Agri-Retail Merchandiser (Roving)
Creative Leadership Solutions
Harrismith, South Africa
2d ago
source : Job Placements

The incumbent will travel between the following towns :

  • Kroonstad
  • Paulpietsburg
  • Volksrust

    Qualifications : Matric


    Sales and Marketing Diploma or Degree (Beneficial)

    Experience :

    Prior retail / wholesale management experience

  • Working knowledge of basic merchandising techniques and the ability to instruct others regarding their application.
  • Strong numerical and analytical experience.
  • Skills :

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Good business management skills
  • Good human relations skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Able to cope with pressure
  • Teamworking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Proven IT skillset
  • Competencies :

  • Professional
  • Independent
  • Multi-task focused
  • Confident
  • Leadership competencies :

  • Driving accountability
  • Drive and energy
  • Initiating action
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Impact and influence
  • Organisational understanding
  • Business understanding
  • Decisive insight
  • Team leadership
  • Communication skills

  • Perform specialised work involving the procurement, merchandising and distribution of merchandise
  • Product knowledge
  • Plan and inventory control
  • Inform branch managers of stock shortages and advise quantities to be ordered

  • Provide efficient merchandising support service
  • To formulate merchandising policies and co-ordinate
  • merchandising activities within the BKB Retail Trading


  • Working closely with the Regional Manager, analyse historic sales to determine quantity of product on the shelf and instore for top-up
  • Meet with suppliers and distributors and negotiate quantities and delivery time-scales
  • Supervise and develop branch employees with regard to management of the store''s appearance and in-stock position through oversight and implementation of merchandise receipt, inventory controls, back-stock maintenance and visual presentation standards
  • Participate in making decisions on store inventory
  • Ensure adherence to loss prevention procedures and
  • Assist store manager with store''s budgeted sales goals and plan product ranges. Assess sales performance of different ranges
  • Managing levels and distribution of stock and handling supply problems as they arise. Stocking and checking quality of merchandise
  • Monitor and investigate inventory discrepancies and take responsibility (on an ad-hoc basis) for visual presentation of merchandise, including branch layout and displays
  • supply ordering

  • Manage different tasks that are covered by general operating procedures, but also require extensive individual judgment to complete assigned tasks and meet objectives
  • Responsibilities will vary depending on the branch size and location, the departments, the type of sales, number of employees and the management structure in the Region
  • Leadership
  • In conjunction with Regional Manager, manage the branches within time and budget
  • Identify and timeously address functional related problems and opportunities
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Provide technical direction
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal and statutory requirements and internationally accepted environmental, health, safety and quality standards
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