Warehouse Manager

SABmiller Plc

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SABMiller is in the beer and soft drinks business, bringing refreshment and sociability to millions of people all over the world who enjoy our drinks. We do business in a way that improves livelihoods and helps build communities. We are passionate about brewing and have a long tradition of craftsmanship, making superb beer from high-quality natural ingredients.

Job Description

Inventory and warehouse management:

  • Conduct random truck counts to monitor the effectiveness of internal controls
  • Oversee the Warehouse to ensure stock availability and quality
  • Manage DOC and working capital
  • Manage returns to issues and weeks in trade
  • Ensure that inventory management processes are entrenched and Inventory postings need to be understood to manage gains and losses

Optimal Fleet management:

  • Engage fleet suppliers to maintain optimal fleet uptime to deliver on customer service commitments
  • Conduct regular fleet inspections as per fleet guidelines to ensure compliance to road traffic act and internal measures
  • Monitor and understand fleet key performance indicators and implement corrective action plans where required
  • Ensure that fleet-mix is optimal and suitable for terrain
  • Manage fleet service provider SLA’s and ensure that temporary fleet service providers are engaged and SLA’s are in place

3rd party management:

  • Contractors managed against the Service Level Agreement
  • Ensure contractors alignment to business strategy
  • Create an engaging environment to foster business partnerships and good relations
  • Continuously engage contractors to extract maximum productivity responsibly
  • Minimize use of temporary service providers and manage within relevant legislation

Financial Management:

  • Develops and manages budgets and forecasts for resourcing
  • Controls expenditure against budgets and forecasts
  • Authorizes expenditure and ensure adherence to the Procurement to Payment policy
  • Continuously look for financial optimization opportunities internally and externally
  • Monthly financial performance analysed and necessary plans put in place to correct if required


  • Manage company assets in line with policy and procedure
  • Review and sign off the necessary internal governance processes
  • Conduct monthly stock counts in line with Inventory management procedures and processes
  • Review bulk handling contracts for relevance:
  • Adherence to the health, safety and environmental standards
  • Site housekeeping standards maintained and adhered to
  • Ensure adherence to site safety standards
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant legislation

Job Requirement:

  • Relevant tertiary degree or diploma, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a managerial level in any of financial, administration, international trade or inter-state distributors

Key competencies and attributes:

  • Knowledge of shipping, freight and forwarding practices.
  • Financial and legal requirements associated with import/ export, VAT, EXCISE, Letters of Credit, Consignment Sales, etc.
  • Knowledge of banking rates, exchange control, and currency exchange rates.
  • Basic electronic bookkeeping knowledge (via SAP)
  • Strong budgeting skills (costs and revenue)
  • Ability to negotiate commercial agreements
  • Basic knowledge of contracts and international trading
  • PC competence at the advanced level (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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SABmiller Plc

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Supply Chain / Procurement

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years