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  • Posted: Jul 19, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • BBOXX designs, manufactures, distributes and finances innovative plug & play solar systems to improve access to energy across Africa and the developing world. More than 70,000 BBOXX products have been sold in more than 35 countries, improving the lives of more than 350,000 people.
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    Retail Area Manager (Coastal Kenya)

    Job Description

    As a Retail Area Manager, you will be ensuring that a network of shops meet their targets in Sales, Installation and Repossessions. Create action plan, follow through with it and adapt in case the plan does not deliver results.

    Job’s Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring each shop meets their objective: sales, installation and repossession
    • Creating plan with Retail Manager or Head of Operations to meet targets
    • Implementing marketing and sales strategies using the retail supervisors
    • Reporting on the performance of each shop and product to the Retail Manager
    • Suggesting changes to implementation plans

    Description of tasks:

    • Responsible for sales metrics across a defined network of shops
      • Supporting retail supervisor in planning for their monthly/quarterly objectives
      • Assessing the current performance of shops and change plan if necessary
      • Managing the schedule of retail supervisor and motivating them to reach new heights
      • Supporting and coaching Retail Supervisor in the field as part of their training
      • Monitoring their performance against objectives and take necessary actions
      • Ensuring the shop network covers well the area
    • Responsible for technician’s performance
      • Supporting the retail supervisor in managing the technicians
      • Creating any strategy necessary for the retail supervisor to meet technician related objectives
      • Supporting the retail supervisor in recruiting new technicians
      • Monitoring their performance against objectives and take necessary actions
    • Responsible to implement marketing strategy in coordination with Retail Supervisor
      • Propose different marketing activities
      • Work with marketing manager in implementing marketing strategies
    • Responsible for the operations at the area
      • Supervise the retail supervisors in its activities
      • Consolidate information on the performance and operations of the Area
      • Set targets and objectives for shop staff, and review performance in quarterly reviews
      • Create monthly plans for Area based on targets, and overall strategy
      • Create budgets for the area in line with monthly and quarterly plans
      • Coach agents to become better leaders


    • Have a university degree and working experience in sales leadership
    • Senior managerial experience with field and operation experience preferable in FMCG
    • Open to free travels within a week
    • Be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Have a valid driving license
    • Must speak fluent English

    Desired skills include:

    • Leading a team is a second nature: You have had a lot of professional experience leading a team. Managing conflicts and people is something you love! You achieve success through others, can manage the activities of others to guide them to a common goal, without necessarily doing everything yourself.
    • You are a strong communicator: It is easy for you to write reports and you raise issues when necessary.
    • You live to meet targets: You love challenges, you are driven to reach target. Demonstrated ability to meet targets independently as a leader.
    • You are an experienced recruiter: You have built top performing sales team in the past and can show results.
    • You deliver and expect the best: At BBOXX, we all want to deliver extraordinary work in order to bring the solar revolution. We also expect others to do the same.
    • You are committed to amazing customer experience: Going the extra mile for the customer is natural for you.
    • You have strong solid business sense: You are highly analytical, grasp the numbers and their meanings, and plot appropriate course of action
    • Excellent verbal communication, listening and phone skills
    • Good motivational skills and enthusiasm
    • Experience in project management

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    Shop Manager (SM)

    Job Purpose:    To maintain and manage the Shop


    • General running of the shop & Asset management
    • Act as a helpful and informative first point of contact for customers at the shop
    • Manage stock, petty cash, arrange deliveries from Distribution Centre and transfers to Customers.

    Description of tasks:

    • Open and close shop each working day
    • Manage shop petty cash
    • Manage shop stock movements between shop, Distribution Centre and customers and issue out to Shop Technicians in a timely manner.
    • Attend to clients who seek assistance at the shop (Customer Service)
    • Manage and organize all documents used at the shop based on the Service Level Agreements (SLAs): Petty cash, Stock, Customer Contracts & Reports, etc.
    • Update and submit Daily Shop Reports
    • Shop process and Company Asset management like Motorbikes, Laptops, Stock, etc.

    Skills and Qualifications Desired:

    • Minimum of a Degree in business related field
    • Experience in any management or administration position
    • Strong analytical, communication, decision making and interpersonal skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • A dynamic and positive attitude, excellent organization, coordination and planning skills

    NB: Familiarity and ability to talk the local languages is an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    If you are qualified and have the required experience, send your application and CV to the email address

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