Area Manager

  • Operations/Management
  • Egypt

Job Description :

• Achieve and exceed sales and gross margin budgets.• Constantly seek new ways to improve sales and margin for the business.• Forecasting sales and targets on a monthly basis or as requested.• Review Sales/Stock and margin reports with Store Managers on a weekly basis identifying all negative factors impacting sales margin by store. Setting/taking actions to build on strengths and improve on weaknesses.• Ensure stores implement the guidelines and instructions for company’s pricing and product strategies.• Ensure the stores and staff comply with all the laws relating to selling as laid down by the company.• Ensure that Store staffing levels recruitment is kept in line with their agreed budget• Motivate and communicate with all members of the teams on their area to increase sales and ensure efficiency.• Ensuring that staff appearance is of the highest level.• Monitoring the staff turnover in his/her stores, taking actions in stores with high staff turnover• Identify the areas for development of team members with high potential, giving feedback and supporting their career development.• Supporting the area training coaches to achieve their training targets.• Coach underperforming Store Managers to improve and address their areas of development.• Act as a mentor as required to high potential staff/junior management to ensure they are retained and developed effectively.

Job Requirements :

• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline• 10 -15 years of relevant experience in Retail with at least 3-4 years in the same position in retail operations.• Strong Visual Merchandiser knowledge.• Mobility.• Strong Managerial Capabilities.• proven track record of taking ownership and driving results.• Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays.• The ability to dive deep into data and provide thought-provoking, workable business solutions.• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).

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