Area Manager – Windhoek – Truworths – Namibia

Job description

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 our 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.

Ideally, applicants for the position should meet the following key requirements and competencies:

  • 3-5 years previous Area Management experience in a fashion retail environment
  • Matric (A business related qualification will be an advantage)
  • Strong retail business acumen and trader mentality
  • Target and turnover driven, while being security conscious
  • Solutions focused problem solving skills
  • Good administration, planning and time management skills
  • Excellent people management and IR skills
  • Good interviewing and recruitment skills
  • Strong leadership, training and coaching skills – able to motivate and inspire
  • Energetic, self-motivated and resilient with a flair for fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (computer literate)
  • Knowledge of merchandising principles and fashion
  • Ability to travel to stores
  • Valid drivers license

Truworths is committed to transformation and meeting objectives of the Employment Equity Act. Meeting our employment equity goals and targets will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions. People living with disabilities will be viewed favourably.