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Operations Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi

A Multi-national Company (MNC) specialized in duty free retail operations in African countries and Indian subcontinent, with Corporate Office in Dubai & Africa operations with over 23 duty free retail outlets at various African Nations with head quarters in Nairobi, Kenya, has the following vacancy:

Operations Manager – Nairobi
Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer – Africa
Job location: Nairobi, Kenya

  • Graduate/PG from a reputed University.
  • Minimum 4 yrs experience in retail operations/management with knowledge in FMCG/travel retail/supermarket products and led sales team.
  • Knowledge in supply chain management and ERP would be an added advantage.
  • Should be thorough in MS office and have excellent communication skills.
  • Should have a valid passport and willing to re-locate immediately.
Job profile & responsibilities:

A. Retailing: 
  • Sales forecast for whole financial year.

  • Day to day operations : management & improvement
  • Floor & Space Planning & Management
  • Merchandizing & display
  • Branding
  • Promotions
  • Control all shrinkages & keep it at minimum.
B. Warehouse Management
  • Ensure Stocks in control.
  • Ensure FIFO is followed.
  • Stock Rotation considering expiries, overstock situation.
  • Effective management of stock so that damages & breakages are minimal.
  • Effective receiving so there are no shortages whilst receiving.
C. Stock Management: 
  • Purchase & sales budgets are maintained.
  • Costing, Pricing and Controls.
  • Elimination of dead / slow moving stocks.
  • Control turnaround of stock resulting into increased cash flow.
  • Regulating & complimenting the whole procurement.
  • Stock movement from one location to another. 1
D. Supply Chain Management: Provide consistent feedback on products movement and be supportive to the Chief Operations Officer and the Re-ordering/Procurement team in selection, introduction, pricing of new lines and planning of logistics.

E. Controls
  • Generating all MIS to control operations.
  • Stock Reconciliations
  • Pricing of Products: Timely review with regional & local prices.
  • Dead/Slow Stock movement.
  • Verify, reconcile & ensure daily sales reports are sent on timely basis.
  • Adherence to Company policies.
  • Adherence to company procedure for effective controls.
F. HR & Training
  • Recruitment/interviews in coordination with HR
  • Draw induction program and training schedules for new joiners.
  • Staff Appraisals/Reviews
  • Day to day staff issues.
To apply for this position kindly send a copy of your CV to quoting your current salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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