Foods Department Manager at Precision Recruitment International

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  • Company: Precision Recruitment International
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Manufacturing Jobs in Zambia
Job Description

Our client in the retail industry is looking for a foods Departmental Manager that can deliver exceptional customer service through maximizing selling opportunities for allocated Foods Department, and the execution of operational excellence and development of a motivated Foods team. The ideal candidate must have integrity standards and must have a passion and commitment for excellence and the customer.


  • Demonstrates a commitment to high performance:
  • Delivery focused and goal driven
  • Flexible
  • Thrives on and responds to performance feedback
  • Understand themselves and the impact they have on the people they interact with and the organization culture
  • Plays a leading role in managing and implementing initiatives at a functional/specialist level, and
  • Is recognized by their leadership team, peers and reports as competent and can hold their own with leaders in their function/ area of specialization.
  • Builds strong networks and strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders and
  • Engages and connects people to enable delivery of operating plan.
  • Are consistent in their decision making and owns the consequences thereof due to strong business understanding and commercial knowledge.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and reacts to commercial and customer issues within their function.
  • Effectively manages people to execute operating plan.
  • Manage work in a positive and consistent way that creates challenging growth experience.
  • Provide support for the store management team
  • Demonstrates passion and commitment for excellence, the customer, the brand and organization, each other, South Africa and transformation and sustainability
  • Role models the company values: Quality and Style, Value, Service, Innovation, Integrity, Energy
  • Demonstrates a commitment to high performance – is delivery focused and goal driven, flexible and thrives on and responds to performance feedback
  • Good leader and coach of talent
  • Team development
  • Understanding of the company’s Culture
  • Strong merchant trader skills
  • C&GM (& Foods where relevant) Retail Store operations competence




  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Diploma in business administration, marketing, sales, advantageous
  • Passion for foods, with knowledge thereof
  • Ability and flexibility to work different shifts.
  • Great team player
  • Consistent IPM 3/4
  • No final written warning on record.


  • Minimum Diploma essential in business related field; Food production advantageous.
  • Passion for foods with some knowledge thereof.
  • Detail oriented
  • Three references of conduct (work and personal)
  • Previous experience in the Retail or Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry overseeing a team, would be advantageous.


  • Must have high integrity standards
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 16th May, 2022.