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  • Posted: Jul 20, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 25, 2020
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  • Tuskys is a Kenyan supermarket chain. It is one of the large supermarket chains in the Great Lakes Area. It employs nearly 6150 people, 6,000+ in Kenya, and 150 in Uganda.


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    Head Of Supply Chain

    Purpose: Developing a winning supply chain strategy based on just-in-time purchasing and distribution. The job holder will be responsible for logistics planning and arrangements facilitating efficient procurement, transportation, storage and Distribution of supplies from the Main Distribution Centre and various suppliers to all company outlets.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Plan, organize and coordinate supply chain processes for the company such as purchasing, storage and logistics with the responsibility for ensuring the execution of all company rules, policies, procedures and programs in support of the goals and objectives established to avoid costly delays and lost sales opportunities.
    • Review monthly sales forecasts for the business and lay down framework of logistics required to avail the right mix of merchandize to all outlets.
    • Develop a system based dashboard for information sharing between the central warehouse, branches and operations department.
    • Coordinate budgetary planning in relation to supply and logistics and negotiate improved pricing, product quality and delivery times.
    • Oversee optimum monitoring of key supplier accounts to ensure sustainable credit levels, optimum stock holding and sound business relationship.
    • Negotiate quantity discounts, rebates and offer on behalf of the business. Ensure proper management and handling of promotional items/products including crafting and implementation of policy for excess promotional stocks.
    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive policy on reverse logistics. Ensure incorporation and implementation of Warranty Tracking System, for management of customer returns to suppliers via the company’s mainstream supply path.
    • Ensure that products are priced in line with prevailing industry prices; negotiate margins in line with pre-determined category requirements for the business; draw agreements with suppliers on handling of excess stocks, short expiries and damages.
    • Formulate isolated handling model for non-inventory items, consignment stocks, merchandize meant for production/fresh. Ensure proper accounting of all these classes of stocks, formulate logistics for the same.
    • Maintain stock holding and distribution costs at minimum. Develop efficient and effective ways of utilizing available trucks, warehouse space and labour.
    • Coordinate dissemination of services of assigned subcontractors and movements of materials/products to/from these subcontractors.
    • Provide guidance on product delisting, discontinuation and regular supplier performance review.
    • Anticipate through research possible supply shocks for crucial commodities and advise the business on timely basis. Develop back up distribution plans for peak seasons.

    PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

    Academic Qualifications

    • A University degree in procurement and Supplies Management
    • A Master’s in Supplies/procurement will be an added advantage.

    Professional Qualifications

    Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (ISM).

    Experience

    At least 5 years’ experience in supplies management three of which must be in a senior management level.

    Skills

    • Must be well versed with dynamics of the retail industry.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong leadership and management skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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    Head Of Fresh

    Purpose: Provide leadership and growth in the fresh business though supervision, management and coordination of operations of the fresh department in order to run a financially viable and profitable business.

    Primary duties and responsibilities:

    • Oversee the operations of fresh functions (Bakery, Deli & Butchery).
    • Develop and enforce policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operations.
    • Supplier audit on capacity, quality, and health and health compliance.
    • In liaison with the procurement department ensures that products are acquired at competitive prices.
    • Coordinates to ensure there is consistency in ingredients and raw materials supplied.
    • Coordinate the teams to ensure set targets for each fresh section in the store are achieved
    • Enforce health and safety policies in the delis, butcheries, milk, bakery, water, fruits and vegetables sections.
    • Reviews and interprets financial and operating information, as appropriate; coordinates and develops periodic reports detailing operations of the fresh section in the stores.
    • Fresh unit wastage management and automation of fresh processes
    • Ensures compliance with HACCP and other Hygiene and safety requirements.
    • Negotiate supplier supported promotion and offers.
    • Ensure proper costing and pricing of products.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

    Academic Qualifications:

    • Degree in Food Technology / Catering or any degree in business or related field

    Professional Qualifications

    • Post graduate diploma in food and beverage management will be an added advantage.

