Working With Guinness Nigeria

In Guinness Nigeria, our workforce includes talented and diverse individuals, working together to provide a challenging and supportive work environment. Working with us guarantees you limitless opportunities for personal growth and development across the business.

We put people first and valuing each other is one of our core values. We are incredibly proud of our work – enriching the communities in which we operate is a pillar of our strategy. As a recognition of our commitment to being the best place to work, Guinness Nigeria won the 2011 Great Place to Work in Nigeria award.

Our employees, under the auspices of Friends of the Community, pool their personal resources to support various societal initiatives.

Employees of Guinness Nigeria are proud to work here, below are a few of their stories:

 

Austin Omokaro Igbenidion - Facilities Engineer

 

 

 

 

"My first impressions of Guinness Nigeria were that it is a business to reckon with and a dynamic company with an array of iconic brand"

 

 

 

 

Which of the Guinness Nigeria values resonates more closely to you?
Our value - The Freedom to Succeed - symbolizes how I would love to work; my work life is filled with new learning, innovation and a constant celebration of success.

How would you describe the work environment?
The work environment is stimulating, fast paced and filled with new learning’s especially in the areas of sustainable business operations.

How will you describe a career in Guinness Nigeria?
A career in Guinness Nigeria is spontaneous and self fulfilling: two attributes of greatness!

What do you think about our brands and Sustainability & Responsibility initiatives?
The brands are legendary and our Water of Life initiative is a welcome development especially in Sub-Sahara Africa.

Gbolahan Jaiyesinmi - Bank Reconciliation Manager

 

 

"I was very interested in working with a multinational organization with a global spread and a strong track record of market success. Guinness Nigeria’s rich portfolio of quality premium drinks with inspiring heritage of greatness and strength was also a great attraction. " - 2009 Graduate Management Trainee

 

 

 

Which of the Guinness Nigeria values resonates more closely to you?
The “Freedom to succeed”! We have the freedom to bring our unique personality, knowledge, skills and experience in delivering success for the company whilst achieving personal growth and development. You are responsible for your success and are celebrated for it.

Which of the Guinness Nigeria values resonates more closely to you?
The “Freedom to succeed”! We have the freedom to bring our unique personality, knowledge, skills and experience in delivering success for the company whilst achieving personal growth and development. You are responsible for your success and are celebrated for it.

How would you describe the work environment?
The company has a vibrant, cross cultural atmosphere filled with new challenges and opportunities to improve on your skills. Additionally, the Diageo Pan African Early Career Programme, offers the prospect of working across departments and in different markets enabling cross-functional knowledge growth, experience and significant exposure to the business.

How would you describe a career in Guinness?
If you are looking for a company that offers tremendous local and global opportunities, the chance to map your career path, and help build tacit and explicit knowledge - plus enhance your resume - Guinness Nigeria is absolutely the place to be.

What do you think about our brands and Sustainability & Responsibility initiatives?
We have a good portfolio of premium quality brands that consumers like. I'm proud of our life enriching S&R initiatives which have made such great impact on so many lives. We have also won many awards for this.

Chris Erhagbe - Manufacturing Excellence Manager

 

 

"My attraction to Guinness Nigeria comes from its strong Guinness brand and its very rich, enduring tradition. I am also a biochemist and saw a great opportunity to practice my profession."

 

 

Which of the Guinness Nigeria values resonates more closely to you?
“Valuing each other” means a lot to me because here we recognize that the company’s growth is only guaranteed in an atmosphere of individual growth. I also believe in the “Freedom to succeed”. In Guinness Nigeria you can be whoever you want to be. The only barrier that can limit you is yourself.

What is the work environment like?
Guinness Nigeria works as one family. Once you join the company, you become a member of the Arthur Guinness family. People care for one another and relationships extend beyond work.

How would you describe a career in Guinness Nigeria?
A career in Guinness Nigeria is very challenging; there is no quota for poor performers. It is also very dynamic - I joined as a Production trainee, and over the years have moved through Brewing, Research and Development, Environment, Quality Assurance, Sales, Trade Quality, Training, Change Management and I work now in Manufacturing Support. The reward structure truly recognizes high performance.

What do you think about our brands and corporate social responsibilities?
The brand Guinness stands for quality, strength, value, genuineness and greatness which are evident in all our brands. I feel proud to work for a company whose sustainability efforts have great impact in improving the lives and wellbeing of local communities.