Retail Head

July 26, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant – Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Retail Head
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: FMCG / Foods / Beverage
Key Responsibilities

Achieve the cumulative revenue and profit targets for Retail Stores across the cluster.
Responsible for developing and directing all areas of store operations including sales, staffing, scheduling, training, supply chain, cash handling, inventory, and cost control.
Developing plans for the control of incoming and outgoing merchandise, proper ordering of merchandise, coordinating merchandise activities for sales promotions in the area of merchandise display and pricing, monitoring cash flow and budgeting, implementing weekly work schedules.
Developing talent within the team by providing consistent direction and support to achieve stretch targets and take leadership positions.
Develop plans for approval for all new business proposals including budget preparations, personnel, store design, product mix, pricing structures and marketing strategies.
Responsible for shaping the retail strategy within the business, ensuring that plans work and taking decisions on matters relating to day to day retail operations.
Driving and maximizing the sales and profitability of the store to achieve growth
Researching, identifying and evaluating opportunities for increasing income through retail trading.
Visiting stores on a regular basis and then writing up store visit reports and identifying areas for improvement
Increasing the departments sales revenue by improving retailer engagement and maximizing profit margins.
Ensuring that staff performance issues are addressed and resolved in an appropriate and timely manner.
Maintaining accurate administrative records of all campaigns, pricing and sales figures.
Reviewing a stores performance and profitability on a regular basis.
Making sure all members of the sales team are engaging with customers in a positive way.
Imparting training to SM/ ASM / Cashiers on Product Knowledge, Merchandising, Inventory Management, Sales Planning, Sales Budgeting in co-ordination with the management.


First Degree in Social Science or relevant field. MSc in related field is desirable.
5+ years experience
Excellent command on Microsoft word, Excel & PowerPoint
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Ability to take ownership, multi task, plan, and manage time effectively
Strong writing and record keeping ability for reports and training manuals.
Good computer and database skills
Skills to plan and deliver results in a highly demanding environment
Analytical ability to analyze the available data

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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