    Experience:   

    • 5 year experience in hospitality industry
    • Leadership experience in a fast-paced retail or food service environment.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Knowledge of organization structure, workflow and operating procedures.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
    • Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating and fiscal management principles and procedures.
    • Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures governing food regulations. 

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    Finance Manager

    Purpose: The finance manager is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company and other development and monitoring of control systems designed to prevent company assets and report accurate financial results.He/she oversees all financial aspects of company strategy and is responsible for the flow of financial information to the management, and, where necessary, external parties such as investors or financial institution.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Prepares management accounts, with the assistance of the Management Accountant, and seek to implement best practice approach for financial accounting controls.
    • Coordinates the preparation of detailed annual budget and forecasts process.
    • External and internal financial reporting.
    • Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company throughput.
    • Compile key business metrics and report on them to management.
    • Provide full financial visibility of the business by preparing accurate weekly, monthly or periodic dashboards and financial analysis.
    • Facilitate a seamless supplies flow by ensuring timely supplier payment and ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements.
    • Ensure stable cash flows by preparation of weekly, monthly & yearly cash outflow plans.
    • Maintain banking relationships.
    • Determine optimal gearing levels to minimize borrowing costs.
    • Ensure complete, correct recognition and realization of revenues on a daily basis .
    • Ensure all receivable debts are collected timely.
    • Reconcile and report on all customer deposits, rewards & refundable monthly.
    • Managing company policies regarding capital requirements, debt and taxation.
    • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses.
    • Overall control of all financial transactions and accountancy matters.       
    • Ensure appropriate financial policies are implemented, documented and become part of the core work of the finance department.
    • Formulate/review policies, SOPs and procedures.
    • Financial Policies & Procedures.
    • Coordinates with Internal Auditor on matters of Risk Management.
    • Ensures statutory compliance

    PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

    Academic Qualifications

    • Degree in Accounts, Economics and Finance
    • A Master in finance related field would be added advantage

    Professional Qualifications

    • CPA (K), ACCA or related qualifications.

    Experience

    • 8 years’ experience two should be in the same capacity

    Skills

    • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
    • Strategic orientation, problem Solving &
    • Excellent time management
    • People Management
    • Communication skills
    • Report writing, presentation Skills
    • Analytical skills, detail oriented

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    Internal Audit Manager

    Purpose: To lead assignment through the planning, execution and reporting and in addition give assurance that rules, procedures and regulations are being complied in a manner consistent with the organization’s objectives and policies.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Developing the annual audit plan for approval by Management and the Board.
    • Preparing and presenting quarterly audit and investigation reports to CEO and the Board
    • Carrying out audit activities within Tuskys network as well as Liaising with external auditors.
    • Developing an annual risk based programs including Revenue protection controls, Cash risk protection controls and Asset risk protection controls.
    • Effective and efficient planning and execution of audits and reporting in line with Business Internal Audit plans including planning, fieldwork and report drafting.
    • Direct Internal Audit team and being responsible for the team delivery on all aspects of the audit plan.
    • Working closely with Compliance person to ensure existing policies and procedures are appropriate and implemented correctly.
    • Assessing risk across the business, developing and executing a detailed plan leveraging internal resources and enabling reviews focusing on areas of highest perceived risk.
    • Ensuring that risk management/internal control remains high of the agenda for the business.
    • Reviewing risk management processes, procedures and controls, with a view to providing suggestions for improvement.
    • Attending to all risk reporting on key risks, audit activity, outputs, concerns, incidents of fraud and communication of status of the control environment.
    • Undertaking a broad range of testing across operational and financial systems and procedures, both planned and ad hoc reviews as required.
    • Establish clear communication with key stakeholders of all issues and associated risks and a link to strategic implications.
    • Facilitate and contribute to the business risk assessment, management and reporting process
    • Supporting change activity project work and other internal Business audit initiatives.
    • Providing detailed & actionable feedback based on audit work on ways to improve operational and financial systems and procedures of the business.
    • Review of the audit programs, procedures and completing continuous monitoring and issue follow up work.

    PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

    Academic Qualifications

    • Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Business or equivalent
    • A Master degree related field would be added advantage

    Professional Qualifications

    CPA (K), CISA, ACCA or related qualifications.

