Trainee Branch Manager (m/f)

Pupkewitz MegaBuild

Pupkewitz MegaBuild is recruiting a Trainee Branch Manager (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • The Pupkewitz Group is a leading Namibian retailing and distribution group that creates shared value by fusing sustained commercial excellence with responsible business practices and the work of the Pupkewitz Foundation. With six operating companies and 60 branches nationwide, we bring reliable products and services to millions of Namibians
  • Pupkewitz MegaBuild has been in operation since 1946 and provides a wide range of products to building contractors and DIY enthusiasts in a shopping experience that builds loyalty. Our market leadership is driven by customer centricity and care for staff, underpinned by a deep understanding of our industry and a finely tuned business model
  • Manage all operational functions including Sales, Marketing, Administration and Industrial Relations of the branch
  • Manage stock levels, shrinkage and all other expenses to acceptable standard. Drive initiatives to increase the branch’s Market Share
  • Train and develop staff to increase productivity and efficiency
  • Uphold the Pupkewitz mission of Customer Satisfaction Through Service Excellence. Act as Mentor to staff members, through motivating and guiding staff to reach their full potential
  • Implement, monitor, and maintain company policies and procedures throughout all operational activities
  • Namibian Citizen
  • Grade 12
  • Computer literate
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (NQF Level 7) will be an advantage
  • Minimum 2 years’ Management experience in the Building, Retail or FMCG industry
  • Excellent written and spoken English – Native language will be an added advantage
  • Must have a valid Code B Driver’s License
  • Must be willing to travel extensively
  • Kerridge system experience will be a great advantage
  • A strong leader and team builder with good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
  • An enthusiastic, business driven individual with a “hands-on” attitude
  • Financial understanding
  • Strong administration skills
  • Someone who can effectively plan and prioritize
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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