Country Fleet & Safety Manager at AB InBev | May 2024

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Job Description

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

The key purpose of this role is to provide technical and operational” overseeing and professional safety/fleet management service to ensure the Company operates in a lawful and ethical manner, abides to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Road Transport Act, Governance Codes (Combined Code)of practice pertaining to Safety and Fleet Management.

Including AB InBev Safety Policy and Standards and Corporate Governance and ensures protection of stakeholder interests through the mitigation at source of loss and safety risk, pure and speculative across the broad spectrum of the AB InBev operations.

Key roles and responsibilities Spares:

  • To ensure compliance with the OHS Act and the Road Traffic Act

  • Accountableto providingsustainablefleetstandards tothe sites

  • Business hazards are not contained within perimeter fencing but one has to devise smart plans to work in collaboration with multiple stakeholders

  • Ensure compliance of daily stringent inspections of the depot fleet for compliance against legal and company requirements

  • Report on daily fleet availability (Trucks, Trailers, FLT’s and MFLT’s) daily

  • Ensure good record keeping and legal requirements including maintenance job cards, licensing history, and pre-trip inspections

  • Implement and sustain the DPO Fleet and Safety Pillars through DPO Self Assessments and Zone DPO Audits

  • Consolidate Asset verification in line with the BRN

  • Own masterdatarequisitionsandchanges

  • Understand vehicle-specific maintenance and service requirements for all vehicle categories (trucks, trailers, forklifts and warehouse cleaning equipment)

  • To develop and maintain site standards to minimize losses, ensure compliance to legal provisions (e.g. OHS Act, Environmental Act, COVID Act) and limited exposures.

  • Support RFM in managing expenditure against the budget (VLC) with monthly latest estimate (LE) align to period phasing (DC)

  • Spare Part Management to ensure min / max levels adherence (Includes Tyres) and ensure Inventory Controls Process adherence

  • Workshop Safety 5s and review maintenance SOPs to ensure safe practices are followed

Key roles and responsibilities Safety:
  • Entrench the Safety culture & SHE programmes

  • Develop site procedures and work instructions are maintained, ensure adherence to

  • Accountableto ensurethatthesesafetyrisks areadequatelyaddressedand tomonitoraudits/surveys/maintenance

  • Ownership end to end on Safety standards, governance and culture in all the operations

  • Execute DPO/VPO/LCP Means and standards, Drive innovation, benchmarking & process improvement initiatives to improve the Sustainable DPO/VPO/LCP KPIs


  • Relevant 3-year tertiary degree / diploma

  • 2 – 3 years fleet functional work experience

  • Applicable Occupational Health and Safety Act , Road Traffic Act and governance knowledge

  • Business and financial acumen

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word and knowledge of SAP

  • Strong analytical ability demonstrated

  • Good performance track record

  • Heath and Safety knowledge

  • People management experience (an advantage)

Additional Information:

  • Band: VII

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing.