People Manager – Supply & Logistics – International Breweries Plc

August 17, 2022

Job Description

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Partner with the Plant Leadership Team to lead, manage and support their teams to delivering on business priorities.
  • Ensure that the HR service delivered drives business results and supports the business strategy.
  • Build HR capability and credibility through robust development and coaching.
  • Embed the People Cycle in the Region.
  • Embed the VPO Program in the Region
  • Support the annual target setting processes, ensuring an aligned collective effort focused on strategic priorities.
  • Manage individual reward matters, with support from COEs and in line with policies.


  • Manage the talent processes to support the current and future development and deployment needs of the Region.
  • Support the recruitment process in the Region, including ensuring effective on-boarding.
  • Consolidate and analyze talent data and work with line leaders to ensure that this data is used to inform talent planning.
  • Ensure that all relevant legislative diversity requirements are met, and support is provided to line managers around the diversity agenda.

Industrial Relation:

  • Ensure IR policies and practices are understood and employed by all.
  • Manage the resolution of employee relations issues in the Region

Learning and Development:

  • Work with the line leadership to assess learning needs in the Region required to deliver the business strategy and work with L&D COEs to develop an L&D plan to address gaps.


  • Diagnose business performance problems and collaborate with specialist teams to create effective and integrated HR solutions for teams & individuals.
  • Provide feedback to specialist teams about HR solution effectiveness and work with them as appropriate to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Monitor organization performance & provide data for the people/organization scorecard.

Eemployee Engagement:

  • Review feedback from Employee Engagement surveys as well as other people data [e.g. exit interviews, KPI scorecards) to understand issues associated with engagement.
  • Develop and implement appropriate plans to focus on building engagement.


  • Lead the People Pillar VPO Agenda across the Plant

Expected Standards

  • SKAP
  • Site Technical Skills
  • TTP
  • Turnover Problem Solving
  • Use QFR’s (As per triggers)
  • Complete 5 WHY’s (As per triggers) with relevant team members
  • Contribute towards AB reports as required
  • Anomalies: Report, execute 5-whys together with Support Technicians, collaborate to deploy corrective actions

Qualifications & Experience

  • A relevant Human Resources or Business-related Degree and Post Graduate qualification
  • Knowledge of local labour legislation and experience in labour relations is required

Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Knowledge of local labour legislation and experience in labour relations is required
  • Demonstrated experience in managing the HR processes related to the end to-end employee life cycle
  • Track record of building excellent relationships and credibility with senior business leaders based on solid commercial understanding and an ability to identify customer needs and go beyond just delivering defined HR solutions.
  • A track record of building HR capability, shaping culture and leadership behaviours.
  • Proven experience in solving strategic business problems with pragmatic solutions.
  • Credibility, presence and resilience.


  • AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality. Internal applicants require Line manager approval. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than the deadline.
  • In accordance with AB InBev duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is safe for of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations, we require all new appointments to be vaccinated as a condition of employment at our company
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