Job - VISUAL MERCHANDISE MANAGER - RETAIL
VISUAL MERCHANDISE MANAGER - RETAIL
Retail, Harare, Zimbabwe

Calling all creative candidates with a flair for window displays, an understanding of retail layouts and a passion for design. You will work closely with Branch Managers of a retail chain with stores countrywide. Liaise with Marketing Head and in store merchandisers to set up attractive promotion-linked displays.

Position Published
15 Jan 2019
Position Updated
15 Jan 2019
Applications Invited
48 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
3 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
45%
15 Jan
22642
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
48 Applications
3 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
The Head Office
Supervision Of
Subordinate Stores Personnel
Interacts With
Staff
Job Description
Play an active role in the country management team ensuring that VM strategy and plans are effectively integrated in the overall strategy.
Facilitate seasonal and model store VM workshops with VM and stores staff.
Implement VM concepts and campaigns in all stores.
Advise and sign off new VM plans per store.
Integrate with Creative Manager and VM Implementation Manager Head Office to workshop new seasonal layouts and to ensure the effective co-ordination of model stores and country VM implementation.
Ensure correct implementation of decor and ticketing in all stores per country, modify decor where necessary to ensure correct implementation and assist in distribution of recyclable decor and equipment.
Ensure that all stores launch effectively in adherence to critical path set by Head Office.
Facilitate successful store openings for all new stores in country, placing the right level of VM skill in stores and ensuring that an action plan is in place to execute VM in stores in line with the Visual strategy.
Ensure effective VM implementation and manage brand identity during store openings, day to day management, expenses and projects/new initiatives through effective planning.
Escalate VM challenges to the VM Head Office team by providing timeous feedback to Head Office where required.
Attend International meetings, workshops and model stores to ensure effective rollout of VM in stores.
Develop, recruit, retain and lead a competent and motivated Visual stores staff team.
Ensure that team members IPM discussions are held in accordance to IPM calendar.
Compile the VM talent and succession plans for the country as and when required.
Candidate Specification
Experience
3 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Marketing / Project Management 3 year qualification
Software
Trade Related
Equipment
Trade Related
Knowledge Of
Retail Visual Management / Merchandising
Skills To
Effectively Roll Out Visual Management for Stores
Ability To
Manage the VM Function Proactively
Personality
Visual Flair / High Taste Level
Other
Spatial, dimensional and proportional orientation
Organisation
Industry
Retail
Culture
Multicultural
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 28 and 55 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
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