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  • Posted: Jul 10, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Core Group represents some of the world’s premier professional and consumer technology brands in Sub-Saharan Africa. If you would like to join us and become a reseller, please contact us if you believe your company qualifies after consultation of the following information. We offer people the most exciting information, communication and entertainment...
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    General Manager: Integrated Retail


    • Relevant qualification in business, management, or a related field.
    • Strong commercial skills and business acumen.
    • 4-7 years of management experience, preferably within the retail concession or distribution sector.
    • Experience within the retail sector, ideally with exposure to distribution operations
    • Proven track record of effectively managing teams within a sales and marketing-driven, customer service-focused environment (7 years of practical managerial experience).

    Key Responsibilities:

    Sales Target Achievement:

    • Effectively communicate and drive sales targets across retail concession stores.
    • Develop and implement strategies to achieve and exceed sales quotas monthly.
    • Monitor sales performance and take corrective actions as needed.
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop and execute sales promotions and initiatives.

    Business Development, Customer Relationships, and Business Growth:

    • Provide input into budget formulation and manage performance in line with the budget.
    • Develop and agree upon a business plan for each store.
    • Identify and pursue business growth opportunities within the territory(Initially Western Cape and expanding Nationwide)
    • Build and maintain strong customer relationships to drive sales and customer satisfaction.
    • Collaborate closely with marketing teams to align strategies and ensure effective communication of brand messaging and promotions.
    • Stay updated with market trends and competitor activities to identify new opportunities.
    • Work closely with the marketing team to manage the brand development  process to ensure the Apple ecosystem is communicated to the consumer, corporate customer and educational institutions
    • Manage & execute in store events



    • Build, organise, motivate, and lead a dynamic, high-performance team across multiple retail concession stores.
    • Inspire, motivate, and support store teams to maximise sales and deliver exceptional customer service.
    • Develop and mentor managers to enhance their skills and leadership capabilities.
    • Implement effective recruitment & retention strategies to attract and retain top talent.
    • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide coaching and feedback to drive individual and team performance.

    Customer Experience & Interaction:

    • Set, measure, and maintain the highest standards of customer engagement and service.
    • Handle customer inquiries, feedback, and conflicts effectively.
    • Foster a customer-centric culture across retail concession stores.
    • Ensure consistent implementation of brand guidelines and standards to create an exceptional customer experience.

    Process & Procedures:


    • Monitor adherence to company policies, procedures, and brand guidelines.
    • Identify areas for improvement in operational efficiency and implement necessary processes.
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and laws in South Africa.
    • Oversee stock management, including optimising stock levels and merchandising displays.
    • Safeguard company assets and minimise shrinkage.

    Training and Development:


    • Provide daily coaching and training to sales staff to improve sales conversion rates and product knowledge.
    • Ensure all team members receive ongoing training to meet Apple and Core Group certification standards.
    • Develop and implement training programs to enhance the technical and sales skills of the team.

    Method of Application

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