Job Title: Merchandising Supervisor
Sector: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT,SALES,RETAILING, DISTRIBUTION
Location: NORTH CENTRAL -CUREPE,MT HOPE,SAN JUAN
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Job Type: Permanent full-time
Reports to: Merchandising Manager
- To execute the merchandising and promotional objectives of the company’s brands, in a timely manner. This will be done through the efficient and effective supervision and coordination of the assigned merchandising team.
- Divisional Managers, Sales Managers, Merchandising Manager, Brand Managers, Area Managers, Sales Representatives, Merchandisers, Promotions Coordinator.
- To effectively supervise the activities of the merchandising team for optimal results.
- To schedule work activities in consultation with the Merchandising Manager, Area Manager and Sales Managers.
- To train and monitor the performance of the merchandising team
- To re-route team members whenever necessary.
- To execute planograms.
- In conjunction with the respective BM:
- Execute promotions
- Keep adequate account of POS materials and to adequately record the placement of Headboards, Sideboards and other critical POS materials
- To execute a high level of merchandising quality at all levels of the customer base.
- To record and report specific product issues (including returns), pricing and competitor information on a timely basis.
- To execute regular trade audits for various brands.
- Ensure that the team is always well presented (Dress and deportment)
- To provide adequate feedback on trade activity.
- To work with customers to achieve the company’s objectives.
- To train team members to generate substitute sales orders whenever necessary.
- Miscellaneous duties as required to ensure the efficient execution of duties and success of the merchandising objectives.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Minimum qualifications CAPE/A ‘Levels
- Tertiary level education would be an asset
- At least 2 to 3 years merchandising experience
- At least 1 year supervisory experience
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Strong leadership skills
- Very diligent and proactive problem solver
- Strong communication skills