Decision Support Lead – Supply job at Uganda Breweries Limited

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Uganda Breweries Limited

Uganda Breweries Limited

Job Description

Job Category:
Job Location:
Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details
About the role

Uganda operates within a complex and challenging environment with increasing levels of competition both in alcohol and from substitute consumer goods categories. The role thus requires the holder to act as a challenging business partner to the Supply & Innovation department, anticipating business requirements and providing analytics ensuring sound value creating solutions that provide a competitive edge for the business

Leadership Responsibilities – No Direct reports but is a key stakeholder to the supply team in the productivity and improvement initiatives

Purpose of Role – Generating robust financials to deliver against the strategic intent as it relates to embedding Financial Decision Support in Supply, Innovation & across business functions with particular focus on productivity agenda and ITF projects

Role Responsibilities

• Financial modelling & support evaluation of all Innovation projects

• Support and drive financial cost improvement initiatives across Supply chain in source, make and move (Productivity and tramlining)

• Provide financial decision support to the business for ad hoc and special projects and initiatives.

• Engage with business stakeholders to ensure Decisions are made with a full understanding of the financial implications and drive supply finance business partnering agenda.

• Review, challenge and build financial impact of supply ITF projects

• Financial modelling & evaluation of all Capital expenditure projects, while ensuring that Capital business papers are appropriately written and reviewed for consistency accuracy for justification.

• Manage Capex planning and track all cash capex in line with planned activities.

• Track pre-& post implementation of Capex & Innovation projects giving financial insights of spend against budget / targets

Qualifications and Experience Required:


• Honors Degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration majoring in accounting plus Post Graduate professional qualifications in either ACCA or CPA


• 3 – 5 years’ experience in an FMCG environment in a similar role

• Excellent Microsoft Excel, Financial Modelling and presentation skills

• SAP Literate

• Demonstrate understanding of accounting principles, accounting policies and how they can be applied to optimize performance and control risk

Person Specification:

• Proven ability to persuade, influence and build credibility cross the functions.

• Ability to work autonomously and engage cross-functionally

• Commercially aware and articulate

• Analytical and logical with good presentation skills.

• Ability to manage projects, prioritize and work to deadlines

• Flexible and able to adapt readily to a changing environment

Application Process—Supply_JR1075158

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