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Job Summary

Our client who specializes in furniture and offers a wide varieties of furniture products seeks to hire a talented Operations Manager who will be responsible for aspects of operations and production within the company.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The ideal candidate will analyze and improve organizational processes and work quality, productivity and efficiency. The ideal candidate must have past experience in working in a furniture company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES.
•    Reporting to the Managing Director you will have responsibility for driving the operational aspects of the business to include sales, logistics / supply chain and warehousing
•    Align self with the company’s Ends, business plan, vision, mission and current strategies.
•    Participate in Open Book Management and mentor staff accordingly.
•    Collaborate with Marketing Manager to develop store wide merchandising guidelines and strategic approaches to marketing efforts
•    Managing stock control and inventory checks.
•    Having a keen eye on budgets and budgetary changes.
•    Communicating changes in an order process to relevant parties.
•    Ensuring that health and safety regulations are followed.
•    Reviewing workloads and manpower to ensure targets are met.
•    Be a major contribution in decision making and strategic planning for the Company.
•    Develop a trade marketing plan tailored to each account and new business opportunity.
•    Negotiation of terms of sale, credit terms, returns, margins & volume.
•    Be responsible as a point of contact for the retail customer regarding any product / merchandise related issues.
•    Be aware and sound understanding of competitor analysis and distribution.
•    Supporting all functions of the business to work together.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
•    Minimum of 1-5 years’ work experience in Operations Management / with key accounts experience ideally with Furniture company
•    Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in operations management or related field.
•    Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management.
•    Ability to build consensus and relationships among partners and employees.

ADMIRABLE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•    Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
•    Ability to provide effective leadership for a group, especially in facilitating group processes.
•    Ability to handle multiple demands and remain calm under stress.
•    Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments.
•    Organized, attention to detail.
•    Solid knowledge of storewide budgeting, margin, pricing, financial statements and other retail financial indicators.

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Nairobi
| Full Time |
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Nairobi
| Full Time |
KSh Confidential