Jobs at The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:  SRA Manager – Nigeria & WIMA

Location:  Lagos

Position Overview

  • Provides leadership in local and regional industry organizations and trade associations to help advance the Company’s Scientific and regulatory agenda. Implement initiatives to address safety of ingredients, packages and products that will positively impact the reputation of TCCC.
  • Regulatory stakeholder mapping, relationship building and advocacy.
  • Role includes identification of innovations and competitive advantage opportunities. Managing product approval and regulatory compliance to meet new product development timelines through working with various stakeholders – R&D, marketing, food law, PACS, regulatory authorities, bottler, etc..
  • Managing protection of TCCC trade secrets (product formulations and flavor information) while dealing with regulatory authorities.

Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities

  • Identify potential regulatory risks and opportunities and ensure tracking of local, regional and global regulatory issues and emerging trends that impact the reputation of our ingredients, products, packaging, brands, etc.
  • Implement globally aligned regulatory advocacy strategies to mitigate current risks and future headwinds that may impact our ingredients, products, packaging, claims, labeling, communication, marketing, etc.   
  • Build, maintain, enhance and develop relationships/networks with external experts, government agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders on issues relating to food regulations, food safety, nutrition and health, etc to advance The Coca-Cola Company strategy, growth agenda and positions.   
  • Lead and engage in industry/trade associations and food standards bodies so as to advocate industry/company positions to protect our business and enable growth.
  • Provide regulatory affairs expertise and guidance to the system to identify solutions to regulatory issues that affect our products, ingredients, nutrition regulations or labeling.
  • Establish regulatory strategies to gain government approvals and international standards (e.g., Codex) for new ingredients, products, labeling, or packaging to support innovation collaborating with internal and external stakeholders such as the global SRA team, R&D, Legal, and trade associations.
  • Where appropriate, represent the Company at appropriate global industry organizations and international food standards bodies (e.g., Codex) and provide leadership to external stakeholders such as global food and beverage industry groups to influence outcomes and support our regulatory strategies.
  • Proactively work with PAC, Marketing, Legal and Governmental Affairs areas to enable the credibility and reputation of our brands and company.
  • Provide expert support on issues related to Crisis Management (IMCR).
  • Ensure that all ingredients, formulas, products, labels, food contact materials, packaging, promotional materials and marketing communications comply with all the relevant local regulations and The Coca-Cola Company’s policies and guidelines.  
  • Support innovation and commercialization compliance by providing scientific and regulatory expertise on new product concept/new ingredients.
  • Manage ingredient, formula, product, package, label, claims and communication approvals using various compliance-related tools EG., Picasso, CokeWorks, etc.
  • Develop and manage internal processes, databases and tools to facilitate regulatory compliance processes.  
  • Support and lead the development and implementation of efficient and effective regulatory compliance systems, process and tools including considering digitization, outsourcing to 3rd parties or bottlers.
  • Engage with regulatory authorities as appropriate to support new product/package launches including efficient sanitary registrations.
  • Develop and manage internal processes, databases and tools to facilitate regulatory compliance processes.  
  • Participate in Scientific & Regulatory related Incident Management Crisis Resolution.

Related Work Experience

  • 6-8 years of experience in the food industry, government or related industry in similar roles.
  • Demonstrated advocacy experience and leadership roles in related external organizations/committees/boards
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills and must be fluent in English and fluency in other international/relevant languages in the Operating Unit.

What We Can Do for You:

  • You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes, and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators.

Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft loved brands, done sustainably, for a better-shared future, we will:

  • Leverage our bounderless network
  • Make our cuture Code inevitable
  • Build winning capabilties
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming adaptable

We are doing our best to create a seamless candidate experience for you as you apply for roles within the company. Due to the high volume of vacant positions, the recruitment process may take longer than usual and there may be a longer delay between application and interview. We appreciate your patience.


Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Application Deadline  29th January, 2021.

Job Title:  Admin Assistant

Location:  Lagos

Position Overview

  • To assist the Leadership Team (LT) member and the team with day to day office work by assuming responsibility for the key administrative tasks (outlined below) and by using personal initiative to ensure the smooth operation of the team. Offering support for adhoc projects and presentation preparations.
  • To operate as a key team member who, through initiative and developing an understanding of the business and its issues, is able to follow up on action points and information flow.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactive and autonomous diary management for the LT Member
  • Provide assistance for the LT member and other members of the team as well as external stakeholders
  • Co-ordination of meetings by scheduling attendees, conference rooms, meals, materials, accommodation, prepare presentations, etc.
  • Organise international and domestic travel, hotel bookings and itineraries for the team
  • Co-ordination and planning of the logistics for special events (team days, annual conferences etc.)
  • Communicate effectively with senior executives and teams across various levels of management locally and internationally through telephone/videoconferencing or at the office
  • Compose, produce, edit and proof-reads and distributes correspondence, presentations and reports
  • Manage the administration of budgets
  • Work with the team to report on budgets
  • Coordinate adhoc projects for the LT member
  • Screen, handle or redirect all incoming telephone calls
  • Handle and prioritise internal and external information and process expenses for the team
  • Assist with the onboarding of new associates by ensuring that all the necessary tools and resources are available for the associate on the first day (PC, Phone, Software, Desk etc.)
  • Ensure that when an associate leave the organisation that all the necessary offboarding requests have been generated and the separation checklist has been handed to HR
  • Help to orientate the new associate
  • Assist with creating PO’s and then following up to ensure PO’s have been paid