    Experience

     6-10 years’ total experience in either an audit or finance environment in either practice or a commercial business.

    Desired Skills

    •  Internal Audit experience in retail, from either practice or industry.
    •  The ability to work autonomously and run projects to a high standard, whilst managing time successfully.
    •  Self-starter with strong influencing skills, the desire to challenge the status quo and identify efficiency measures across the business.
    •  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels including Board level.

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    Operations Manager - Mavazi

    Purpose: Mavazi By Tuskys is an apparel store, looking to hire a highly qualified professional and experience Operations Manager to oversee its Mavazi Stores. The candidates should understands the fashion industry and able to keep up with latest fashion trends. Most importantly he/she should understand what the customers want and what will appeal to their taste.

    Primary duties and responsibilities

    • Providing category SCO’s with customer focused insights regarding the product and the category so as to achieve successful buying plans as well as providing advice on designs to purchase that are unique and stand out from rest of the apparels.
    • In liaison with SCO; be responsible for setting competitive pricing points, and adjusting the pricing to increase sales and clear out stagnant items from inventory.
    • Creating and developing long term plan and strategy for development of the category.
    • Make simple buying budgets both for local purchases and imports.
    • Offer market insight to the SCO’s on what particular set of merchandise to purchase ahead of time and have it purchased within budget.
    • Develop efficient methods of determining customer needs and advice the category on the demands as analyzed.
    • Analyzing the market for new fashion trends for kids, youths, men, women, etc., and source out the same.
    • Define business goals, marketing strategies and promotions both monthly and seasonal so as to maximize sales and make profitable business.
    • Managing inventory, effective planning and forecasting in order to maximize the profitability of the inventory flow.
    • Receiving daily updates from the Mavazi Branch Managers on stock levels and sales and prepare a report on the same;
    • Overseeing appropriate public relations and customer service is maintained at the branch;
    • Ensuring the product mix achieves the organization financial objectives.
    • Perform quarterly range review.
    • Any other duty which may be assigned by management.

    PERSONS SPECIFICATIONS

    Education Qualification

    • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion & Design, Business Administration, Fashion merchandizing, Apparel productions or any related field.
    • A master's degree can be an added advantage.

    Experience Requirement

    • Experience of more that 5-6 years is also essential.
    • Previous experience in a similar industry is highly favorable.

    Key Skills and Competence

    • Fine Eye for Detail.
    • Strong Visualization Skills.
    • A Sharp Business Sense.
    • Excellent planning and organization skills
    • Good communication and multi-tasking skill
    • Supervisory skills
    • Computer literacy.

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    Inventory Supervisor

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Implement improvement processes and systems to optimize inventory, minimize costs and
    • maximize working capital.
    • Ensure that all item codes are active and correctly captured in terms of cost price, selling price, description, warehouse code and unit of measure.
    • Ensure that daily stock adjustments are correctly processed.
    • Creation of entire inventory replenishment threshold procedures.
    • Ensure integrity and accuracy of the stock management system.
    • Conduct Physical wall-to-wall Stock Takes on a monthly basis.
    • Ensure branch daily reconciliation are done and processes adhered to.
    • Ensure daily update of stock issues is addressed from the branches and on in ERP System.
    • Reporting monthly on slow moving stock and redundant stocks in terms of quantity, values and their requisite remedial action points to the relevant person.
    • Reporting monthly on Inventory levels.
    • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.
    • Provision of inventory shrinkage reports.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

    Academic Qualifications

    Degree in Accounts, Economics and Finance & Any other business related course

    Experience

    4 years’ experience in branch operations 

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    Properties Officer

    Purpose: Generally oversee the management, operations, and specialty leasing, marketing and financial aspects of all malls occupied by the business. This position calls for an individual with the ability to work collaboratively with on-site personnel, property managers and landlords. Other important factors for success include identifying and deploying best practices, as well as the ability to manage and perform to the best interest of the business.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain safety, cleanliness and integrity of all areas of buildings, systems and equipment for all property users.
    • Prepare team to respond in emergency and crisis situations.
    • Have thorough knowledge of area market including all competitive properties and area demographics.
    • Maintain an appropriate level of involvement in community affairs representing both the property’s interest and the interest of the business.
    • Enforce all tenant lease requirements.
    • Establish an effective working relationship with all tenants and landlords.
    • Execute new and renewal leases to meet or exceed client objectives.
    • Direct activities of specialty leasing function to optimize temporary tenant and cart occupancy to maximize revenue.
    • Monitor the collections of all rents and execute appropriate collection process.
    • Interact frequently with property’s managers and leasing team to ensure consistent high quality service to the customers.

    PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

    Academic Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree preferably in a business related field.

    Experience

    4 years of experience in retail property management.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrate leadership and professionalism.
    • Ability to problem solve and provide actionable and positive feedback.
    • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional groups.
    • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Competency using Microsoft Office, navigating the internet, general use of personal.

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    Branch Manager

    No of Positions: 8

    Overall Purpose: Responsible for day to day store operations. This includes scheduling, training, supervising employees and assistant manager. In addition, responsible for the store profits, and all controllable expenses including labor, inventory and cash.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for building, leading and empowering a communicative and effective store team by delegating, coaching and directing team members towards achieving set targets.
    • Responsible for Implementing and enforcing established standard operating procedures in the store Operations, sales, marketing, promotional activities in the store.
    • Responsible for setting KPIs for the team directly supervising and ensuring successful cascading of KPI and targets by the Sales coordinators to the rest of the team members.
    • Responsible in enforcing stock management processes.
    • Promote good customer service and resolve customer complaints, in a timely and professional manner.
    • Oversee and manage day to day running of the fresh department.
    • Enforce all Safety and Security Issues and report any and all unsafe conditions.
    • Carry out branch security activities as required i.e. open and close the branch outlet on a daily basis; Maintain custody of the branch alarm codes and passwords.
    • Ensure that daily cash reconciliation and intact banking is done.
    • Ensure that there is a safe working and shopping environment.
    • Ensuring the customer care section runs smoothly and intervene where necessary;
    • Any other duty which may be assigned by Management.

    KPIs.

    • Enforcement to all Branch SOPs.
    • 95% Achievement of store revenue and profitability targets.
    • Reconciled monthly stock confirmation certificate.
    • Reconciled Weekly cash count certificates.

    PERSONS SPECIFICATIONS

    Education Qualification

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
    • Higher National Diploma In Business Management advantage

    Professional Qualification.

    CPA (K)

    Experience Requirement

    • Minimum 6 years’ experience in branch operations
    • Prior experience in retail would be added advantage.

    Key Skills and Competence

    • Demonstrate excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
    • Demonstrate leadership and professionalism.
    • Ability to make objective decisions and provide actionable and positive feedback.
    • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional groups.
    • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Competent in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Navision, and general use of personal computer.

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    Sales Coordinator

    No of Positions: 15

    Overall Purpose: Undertake retail and customer service activities within the store in-order to optimize and exceed sales targets, customer satisfaction and profitability.

    Key Primary duties and responsibilities

    • Set Sales targets and cascade KPIs and thereof appraise and monitor staff performance using the KPIs.
    • Oversee neat and attractive product display by ensuring maintenance of general cleanliness of the sales Floor, merchandise and shelves at all times.
    • Execute all in store promotions to meet set targets.
    • Ensure merchandise is appropriately tagged with correct prices and in good quality and in sellable condition;
    • Ensure all members of staff are dressed as per the outlined dress code
    • Scheduling of daily routines, offs and leaves and assist in training, mentoring and coaching of sales representative.
    • Assist in periodical stock taking exercises and analyzing their feedback from customers
    • Advises customers by providing information on products.
    • Helps customer make selections by building customer confidence; offering suggestions and opinions.
    • Keeps clientele informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Any other role as assigned by the management.

    PERSONS SPECIFICATIONS

    Education Qualification

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any other related field.
    • Diploma in Merchandising or related field.   

    Experience Requirement

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience preferably working in an apparel store.

    Key Skills and Competence

    • Supervisory skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Good customer service skills 

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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