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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Mr Price Group (MRPG) is a fashion value retailer, selling predominantly for cash. The Group retails Apparel, Homeware and Sportsware and is one of the fastest growing retailers in South Africa. Our History: 1885 - The first John Orrs store opens 1934 - The first Hub store opens 1952 - John Orrs is listed on the JSE 1967 - Acquisition of two Miladys s...
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    Area Manager


    Exciting career opportunity is available for Area Manager in the Northern Cape (based in a store in the Northern Cape), to maximise profits in the area through people, innovation, sales and admin ensuring brand alignment at all times.

    We believe that people rarely succeed if there is no challenge in what they are doing? Have you got what it takes to take your team beyond the ordinary?

    Your high energy level, drive, pro-activeness and results orientation will ensure that you identify opportunities to maximize store performance. You understand customer needs, are a whiz at financials and will not settle for anything less than excellence when it comes to customer service.

    Identifying problem areas, improving solutions and building a strong rapport with your team, you will have a flexible approach, thrive under pressure and display good time management skills.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure sales forecasts are set, implemented and achieved. 
    • Maximize profits in the area through people, innovation, sales and admin, ensuring brand alignment. 
    • Appoint, develop and coach store managers, and 2IC's in the area to ensure there is succession in your area. 
    • Monitor stores to ensure they are trading with the optimum number of associates to maximize customer experience whilst ensuring productivity and cost efficiencies. 
    • Monitor and manage all controllable expenses in line with store and area budgets.
    • Driving sales and profit for an area
    • Staff management – motivation & training
    • Recruitment of staff
    • Ensuring that risk is managed throughout the area
    • Ensuring that visual merchandising standards are met throughout the area
    • Management of stock losses and markdown
    • Dealing with IR issues - initiate corrective action to ensure the company's business standards are met and the correct policy and procedures are in place. 


    • Grade 12
    • Tertiary qualification an added advantage 
    • Minimum 5 years experience as an Independent Store Manager or similar 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mr Price Group on to apply

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