Sefalana Cash & Carry, a leading distributor of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in Botswana, has an opportunity for a RETAIL DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE The position is tenable at the Head Office in Gaborone
- A Bachelor’s Degree qualification in business management, commerce, economics, retail management or any relevant field.
- At least ten (10) years work experience as a Retail Development Manager or related roles
- Highly experienced in negotiating lease agreements and contracts with third parties
- Strong business acumen and solid understanding of the FMCG business sector
- Fully conversant with the factors to consider when selecting a location for a retail outlet
- A solid understanding of the current consumer trends in relation to selecting store locations
- A proven track record of having identified and secured strategic business sites in Botswana
- Possession of a Class B driver’s license is a compulsory requirement.
- The position entails, among others, the following responsibilities:
- Participate in the formulation and review of the business strategy
- Implement business strategy initiatives in relation to business growth/expansions
- Scout for strategic locations that has potential for new business sites/outlets
- Assess existing buildings to verify that they meet the company requirements and standards
- Coordinate the development of architectural designs for envisaged new developments
- Negotiate contracts with building contractors for development of new business sites
- Liaise with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that new buildings are ready for occupation
- Design store layouts to ensure efficient use of space and compliance with regulatory requirements
- Source reputable suppliers of fixtures and fittings and make purchasing decisions
- Monitor installations of fixtures and fittings to ensure that it is within the set timeframes
The company offers a competitive remuneration package consistent with the nature of work, the candidate’s occupational experience and academic qualifications.
JOB APPLICATION DETAILS
Interested individuals should submit their application letters. Curriculum Vitae (CV). certified copies of identity documents, driver’s license and academic certificates to:
Systems Training Manager
Sefalana Cash & Carry Ltd
Private Bag 00422, Gaborone
Or hand deliver at:
Plot 10038, Broadhurst Industrial, Gaborone
Corner of Nelson Mandela Drive & Kubu Road
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing Date: 30th October 2019