The General Manager – Sales and Marketing operations position is responsible for coordinating everything, from procurement of stock, storage of stock to dispatching of goods, growing sales and managing customers and employees and marketing of business.
- Experience in Retail operations
- Experience in Sales
- Emotionally Intelligent
Job tasks and responsibilities
- Optimize sales and profitability by taking ownership of the range and actively promoting the IEL products and services.
- Pricing and margin management
- Ensure efficient operation of stores to achieve optimal results in sales targets, store presentation, visual merchandising, stock levels, and shrinkage
- Monitor and track stock levels to ensure optimum stock levels are maintained
- Implement and maintain automated systems for storage and stock management
- Increase the efficiency of purchasing and shipping by developing sourcing strategies and ordering plans
- Develop and maintain strong business relationships with clients, suppliers and key stakeholders
- Develop and implement strategies to achieve and exceed sales and maximize profit and productivity targets
- Identify commercial opportunities for business development and growth
- New vendor identification and negotiations
- Ensure long term growth and profitability of the division
- Preparation of monthly financial and management reports including analysis and forecast reporting.
- Recruiting, training and mentoring staff
- Policy and procedures implementation
Skills and experience
- Minimum 12 years’ experience in retail industry
- Trade qualification or experience an advantage
- Experience in actively selling through understanding your customers and their needs.
- Experience leading and developing a large diverse team
- Excellent negotiating, influencing and communication skills
- Experience working and understanding category management and inventory management and POS systems
- Proven multi-tasking abilities
- Analytical ability
Applications close: Friday 28th April 2023
Email all applications to: [email protected]
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