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Country Foods Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9630
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Retail, FMCG
Job Role Country Foods Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian
Degree Degree

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Our client is looking for a Country Foods Manager to join their team

Duties Include
Ensure the delivery of a consistent customer shopping experience in line with agreed service levels.
Develop, recruit, retain and lead a competent and motivated store Foods team
Lead and develop the Foods departmental team to deliver against the operating plan, through collaboration with store management team
Co-ordinate the coaching role.
Issuing the performance improvement note
Maximise selling opportunities within the parameters of the Foods selling plan through the effective implementation of trading notes.
Ensure shop-keeping disciplines are always adhered to.
Effectively manage Foods stock inventory systems and ensure timeous replenishment of merchandise,
Manage store performance against the Foods scorecard by effectively managing indicators and timeously reporting on them.
Manage all Foods departmental activities and related financial costs against budgets and business plans ensuring foods sales growth is in line with agreed targets.
Ensure risk is managed within the Foods area by accurately and timeously completing risk audit documentation to ensure compliance.
Minimise waste and accurately control stock to prevent shrinkage.
Effectively facilitate the management of 3rd party businesses through SLA. E.g.: Fish shops, Coffee Shop, ITB
Ensure all Foods operational standards and controls are adhered to, ensuring health and safety and minimising risks in store.

Key Skills
Analysis of reports and effective feedback and actions.
High standards of hygiene and cleanliness in all food markets.
Drive and expect high customer service.
Accountability over store orders.
Strict adherence to legislation and food laws.
Acquisition of the necessary permits and licences required for foods importation.
Strict adherence to cold chain principles and movement of foods policy.

  • Job Role: Country Foods Manager
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Degree in Commerce, Business, Marketing or related
3 years’ experience in food service, retail, operations, FMCG or related industry

Additional Requirements

Food Service
Sales and Marketing

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