Organization Impact / Influence:

  • LT Member
  • Relevant Team
  • BU associates

Related Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Secretarial or Business College Diploma
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to provide proactive quality administrative assistance

Leadership Behaviors:

  • Maintain productive and credible long-term relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand customers’ goals and priorities as a means to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Align team members’ activities to business goals
  • Practice inclusiveness by listening to and leveraging diverse perspectives in the team
  • Work with team members to identify areas for development
  • Provide feedback and model behaviors to help others grow
  • Identify and act upon opportunities to promote, recruit and retain talent
  • Ask for and act on feedback from others
  • Demonstrate an openness to learn from others and actively share knowledge and experience
  • Set an example of personal health and wellbeing, and encourage others to adopt similar practices

What We Can Do for You:

  • You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes and our leaders that are inclusive orchestrators.

Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft loved brands, done sustainably, for a better-shared future, we will:

  • Build winning CAPABILITIES
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming ADAPTABLE

We are doing our best to create a seamless candidate experience for you as you apply for roles within the company. Due to the high volume of vacant positions, the recruitment process may take longer than usual and there may be a longer delay between application and interview. We appreciate your patience.



Job Title:  Franchise Strategic Integration Senior Manager – Nigeria

Location:  Lagos
Reports to: Africa Operating Unit Strategy VP

Position Overview

  • This leadership role is responsible for supporting and challenging the Franchise Units in implementing the System’s growth strategy and developing actionable insights at market level.

Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities

  • Pull relevant data and insights from the Insights & Analysis vertical, OU Strategy support, and Enterprise Wide Initiatives to identify granular opportunities and create actionable initiatives at local level.
  • Collaborate with Franchise Unit and Commercial & Customer Leadership to adjust execution strategy in the Franchise territory and at the market level.
  • Partner with Franchise Unit to lead system end-to-end alignment process with Bottlers at local level
  • Develop actionable and compelling commercial insights, strategies, and initiatives at the market level.
  • Use a fact-based, strategic approach to identify the insights, strategies, and leading-edge solutions to boost local/granular commercial strategy with actionable commercial levers.
  • Lead Franchise management routines internally and with the System, working closely with Franchise GMs
  • Co-lead end-to-end alignment process with Bottlers around overall strategy and business planning (in coordination with Finance).
  • Capture and network best practices, import and export good ideas both locally in the OU and globally.-Role model the “Leadership in the Network” definition.
  • Manage uncertainty and multiple stakeholders.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree (in Business, Economics, Finance or similar analytical field) or MBA ?

Related Work Experience:

  • +10 years’ experience in strategy/ business development (or related roles) or 6+ years from top tier consulting firm
  • Proven trajectory as leader of leaders and influencing a senior leadership team.
  • People manager with excellent leadership capability, able to work in a diverse cultural environment, highly efficient communicator, and influencer at all levels.

Functional Skills:

  • Problem framing and problem-solving: structure and coordinate / lead cross functional/ cross system analysis, initiatives, or efforts. Ease with ambiguity and the ability to carefully work through complex situations
  • Solid business acumen: translate data into insights that help inform key business decisions
  • Strategic thinking: integrate diverse business insights and connect the dots to develop a holistic approach
  • Franchise leadership/negotiation: drive better conversations into practical applications
  • Storytelling: Clearly communicate solutions to key stakeholders in well structured, formatted and compelling manner, using a combination of PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and other similar tools
  • Systemic thinking: Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts and global capabilities implementation. Comfort with ambiguity and willingness to challenge the status quo

What We Can Do for You:

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-paced operating environment that will shape our System’s growth agenda in Nigeria
  • Opportunity to directly impact on-the-ground business operations via the networked organization. Opportunity to influence and shape the overall strategy of the global enterprise.
  • Opportunity to have a rich holistic business overview and exposure that comes with bridging strategy creation and franchise execution
  • Opportunity to work in an inclusive team environment; a “learning organization” as opposed to a “know-it-all organization.”
  • Exposure to an expansive breadth and depth of merit-based personal growth opportunities
  • Extensive exposure to senior leadership across the Coca-Cola system
  • You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators.

Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft LOVED BRANDS, done sustainably, for a better shared future, we will:

  • Leverage our bounderless network
  • Make our culture Code inevitable
  • Build winning capabilities
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming ADAPTABLE

We are doing our best to create a seamless candidate experience for you as you apply for roles within the company. Due to the high volume of vacant positions, the recruitment process may take longer than usual and there may be a longer delay between application and interview. We appreciate your patience

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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