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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Operations Manager

A Multi-national Company (MNC) specialized in duty free retail operations in African countries and Indian subcontinent, with Corporate Office in Dubai & Africa operations with over 23 duty free retail outlets at various African Nations with head quarters in Nairobi, Kenya, has the following vacancy:

* Graduate/PG from a reputed University.
* Minimum 4 yrs experience in retail operations/management with knowledge in FMCG/travel retail/supermarket products and led sales team.
* Knowledge in supply chain management and ERP would be an added advantage.
* Should be thorough in MS office and have excellent communication skills.
* Should have a valid passport and willing to re-locate immediately.

Job profile & responsibilities:
A. Retailing:

* Sales forecast for whole financial year.

* Day to day operations : management & improvement
* Floor & Space Planning & Management
* Merchandizing & display
* Branding
* Promotions
* Control all shrinkages & keep it at minimum.

B. Warehouse Management

* Ensure Stocks in control.
* Ensure FIFO is followed.
* Stock Rotation considering expiries, overstock situation.
* Effective management of stock so that damages & breakages are minimal.
* Effective receiving so there are no shortages whilst receiving.

C. Stock Management:

* Purchase & sales budgets are maintained.
* Costing, Pricing and Controls.
* Elimination of dead / slow moving stocks.
* Control turnaround of stock resulting into increased cash flow.
* Regulating & complimenting the whole procurement.
* Stock movement from one location to another. 1

D. Supply Chain Management: Provide consistent feedback on products movement and be supportive to the Chief Operations Officer and the Re-ordering/Procurement team in selection, introduction, pricing of new lines and planning of logistics.

E. Controls

* Generating all MIS to control operations.
* Stock Reconciliations
* Pricing of Products: Timely review with regional & local prices.
* Dead/Slow Stock movement.
* Verify, reconcile & ensure daily sales reports are sent on timely basis.
* Adherence to Company policies.
* Adherence to company procedure for effective controls.

F. HR & Training

* Recruitment/interviews in coordination with HR
* Draw induction program and training schedules for new joiners.
* Staff Appraisals/Reviews
* Day to day staff issues.

To apply for this position kindly send a copy of your CV to

quoting your current salary and benefits.

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