Regional Butchery Manager – Southern Province

Our client is a subsidiary of a European agribusiness and farming company, developing and operating sustainable agriculture and food projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Job Purpose

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Regional Butchery Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the butcheries. Coordinate and develop processes that maximise butchery output, safety, quality and productivity.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure Food Safety and sanitation standards are maintained consistently in all internal and external Butcheries
  • Track and record instances of concern and resolution
  • Manage all aspects of new butchery opening including staffing, training, product & supply store set-up, merchandising according to outlined schematics.
  • Ensure labour budgets are met and in-line with store volume for pre-open as well as post-opening.
  • Provide timely sales reporting and status updates.
  • Implement the growth strategy which is aligned to, and supports the Company vision of growing the business
  • Implement and monitor the standard operating procedures in all outlets
  • Gather timely information required to operate the butcheries in an efficient and profitable manner
  • Ensure that butcheries are adequately stocked with the right SKUs required to ensure to achieve efficient and maximize sales potential
  • Ensure that all relevant departments regularly have business discussions on operations, sales, margins and overheads in order to ensure the maximum sale / return from each outlet.
  • Ensure that the daily, weekly, monthly and annual revenue, sales and operation reports are produced, circulated and acted upon on time.
  • Ensure that each butchery outlet complies with health, safety and company standards and operate in line with clear guidelines set out by the company
  • Develop and maintain high quality staff in all the butcheries suitable for on-going efficient operation.
  • Train butchery staff to the highest levels.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience at a similar level in an FMCG food manufacturing business - ideally in the butchery industry
  • High level of food safety knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability in process improvement
  • Experience leading a team and developing a positive workplace culture
  • Computer Literacy ( i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • In-country business travel will be required

The subject reference for receiving applications should read REGIONAL BUTCHERY MANAGER.

Interested candidates should email their CV:

Only SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
15 Feb 15:00
Email applications to
mlumbwe@priconsultants.com
Precision Recruitment International
Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.
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