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Job Alert: Supply Chain Security Manager at British American Tobacco


  • British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies.
    BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and …

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    Supply Chain Security Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 4 years
    • Location Oyo
    • Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain&nbsp

    Job Number:  23778
    Location: Ibadan – Oyo
    Function: Legal & External Affairs
    Level: Experienced Professional
    Appointment Type: Permanent

    Job Description

    • British American Tobacco is looking to hire a Supply Chain Security Manager to join our team in Ibadan, Nigeria
    • The purpose of the role is to advice, coordinate and implement action plans on a range of security issues with respect to WAA (West Africa Area) Primary and Secondary Supply Chain Security, Ports Operations, Security of Logistics Routes and Warehouse Operations.

    Principal Accountabilities

    • Identify all risks to supply chain operations conducting periodical assessments
    • Review and update SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedure) for all supply chain processes
    • Manage the daily operations on all aspects of supply chain and ensure the generation and signing of the “Factory Daily Energy report” for diesel consumption
    • Manage the quality implementation of all security controls on finished goods distribution on both local and exports distributions
    • Ensure an accurate database of all contractors working with the finished goods store is kept
    • Engage with supply chain team to carry out annual due diligence check on such workers to guide management in securing company finished goods
    • Coordinate supervisors to ensure that all security procedures for the protection of:
      • Company personnel/families/visitors.
      • Tobacco in respect of their, storage and dispatch.
      • Company assets, information, property and business operations activities
    • Ensure the compilation and maintenance of monthly statistical trends for key activities in supply chain to the operations security manage and operations managers responsible
    • Ensure compliance of Haulage companies and their personnel to BAT access control and Information Security procedures
    • Carry out all forms of periodic checks on dispatch procedures, export escort procedures etc.
    • Drive the yearly export route security assessment and report to operations security manager when carried out
    • Maintain an accurate risk assessment report on all internal and external finished goods store
    • Monitor the flow of finished goods shipment request and ensure that appropriate security according to BAT standards and matrix are deployed at each time
    • Task, develop and train security personnel under his responsibility to implement supply chain security SOP’s
    • Carry out regular security compliance visits to various Lagos Ports to ensure that recommended security procedures are adhered to by stakeholders involved in BAT ports operations
    • Ensuring that BAT appointed-service provider (Haulage) comply with the company’s Security and EHS best practices with respect to haulage of BAT products while in transit
    • Ensure that supply chain operations documents in the security d folder are duly organized
    • Liaise with head of function and supply chain personnel with respect to security concerns as it affects ports, logistics and warehouse operations
    • Liaise with other members of staff within BAT to ensure effective coordination on and successful implementation of relevant cross-functional projects, for the common good of the company
    • Liaise with authorities of the Port Divisional Police Command on security issues relating to intelligence gathering, security investigations etc.
    • Liaise with authorities of the terminal control unit of the Customs/NDLEA/NAFDAC at the various ports
    • Liaise with appropriate individuals and managers of security for BAT appointed shipping and haulage service-providers
    • Delivering a timely, sequential and detailed record of all incidents during any period of duty
    • Ability to coordinate the activities of escort teams to achieve an efficient service delivery in line with all escort guidelines
    • Manage Factory and operations security in the absence of the operations security manager

    Role Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain or related area
    • At least 4 years of professional experience in supply chain, preferably in an FMCG company
    • Professional experience in security field, including digital security
    • Leadership experience would be a plus
    • Proficiency in a local language (Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo) would be an added advantage
    • Ability to make swift, balanced decisions in emergencies when rapid response is required
    • Flexibility to work in Ibadan and Lagos, including Lagos Port

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco on to apply
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