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Area Manager Retail (Ref 105)

Full time
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 5 months ago

Cape Town. Salary – market related.  Based at Head Office in CBD.

Our client is a dynamic business environment where their staff is constantly challenged to reinvent the way they do business in order to keep at the forefront of the South African fashion industry.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven retail management experience and the ability to work within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. This focused and experienced retail professional, must share their commitment to fashion, quality and customer service excellence and will assist in maximizing turnover and profits; controlling expenses within budget and improving the visual appeal and customer service of all stores based in his/her area. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and meeting KPI’s in 6-8 stores. The areas under this portfolio fall under the Western Cape Region.


  • Matric (a business related qualification will be an advantage)

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience as an Area Manager of multiple stores

Successful candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook)


  • Manage multiple locations within a specified region, ensuring that all operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Travelling to towns outside of Cape Town might be required in this role
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve operational and financial goals.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to managers and employees, ensuring that they are well-trained and motivated to achieve their objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse financial reports, including sales, expenses, and profitability, and take corrective action as needed.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Conduct regular site visits to ensure that all locations are meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure that all facilities are maintained to company standards.
  • Manage and resolve employee and customer issues as they arise with emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing and human resources, to ensure that all locations are aligned with company goals and values.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of new employees.
  • Candidate will be expected to operate and manage independently
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft office (excel, word, Outlook etc)
  • Energetic, self-motivated and resilient with a flair for fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Excellent management and IR skills
  • Knowledge of merchandising principles and fashion & customer centric


Please submit your CV and kindly let us know what you are/were earning please?

Job Features

Job CategoryArea Retail Manager, Manager

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