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  • Posted on: 29 June, 2015 Deadline: 7 July, 2015
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  • Kendor Consulting is currently sourcing talents for one of its client firms. Our client is a leader in the hospitality industry with businesses across Nigeria.

    Commercial Manager


    Job Reference Number: HSC01
    Job Title: Head, Supply Chain (otherwise called “Commercial Manager”)
    Location: Port Harcourt

    The Head Supply Chain is responsible for planning and selecting a range of products to sell by the company ensuring the right product mix is available on time every time and at the right price to meet customer demand. The Head Supply Chain will also manage the distribution and wholesale of products available for sale to maximize the company’s profits at all times.

    Key Responsibilities
    •Analysing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
    •Regularly reviewing performance indicators, such as sales and discount levels
    •Managing plans for stock levels
    •Reacting to changes in demand and logistics
    •Maintains an awareness of current sales trends and assesses impact on business needs
    •Creates business plan for the company, supermarket or category and communicates same
    •Creates end-to-end sales plan, display plans and ad plans customized for each Category
    •Review sales, profit and promotional performance by Division.
    •Locates and select new products.
    •Prices merchandise in line with corporate pricing strategies, maintaining competitiveness while maximizing sales and profit potential
    •Participates in floor planning and planogramming processes
    •Maintains comprehensive awareness of industry trends and competitive landscape
    •Sourcing, selecting and negotiating terms of contracts with suppliers towards maximizing sales and profits for the supermarket;
    •Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products;
    •Participating in promotional activities;
    •Overseeing the proper set up and operations of the distribution center(s)
    •Ensuring proper controls and minimal shrinkage to the company’s inventory
    •Managing the inbound and outbound distribution and logistics function of the company to ensure that goods reach the company’s locations on time every time
    •Organising and managing a sales workforce for identifying and servicing wholesale customers of goods in the company’s inventory
    •Managing the profitable wholesale operations of the company
    •Preparing reports and forecasting sales levels;
    •Presenting new ranges to management for consideration;
    •Liaising with shop personnel to ensure supply meets demand;
    •Training and mentoring staff
    •Any other duties as assigned to you by management

    Person Specification
    This person must be familiar with a variety of the retail concepts, practices, and procedures, have extensive supplier contacts, excellent leadership skills, good analytical skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven track record of success at retail buying.

    •Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration or relevant field
    •MBA will be an added advantage.
    •Minimum of seven (7) years post qualification experience in grocery food and non-food category buying, storage and wholesale operations in a world-class supermarket chain
    •No more than 40 years old
    •Willing to relocate
    •Willing to travel regularly

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    Supermarket Branch Manager


    Job Reference Number: SBH02
    Job Title: Supermarket Branch Manager
    Location: Yenagoa/Port Harcourt

    The Store Manager is responsible for managing/overseeing the proper and profitable running and sustained growth of the supermarket in line with the Company’s Standard of Operations (SOPs) and to ensure that the supermarket operates efficiently and effectively within the Company’s fiscal and operational guidelines.

    Key Responsibilities
    •Plans and directs the day-to-day operations of a supermarket.
    •Develops strategies to improve customer service, drive store sales, and increase profitability.
    •Ensures customer needs are met, complaints are resolved, and service is quick and efficient.
    •Ensures all products and displays are merchandised effectively to maximize sales and profitability.
    •Forecasts staffing needs and develops a recruiting strategy to provide optimal staffing in all areas.
    •Staff orientation, training, development and management
    •Team building and motivation
    •Institute and manage control systems within the supermarket to ensure that the company receives full value for its invested resources
    •Marketing: Develop initiatives to build sales, profitability & customer counts
    •Ensure maximum security in all areas under your control
    •Be fully conversant with and ensure compliance to all statutory requirements regarding supermarket operations, that all licenses, including special licenses, are obtained on time
    •Conduct and/or ensure that regular and accurate stock counts are conducted
    •To be fully aware of trends in the industry and make recommendations to management from time to time
    •Ensure that the supermarket is clean and well maintained
    •Report on operations and performance of the supermarket from time to time
    •Work with management to develop and update operating standards and
    •Any other duties are assigned to you by management

    Person Specification
    This person must be familiar with a variety of the retail concepts, practices, and procedures. He/She must possess excellent leadership skills, good analytical skills, ability to multitask, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be assertive with proven track record of success at retail

    •Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration or relevant field
    •MBA will be an added advantage.
    •Minimum of five years post qualification experience in grocery retail operations management in a world-class supermarket chain
    •No more than 38 years old
    •Willing to work weekends on a regular basis
    •Willing to relocate
    •Willing to travel regularly

    Method of Application

    Please send qualified CVs to indicating reference numbers. Applications without reference will not be processed. Application deadline is 7th July, 2015.

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