Area Manager needed at Affirmative Portfolios

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Job title : Area Manager

Job Location : Free State, Bloemfontein

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Overview:

  • Our client, a leading retail company with a nationwide presence, boasting a network of 200 stores strategically located across the country has an Area Manager vacancy in Johannesburg.

.Key performance areas:

  • The Area Manager will be responsible for leading, building and managing the required area by driving a sales culture to deliver on the business objectives.

Sales Operations through effective leadership:

  • To ensure that Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders are empowered to ensure relevant sales target at stores are met and exceeded.
  • Together with the Regional Manager, develop and implement new sales strategies to ensure stores exceed sales targets.
  • Ensuring that Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders conduct administrative duties to drive sales, including; the implementation of markdowns, promotions and effective merchandising.
  • To keep Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders motivated to ensure staff morale within every store is at its optimum level.
  • Together with the Regional Manager, implement new and innovative strategies to reward performers and motivate non performers.
  • Focus on trends, opportunities and patterns relating to sales within the industry.
  • Keeping up to date with competitor service offerings and industry developments.

People Leadership:

  • To ensure that Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders are equipped to drive sales within the region.
  • Ensure that Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders are constantly motivated to ensure optimum levels of performance.
  • To provide business leadership by upskilling Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders in all aspects ranging from increasing sales to ensuring administrative functions are diligently carried out.
  • Ensure that relevant H.R. functions, including Disciplinary Hearings, CCMA, Recruitment (including interviewing potential new staff), Training and Development of new staff (including Operations Tests) is efficiently carried out.

Administrative Management:

  • Empower Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders to ensure administrative functions are efficiently carried out.
  • Constant monitoring of Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders relating to Key Controls, Rosters, Marketing, Merchandising, Reporting, Stock Counts and Discipline Measures.
  • Together with the Regional Manager, creating and implementing new and innovative methods to reduce shrinkage within the region.
  • Conducting and submission of Supervised stock counts.
  • Constantly monitoring Store Managers and Sales Team Leaders to ensure that submit weekly hanger counts are conducted and submitted.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies:

  • Sales Driven with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to continuously motivate
  • Ability to demonstrate sales coaching and general management of staff
  • A track record of sound people management skills within the apparel retail sector
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills, which can be adapted to meet industrial requirements
  • Good Relationship building skills
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • 3 years Managerial Experience within the apparel retail sector
  • Tertiary Qualification advantageous
  • Grade 12 qualification

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