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Shop Manager Job in Kenya

Shop Manager

A rare and exciting opportunity for a vibrant and motivated individual to join the team at an owner-run luxury safari lodge in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.

A  professional Shop Manager is required who:
  • Is proudly Kenya and self motivated
  • Has a natural enthusiasm for life and excellent people skills
  • Has a passion for retail and Kenyan / East African design
  • Has an eye for style and merchandising
  • Appreciates beautiful things
  • Communicates well both verbally and in writing
  • Has strong administrative skills
  • Has a can do attitude
The successful candidate’s primary role will be ensuring the smooth operation of the Mara Safari Shop, managing a team of Maasai artisans at the Maasai Beading Studio and engaging with guests in a warm and professional manner. 

Day to day responsibilities would include
  • Interacting, story  telling and assisting guests with shop related needs
  • Drive sales to maximize profits and minimize costs
  • Handling all reporting and data capturing relating to sales
  • Constantly updating the shop merchandising
  • Managing stock levels, pricing and end of month stock take
  • Ensuring the cleanliness and orderliness of both shop & studio
  • Driving production, innovation and creativity in the Maasai Beading Studio
  • Managing the of Maasai artisans working in the studio
There are no formal qualification requirements, though candidates with the following will be at a distinct advantage:
  • Experience in a similar retail environment
  • A track record of excellent customer service
  • The ability to think creatively and act proactively
Remuneration will be market-related and dependent on experience. 

This is a full-time position with leave cycles of 6 weeks on, 2 weeks off. 

The candidate must be willing to live in the Maasai Mara .

Interested applicants who are able to demonstrate the required attitude and skills are encouraged to submit their CVs and , a covering letter to not later than18th December 2015.

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