Our client, a packaging company based in Nairobi is seeking to employ a head of merchandising. 

Duties, Responsibilities, Skills and Experience:

  • Monitoring merchandisers.
  • Bringing market intelligence on competitions in the field.
  • Getting sales results and giving out reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Overseeing the planning and implementation of merchandising strategies.
  • Creating eye-catching store layouts that showcase the brand and aesthetic of the company.
  • Negotiating the costs of inventory for multiple stores.
  • Preparing annual and quarterly budgets, and presenting them to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Tracking inventory movement and systematically introducing promotions, sales, price changes, etc.
  • Identifying trends and monitoring supply and demand.
  • Collaborating with the marketing department to brainstorm new projects, campaigns, and business ideas.
  • Interpreting sales reports and providing guidance on how to improve figures and customer engagement.


Qualifications, Requirements and Skills:

  • Diploma/Degree in marketing, business management, retail, or a related field.
  • A minimum of at least 2 years’ experience in a managerial position.
  • A background in marketing or communications is preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be creative and detail-orientated.
  • Should be organized and versatile.
  • Should be punctual and strict.
  • Should have leadership skills.
  • Should be resilient.
  • Should be trustworthy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Someone who can handle pressure and stress.

Interested candidate should send their CVs to jobs@peoplelink.co.ke with the email subject as head of merchandising.

Only shortlisted shall be contacted.