Operations Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Operations Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

  • Business and Administration, Sales and Marketing Location:
  • Addis Ababa
    Career Level:
  • Senior Level (5+ years experience)

    Job Description

    Dashen Breweries is a major player in the rapidly developing Ethiopian Brewery market.

    Our Vision is to be Ethiopia’s Number One Brewing Company and our Purpose is to “Delight Consumers, Enrich Communities and Enhance Ethiopian’s Progress”.

    Our flagship Brands, Dashen and Bal’ageru are renowned for their great taste and quality. In addition to our Brewery in Gondar, we built a new leading edge Brewery at Debre Birhan, the first of its kind in Africa.

    Given the continued growth and future expansion of Dashen Breweries, the following opportunity exist.

    Purpose of the job:

    To develop, implement and manage business and financial plans for the Warehouse and Depot operations in order to satisfy customers service needs and optimize, develop and safeguard resources and eliminate waste.


  • Manage all aspects of warehouse and depot distribution
  • Manage the operational peak and off-peak execution processes;
  • Monitor stock aging in the various regions, and ensure an even stock age profile is at every Warehouse;
  • Follow up RTM Implementation with high involvement in developing distributors, and sales team, market prioritization, mapping and demand modeling.
  • Ensure adequate sales systems and standards are emplaced for all sales activities.
  • Authorise/approve exceptional requests (emergency deliveries);
  • Ensure warehouse layout and optimisation conducted at least once a year;
  • Analysis of “out of stock” reason codes
    and drive implementation of improvement initiatives
  • Ensure integration between production schedules and the distribution plans;
  • Ensure order fill rate, Inventory availability at Warehouse level, logistics spent vs budget; Stock aging of the Warehouse;
  • Customer Surveys; Internal customer survey (Distribution, KDs, etc.) performance indicators are managed
  • Conduct periodic reviews with distribution partners that include scorecards with goal metrics to improve service levels and reduce total logistics costs;
  • Lead and coach and develop warehouse managers and depot supervisors
  • Develop and implement strategies and policies to meet business requirements, tactical and strategic results;
  • Location Based in Addis Ababa and frequent travel to Plants and sales region

    Required Qualification and Experience:
  • BA Degree in Sales and Marketing management, Business management and related fields
  • Minimum six years’ of experience in sales operational areas and sales analysis in beverage industry.
  • Experience in developing sales and logistics strategy.

    Key Competencies
  • Logistics and distribution skill
  • Project management skills including prioritization, meeting deadlines and defining deliverables to meet customer needs
  • Innovation with critical and creative thinking
  • Team player with a strong “customer-focus” orientation

    How to Apply
  • Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send their application and CV to the following address.
  • Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.
  • Closing Date 13th March 2019
  • Dashen Brewery Share Company,
  • Gondar and Debrebrehan Plants
  • Wello Sefer, Ambasel Building 2nd floor
  • E-mail to: jobs@dashenbeer.et
  • Please mention the Title of the position you applied for on the subject line of your email.

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