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Deacons Kenya Limited Jobs: General Manager, Truworths & Identity Brands

General Manager, Truworths & Identity Brands
Ref: 04/6/2010
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager for Truworths & Identity brands has end-to-end value chain responsibility for developing and entrenching the brand in new markets.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Entrench the Truworths and Identity brands in suitable markets and locations, leveraging available growth opportunities;
  • Develop business strategies and build a working team that will deliver on agreed business plans;
  • Maximise delivery of customer service and  brand portfolio proposition;
  • Achieve sales targets  and maximise profitability for stakeholders;
  • Research, develop  and exploit  new business opportunities;
  • Manage Franchise Partner Relationships,  ensuring compliance with the Franchise Agreements;
  • Monitor the supply chain for timely delivery of merchandise to required locations;
  • Ensure the proper management of all retail outlets, for quality customer service and appropriate visual standards and sales performance;
  • Represent the brands both internally and externally;
  • Develop, coach and lead staff in working for the brand.
The successful candidate is likely to have:

  • At least 8 years experience in retail, sales, marketing management or related field;
  • Robust business acumen with a nose for business innovation and development;
  • Strong strategic thinker with a clear bias for flawless execution;
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and executing strategies and business plans;
  • Demonstrable experience in building and leading high performing teams;
  • A passion for trendy fashion embodied by the youth market and demonstrable knowledge of promotions to reach the same;
  • A Bachelors Degree in a Business Administration, Fashion Design and Merchandising or related field.
If you believe that you can rise to a new challenge with flair and success, please submit your detailed CV with cover letter, copies of certificates and testimonials, current telephone number and email address to the address indicated below.
The Recruitment Manager,
Human Performance Dynamics Africa,
Po Box 1516-00621, Village Market
Nairobi, Kenya.
Applications should be sent directly to the above address to be received on or before July 23, 2010.
Deacons Kenya Limited has contracted Human Performance Dynamics Africa to carry out this recruitment.

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