Sector   Retail Services
Job Type   Full Time
Date   12/04/2016
Job Ref No   3559

Company Profile

Our client is a large group with several hypermarkets, convenience stores, fashion retail stores and malls across the GCC.

Job Description

They require a Country Head to lead and manage their hypermarket and convenience stores in a GCC country. This would entail amongst other functions:

Setting the overall direction for enhancing market share, gross revenue and profitability of the business in the country; Improving overall profitability by applying in depth customer and competitor knowledge, exploiting systems, processes and feedback mechanisms to gather and act on appropriate information, identify business opportunities to drive sales; Driving and delivering sales performance in the market and manage sales objectives and operational costs, in line with agreed business plan; Influencing Commercial and Marketing Team on concept profile, allocation, depth and width and create a merchandize plan for the Country based on understanding of the local customer needs/ demographics/ lifestyle ensuring this is delivered by the stores.

Candidate Profile

Candidates should be post graduate in business management or retail with retail experience of minimum 15-20 years specially in managing the food business