Careers

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Trainee Manager Vacancy –Marlboro

 

We are looking for a talented & enthusiastic Trainee manager to assign and direct all work performed in our Marlboro branch and to supervise all areas of operation. You will manage staff, foster a positive environment and ensure customer satisfaction and proper departmental operation. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity and enable sales targets achievement.

Responsibilities

  • Direct all operational aspects including distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration and sales
  • Meet goals and metrics
  • Manage Sales budget
  • Bring out the best of department’s personnel by providing training, coaching, development and motivation
  • Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities
  • Address customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly
  • Adhere to high ethical standards, and comply with all regulations/applicable laws
  • Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company
  • Stay abreast of competing markets and provide reports on market movement and penetration

Requirements

  • Proven branch management/ trainee manager experience, or similar role
  • Sufficient knowledge of modern management techniques and best practises
  • Ability to meet sales targets and production goals
  • Familiarity with industry’s rules and regulations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Results driven and customer focused
  • Leadership skills
  • Matric
  • Post matric qualification – advantageous

Send applications to [email protected]

Reference: Trainee ManagerMarlboro(Please include this as your reference in the subject line of your email application)

Closing Date:31August2020

Please note applications not sent through the correct channels will not be considered.

 


Project Manager

 

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage projects within our organisation. As our project manager, your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. You will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organisation and timeline.

Specific project manager responsibilities include developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation and delivering every project on time within budget and scope.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are deliveredon-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimizeproject risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Requirements

  • 3 years project management experience
  • Project management or retail qualification
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the retail sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in store openings
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Please send application: [email protected]   (Reference: RPM)

Please include the reference in your applications subject line.

Closing Date: 6 September 2020

 


Retail Visual Merchandiser Manager

 

We are looking for a creative Retail Visual Merchandiser to increase sales, get buyer’s attention and to provide an excellent in-store experience. The goal is to use visual merchandising to convert window shoppers into prospects, drive branding and sales objectives and maximize profitability.

Responsibilities

  • Define, design and implement a creative visual merchandising strategy
  • Create appealing and eye-catching visual displays that lead the customer through the entire store
  • Produce window displays, signs, interior displays, floor plans and special promotions displays
  • Identify key messages and set a clear image of the result
  • Come up with, revise and present design ideas with assistant merchandisers
  • Act in alignment to the organization’s culture, products, image and target market
  • Monitor costs and work within budget
  • Oversee the production and brief staff on arranging displays
  • Change displays to promote new product launches and reflect festive or seasonal themes
  • Liaise with suppliers and source elements
  • Research lifestyle, demographics and design trends

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Visual Merchandiser or Visual Manager (Min. 3years experience)
  • Demonstrable visual design skills with a strong retail merchandising portfolio
  • Solid experience in field visual merchandising, including window displays, signs, interior displays and space utilisation
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design tools
  • Knowledge of current visual merchandising trends and best practices
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Ability to analyze sales merchandising reports and survey results
  • BS degree in visual merchandising, merchandising, exhibition design, visual communications or similar would be an advantage

Please send application: [email protected](Reference: RVMM)

Please include the reference in the subject of your application

Closing Date: 6 September 2020

 


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