General Manager Retail,Lagos,PZ Cussons Nigeria
PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, the largest subsidiary of PZ Cussons, has enjoyed tremendous business success in Nigeria for over a century.Our prime business objective in Nigeria is sustainable and profitable growth and our drive to be world-class in every aspect of our business life will be relentless.
Drive and plan marketing and sales objectives by contributing marketing and sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; driving productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving issues; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
Meets marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Determines annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for stores; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products/stores; analyzing trends and results; establishing pricing strategies; recommending selling prices; monitoring costs, competition, supply, and demand.
Drives with support from the marketing and sales human resources objectives by; recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; ensuring policies and procedures.
Direct and establish marketing plans, evaluate advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs; developing retail sales action plans.
Identifies marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining market, competitor’s share, and competitor’s strengths and weaknesses; forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share.
Improves product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities; improving product packaging; coordinating new product introduction.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
A second degree in Management preferably MBA
12-15 years business experience with 3years in senior management role and preferably in Retail industry.
Good understanding of the Nigerian Retail environment.
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Closing date: 15 Jun 2012