• Full Time
  • Chuka

Blume Africa

Job Description

Since 2013 Blume Africa has been providing Professional HR Services to small businesses across Kenya. We started small ourselves, just a few people in a room. So, although we’ve grown over the years, our values remain the same.


Our client is a leading supermarket with presence in different regions in Kenya. They seek to hire a supermarket manager for three of their branches in Kerugoya, Chuka and Maua.

They seek to hire an organized and result-oriented Manager who will be tasked with ensuring operational standards are put in place and adhered to leading to the Supermarket’s profitability


  • Ensuring that store management receives a quarterly and end of year performance review
  • based on their individual performance against their Job Description/ objectives and KPIs.As outlined in their respective Performance Packs.
  • Ensuring that the store’s staff absence is monitored, managed and minimized ensure maximum productivity.
  • Ensure that store’s labour turnover is minimized by engaging staff and actively promoting opportunities in the store.
  • Ensuring that the store team receives timely communication, is informed and engaged with the approachable culture of ask not  tell”
  • Ensuring that the store’s management and staffing levels are right for the level of trade.
  • Ensure that all store staff are aware of the development opportunities in the store and there is an active development group in the store.
  • Ensuring there is a service culture within the store and a Mystery Shopper Action Plan is in place addressing any issues highlighted in the last audit.
  • Ensuring the store has its full range of products on sale by implementing and maintenance the store planograms.
  • Ensuring the store is maximizing promotional availability and sales by the full and consistent execution of the store promotion plan.
  • Ensuring the store is maximum customer loyalty through the promotion of the relevant supermarket loyalty Cards.
  • Ensuring all store customers can complete their full shopping in one trip by maximizing on-shelf availability.
  • Ensuring all operational processes are being properly carried out in the store in line with the Store Operations Manual.
  • A Store Walk is taking place every morning and a follow up every afternoon, identifying and resolving issues.
  • The fresh food quality in the store is to the standard by carrying out the “grading” process
  • and the waste management processes are being implemented in the bakery, deli, meat counters.
  • Maximizing sales and achieving the store’s sales budget.
  • Achieving the store promotional sales targets.
  • Controlling the store’s cost lines as a percent of sales and total cash to budget.
  • Controlling payroll as a percent to sales and total cash.
  • Achieving or exceeding store’s the budgeted profit.
  • Controlling Shrinkage to the store’s budget.


  • Bachelors Degree In Business Management
  • A degree in Business Management or a related field.

More Details on Experience

  • Must have 5 years of relevant working experience.
  • Must have had experience managing staff.
  • Must have experience in product mix and selection.

More Details on Skills

  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be very organized.
  • Well knowledgeable on customer preferences and buying habits.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application to
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 30 August. 2021