International Breweries Plc is a proud part of the AB InBev family, a world's leading brewer. International Breweries Plc was incorporated in December 1971 under the name International Breweries Limited. The Company commenced production of its flagship product Trophy Lager in December 1978 with an installed capacity of 200,000 hectoliters per annum.
In December 1982, the Company embarked on an expansion programme. The company was listed on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in April 1995. The corporate headquarters of the Company is located in Lagos. Starting with just two brands, Trophy Lager and Beta malt, our brand offering now includes Budweiser, Hero Lager, Castle lite, Grandmalt, Eagler Lager and Eagle Stout.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Corporate Affairs Manager
Location: Ilesa, Osun
Employment Type: Full-time
The main purpose of the job is to manage and implement the corporate affairs initiatives of the company which include managing stakeholders & regulators, supporting communication / image / reputation programs and implementing the 2025 Sustainability Goals of International Breweries Plc, amongst others.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure that a relationship is built and maintained with all relevant stakeholders in the communities around the brewery, government ministries, department, agencies and regulators
Ensure that the government relations program effectively manages regulatory risks
Ensure that the company is represented on key trade and industry organizations/bodies (including task forces and special groups) where the company should be represented, and that the most appropriate company representatives participate
Ensure that the views, positions and agenda of the company are effectively represented and supported by other members of key trade and industry bodies
Implement company initiatives, projects and partnerships around alcohol responsibility and sustainability issues and demonstrably build reputation for the company among key stakeholders
Ensure that these reputation building activities are effectively leveraged among government officials, policy makers and with NGOs
Ensure that key NGOs impacting the business are monitored and that dialogue is established with them wherever possible and/or appropriate
Implement robust evaluation methodologies that have been designed to measure the impact of activities, initiatives and programs and that these insights are used to determine how programs and plans can be improved
Monitor and track progress of ALL product registration, permits and licenses with regulatory authorities
Provide monthly report on regulatory obligations and status of existing applications
Drive complete accuracy and integrity of records by maintaining depository of all licenses and permits
Plan, undertake and oversee regulatory inspections and activities on the site
Proactively liaise with other departments to understand their regulatory needs and take steps to action those requests
Ensure that a company's products comply with the regulations of the regions where they want to distribute them
Train employees, where required, on regulatory changes and activities that could impact our operations/objectives
Develop materials to support new product licenses and license renewals process
Prepare submissions of license variations and renewals to strict deadlines
Monitor set timelines for license variations and renewal approvals
Support the license to trade (LTT) agenda of the brewery
Draw up a stakeholder mapping exercise for Sustainable Development and Enterprise Development stakeholders1.
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Communications or related field.
Five plus years’ experience in Communications, community relations and/or governmental relations; legislative, regulatory and/or executive branch public policy work.
Key Competencies and Attributes:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated experience in working effectively with state, local and community groups, preferably as a representative of a large public institution
Preference for candidates who have worked in similar multinational/international environment
Good command of Yoruba language would be an added advantage.