Trainee Regional Manager LIMPOPO

FMCG / Retail

Trainee Regional Manager
R300 000pa + commission / incentive
Our client, a leading retail company with a nationwide presence, boasting a network of 200 stores strategically located across the country, has a Trainee Regional Manager vacancy in Limpopo area.
Key performance areas:
The Trainee Regional Manager will be responsible for leading, building and managing the required area by driving a sales culture to deliver on the business objectives which includes:
Sales Operations through effective leadership:
To ensure that the Management team is empowered to ensure relevant sales target are met and exceeded
Ensuring that the Management team implements administrative duties to drive sales, including; the implementation of markdowns, promotions and effective merchandising
To keep the management team motivated to ensure staff morale within the region is at its optimum level
Focus on trends, opportunities and patterns relating to sales within the industry
Keeping up to date with competitor service offerings and industry developments
New store development:
To ensure regional expansion in terms of continuously adding to the store compliment within your region/ area.
 To source potential new stores within the region, conducting viewings of potential new stores and reviewing new stores
People Leadership:
To ensure that Area Managers are equipped to drive sales within the region
Be the bridge of communication between Head Office and the Operations Team within the region
Ensure that Area Managers are constantly motivated to ensure optimum levels of performance
To provide business leadership by upskilling Area Managers in all aspects ranging from increasing sales to ensuring administrative functions are diligently carried out
Ensure that relevant H.R. functions, including Disciplinary Hearings, CCMA, Recruitment, Training and Development are efficiently carried out
Administrative Management:
Empower Area Managers to ensure administrative functions are efficiently carried out
Constant monitoring of Area Managers relating to Key Controls, Rosters, Marketing, Merchandising, Reporting, Stock Counts and Discipline Measures.
Absolute control of stock losses to ensure such losses fall within Company standards and effective management of Area Managers to ensure compliance.
Minimum Requirements and Competencies:
Sales Driven with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to continuously motivate
Ability to demonstrate sales coaching and general management of staff
A track record of sound people management skills within the apparel retail sector
Attention to detail
Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills, which can be adapted to meet industrial requirements
Good Relationship building skills
Honesty and Integrity
Minimum 3 years’ experience within the apparel retail sector
Tertiary Qualification advantageous
Grade 12 qualification
Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not hear from us within 14 days of your application