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Operations/General Manager - Lusaka

Our client is looking for a General Manager/Operations to join their team in Zambia

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:

  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, and/or distribution of products.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organisation officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Monitor businesses and agencies to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits.
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Direct and coordinate organisation's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximise investments, and increase efficiency.
  • Manage the movement of goods into and out of production facilities.
  • Locate, select, and procure merchandise for resale, representing management in purchase negotiations.
  • Perform sales floor work such as greeting and assisting customers, stocking shelves, and taking inventory.
  • Develop and implement product marketing strategies including advertising campaigns and sales promotions.
  • Plan and direct activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department heads as required.
  • Direct non-merchandising departments of businesses, such as advertising and purchasing.
  • Recommend locations for new facilities or oversee the remodelling of current facilities.
  • Plan store layouts, and design displays.

Required Skills

  • 5 Years of Experience

Qualifications

  • Degree/Diploma in a Business Management

Key Skills

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Strategy and development
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management
  • Team Building and Interpersonal Skills

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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Recruitment Matters Zambia
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Recruitment Matters is a regional recruitment agency with offices in Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa. They recruit throughout Sub Saharan Africa with the purpose of becoming your first choice in terms of your professional development. They are committed to supporting you at every stage of the job seeking process, whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work, or simply need some career advice. Recruitment Matters are adaptable working on either a contingent or retainer basis whatever best suits you.
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