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Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15 mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel

Tax Officer

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 2 years
AutoReqId: 57705BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Finance
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 6
Reports To: Tax and Payroll Manager


  • Our performance ambition calls for us to create the best performing most trusted and respected consumer products company in the world. Integral to the delivery of this ambition is our ability to deliver growth and performance while maintaining the highest level of strong controls, compliance and ethics.
  • Nigeria is one of the key developing markets for Diageo with double digit growth expectations in what is a very volatile trading, regulatory and economic environment.

Purpose of the Role

  • To ensure accurate and timely remittance of Taxes due from GNPLC, and resolution of related issues.
  • To ensure that Reporting activities in market are carried out at world standard level and all reports and reconciliations done are at a high quality level
  • To contribute ideas, energy, enthusiasm and support to the continuous improvement of the “Tax & Payroll” process.
  • Provide continuous support to the Tax Operations Manager on ad-hoc and routine basis.

Top Accountabilities

  • Prompt payment of all taxes due to the state and federal government in line with statutory timelines
  • Reconciliation of relevant tax ledgers
  • Collate documents in preparation for statutory Audits
  • Processing of tax clearance certificates
  • Processing & review of WHT credit notes
  • Obtain evidence of remittance of statutory payments from relationship banks in line with Service Level Agreement
  • Reconciliation/dealing with suppliers concern on WHT/VAT
  • Participate in month end and year end reporting activities.

The job holder may be instructed by his/her immediate superior to perform all tasks directly or indirectly related, additional or supplementary to the scope of duties defined in this role profile.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree level qualification in accounting or related field with relevant work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience with proven integrity.
  • Sound IT knowledge in the use of outlook, Excel, word and PowerPoint.


  • Working knowledge in accounting package – SAP
  • Good communication and presentation skill


Senior Brand Manager – Johnnie Walker

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 8 years
Location: Lagos
AutoReqId: 57777BR
Function: Marketing
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 5A
Reports To: Portfolio Director, Spirits & RTD


  • This is a unique role managing the Johnnie Walker trademark in Nigeria. Johnnie Walker is the largest premium spirits brand by value in the world and in the top 100 best global brands.
  • This role will be responsible for driving the transformation in the strength of the brand in Nigeria, making Johnnie Walker the Icon of the new generation

Purpose of the Role

  • Responsible for leading and defining the growth strategies for Johnnie Walker in Nigeria in line with our ambition to be number 1 premium spirit by volume and brand health.
  • Partnering and influencing extended network of partners; Global Brand Team (GBTs), cross functional internal teams (especially the extended Reserve team) as well local partner agencies on the delivery and achievement of Annual business objectives. Fully accountable for the execution of brand plans.

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Leads team to deliver powerful brand plans across the Johnnie Walker trademark, effectively balancing short and long term performance delivery. Exceptional at identifying critical issues, and balances intuition and data to reach breakthrough solutions and action plans. Engages the entire organization behind one vision.
  • Effective business partner with commercial teams, and develops innovative brand activity that meets the needs of both the brand and key customers/partners that is executed brilliantly.
  • Drives self and teams to demand world class outputs, and will never settle for second best. Identifies executional problems quickly and implements solutions including those relating to route to market challenges i.e. pricing/value chain, cost of goods.

Market Complexity:

  • The Nigerian market has shown inherent volatility over many years this trend is expected to continue into the medium term. Managing market volatility and the ambiguity that this drives in activity planning, budget setting and activity management is an inherent part of the complexity in this role.

Top Accountabilities

  • Leads team to deliver powerful brand plans across the Johnnie Walker trademark
  • Accountable for delivery of the annual operating plan
  • Support Spirits Brand growth with Portfolio Director Sprits and RTD via the implementation of the code for growth for Whisky

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in marketing / business or other related discipline.
  • Proven and strong Brand and Trade marketing experience (8 years+)
  • Clear understanding of Luxury & Lifestyle brand marketing. Can demonstrate excellent Commercial judgement & acumen.
  • Experience of working on Status brands & understanding of Execution standards required for the demanding consumer.
  • Is experienced at managing key stakeholders nationally & internationally.
  • Extensive experience of BTL & Experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
  • Budget & cost control management

Method of Application

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Deadline: Not specified