Monday , February 26 2024

AVI Foodsystems Careers – Senior Area Manager

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

The purpose of the role is to lead, enable and manage the operations of retail stores and ensure the delivery of optimum performance in line with the Company’s business objectives

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop the individuals within the region to ensure standards are maintained. Manage human capital by ensuring high calibre employees are recruited, overseeing industrial relations and ensuring the well-being and engagement of staff. Oversee staff performance within your region through ensuring training needs are identified; coaching, mentoring, training and development of store staff is prioritized; and motivating store teams to perform
  • Create a service centric mindset through driving a culture of service excellence in stores. Ensure effective communication and feedback processes across all levels in the organisation, and between operations and other departments.
  • Deliver on KPI’s through ensuring targets are met through driving profitability by maximising sales, analysing retail KPAs and achieving the company’s financial goals. Drive regional sales and profitability by analysing profit and loss statements, managing staff costs and other expenses so as to be in line with budgets and regularly conducting competitor analysis.
  • Manage stock and company assets in the region through implementing effective stock loss prevention methods, ensuring adherence to cash management procedures, monitoring stock performance thereby delivering optimum stock turn, ensuring adequate forward cover by store and driving stockroom management.
  • Drive retail administration by ensuring adherence to policies and procedures, conducting monthly administration checks and ensuring good corporate governance practices are observed in stores.
  • Ensure operational requirements in the region are met through driving the execution of visual standards through promoting excellent housekeeping, high visual standards and the best of basics.

Job Requirements:

  • SAP would be highly advantageous
  • Microsoft Excel experience essential eg. PIVOT Tables, Formulas, Reports, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures pertaining to the cash desk, stockroom, admin and all other relevant policies
  • Knowledge and experience in Industrial Relations process
  • Must be able to travel at least 80% of the time
  • Valid driver’s license essential

Qualification & Experience:

  • Matric/Grade 12
  • At least 5 years’ experience as an Area, Senior Area or Regional Manager essential
  • At least 5 years’ store management experience in the retail sector before becoming an Area or Regional Manager
  • Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous
  • At least 8 years’ management/leadership experience in retail operations

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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