Job vacancy Shop and Sales Manager

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Recruitment Matters Africa
5 Kafubu rd. Ndola, Ndola
  04 746340, 04 746348, 04 746349
  0777528425

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Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
30 November, 2020
Job Title

Shop and Sales Manager

Job Location
Job Presentation

The company invites applications from highly motivated and suitably qualified people eligible to work in Zambia to join the business under the above mentioned role, whereby the successful candidate shall report to the Directors of the company. The successful candidate must also be willing to learn


•Supervision of staff members who report directly to the Shop Manager, whilst monitoring their performance and efficiency.
•Maintain accurate records of stock sales and compare those correctly against the daily cash sales, whilst maintaining consistency with general book-keeping records.
•Manage and control the sale of meat products on a daily basis, whilst maintaining a stable supply of meat products and ensuring consistent levels of quality and ensuring that customers’ demands is being managed efficiently
•Maintain an acceptable level of credit with selective clients and ensure that any monies owed are paid in a timely and flexible manger.
•Ensure that funds received from daily sales are correctly accounted and deposited into the company accounts.
•Effectively manage the overall spending of company expenditures and ensure that all statutory bills are paid for (ZRA Taxes, Utility Bills, etc)
•Maintain acceptable level of general tidiness of facilities while ensuring adequate standard of quality
•Undertake decision-making process with respect to purchasing existing and new products and continuously seek to improve various aspects of the business within a limited budget and timescale
General retail skills:
•Enthusiasm for retail sales and strong commitment to customer service
•Helpful and supportive attitude to customers and colleagues
•Ability to project a smart, efficient image to the public
•Ability to work on the computer and good excel skills
•Ability to use Point of Sale system.
•Reliability, honesty and willingness to take responsibility
•Numeracy, including the ability to handle cash accurately and swiftly
•Willingness to work flexibly as part of a team
•Ability to work unsupervised and take initiative in challenging situations
•Awareness of health, safety and security issues

Management skills:•Ability to lead and motivate a team
•Commercial acumen and sound business sense
•Ability to priorities, multi-task and delegate as appropriate
•Ability to make appropriate decisions in a responsible and timely manner
•Ability to interpret and analyse sales figures
•Understanding of legal and regulatory environment, including relevant health, safety and hygiene requirements; updating the Health & Safety file each time new processes, product and regulations arise.
•Verbal and written communication skills
willingness to step into any retail sales position in the convenience store if the need arises

Task-specific skills
•Good knowledge and understanding of the selection, preparation, display packaging and sale of meat to consumer and commercial customers.
IT skills to order, take orders, work out margins, stock, costings etc
•Business growth and increase in shareholder value.
Main duties:
•Estimate requirements and order meat supplies, negotiate with representatives from supply companies to determine order details.
•Receive, inspect, record and store meat upon delivery, to ensure meat quality and safety
•Wrap, weigh, label and price cuts of meat
•Prepare and place meat cuts and products in display counter, so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper’s eye.
•Prepare special cuts of meat ordered by customers
•Supervise other butchers or meat cutters and schedule work activities, rotas and holidays in consultation with management, ensuring butchery opening times are maintained and fully staffed. Also offer on-the-job training and coaching to junior butchers and motivate and develop your team including setting objectives & strategies.
•Add up sales, and on occasion, collect money from customers.
•Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction;
•Direct the hiring, training, and performance evaluations of marketing and sales staff and oversee their daily activities;
•Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections;
•Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with advertising and promotion managers;
•Identify, develop, and evaluate marketing strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and mark-up factors;
•Initiate market research studies and analyse their findings;
•Use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products, lines, or services, analysing business developments and monitoring market trends.
•Ensure that all food hygiene and safety standards are met and keep up to date with industry standards•In consultation with senior management from time to time as agreed and appropriate run special off


Key Skills
General retail skills:
•Enthusiasm for retail sales and strong commitment to customer service
•Helpful and supportive attitude to customers and colleagues
•Ability to project a smart, efficient image to the public
•Ability to work on the computer and good excel skills
•Ability to use Point of Sale system.
•Reliability, honesty and willingness to take responsibility
•Numeracy, including the ability to handle cash accurately and swiftly
•Willingness to work flexibly as part of a team
•Ability to work unsupervised and take initiative in challenging situations
•Awareness of health, safety and security issues

Management skills:
•Ability to lead and motivate a team
•Commercial acumen and sound business sense
•Ability to priorities, multi-task and delegate as appropriate
•Ability to make appropriate decisions in a responsible and timely manner
•Ability to interpret and analys

Requirements
  • •Minimum five (5) experience of running a business with a successful and proven track record, with work experience in meat retail industry would also be beneficial.
  • •Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Business Administration
  • •Full Grade 12 Certificate - verified by the Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ).
  • •Good computer literacy with intermediate knowledge of Office Software.
  • •Good customer service skills, with the ability to demonstrate a professional, friendly and courteous attitude towards customers and suppliers.
  • •Good leadership, motivational, teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills,
  • •Good attention to detail and numerical skills.
  • •Fluent command of the English language.
  • •Reliable, honest and trustworthy, with good records supported by positive references.
  • •Police Clearance Certificate.
  • Interested candidates meeting the above qualifications should apply, enclosing photocopies of their academic and professio
Salary
K3500 NET (ZMW)
Valid Till
2 Mar, 2021 (39 days left)

How to Apply?

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