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Completed

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Retail Operations Director, Multinational Industrial Products Retailer

Johannesburg

Company Background:

The company retails industrial products, and serves as one of the major distribution channels to the mining, construction, agricultural, industrial and truck fleet industries.

 

 

Position Summary:

Assume responsibility and authority for managing and leading the operations of ten regions with particular emphasis on directing, managing and developing the sales and distribution functions and ensuring the highest levels of customer service in order to achieve budgeted sales, targeted profits and return on net assets.

 

 

Key Attributes Required:

  • At least ten years experience in a sales related function in a large company, ideally in the automotive component or industrial sectors
  • Should currently be the Head or Second in charge of a company/division which is comprised of several branches/regions
  • Should have managed a staff complement of at least 100 people and have been responsible for generating a sales turnover of at least R500 million.
  • Should ideally have experience in generating product sales in South Africa
  • Should ideally have worked in a multinational organisation which has local retail operations and a group / centralised office
  • Strong finance and marketing knowledge