Area Manager - Forever New South Africa, Durban

  • Durban
  • Salary: R20 000.00 - R28 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Retail
  • Posted by Forever New South Africa on Thursday, April 2, 2020
  • Reference: 1648940
  • Apply before Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Forever New South Africa




  • Overseeing a number of stores by partnering with different stakeholders, including operations, store and support teams to achieve business results
  • Ensure a culture of exceptional customer service is consistently achieved by implementing and monitoring our customer experience strategy and standards within the area
  • Achieving business results by driving and analysing store performance, maximizing traffic trends and holding teams accountable to deliver on KPI’s – including turnover
  • Optimise business results by effectively managing stock and operational campaigns
  • Lead, inspire and motivate a team that consistently focuses on our brand, execute all operational functions and run fiscally responsible stores
  • Develop, manage and coach high-performing teams who achieve business results
  • Be a Brand Ambassador to drive brand awareness and build customer loyalty
  • Driving turnover
  • Controlling expenses
  • Controlling stock losses
  • Managing, developing and motivating staff
  • Training and assist with recruiting staff
  • Managing merchandise
  • Focusing on customer service
  • Managing in-store administration and security checks






   §  Comply with other duties assigned




 §  Comply with the Company’s WHS policies and procedures

  §  Take reasonable care for personal safety and that of other individuals within the workplace


  §  Report any hazardous conditions, near misses, incidents and injuries in a timely manner and in accordance with relevant procedures


  §  Participate in meetings, training and other workplace health and safety activities


  §  Do not wilfully place at risk the health or safety of any individual in the work place


  §  Do not wilfully or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interest of workplace health and safety or welfare


  §  Cooperate with the Company in relation to activities taken to comply with WHS legislation and WHS standards


Candidate Requirements




§  Matric / Grade 12


§  Sales and/or business-related tertiary qualification advantageous

§  At least 2-3 years’ Retail Sales management experience desired


§  1 – 2 Years’ previous people management experience


§  Must have an unendorsed valid South African drivers licence



     §  Excellent English written and verbal communication skills


     §  Proven management experience


     §  A good understanding of Retail business


     §  Numerically competent


     §  Good administration and merchandise skills


     §  Negotiation, selling and interpersonal skills


     §  Proven experience operating at Senior Area Manager level


     §  Ability to manage a number of store operations within an area


     §  Ability to build and maintain strong, business partnerships with leaders at all levels


     §  A leader who develops, inspires, motivates and drives high performing teams


     §  Ability to link competitive trends in order to influence business partners and share key product

                     and market opportunities


     §  Skilled problem-solver who applies rigorous logic and methods to find meaningful solutions


     §  Customer service


     §  Leadership and supervisory skills


     §  Good interviewing, recruitment and coaching skills


     §  Excellent people management and IR skills


     §  Attention to detail, energy, initiative and enthusiasm are required


     §  Maintain confidentiality



        §  Knows, accepts and adheres to all policies, procedures, guidelines and standards

        §  Results driven and ability to multitask

        §  Ability to work effectively and level-headed under pressure

        §  Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

        §  Passion for delivering exceptional customer service

        §  Adaptable and able to manage change effectively

       §  Be self-motivated and keen to show initiative

       §  Demonstrate effective interpersonal, communication and relationship building abilities

       §  Classic, elegant and sophisticated in appearance and demeanour

       §  Flair for fashion, energetic and self-motivated










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