Latest Guinness Nigeria Plc Recruitment – 2024

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl 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.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Latest Guinness Nigeria Plc Recruitment


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Commercial Legal Counsel – Francophone Markets

Job ID.: JR1093058
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Grade Level: L5
Reports To: Lead Counsel – West and Central Africa

Purpose of Role

  • To provide pro-active legal leadership, support and advice in matters affecting francophone countries in SWC, assisting the business in achieving its core strategic objectives whilst appropriately managing and mitigating the associated legal risks and driving the legal compliance agenda to preserve value (financial and reputational).
  • Preserve value (financial and reputational) by minimizing the risk of value leakage and litigation and maintaining compliance with laws and Diageo’s Codes.
  • Support the W&C Lead Counsel in embedding best practice corporate governance.

Top Accountabilities

  • Become a key member of a pro-active, committed Legal team.
  • Lead the provision of legal advice and support required by the business, including providing input on implications of strategy and providing solutions to enable delivery of business objectives.
  • Function as a highly effective legal and business partner and stay particularly close to the W&C Lead Counsel.
  • Make significant contributions in ensuring that all the department’s internal and external stakeholders receive excellent service delivery thereby ensuring that the legal department effectively partners all the functions in West and Central.
  • Ensure proper contracts are in place and that the contract management system is maintained and is current.
  • Ensure effective support is given to the business on all legal/commercial related issues.
  • Using external counsel in a cost-effective way to optimize performance and contribute to the effective management of the legal budget.
  • Raise the capabilities of internal stakeholders through coaching and training.
  • Work with members of the Diageo Legal Function to ensure precedents and Diageo best practices are consistent with best practice and fully up to date.
  • Work with the Business Integrity team to advise on and update internal policies and champion the compliance agenda within the West and Central team.

Qualifications, Experience, and Leadership

  • Honours level or Masters level Degree in Law
  • Native or bi-lingual proficiency in French
  • Qualified to work as a legal practitioner in any SWC markets.
  • Strong commercial law background especially in the negotiation and documentation of commercial contracts
  • Strong, analytical, drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Strong research skills coupled with an ability to deconstruct complex legal issues to provide cogent legal advice.
  • Open and outward looking attitude.
  • Strong inter-personal/communication skills.
  • Ability to work confidently and stand ground with more senior managers.
  • Strong commercial and pragmatic approach.
  • At least 3 -5 years post qualification experience as a lawyer.

Skills / Knowledge:

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Some drafting ability or experience
  • A good working knowledge of competition law, contract law and general commercial law
  • Ability to generate respect from both the business and colleagues, for judgment, approach & commitment.
  • Ability to stand ground with senior colleagues.
  • Strong commercial and pragmatic approach.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online






Job Title: Corporate Security Manager – West & Central

Job ID.: JR1093785
Location: Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Grade Level: L4
Reports To: Head of Legal – West and Central Africa

About the Role

  • The role will Implement security and brand protection plans as required across Diageo’s West and Central Africa regions.
  • In role, you will be the primary point of contact for all security and brand protection matters within the allocated region.
  • You will develop and execute localised strategies to safeguard our people and assets, aligning with broader corporate objectives.

Role Responsibilities

  • Financial: Manage security related cost and project as deemed necessary by the W&C Lead Counsel.

Purpose of Role

  • To implement policies in accordance with Diageo security policies and practices.
  • Report to the W&C Lead Counsel on all security matters affecting sites.
  • Provide security against threats and/or actions from terrorist and criminal elements and organisations.
  • Provide effective, reliable and on time intelligence information to facilitate line management to effectively perform their professional duties to the company.
  • Work with Line Managers to assist in managing security strategies. Needs to respond immediately if there is a perceived or actual threat affecting the security of the company.
  • Has direct responsibility over third party security providers and ensures that contractors work in line with agreed KPIs.

Top Accountabilities

  • Liaise with local police services, outsourced security contractors and relevant consultants and stakeholders.
  • Forge strong relationships with Commercial and Sales team to embed the brand protection agenda into their operations. Facilitate regular communication and collaborative initiatives that highlight the importance of Corporate Security.
  • Implement and maintain personal and residential security procedures.
  • In conjunction with procurement services, select and appoint security services providers as and when required.
  • Submit monthly security reports to the W&C Lead Counsel; provide security incident reports, security tips and trends in residential, commercial and personal security.
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive security and brand protection training and awareness programs and organizes security awareness campaigns as necessary.
  • Keep detailed record of security incidents and other important data for learning and continues improvement.
  • Provide advice, coordinate and or manage event security & executive protection.
  • Assist in the development (of security aspects) of crisis and business continuity plans within the region, and act as a member of crisis management team.
  • Undertake specific business projects as directed by the W&C Lead Counsel.
  • Provide timely security advice to Diageo management and staff to protect people, assets, information, brand and reputation.  This also includes the provision of travel security and personal Safety advice for staff travelling in SA.
  • Ensure that all Diageo security operations are conducted in accordance with Diageo’s Security Standards, local & international laws and regulations, and in line with the COBC.
  • Monitor security developments (generally), and Diageo security incidents (specifically), and investigate breaches of Company policy & COBC
  • Ensure that appropriate security policies, plans and procedures are in place across the business in order to deal with a range of threats and ensure that these are reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Proactively engage with local law enforcement, regulatory bodies and key stakeholders. Represent the company and the security department at relevant security forums in the region.

Experience / Skills required

  • A Tertiary qualification / Degree in a discipline related to the role will be advantageous.  (e.g. including, but not exclusively, a qualification in Security/Risk Management, Law, Criminal Justice, Strategic or Political or Cultural Studies, etc.)
  • Having background as former law enforcement agent, military, or intelligence services agent will be advantageous.
  • Appropriate security industry experience in the areas of security risk assessment, security risk management, security strategy & planning, and preventative security measures.
  • 5 -7 years experience in a management role, with ability to manage, lead and motivate a team of entry-level security professionals.


  • Corporate Governance
  • Legal aspects/litigation process
  • Knowledge of industrial security as well as in depth knowledge of risk assessment methods and emergency management

Skills Required:

  • Business Acumen
  • Security Risk Management
  • Leadership skills
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Planning and Organising
  • Corporate branding
  • Networking
  • (Corporate) Investigations

Competencies / Personal Attributes

  • Effective analytical, conceptual and critical thinking
  • Effective communicator and efficient change agent at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure and stress, and act decisively
  • Proven ability operating in a large business environment/organisation
  • Strategic orientation with ability to act tactically, as required
  • High integrity & emotional maturity
  • Strong negotiator / facilitator and consensus builder.
  • Attention to details
  • Team player.
  • Self-Management (Self-awareness, stress management, self-confidence)
  • Confidentiality


  • Act like an owner
  • Be restless and agile
  • Be bold in execution
  • Be obsessed with winning: everyone sells or helps sell

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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