Foods Departmental Manager

Closing Date: 
Monday, 22 April, 2019
Job Category: 
Commercal and Sales
Job Location: 

Main Purpose

To maximise selling opportunities for Foods costs, providing an exceptional customer experience, driving operational excellence and leading a motivated Store Foods team to ensure profitability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide input into the Stores operating plan
  • Ensure Foods sales growth in line with agreed budgets
  • Lead and manage Foods team to deliver against the operating plan
  • Influence catalogue and volumes within a particular cluster 
  • Review and update customer profiles and communicate updates to Head Office
  • Manage Foods stock inventory systems
  • Ensure shopkeeping discplines are in place according to checklists
  • Manage timeous replenishment of merchandise
  • Ensure effective implementation of projects/initiatives
  • Ensure risk is managed within Foods by completing risk audit documentation
  • Manage store performance against the Foods scorecard, budgets and business plans effectively managing indications and timeously reporting on them
  • Minimise waste and control stock to prevent shrinkage
  • Manager 3rd party businesses through service level agreements
  • Ensure all Foods operational standards and controls are adhered to 
  • Manager Employee Relations processes in line with Woolworths policies and labour legislation
  • Conduct performance and development discussions with team
  • Participate in general store operational duties e.g. locking and opening store
Minimum Education or Qualifications: 
  • Commercial qualification e.g. Retail Business Management Diploma
  • Disciplinary procedures/numeracy and literacy
Key Skills and Experience: 
  • 5 years relevant experience in the Customer Service/Foods/Retail industry as a departmental manager
  • Be available and flexible to work different shifts and across the store
Application Instructions: 

If you are interested in the above position please send your CV to clearly stating the vacancy you applying for.