Retail Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

We are looking for a highly motivated Retail Manager with immediate availability to join our sales and marketing team in Kenya.

Detailed Responsibilities:
  • Timely and accurate reporting to the Sales and Marketing management in the HQ as well as the country GM
  • Leading and supporting the Sales and Marketing team, the Supply Chain team as well as the Kiosk operators
  • Responsible to achieve the set targets (GP and turnover), constantly reducing costs and increasing footfall and turnover on the kiosks. Responsible for the performance of the teams and the kiosk sites
  • Produce and submit agreed on retail related reports on KPI’s, sales enhancing activities, product and service performance, stock level and shrinkages, basket value, footfall, sales forecast and others.
  • Work with the Sales teams to determine the optimal product and service mix at each E-HUBB, develop new business opportunities and ideas to improve the existing product and service mix
  • Implement key distribution and sales channel strategies
  • Implement key merchandising mechanism/planograms for each kiosk
  • Implement know your customer strategies
  • Implement the right pricing strategy
  • Undertake other necessary sales and marketing related activities to constantly improve performance
  • Be a stakeholder on the new Site Steering Committee, help analyzing new proposed sites from a Sales and Marketing point of view.
  • Implement a minimum stock level system
  • Implement continuous stock take process to reduce aged stock and stock shrinkage
  • Overview and help to manage supplier relationships in order to secure best pricing and terms and conditions.
  • Responsible for the logistics strategy in order to find new opportunities to lower the cost of goods sold without compromising product availability in the kiosk
Your profile
  • 3 – 5 years of retail management experience, ideally with a particular focus on field experience within a retail organization.
  • Great organization and time management skills
  • Have an excellent attention to detail and understanding of numbers
  • Hands on mentality
  • Inspires others in the shop team with great coaching and development skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to maintain effective relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent command of the English language (spoken & written fluency - published writing sample required); additional fluency in German preferred, French language knowledge is an asset
  • Excellent MS office skills
What we offer
  • A unique opportunity to positively and directly impact social, economic and environmental challenges in Africa
  • A secure position in a rapidly developing company with a competitive pay and a dedicated, young, dynamic and highly motivated team of professionals
  • The opportunity to develop new solutions and concepts to support growing business in one of the most exciting companies in the field of renewable energy solutions for the developing world
Contact

If your qualifications match the above profile, you can identify with our vision and you are excited about this challenging position, we look forward to receiving your application. 

It should include:
  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae including photo
  • Relevant certificates and references
  • Salary expectations and earliest possible starting date
Please send your application by email to kenya.jobs@solarkiosk.eu. 

Applications should be received by 8th April 2016.

Please note that we cannot consider incomplete applications or applications sent by post.

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