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Job Title: Retail Merchandiser – Electronics
Positions: 4
Industry: Industrial 
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Open
Our client is an International company that produces and supplies cleaning equipment and full cleaning systems. 

They seek to recruit Merchandisers for its business development operation with key supermarkets countywide. 

Candidates with experience in merchandising of fast moving electronic products are encouraged to apply.
Job Purpose: To produce supermarket sales by providing point-of-purchase and shelf management services.

Key Responsibilities
  • Devising a merchandise plan
  • Working closely with visual display staff and department heads to decide how goods should be displayed to maximize customer interest and sales
  • Liaising with buyers, analysts, stores, suppliers and distributors
  • Producing layout plans for stores
  • Controlling stock levels based on forecasts
  • Monitoring stock movement, consider markdowns, inter-branch transfers, promotions or clear outs etc.
  • Maintaining inventory by restocking shelves with product from inventory; observing inventory levels; prompting store management to reorder when levels appear low; arranging for return and credit for damaged products.
  • Planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans in conjunction with buyers
  • Forecasting profits and sales, and optimizing the sales volume and profitability of designated product areas
  • Planning budgets and presenting sales forecasts and figures for new ranges;
  • Analyzing every aspect of bestsellers (for example, the bestselling price points, colors or styles) and ensuring that bestsellers reach their full potential
  • Maintaining awareness of competitors' performance
  • Monitoring slow sellers and taking action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary
  • Gathering information on customers' reactions to products
  • Completing report by observing display and pricing of competitors' products.
Job Qualifications
  • Minimum diploma in relevant field
  • At least 3 years experience in merchandising fast moving goods
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills in both English and Swahili.
  • Commercial acumen
  • Customer focus
  • Ability to multi-task whilst working under pressure
  • Good at forecasting and paying attention to new and upcoming trends
  • Good negotiating and influencing skills
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject ( Retail Merchandiser – Electronics) to before 20th  May, 2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. 

(Next to Unga House)

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