Head of Merchandising Job At Hasbah in Kenya

Hasbah Kenya Ltd is the Sole Distributor of Procter and Gamble Int. Operations in Kenya. Due to growth, we are currently recruiting for the following new position:
Head of Merchandising
Reporting to: National Sales Manager
Job Description
  • Oversee and manage of the merchandising team
  • Follow up on upcountry merchandisers by liaising with the Key Account Managers.
  • Daily reports on stock-outs on branches
  • Oversee delivery of RPS of visibility, to all retail outlets, targets and goals
  • Maintain visibility at all times in all stores
  • Follow up on negotiating for shelf space and off shelf displays
  • In charge of all placement of POS at the outlets as per Initiative booklet objectives
  • Create and drive breakthrough displays at the outlets as per Initiative booklet objectives
  • Build and sustain  superior relationships with the Market
  • Make sure that the pricing is compliant with P&G recommended prices
  • Reporting any issues or difficulties encountered while executing duties in all the outlets to the Key Accounts/ Sales Manager
  • Do monthly reports and any other reports as may be required by Sales Manager/ General Manager or any other Senior Manager
  • Ensure planograms are followed
  • Any other duties as may be delegated
Job Specification
  • Degree in Sales & Marketing from a recognized institution (CIM diploma is an added advantage)
  • At least five years merchandising experience, two of which at team leader/supervisory  level
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Effective communicator, aggressive and a team player
  • Good leadership , coaching & mentoring skills
  • Tolerant with problem solving & analytical
Interested applicants who meet the above qualifications should send their cover letter and updated CV indicating their current and expected salary to hr@hasbahkenya.com by 13th March 2014
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