E-Food/Grocery Merchandise Manager Job, Sales & Marketing Jobs December 2020,

Job Title: E-Food/Grocery Merchandise Manager (2 Positions)

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

Our client, MAJID AL FUTTAIM CARREFOUR, is the largest franchisee of French giant retail group CARREFOUR, 2nd retailer across the world. The Middle East based group is currently operating more than 140 Hypermarkets and Supermarkets in 15 countries, with more than 25 000 employees from 70 nationalities. They are seeking to recruit an E Food/Grocery Merchandise Manager responsible for the category on the Carrefour Online web store in regard to product online display. He or She will be responsible for the database application, promotions, and leaflets by coordinating with the merchandise team. In addition to this, they will be responsible for negotiating for exclusive promotions from suppliers that will run on the Carrefour Online Web Store & ensuring follow up on rebates for promotions run within the agreed stipulated period.

Responsibilities

Human Capital

  • Be a role model and ensure the application of Majid Al Futtaim Retail corporate policies and guarantee the implementation of all laws, regulations and cultural practices of the operating countries are followed and respected.
  • Practices the company values and guarantees the same is respected and followed by the department team members.
  • Promotes and practice communication and participatory management within the team.
  • Contribute to the internal communication of the company strategy and objectives.
  • Communicate social information that can affect the activities and/or image of the Company.

Finance

  • Respects the procedures in accordance with the DOA.
  • Proposes the yearly department budget and ensures the respect of the approved budget.
  • Sets appropriate control mechanism to ensure budget compliance and takes corrective measures when necessary.
  • Propose and takes necessary measures towards the reduction of the distribution costs

Merchandise

  • Negotiate online-specific rebates with suppliers.
  • Select (HM extract) or create e-specific promotions.
  • Create specific marketing initiatives (offer and delivery).
  • Coordinating with Operations and CCS regarding loyalty, product online display and substitution.
  • Find ways to optimize the substitutions in case of stock-outs or unavailability.

Assets

  • Ensure assortment of his/her online category is aligned with E-Grocery specific requirements (availability, margin), as for promotions.
  • Apply pricing strategy and optimize pricing for selected products within her/his category.
  • Assist external contractor and coordinate with his team for master data enrichment to cover online experience requirements.
  • Benchmark competitors’ offer and practices for her/his category, find ideas and solutions to improve CRF Majid Al Futtaim Retail online experience.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Commercial or Marketing
  • 3 to 5 years in Retail Business preferable in Marketing / Pricing
  • Good Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Strong commercial and marketing knowledge and skills
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Project Management

How to Apply

To apply, send your CV to [email protected] by 13th December 2020. 

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