Sept 2017 Vacancy at School Kits Limited for a Retail Sales Manager – Nigeria


School Kits Limited is a leading professional school outfitting firm and a one-stop shop for a wide range of requirements for students from pre-school age through the secondary (High) school age. School Kits Limited commenced business in 2000 and has experienced significant growth for the years becoming a credible brand within the school supply industry in Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Retail Sales Manager
Job Responsibilities
The job responsibilities would include but not limited:

  • Acquaint subordinates with product knowledge and software training where necessary
  • Manage/Motivate Client Service officers and support staff to meet or exceed sales targets
  • Assign workers to specific projects such as cleaning, rearranging of stocks, receiving new inventory or restocking based on the frequency
  • Deal with customer Queries, resolution of complaints and escalate when necessary
  • Maintain awareness of market trends and monitoring what competitors are doing
  • Manage petty cash expense at the outlet
  • Keep abreast of developments within the Lekki metropolis
  • Train and develop the staff working under you (leadership and personnel effectiveness)
  • Attendance Register to be kept and monitored for all reporting staff
  • Keep track of stock ordering through inventory management software
  • Give daily, weekly and monthly update on sales activities- items in most/ least demand, customer preference and market trends- to head of Supply Chain department
  • Attend to customer inquiries (including but not limited to school clients)
  • Supervise and ensure the Cleanliness of the outlet


  • Minimum of HND or B.Sc.
  • Proven working experience as a Retail Store Manager
  • Knowledge of the retail operations
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities

Skill and Competence:

  • Leadership: You must be able to lead and motivate your team.
  • Communication: excellent communication and people skills is very essential
  • Customer service: Customer pays the bill. You must have a strong commitment to customers and ensure you get familiar with them on name basis as much as you can
  • Decision making ability: It’s very important you are fully informed about the company’s policy and retail guidelines, to enable you make decisions as it concerns the business
  • Responsibility: You must develop a sense of responsibility towards all company property- items for sale, generator, water supply, environment cleaning, refuse disposal, furniture and fitting, computers and accessories
  • Ability to work under pressure especially during the peak period and handle challenging situations
  • Personal attributes: Confident, Self-driven and Enthusiastic
  • Familiarization: it’s very important you and your team are very familiar with the items on display- prices, functions and value proposed for the client
  • Sales: everyone that walks into the store is a potential customer, you must be able to make a sales pitch that eventually leads to sales


  • Salary: N70,000.00 /month (Negotiable).

How to Apply

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