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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2022
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    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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    Logistics Execution Manager

    Seniority Level: Management
    Function: Supply Chain - Logistics
    Reports to: Transport Service Centre Manager

    Role Positioning and Objectives

    • The prime function of this role is to be accountable for and manage all inbound, and outbound movement of materials, finished goods and R&RS in the BATWAA network.
    • Specifically the role holder is responsible for executing, controlling and managing all transportation (land, sea and air)within the scope of BATWAA Operations.
    • This includes all moves from suppliers of materials to delivery of finished goods to customer.

    What You Will Be Accountable For

    • To be accountable for and manage all transportation in the BATWAA network
    • To provide tactical direction to the transport suppliers to enable the delivery of significant savings in transport spend 
    • To design and drive an efficient and effective customer delivery scheme by having optimal balance of customer service and transport costs in place. 
    • Participate in regular logistics reviews and tendering processes for the Area to improve the logistics network and cost base.  Drive projects and continuous improvement initiatives to achieve and report logistics cost savings.
    • Manage the bond process and ensure the bond facilities are well utilised within limits and the business is not exposed to risk of demands by the government.  Provide visibility and good forecasts of bond requirements and cancellations.
    • To be accountable for the supply of finished/semi finished goods from Nigeria to various end markets and factories ensuring compliance with Service Level Agreements.
    • Put in place an effective ordering system to ensure OTIF arrival of goods at the ports and effective follow up of import documentation to ensure OTIF arrival of documentation to minimise total port waiting time.
    • Drive a proactive culture of root cause analysis, continuous improvement, openness and excellent customer service.
    • To build change capability across the local logistics community, the suppliers and logistics by demonstrating awareness, listening and proactive change impact / risk management.
    • To lead the engagement with all internal and external bodies in all aspects of inbound Logistics execution.
    • To ensure a culture of trust and partnership/collaboration is always maintained with the 3PLs.
    • Manage the 3PL service provider (DHL) to ensure excellent relationship, service quality and performance as per agreed service level and within costs.
    • Monitor and report performance of the 3PL providers and use the information for benchmarking the logistics process against the best and other OPCO’s to improve performance.
    • To ensure that the appropriate level of insurance is in place for all WMS and leaf ‘goods in transit’ and that all claims are processed effectively.
    • Ensure all records are maintained and provided as per BAT best practice and local regulations.
    • To Execute and manage all customs licences in relation to Customs and Excise, Excise  factory and the bonded warehouses to ensure they are always valid thus ensuring continuity of the business.
    • To ensure efficient fleet management and transport plan is executed for the timely and safe receipts of materials and tobacco products in the BATN premises.
    • To ensure timely and accurate communication of shipments and their corresponding documents through regular tracking using GT Nexus or alternately.  Liaise with Account Handlers, suppliers, and other third parties to ensure availability of documents for effective and efficient port clearance.
    • To own the relationship with key internal stakeholders: Finance, Insurance, Security, Planning team Account handlers, Area Supply chain team, other BAT factories/GLT plants and the regional logistics team.
    • To ensure excellent relationship with the following key external stakeholders: Customs, 3PLs, External Audit, governmental agencies and Banks to ensure smooth and efficient logistics operations and services.
    • To identify opportunities to drive integration of logistics solutions linking primary (from on-site factory logistics up to 1st warehouse in the end market) and secondary (end market distribution) to obtain further network visibility and network synergies.
    • Develop an environment which seeks continuous improvement and shares best practice ideas from within BATWAA, the rest of BAT and externally.
    • To benchmark supply chain transport solutions and carrier capabilities against other internal (global scope) and external FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) companies to identify key areas of opportunities to enhance preferred logistics solutions, methodologies, trends and processes.
    • Continually review existing transport operations, develop inclusive improvement plans and execute projects as appropriate to a required business case.

    Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

    • A University Graduate with at least 8 years experience in logistics and especially transport functional expertise
    • High level of supply chain knowledge with at least 2 years experience managing others
    • Detailed knowledge is required across a range of logistics activities including; logistics best practice, transport and material supply solutions, 3rd party and supplier management. An appreciation of the additional requirements when moving tobacco products and the additional security, excise and indirect tax implications is preferable.
    • Awareness of security and insurance polices and practices
    • High degree of systems, especially SAP, knowledge
    • Awareness of audit techniques and methodology
    • Awareness of Supply Chain Excellence
    • Awareness of BCP and risk management techniques
    • Continuous improvement background and skill set
    • Defining SLAs, processes, procedures and KPIs
    • Influencing and leadership skills
    • Good command of English (written and spoken).

    Salary Range
    Competitive salary + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

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    Project Manager - Sustainable Agriculture

    Seniority Level: Management
    Function: Legal and External Affairs
    Reports to: General Manager, BATN Foundation

    Role Positioning and Objectives

    • This role is part of the Legal and External Affairs – Corporate Affairs Sub Function.
    • The role is responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring of the Sustainable Agriculture projects that exist in Lagos and in the country.
    • The Project Manager will go in the field, monitor the progress of the projects, and report the progress to relevant Stakeholders, whilst ensuring that the projects meet their objectives in the set deadlines.

