Supermarket Operations Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (90K)

Operations Manager – Supermarket
Job Location: Nairobi
Job Type: Full time
Salary: 90,000/-
Key Requirement:  Experience as an Operations Manager in a supermarket / Retail Chains

Our client a leading retail trade marketing seeks to recruit a highly skilled and motivated Operations Manager to lead their growing team.


Key Duties and Responsibilities
Sales and Marketing
  • Prepare and participate in the preparation of sales budgets
  • Maximize sales and profitability of the products
  • Control costs within budgetary guidelines
  • Identify internal and external business opportunities
  • Ensure effective Stock and Space Management
  • Provide monthly feedback on competitors and event activities
  • Suggest improvements based on benchmark practices
Inventory Management & Stock Distribution
  • Ensure effective Inventory and Warehouse management
  • Review and analyze stock and sales reports monitoring over and under stocks, implementing corrective action to be taken
  • Review and effectively deal with fast/ slow lines, new ranges and end of ranges and implement necessary action
  • Provision of monthly feedback to Concept on sales, stock positions and product feedback
Business Management & Development
  • Strategize and seek opportunity for expansion in the territory
  • Manage roll-out of new projects and time bound implementation of projects
  • Research and look for good property and locations
  • Understand Territory dynamics
Operational Standards and Management
  • Prepare  operating plans and ensure effective implementation
  • Ensure all the stores are in compliance with the store operating and customer service standards
  • Ensure all the stores are in compliance with the company policy on employment and  health and safety standards
People Management
  • Manage and support in team recruitment
  • Conduct staff welfare activities
  • Ensure that all new recruits understand their job and inducted well within the company
  • Monitor and appraise the performance of retail staffs in coordination with area retail managers and developing individual career plans.
  • Set KPI’s for direct reports and conduct performance appraisal
  • Oversee staff deployment and drive motivation levels of the staff
  • Must have worked in a busy supermarket / Retail Trade Marketing / food retail in the same capacity
  • At least 5 years’ experience in an Operations Manager position
  • Degree in any Business related field
  • The successful candidate should possess good leadership, analytical, organizational and excellent communication skills
  • Must have End-to-end understanding of the value delivery system for the business, specifically where value is added
  • Must have a commitment to measurable performance and continuous improvement.
Qualified candidates should send their CV’s with the relevant skills and qualifications to 

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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