Section Manager – Bakery / Pastries

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FMK Consulting are working with a multinational retail company seeking a Section Manager- Bakery / Pastries to be based in Dubai, UAE.

We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 8 years in a similar role, working with hypermarket experience with large range of bakery and pastry experience.

Overall Responsibilities:

As the Section Manager for the company, your primary responsibilities will include:

Main Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Ensure exceptional customer service is delivered at all times in the Bakery Section
  • Manage and motivate the Bakery team to meet sales targets and margin and ensure efficiency.
  • Manage and ensure proper stock management (stock value, control out of stock, orders, near expired & merchandise deliveries) in coordination with the section supervisors.
  • Analyse the competition pricing and promotional activities to ensure competitive advantage. (daily basis in Market)
  • Ensure the Freshness of product display during the day by controlling production date hour & visual aspect of products.
  • Manage and control attractive displays and correct pricing are implemented at all times.
  • Establish attractive display implementation of merchandise inside the section.
  • Ensure all hygiene, safety requirements and standards of preparation, preservation and necessary packaging are adhered.
  • Ensure strict compliance to hygiene standards and also comply to the local governmental guidelines in case of food items
  • Negotiate internal promotions with the supplier to enforce the image of discount inside the section.
  • Ensure proper trainings to the team in order to improve their skills.
  • Ensuring attractive display of products and exceptional customer service is provided
  • Providing necessary training wherever required
  • Stock Management
  • Motivating employees to achieve sales targets
  • Negotiating the internal promotions with the supplier to highly enforce the image of the discount inside the section
  • Manage, lead, motivate and control the team
  • Analyse the variables and establish the contacts with the environment to reinforce competitive image
  • Fix objectives and work with the team towards achieving target turnover, growth and bottom line

Please apply if you have the following experience:-

  • Diploma / Degree
  • Experience as Manager in the same field
  • Must have experience managing the Bakery / Pastries department (At least 7 years)
  • Fluent in English (Spoken & Written)
  • You would have current experience working in a Super / hypermarket as a Section Manager or similar

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Self-Motivated
  • Leadership and motivation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical mind
  • Result oriented
  • Adaptability to multicultural environment

The Benefits

12,000 AED per month

Salary package offered is a flexible tax-free salary along with family status benefits.

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 1273 720599 or +44 (0)7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

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