Branch Manager
Location: Cape Town

Our FMCG client is in search of a Branch Manager. The position is based at their sales and distribution operation in Cape Town.

 

The incumbent will be fully responsible for the general management of this sales & distribution operation, including the implementation of strategic initiatives to expand and grow sales of their products in the Cape region.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Managing full branch function.
  • Achievement of maximum profitability and revenue growth in line with company objectives and strategies by controlling the development and performance of all sales activities in an assigned market;
  • Implementing strategic objectives;
  • Implementation and management of systems and procedures;
  • Managing all aspects of the operation’s finances and costs;
  • Managing stock for the operation;
  • Managing human resources and health and safety aspects.

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years proven experience in successfully managing a sales & distribution business, with exposure to all aspects relating to sales, marketing, customer service and warehousing;
  • The ability to drive the operation strategically with a good understanding of finance and budgets;
  • Strong planning and organising skills;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills together with high energy levels;
  • Superior interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • A passion for customer service; and
  • Good report-writing and presentation skills.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.