Area Sales Manager - MILADYS KZN - Mr Price Group, KwaZulu-Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Bonus: Loyalty Bonus
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Retail
  • Posted by Mr Price Group on Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Reference: 1648322
  • Apply before Friday, March 27, 2020 - 36 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Mr Price Group

Are you ready to lead and inspire your team to achieve fantastic sales figures? The position calls for an individual who will lead by example and inspire their team to provide a world class in-store experience, achieve excellent performance results and ensure outstanding customer service!

Your responsibilities include:

Sales Growth and profitability Analyses

Analyse sales & profitability reports in order to: Provide feedback to Store Management on required operational actions timeously and monitor & provide insights to Line Management on operational efficiencies.                          

Leadership & Strategy                

"Contributing to the development of the Operations strategy in line with business strategy & growth.  Leading and driving the Store management teams within an area to achieve Area Dashboard KPI's & operational strategy. 

Identify and drive training needs, coaching and development with a key focus on Talent management, performance management and succession planning."                            

Customer Experience                  

"Monitor and review the implementation of customer experience processes (through regular store visits, photos etc.) to ensure a culture of exceptional customer service.

Provide customer related feedback to support center teams (buyers, marketing etc.) in order to influence customer centric decision making."              

Risk Management                        

Conducting compliance reviews through weekly exception reports (e.g. COMO & weekly hanger counts etc.) and regular store audits ensuring overall compliance to policies and procedures.               

Business Development               

"Identify new opportunities to increase sales and brand awareness through:

1) new store site evaluations to provide input to feasibility study; 

2) in-store marketing, comp shops and partnering and participating in local events.

3) product and trade post-mortem & strategy recommendations.”          


Your skills include:

·       A result orientated and driven attitude.

·       Ability to communicate company objective and information to your team.

·       Being fair, empathetic and committed to both the business and the well-being of your team.

·       Being well-organised and able to cope with a large workload.

·       Ability to prioritize and plan ahead for efficient workflow, staffing and development.

·       An analytic and reflective mindset.

·       Ability to evaluate and improve both your own and your team’s performance to reach objectives and results.

·       The ability to coach your team to reach their potential therefore creating succession for the future.

Required Skills

  • people management : 4 to 5 years
  • area management : 4 to 5 years
  • financial planning and budgeting : 4 to 5 years
  • sales and service management : 4 to 5 years

Candidate Requirements

Our minimum requirements:

·       NQF level 5 or equivalent

·       3 years’ experience in an Ops management position. It would be preferred if you have worked within an Apparel and Footwear retail environment.

·       Driver’s license (required to work across stores and areas)

·       Sales & Service management, Financial planning & budgeting,

·       Retail market intelligence & awareness, computer literacy, basic Labour legislation and people management.                                                 



This position reports to: Operations Director Apply before Friday, March 27, 2020 - 36 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Mr Price Group

Welcome to the Mr Price Group – your gateway to a career with the fastest growing retail company in South Africa!

The Mr Price Group employs over 10 000 people in South Africa with over 954 Southern Africa stores and 27 internationally in 9 different countries. The Group has five trading divisions – Apparel (Mr Price, Mr Price Sport and Miladys) and Homeware (Mr Price Home and Sheet Street).

Hire for attitude and train for skill is the philosophy of The Mr Price Group seeing employees as partners in the business. Our company’s success is based on its people while its core values – PASSION, VALUE & PARTNERSHIP – set us apart as an employer of choice.