Brian Duffy the veteran head of Guinness has been appointed Global Category Director for all of the beers within the Diageo portfolio. This division accounts for sales of over $3 billion. Among some of the brands that fall under his remit include Harp, Tusker, Red Stripe and of course Guinness which accounts for over half […] [...more]
Ed Pilkington, the Global Category Director for Vodka, Gin and Rum at Diageo hosted a conference call for Diageo investors and analysts and conducted a full question and answer session that makes for interesting reading especially if you have an interest in the Rum category in general or in Diageo’s thinking about their competitive advantages. […] [...more]
Orders managed proactively from receipt to delivery.
· Knowledge of stock levels in-market and an awareness of customers’ operations through liaison with agents/market managers.
· Frequent Liaison with UK Order Fulfillment team and other production sites to ensure customer satisfaction.
· Well established and managed relationships with customers and in-market colleagues.
· Customer requests analysed against the trade-off of customer service and the impact on Diageo profit.
· Changes and exceptions to orders effectively managed. [...more]
The Analytical Chemist role is a laboratory based role and will include the following responsibilities: To carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and to implement appropriate safety procedures in the laboratory. Manage (calibration, validation, service/maintenance) key analytical systems within the GBTC laboratory including GC, GC-MS, HPLC, IC and other laboratory based instrumental analysis systems. Develop new methodologies to extend the analytical capability of the GBTC laboratory to support quality improvement and other key business projects and initiatives. Support global QA laboratories with the introduction and ongoing operation of analytical equipment for the measurement of key quality parametersDeliver the Guinness FES Analytical Ring Scheme to meet SLAs Deliver professional training on our key methods to global QA laboratories [...more]
# To support the Commercial Support Manager in embedding and operating a world class performance management process.
# To ensure that all commercial overheads are accurately accounted for and reported. To provide assistance in the reporting and discount management processes. [...more]
Diageo has redesigned its Smirnoff 21 packaging. The new bottles have launched in the UK and will roll out across the world from August.
The bottle now includes prominent signatures of Smirnoff’s historical producer Pierre Smirnoff alongside the crown and other copy associated with the heritage of the brand.
A ‘regal eagle’ has replaced the spike graphic and according to the release, the new brand icon is a ‘tribute to the brand’s stature and authenticity’.
Amy Mooney, senior brand manager for Diageo GB said: “With this redesign, we’re looking to encapsulate the premium, heritage and purity cues that consumers associate with the Smirnoff brand, as well as providing a contemporary edge to keep the bottle looking freshfor maximum standout on shelf.”
The redesign will also feature on the Smirnoff flavours range. [...more]
Reporting to the National Sales Manager the ideal candidate will have line management responsibility for a team of Business Development Executives (BDEs) with ownership of the total Central Region for Diageo GB. This includes owning and developing the strategy in line with defined business goals in order to deliver the Diageo GB On Trade vision. [...more]
# Manage existing outlets, ensuring our brands are the brands of choice in the GB On Trade
# Identify new opportunities for our brands within the Leased, Tenanted and Independent Sector within a geographical territory and create action plan to increase our share of category volumes.
# Manage within financial budgets to ensure all investment delivers value growth for Diageo shareholders
# Deliver Commercial Sales Drivers to our customers to ensure continued growth & strength of our brands within key outlets [...more]
The main purpose of the role is to represent the Brand and educate consumers and the trade through direct interaction.
Represent: To live the brand, and interact directly with its current and potential consumers by exuding passion and commitment for what the brand represents.
Educate: Teach consumers and traders about product intrinsic, heritage, and authenticity, so as to develop greater appreciation for our brands.
Direct Interaction: Use one-on-one consumer interaction opportunities to harness brand loyalty. [...more]
The role will provide specialist design and development capability to support all GSS Malt Distilling processes with particular attention to byproducts operations. You will be part of an integrated Operations function which will require the ability to operate in both functional and cross-functional teams within GSS Malt Distilling. You will drive the identification and delivery of capital expenditure within By-products Operations. You will provide technical input into all commercial targets, work streams and carbon reduction commitments. [...more]
Responsible for setting & implementing the strategic direction to allow delivery of Diageo products on behalf of Australian IMC to all states in AU. A key interface between the AU IMC & APAC Logistics to create value across the entire Supply chain, & deliver exemplary service.-Provide strategic direction, leadership & accountability for the national warehouse & transport network, including 21 Diageo employees. To deliver our products to our consumer & customers, nationally, on time and at its highest quality through effective utilisation of our 3rd Party Logistics Providers. Leverage exceptional relationships with our internal & external customers to deliver world-class performance & to create opportunities for competitive advantage across the distribution operations.Utilise 3PL providers nationally, operating all of the transport requirements & warehousing at the National Distribution Centre. [...more]
The purpose of this role is to lead, motivate and develop a team of five sales professionals in order to deliver stretch brand and portfolio targets and build profitable sales. If successful in the role, your responsibilities will include Driving profitable sales growth within your territory
- Accountability of delivering agreed business unit performance
- Positive overall performance of your team
- Establishing networks both internally and externally
- Developing the capability and motivation of your team [...more]