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Supply Chain & Technical Innovations Manager – West, Islands & Middle Africa at Coca Cola Company

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The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Supply Chain & Technical Innovations Manager – West, Islands & Middle Africa

Job Requisition ID: R-82578
Location: Lagos
Travel Required: 26% – 50%

Job Description
What you will do for us:

  • Supply Chain & Innovations (SC&I) manager manages new product & packaging innovation, supplier development and implementation of Integrated End to End (E2E) business planning initiatives with system partners such as Next Generation Sales & Operational Planning (NG&SOP), Network optimisation & Digitization of Coca Cola System Supply Chain (CCS SC) and wider Enterprise Ecosystem.
  • Leads the development and implementation of strategic and Supply Chain operational guidelines to drive profitable volume growth by building/improving Bottler supply Chain & innovation processes (current and new) to become the lowest cost producer and achieve agreed upon productivity benchmarks (e.g., yields, line utilization, customer service levels etc.) Leverages Global Benchmarking and Enterprise-Wide Initiatives (EWI) & Productivity program & collaborate with system partners to develop and execute a robust Productivity Initives projects pipeline.
  • Coordinates development of Supply chain capacity & capability and infrastructural investments outlook to meet the Franchise business Long Range Planning (LRP) growth plans; develop project plans for capacity expansion projects and commercialization on innovation while building technical and process capabilities within the bottling plants.
  • Collaborates with plant/bottler management to ensure that the E2E Supply Chain system collaboration routines between system stakeholders e.g.(Bottler, Commercial Product Services (CPS) , Research & Development (R&D) and The Coca Cola Company (TCCC /KO) ‘s Franchise Frontline & Project Managers to meets the objectives specified under the A.F.R.I.C.A. W.I.N.S strategy
  • Champions Governance framework like Common Innovations Framework (CIF) & Stock Keeping Units (SKU) rationalization process, (Killing of Zombies/ Discontinuation of low performing sku) whist ensuring adherence to the governance framework by project teams.

Role Requirements

  • Educational Qualification: Minimum Supply Chain & Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or similar Qualification.
  • Experience: 5 -10 Years of relevant work experience

Key Skills:

  • Supply Chain Management,
  • New product & Process Development,
  • Risk Management,
  • Project Management,
  • Continuous Improvement,
  • Manufacturing Process,
  • People Management,
  • Thought Leadership,
  • Product Quality,
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods,
  • Logistics,
  • Supply Strategies,
  • Food Manufacturing.
  • Analytical Skills.


  • English and Portuguese

Application Closing Date
16th February, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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