Food Department Manager

Reference WWFD-0430
Region KZN
City Kokstad
Contract Permanent
Hours Full time
Category FMCG, Retail & Wholesale
Salary Negotiable
Apply By 2019-03-02
Job Commences 2019-02-05


My client is a renowned retail store who is looking for someone to manage a food market with the objective of maximising sales in line with sales budgets and targets.


Duties (will include but not limited to):

  • Ensure departmental sales in line with budgets
  • Maximise selling via selling space, displays, layouts, commercial sales plans, demos, etc.
  • Ensure the delivery of a consistent customer shopping experience in line with the agreed service levels
  • Manage Foods operational standards and ensure that controls are adhered to for in-store shrinkage, waste and stock accuracy
  • Ensure timeous replenishment of stock
  • Implement and monitor all departmental activities
  • Manage Hot Foods Standards
  • Manage accurate and timeous completion of daily Stores Foods processes
  • Conduct weekly risk documentation
  • People management - staffing, performance management, training and development, employee relations


Minimum Requirements:

  • Tertiary commercial qualification (e.g. Retail Business Diploma)
  • 1 - 2 years supervisory experience
  • Matric
  • Computer literacy
  • Foods department experience (1-2 years' experience) will be advantageous


  • Decisiveness
  • Action orientation
  • Team leadership
  • Building talent
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focus
  • Coping with pressures and setbacks
  • Merchant mind-set

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.