Publishing Industry Assistant Branch Manager (Retail) Job in Kenya

Our client in the publishing industry is seeking to recruit an assistant branch manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the operation of the branch, including purchasing of supplies and books, special orders, receiving and shipping, and return of overstocked or defective merchandise.
  • Supervises personnel which typically include recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  • Oversees and coordinates the payment of invoices and freight bills on blanket purchase orders, small purchase orders, and check requests.
  • Prepares and administers the branch budget; recommends, implements, and administers operating policies and procedures.
  • Works with vendors to acquire and assure availability of new supplies.
  • Oversees maintenance of stock, displays, signs, and inventory; manages year-end inventory utilizing computer to check for theft and shrinkage.
  • Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit.
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting or a closely related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience in retail business i.e. Supermarket, Wholesale Store or Bookshop.
Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications and CV’s to By COB 24th March 2016

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