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Opportunity Details

Excellence Program Lead Europe

Posted: 2017-12-17
Belgium, Leuven GHQ -floor 05
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!
Zone Excellence Programs Lead

Purpose of the Job

This position is a key resource to the zone to ensure implementation and roll out of the Excellence Programs. The position holder is the leader and owner of the People Pillar in the zone and also the person to advice and work together with the business (Supply, Sales, Marketing, IBS, Finance and Corporate Affairs) regarding the Management Pillar. It also encompasses the Management System governance in the zone The position holder works together and aligned with the Global Business Excellence Director

External Contacts:
  • Quality, Management and Six Sigma institutions
Internal Contact:
  • Global Business Excellence Director
  • Global Excellence Program Leaders
  • Zone/Country/BU Excellence Program leaders
  • Zone/Country/BU Excellence Program Pillar owners
  • Zone people team (Directors, Managers and Specialists)
  • Internal Follow the Global governance of the Excellence Programs implementing the local governance (Zone/Country/BU)
  • Follow the Global guidelines for the Management System methodologies and procedures and implement across functions in the zone/Country/BU
  • Lead and implement (together with the business), the content of People and Management in all Excellence Programs
  • Follow the rules, regulations of the Excellence Programs (EP Global Policy) and define local rules when necessary
  • Support the implementation of the Excellence Program in all functions in the Zone/Country/BU
  • Direct the sustainability of the Excellence Program, through auditing and monitoring (support Excellence Program audits for People and Management categories).
  • Train the zones people teams in the execution of the above processes and proper usage of the tools, supporting them in their consistent execution and follow-up
About the candidate:
Qualifications and Technical competencies required
  • University degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics or relevant areas
  • Desired a complementary MBA or other business degree
  • At least 3 years of experience in the company, preferably in different areas such as sales, supply, finance, IBS or people.
  • Some experience with Six Sigma (white, green or black belt) and Excellence Programs implementation and leadership in the field (sales or supply). Knowledge about ABI Management System is required. Some experience leading cross function project with some knowledge about project management.
 Technical competencies:
  • Business knowledge and strategic thinking capability
  • Leadership skills, with ability to persuade and influence others that are not direct reports
  • Confident to challenge and coach senior management.
  • Systemic view and Analytical skills Team working and negotiation skills
  • General knowledge of business performance practices (Six Sigma, ABI Management System, PDCA)
  • Project Management experience
  • Effective organizational skills: planning, focus and discipline
  • Computer skills (Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
About the Company

We are AB InBev. Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places.  Through brands and experiences that bring people together.  Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients.  And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow.   We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.
Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.