorities and objectives
  • Evaluate existing remuneration and recommend improvements in line with the company business strategy and market developments
  • Establish and annually review Salary Scale by grade to reflect market pay levels and internal relativity of pay
  • Initiate and prepare Board Compensation Committee (BCC) materials to ensure that all major changes in compensation and benefits are approved
  • Administer International Assignment documents and ensure that related local processes are effective and efficient

Leadership Results:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive reward communication strategy and plan
  • Design and run appropriate educational remuneration workshops to ensure transparency and understanding of remuneration and benefits related practices and systems
  • Lead the continuous improvement of the Performance Management process in the company through education, technology driven tools and development of business aligned processes.

Management Results:

  • Oversee the effective delivery of remuneration and reward across the company especially Salary Increase Management and Incentive Schemes
  • Drive cross-functional projects and activities aligned to company goals and objectives

Relationship Results:

  • Establish and maintain effective and productive relationships, especially with external colleagues in the HR discipline and FMCG sector
  • Utilise various communication channels to ensure understanding of remuneration matters across the company

Innovation Results:

  • Oversee the development of technology driven tools that significantly enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of Performance Management and Measurement within the company

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • University Degree in social science or similar. Additional education in Human Resources Management or Business Administration is desirable.
  • Good understanding of the Diageo business and of  beverage industry in general;
  • Good knowledge of the Cameroun  & PEM Labour markets, particularly FMCG sector;
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with extremely confidential & sensitive data.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong influencing skills; ability to influence employees & management at all levels including GLT and Regional management.
  • 5 years minimum experience in Human Resources in a multinational organisation with knowledge of HRM practices & principles.
  • 2 – 3 years of specialised experience in reward function in an FMCG environment is preferable.
  • Ability to design and manage pay & benefits systems
  • Conceptual understanding of market survey techniques; ability to conduct and interpret compensation surveys;
  • Ability to work with numerical & graphical data; understanding of statistics.
  • Excellent working knowledge of JE Manager and WTW evaluation method and understanding of other alternative approaches to job evaluation.
  • Good resource management & project management skills.
  • Good computer skills (esp. Excel)


  • HR functions of Diageo Cameroun & PEM
  • Line management of all levels
  • Function Heads
  • HR management in the region, the centre and other Diageo companies
  • Market data & salary survey providers
  • Reward & HR managers of comparator companies

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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