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Fresh Produce Manager – SSFPM

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Fruit and Vegetable Department to maximize gross profit
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the department
  • Placing of daily orders, estimation of the amounts and frequencies of the required products
  • Responsible for leadership of the staff, the duty shift planning and personal issues
  • Organization and controlling of stock
  • Stay in line with the company’s allowed amount of shrinkage and wastage within the department
  • Weekly stocktakes
  • Responsibility for the freshness and the variety of the assortment
  • Perfect presentation of goods
  • Complying with sanitation and safety standards
  • To be constantly informed about improvements and searching for the best products
  • Passion for products

Knowledge Base:

  • Experience from retail in vegetables and fruits essential
  • Good knowledge of fruits and vegetables
  • Must have experience in buying of fruit and veg
  • Attitude to learn product range of the specific department
  • Leadership experience (employees)
  • Point of Sale Systems knowledge is desirable.

Practical Skills:

  • Team Player
  • Hands-on character
  • High level of quality consciousness
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Good customer service skills
  • A creative side (for creating displays)

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the above-mentioned role. Must have worked in a Retail Environment


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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