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Assistant Retail Manager Job in Kenya

Main purpose for the position:

The will be responsible for Assisting in running the stores to meet company’s targets and policies. The aim is to maximise profit whilst minimising costs. To ensure promotions are accurate and merchandised to the company’s standards, staff are fully versed on the target for the day and excellent customer care standards are met.

 Assistant Retail Manager

Reporting to the Retail Manager

  • Managing and motivating a team to increase sales and

    ensure efficiency;
  • Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control;
  • Analysing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes to maximise profits;
  • Analysing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning;
  • Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met;
  • Resolving health and safety, legal and security issues;
  • Responding to customer complaints and comments;
  • Organising special promotions, displays and events;
  • Touring the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers, and identifying or resolving urgent issues;
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing;
  • Initiating changes to improve the business, e.g. revising opening hours to ensure the store can compete effectively in the local market;
Key Skills:
  • Commercial acumen
  • Ability to delegate
  • Team working, motivational and leadership skills
  • Numeracy and IT skills
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Verbal and written communication skills, and ability to project a suitable image to the public
  • Ability to use initiative, especially with customers
  • Attention to detail.
Experience within the retail Industry is preferred.

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