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General Manager, Woolworths Brand
Ref: 03/6/2010
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager Woolworths has end-to-end value chain responsibility for developing and entrenching the brand in new market.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Entrench the Woolworths brand 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;
  • Keep abreast of customer requirements and market trends for informed sourcing of quality merchandise
  • Monitor the supply chain for timely delivery of merchandise to required locations;
  • Ensure the proper management of all retail outlets, quality customer service and appropriate visual standards and sales performance;
  • Represent the brand both internally and externally;
  • Develop, coach and lead staff in working for the brand.
The successful candidate is likely to have:

  • An individual of high integrity with 8 years experience with a successful market leader in retail, sales, marketing 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 building market leading brands, developing and executing strategies to support the same;
  • Demonstrable experience in building and leading high performing teams;
  • Passion for classic fashion that will exemplify the brand;
  • A Bachelors Degree in 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.
info@hpdafrica.com
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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