Sales Jobs at Agriserve Agro Limited, Acacia Food and Beverages Ltd, FNB and other companies

Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
Central Buyer
Job brief

We are looking for an experienced central retail buyer to procure a variety of products for our company’s various branches. You will be responsible for conducting market research, sourcing products, and negotiating supply contracts with suppliers. You will also be responsible for logistical management and inventory control as well as distribution between branches.
To ensure success, you should have excellent research and negotiation skills, have an exceptional understanding of consumer trends and must have the ability to source the best quality products and negotiate with suppliers to secure competitive prices.
The quality and variety of products on our shelves are essential for our success. Therefore, the ideal candidate must be a responsible individual with great attention to detail. The goal is to ensure that the business will always have adequate stock that meets its requirements. That way we can deliver value to our customers through high-quality products and facilitate sustainable growth.

• Identify customer preferences and forecast consumer trends
• Evaluate supplier options according to prices, quality etc. and determine the best choices
• Discover and purchase new products and check the quality and popularity of those already on our shelves
• Maintaining relationships with suppliers and establishing new contracts with vendors.
• Sourcing and negotiating with suppliers and vendors to ensure the best quality and best deal for our company (price of the products).
• Managing the purchasing and logistics of the products including distribution between branches
• Monitor stock levels and make plans for buying within budget
• Managing all administrative tasks such as purchase orders, stock control, and logistic documents.
• Assisting with marketing and sales strategies.
• Generating and presenting analytical reports such as market research, price comparisons, and cost analyses.
• Reporting any issues with suppliers, logistics, or products to the supervisor.
• Keeping abreast of competitors and the new products on the market.

Requirements and skills
• High school diploma; BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field will be considered a plus
• A minimum of 5 years proven experience as retail buyer.
• Great computer skills and proficiency in programs such as MS Office.
• Good understanding of POS and eCommerce software such as Shopify.
• Sounds knowledge of logistics and distribution.
• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
• Good market researching and networking skills.
• Great understanding of retail products and consumer trends.
• Good report writing and presentation skills.
• Strong analytical thinking abilities.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
Floor And Sales Manager (2 X Positions)
Job brief

We are looking for a professional and customer service-oriented floor manager to oversee daily operations at our stores in Lusaka and Mukushi. As the store manager, you will supervise the operational and organizational standards of the store. Your duties will include undertaking administrative tasks, monitoring inventory levels, and developing business strategies.
To ensure success, you have to be an experienced candidate who can articulate COST: customer service, operations, sales, and talent. You need to come with a great track record, high energy, a knack for business development, and the attitude to help make our company a great place to work.
The ideal candidate must be able to improve customer satisfaction and meet monthly sales goals. In addition to being an excellent communicator, you should also demonstrate outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills.

• Delivering excellent service to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
• Motivating the sales team to meet sales objectives by training and mentoring staff.
• Creating business strategies to attract new customers, expand store traffic, and enhance profitability.
• Hiring, training, and overseeing new staff.
• Responding to customer complaints and concerns in a professional manner.
• Ensuring store compliance with health and safety regulations.
• Developing and arranging promotional material and in-store displays.
• Preparing detailed reports on buying trends, customer requirements, and profits.
• Undertaking store administration duties such as managing store budgets and updating financial records.
• Monitoring inventory levels and ordering new items.

Requirements and skills
• High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or relevant field preferred.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a retail environment in a managerial role.
• Strong leadership and customer management abilities.
• Customer service-oriented with in-depth knowledge of basic business management processes.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Deadline of this Job: 19 August 2022
The Company invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:
Job title: Sales And Marketing Executives (10)
Minimum Qualifications And Experience:

• Grade 12 Certificate
• Degree/Diploma / Craft Certificate in the relevant field
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in the FMCG industry

Deadline of this Job: 18 August 2022
To generate assets by promoting the specialized product offerings of the Bank to existing and new clients, to interpret client’s requirements, facilitate structuring of loans in compliance to these requirements in line with the Bank’s product offering and policies and then to analyze and prepare finance applications for credit consideration.

Experience and qualifications
• Business Degree or similar qualification.
• 5 years’ experience in Property and Finance environment.
• Banking Credit knowledge will be beneficial.

• Achievement of net profit growth for business.
• Drive significant growth and profitability in the context of cost management.
• Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions.
• Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, SME’s, project managers and senior staff members.
• Track, control and influence sales activities with the specific aim to achieve previously determined sales targets.
• Provision of an efficient administration service through careful and timeous planning, reporting and updating of all related information.
• Comply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements.
• Assess and prepare finance applications for credit consideration.
• Responsible for processing all deals within the region.
• Provide accurate and reliable sales statistics.
• Manage own development to increase own competencies.
• Cashflow Analysis.

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