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Brand Manager - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13523
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Retail
Job Role Brand Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree Sales & Marketing Degree or Diploma

Job Description

  • Job Status: Second Interviews In Progress

Our Client is an established organisation who deals with International Brands and currently requires a Brand Manager to join the team.

-Sales and Business Development: Building up Sell Out objectives per door and managing Sales performance to reach targets
Negotiating of commercial conditions such as price, structure, payment terms, investments, location and distribution
Approving opening doors with regional headquarters
Being aware of the local market and business environment including competitors' business activities and trends
Conducting sales analysis (quantitative and qualitative sales reports), follow up on market trends and monitor the competitions activity
-Brand Image, Marketing, PR and Merchandising
Deploying business plan to include marketing and promotional strategies that will continue to drive traffic to our points of sale
Enhancing Brand Image through visual, merchandising, Consultants grooming and POS activities
Implementing the best trade activities: animations, window, campaigns, trade publications
Managing new launches, Forecasting novelties and submitting them to Marketing Department
Maintaining PR and managing the Media Investments
Communicating all brand Marketing and animation plans to operations and sales staff
Preparing the merchandising guidelines to present the Brand in the best way on the shelves, ensuring excellent Merchandising Execution, and implementation of planograms per door
Planning and monitoring testers, GWPs, samples
Looking out for opportunities to have extra space, visuals, promotion events etc.
Responsible for in-store promotions and events execution
Managing preparation status and feedback report for each promotion events
-Retail Management, Training and Talent development
Manage, motivate, coach and accompany Mall Coordinators, Counter Managers & Consultants
Conduct regular counter visits ensuring the development of teams through regular appraisals
Communicate sales objectives to BCs and follow-up on their achievement
Conducting annual performance reviews
Support and accompany the CMs on their role
Motivate BCs to have team spirit and be goal driven
Communicating and reflecting the brand, corporate strategy, and goals to the team
Recruiting high caliber team members, ensuring their retention through the effective management of their induction and performance
Ensuring that all Consultants are provided with product knowledge to enhance and ensure cross-selling across categories
Ensure that BCs follow the Art of Selling, Traffic Stopping and express Brand values through customer service
Liaise with training team to ensure BCs attend the mandatory training courses and follow-up on the coaching needs
Recommend BCs & shifts allocation by store to ensure best cover (responsible of coordination of days off, leave, etc)
Propose local incentive plans
Develop clients and local CRM
In charge of Retail Management Projects implementation and follow-up
-Analyses, Reporting and Operations Excellence
Reporting the wholesale, sell-out, budget, distribution and the merchandising statements of the brands to headquarter by analyzing the results
Responsible for forecasts, stock study and orders of products
Responsible for the pricing of the products including new launches
Ensuring optimum inventory at stores (initiate orders from retailers when needed)
Tracking discontinued products to ensure clean stock levels
Compiling daily, weekly and monthly sales reports to management
Communicating competition’s marketing activity to management
Controlling of budget and P&L

Key Skills
Fluent in English and Portuguese (an advantage)
Strong in leadership
Experience in building effective teams
An organized result-driven achiever with ambition and self-motivation
Creative and innovative thinking with strong initiative
Strong sales skills
Strong interpersonal & communication skills, ability to share Brand vision
Ability to recruit, supervise, coach, evaluate, develop
Ability to monitor business performance and propose action plans
• Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; maintains effective relationships and gains their trust

  • Job Role: Brand Manager
  • Industry: Sales / Marketing / PR / Advertising
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Degree in Business Administration / Sales & Marketing or equivalent

Additional Requirements

Brand Manager

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