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Area Executive

Nasr City, Cairo

Area Executive

Nasr City, CairoPosted 9 days ago
41Applicants for1 open position
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Job Description

  • Achieve and exceed sales and gross margin budgets as set by Head Office.
  • Constantly seek new ways to improve sales and margin for the business.
  • Forecasting sales and targets on a monthly basis or as requested, reviewing sales and market potentials.
  • 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
  • Coaching the store managers to drive sales/margin targets and use available reports effectively
  • Ensuring stores are fully prepared on special days and periods to optimize potential.
  • Ensure stores implement the guidelines and instructions for company’s pricing and product strategies.
  • Develop clear actions alongside the company strategy for specific area of responsibility to ensure sales and margin targets are met or exceeded
  • Ensure the stores and staff comply with all the laws relating to selling as laid down by the company.
  • Ensure wherever possible that the Company is promoted locally and that their Managers liaise with local schools etc and the community in general.
  • Communicating to stores within area of responsibility all relevant information and updates so to ensure compliance with Head Office policies and procedures.
  • Conducting regular management appraisals as per company guidelines in order to mutually agree realistic and measurable goals for personal development.
  • Liaising with Head Office Personnel Department when considering implementing disciplinary and grievance procedures so that all current Employment Law requirements are being followed at all times.
  • Ensure that Store staffing levels/recruitment is kept in line with their agreed budget
  • Ensure all members of Management are fully aware of their job responsibilities within the guidelines of their job description.
  • Be responsible for general welfare of their management teams through liaison with the HR department.
  • Ensure all legal employment notices are displayed and maintained on the notice board as directed by the company.
  • 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.
  • Manage and monitor poor staff/management attendance and take action alongside HR accordingly
  • Ensure stores manage their annual leave and Time in Lieu in line with company and legal requirements
  • Ensuring and monitoring the legal, ethical and personal rights of staff are protected.
  • Planning on appointment and relocation of people, forecasting future personnel needs
  • Encourage and support staff whom meet the required standard and wish to move to other parts of the business
  • Planning the ideal staff quantity for new stores, and following the recruitment process.
  • Support and manage to build a strong healthy communication between Area HR specialist and stores
  • Monitoring the staff turnover in his/her stores, taking actions in stores with high staff turnover
  • Ensure all Store Teams are aware of important changes to HR Policy
  • Seek opportunities in a professional manner to attract appropriately skilled and experienced staff/management to the brand from other businesses.Pave the way for people with necessary competencies to other positions horizontally or vertically in line with company/store’s needs, ensuring the most efficient placements.
  • Identify the areas for development of team members with high potential, giving feedback and supporting their career development.
  • Request trainings in line with the needs of team members, following the results.
  • Sharing information on company policies and targets with all of his/her store staff in annual meetings, encouraging them to become a part of the big picture.
  • Supporting the area training coaches to achieve their training targets
  • Ensure maximum attendance of all training sessions
  • 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 Fashion Retail with at least 3 - 4 years in a similar supervisory role in Fashion retail operation. (International Fashion Retail Experience is a must)
  • Strong Visual Merchandiser knowledge.
  • Excellent Command of Written & Spoken English.
  • 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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