Brand Manager at Guinness Ghana Recounts How Her NSS Supervisor at Unilever Impacted Her Life

Brand Manager at Guinness Ghana Recounts How Her NSS Supervisor at Unilever Impacted Her Life

  • Wilma Amoo-Osae, a brand manager at Guinness Ghana has shown gratitude to her former supervisor for positively impacting her life
  • The young lady revealed she was made to function as a Brand Manager of a category in Unilever Ghana during national service
  • Wilma intimated that her supervisor, Francis Afoani believed in her and provided the necessary assistance to excel in her role

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A gorgeous young lady has recently resorted to her LinkedIn timeline to praise a supervisor she had during her national service.

The post sighted by YEN.com.gh has Wilma Amoo-Osae recounting that after being posted to Unilever, she was tasked to function as a Brand Manager by the Category Manager called Francis Afoani.

Guinness Ghana employee praises a former supervisor she had
Francis in a meeting, Wilma posing for the camera Photo credit: Wilma Amoo-Osae/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

Wilma narrated that after reporting to the company she was posted to, she was sent to the HomeCare category which at the time had no brand managers.

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Upon meeting Francis, she was given the role of a brand manager and that to her was a huge surprise.

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He said clearly and to date, I wonder how I still remember this. He said “I don’t have brand managers yet, so I need you to step up”

With Francis Afoani's guidance, Wilma was able to function effectively in her role and launched a number of products.

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In an interview with YEN.com.gh, Wilma shared why she feels lucky to have had the kind of supervisor she had at Unilever;

"I was in touch with some of my mates who were also doing service in other companies and most of them were not given the opportunity to grow like I was.

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Initially when I was tasked with the role, I was scared because I felt it was a huge responsibility. Little did I know that I was receiving a very important training that would benefit me tremendously in the near future", she said.

She revealed that thanks to the training and the opportunity to function in a managerial role, she was able to land a brand manager role at Guinness.

" I am a brand manager of one of the biggest brands in Ghana and Africa."

Ghanaian man Christ Offessah Aidoo who Landed job Right After NSS Advises Young Graduates

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a passionate Ghanaian young man called Christ Offessah Aidoo was able to land a job just when he finished his national service at a company he noticed might not retain him.

Recounting the inspirational story on his LinkedIn handle, Offessah indicated that he intentionally took it upon himself to make sure he does not miss out on employment.

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"During my second month of national service, I saw there is a 50/50 chance of being retained. To keep my options open. What’s next, where do I start from. These are the very questions I was asking myself. So, I took my time and listed some firms down," he recalled.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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