    What You Will Be Accountable For

    • Develop, supervise, and evaluate Sustainable Agriculture projects
    • Manage projects with the established budgets and deliverables
    • Represent the Organization at national and international meetings and conferences
    • Develop and negotiate effective working relationships/consensus with development partners and key stakeholders.
    • Prepare, edit and present project reports as needed.
    • Assist with the development of sustainable agriculture policy work.
    • Assuring quality control of project activities, including supporting fielded teams, reviewing work deliverables, and providing value-added feedback.
    • Recruit collaborators and partners for BATN Foundation-related work/projects.

    Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

    • An Advanced University Degree in Agriculture or in a related field.
    • 6-8 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in sustainable agriculture or agri-business development, including project management.
    • Experience in the practice and transfer of information on sustainable agriculture is required.
    • Demonstrated experience in project conceptualization, implementation, and evaluation, including developing project proposals, in the non-profit, government and private sectors would be an advantage.
    • Ability to work independently and within a team, depending on the situation.
    • Great communication skills.
    • Experience with Monitoring/Supervising and Evaluation of projects and collaboration with a highly skilled professional staff
    • Must be willing and ready to travel.

    Salary Range
    Competitive salary + excellent benefits + market leading bonus.

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    Head of Tax, West and Central Africa Area (WCA)

    Reports To: Area Finance Director with a dotted Line to Head of Tax Sub Saharan Africa
    Seniority Level: Senior Management
    Function: Finance
    Geographic Scope: West And Central Africa Area (WCA)

    Role Positioning and Objectives

    • Perform a range of corporate tax compliance and/or advisory work to support the effective management of BAT’s direct and indirect tax positions, including corporate tax liabilities, excise duty, withholding taxes, tax reporting, transfer pricing and ensuring compliance with all statutory positions for WCA
    • Provide pro-active, high quality specialist advice, guidance, and expertise to implement and execute tax management processes in areas such as corporation tax, transfer pricing, inter-company recharge management and tax driven decision support for commercial decisions.
    • British American Tobacco (“BAT”) has business operations (direct and indirect) in 14 countries in West and Central Africa. The role is accountable for tax compliance for BAT’s West and Central Africa entities.

    What You Will Be Accountable For
    Tax Compliance (Corporate tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), Payroll Taxes & Excise Duty)

    • Completion & filing of all tax returns (corporate tax, VAT, payroll taxes, excise duty), including maintaining schedules for tax sensitive accounts.
    • Preparation of provisional tax calculations, provisional tax returns and initiating provisional tax payments.
    • Completion of dividends tax returns, collecting withholding tax (“WHT”) certificates and calculating available WHT relief.
    • Monitoring of annual income tax returns, including liaising with tax advisors, as required for WCA.

    Corporate Tax Reporting (WCA):

    • Preparation of quarterly full year forecast current tax and deferred tax charge calculations.
    • Preparation of Annual Financial Statement (“AFS”) tax note calculations for WCA entities.
    • Completing quarterly BAT Group reporting templates, including half year and year-end BPC schedules.
    • Ensuring SOx compliance following established processes and procedures.

    International Tax - Transfer Pricing:

    • Annual transfer pricing data collection, including financial data and supporting documentation which will enable BAT’s Tax Centre of Excellence to prepare transfer pricing reports.
    • Data collection and process management for transfer pricing validation processes
    • Submission to transfer pricing documentation to the relevant tax authorities.

    International Tax – Withholding Taxes (WHT):

    • Monitoring WCA WHT compliance and ensuring that all WCA entities are collecting and issuing WHT
    • certificates, including ensuring correct and timely issuing of WHT certificates by WCA companies where required
    • Ensuring that WHT returns for the WCA companies are completed and submitted to the relevant authorities, as and when required.

    Tax Audit/litigation Support:

    • Managing tax audit queries and assessments to mitigate exposures by following established processes and procedures; and
    • Managing the appeals/litigation process.

    General Business Support:

    • Staying abreast of new tax legislation, assessing the impact on BAT entities, and preparing for, and facilitating, regular tax technical meetings and bi-annual Tax Committee meetings;
    • Assisting with the collection of information and preparation of responses for internal and external audits and other ad hoc tax queries.
    • Assist the Head of Tax SSA in driving corporate simplification initiatives and other tax and business projects.

    Tax Function Administration:

    • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with Encompass (PwC Tool) tasks.
    • Assisting with direct tax function budget processes; and maintaining BAT entities’ profiles on various WCA Governments’ e-filing systems.

    Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

    • Degree Educated with professional Accountancy/Legal and/or Tax qualifications.
    • Minimum of four years tax experience in a corporate environment preferably fastmoving consumer goods (“FMCG”) or similar environment, including an audit firm.
    • Excellent corporate tax technical knowledge (including deferred tax);
    • A thorough understanding and knowledge of financial management and systems generally.
    • Medium to advanced knowledge of the following software packages: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word;
    • Assertiveness and drive; and attention to detail
    • Excellent influencing skills and an ability to work effectively with all levels of staff within BAT and externally.
    • Good communicator.
    • SAP knowledge

    Salary Range
    Competitive Salary + excellent benefits + market leading bonus.

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