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Shop Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy Announcement:Shop Manager, Nairobi
About the Employer
Our client is a regional seed company offering quality seeds, other agricultural inputs and equipment to farmers. 

The company has been in operation for 40 years and has offices in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Our client provides both wholesale and retail sales outlets for agricultural inputs and equipment throughout the region
About the Position
Job Purpose:
The Shop Manager, Nairobi, has overall responsibility for the smooth functioning of the retail shop.
Main responsibilities include:
  • Implement good inventory management to ensure optimal stocks at all times.
  • Ensure highest quality and prompt customer service at all counters.
  • Develop and achieve overall sales targets.
  • Assist to recruit, manage, train and motivate Shop Floor Staff.
  • Maintain good administration.
  • Generate relevant sales reports.
  • Implement innovative ideas to increase footfalls and thus business turnover.
Mandatory Competencies and Qualifications: 

Educational Requirements:
BSc in Agriculture or Horticulture from a reputable University.
Post graduate qualifications in Business management from a reputable learning institution.
Degree qualifications in Business management will be considered if backed by strong relevant experience.

Relevant Experience:
5 – 7 years experience in shop management.
Technical experience in agriculture-related fields.

Language Requirements
Excellent proficiency in English and Kiswahili (written and spoken).

Other Requirements
  • Excellent leadership - people management skills.
  • Excellent communication and self-presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Team management skills.
  • Decision-making skills.
  • Ability to stay focused on expected outcomes.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts.
  • Computer Skills : conversant with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Terms and Conditions 

The Shop Manager position is a permanent, full-time position.  

Three Months’ probation will be observed prior to confirmation.
The Remuneration is locally competitive and attractive salary scale for similar positions.

Expressions of Interest with a full CV and supporting statement, highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role should be submitted to, not later than July 20th 2012.

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